Principal Engineer – Platform (DevOps/SRE)

Kofi Group

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Job Title: Principal Engineer – Platform Engineering (Go, K8s, and exp breaking monolith to microservices
Location: NYC/Remote

Kofi Group has partnered with a well known series C startup in New York looking to hire a Principal Engineer to their engineering org. They are currently in the process of breaking down a monolithic service into microservices architecture and this engineer will lead and contribute to this process. 

Tech Stack: C#, Golang React, Ruby, Kubernetes, Docker, Istio, Spinnaker, Kafka 

Some of the things you'll help with:

  • Migrate from a monolith to a microservice architecture
  • Defining domain boundaries and implementing robust APIs
  • Optimizing our platform, including test coverage, performance, observability, and alerting,


  • 10+ years of SWE, with a heavy amount of distributed systems experience
  • Senior leadership experience at a company with a strong engineering culture.
  • Extensive exp. with SOA's, design patterns, web-services, and web application development.
  • Experience with K8's (able to own a cluster from start to finish) is highly desirable.

Kofi Group places software engineers and machine learning engineers on a direct-hire basis with VC-backed startups in San Francisco/Silicon Valley, New York, and Austin.

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