Platform Engineer II



Software Engineering
Charlotte, NC, USA
Posted on Thursday, October 19, 2023

Platform Engineer II

AvidXchange Charlotte NC, 1210 AvidXchange Ln., Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America Req #4975
Thursday, October 19, 2023




We’re looking for an experienced Platform Engineer II  to come help us automate everything, enable our developer teammates, and create and support world class platforms.

As an Experienced Platform Engineer (PE II), you will be an integral member of the Platform Engineering team, helping the organization transform into a truly modern DevOps model of operation. The goal of the Technical Platform Engineering (TPE) team is to reduce friction in the delivery process and improve developer experience. Technical prowess, pragmatic strategic understanding, and ability to make compromises working with the stakeholders are the 3 pillars of this job.

PE II’s will be working closely with their leader, Architect, and Tech Lead, to ensure sound technical direction. PE II’s will also work with the Technical Product Owner in their agile PE team to reduce friction in delivering the most critical platform features needed for the Product Development Teams.

PE II’s will be expected to provide guidance on DevOps practices and tools as well as Azure
cloud resources. In addition, a SPE will mentor as well as serve as an escalation point to Platform Engineer I’s.

What you'll do
  • Embrace the AvidXchange culture and be a positive force for the team
  • Contribute to the strategic direction for the Platform and the Developer Experience
  • Drive sound technical implementation decisions in alignment with the strategic direction
  • Represent platform capabilities at delivery ceremonies (for example:  Sprint Reviews, Architecture Review Board (ARB) and Operational Governance Board (OGB)).
  • Drive forensic troubleshooting and analysis of automation and platform consistency issues
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems, resource, and infrastructure availability and performance optimization
  • Evangelize DevOps practices and methodologies to delivery teams
  • Provide subject matter expertise for all aspects of our technology stack
  • Foster the team’s growth through hiring, onboarding, and mentoring

What we're looking for
  • 3+ years of experience in a Platform, Software, Site Reliability, or DevOps Engineering or DevOps Advocacy role
  • Proficiency with containers and container orchestration using Kubernetes
  • Proficiency writing production code with an industry standard programming language using Agile methodologies.
  • Proficiency practicing Infrastructure as Code and Configuration as Code techniques
  • Proficiency managing multiple code bases in Git
  • Proficiency creating Continuous Integration builds and deployment automation, for example CI/CD Pipelines
  • Proficiency building Cloud Native applications in a major public cloud
  • Proficiency implementing observability, application monitoring, and log aggregation solutions
  • Proficiency working with cross functional teams to provide DevOps inspired solutions
  • University Degree in a computing related field or equivalent experience
  • Proficiency with Azure DevOps Repos and Pipelines
  • Proficiency with provisioning resources in Azure with Terraform
  • Proficiency with dotnet and PowerShell
  • Proficiency in Azure Api Management or other API Gateway technologies
  • Proficiency in developing APIs
  • Experience in test automation and test automation frameworks
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure DevOps Engineer Expert, Azure Developer Associate, and/or Azure Administrator Associate

About AvidXchange

AvidXchange is a leading provider of accounts payable (“AP”) automation software and payment solutions for middle-market businesses and their suppliers. By trade, we are a technology company, but if you ask anyone who works here, they’ll tell you our people are at the core of who we are. We focus on creating a culture of Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging, and are proud to be a safe place where teammates can bring their whole selves to work. At AvidXchange, mindset is everything. We are Connected as People, Growth Minded, and Customer Obsessed. These three mindsets represent our culture – who we are, who we’ve always been, and they guide us to improve every day. Since our founding in 2000 in Charlotte, NC, we’ve created a company of over 1,600 teammates working in one of our 5 offices across the U.S., or remotely. AvidXchange is proud to be Certified™ as a Great Place to Work®. The prestigious recognition is based on anonymous data from our teammates and makes official what our teammates have known for years – that AvidXchange is a Great Place to Work®. 

Who you are: 

  • A go-getter with an entrepreneurial mindset – that means you are not afraid of taking risks, winning big or facing the unknown. 
  • Someone who understands that business is people centric. Connecting with others as humans first allows you to develop mutually beneficial working relationships. 
  • Focused on making a difference for our customers. AvidXchange exists to help solve complex problems for our customers so we can all realize our potential. 

What you’ll get:  

AvidXchange teammates (we call them AvidXers) get the perks and prestige of a publicly traded tech company paired with the flexibility of a founder-led startup. We help our AvidXers develop as professionals and as human beings, providing work/life balance, development programs, competitive benefits and equity options. At AvidXchange, we are building more than a tech company – we are building an experience. We remain committed to a culture where you can fully be 'you’ – connected with others, chasing big goals, and making a meaningful impact. If you want to help us grow while realizing your potential and creating stories you’ll tell for years, you’ve come to the right place. 


AvidXers enjoy:  

  • 18 days PTO* 
  • 11 Holidays (8 company recognized & 3 floating holidays) 
  • 16 hours per year of paid Volunteer Time Off (VTO) 
  • Competitive Healthcare 
    • High Deductible Heath Plan Option that has $0 monthly premium for teammate-only coverage 
    • 100% AvidXchange paid Dental Base Plan Coverage
    • 100% AvidXchange paid Life Insurance 
    • 100% AvidXchange paid Long-Term Disability 
    • 100% AvidXchange paid Short-Term Disability  
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - Provides counseling services, legal and financial consultations and health advocacy for Teammates and their eligible dependents
    • Onsite Health Clinic with Atrium Health** - available to Teammates and their eligible dependents
  • Retirement 401k Match up to 4% 
  • Parental Leave: 8 weeks 100% paid by AvidXchange*** 
  • Discounts on Pet, Home, and Auto insurance 
  • BrightDime Financial Wellness Tool, offered free to teammates 
  • WeeCare Childcare Service: helps teammates find affordable daycare, childcare, and tutors 40% less expensive than traditional daycare centers 
  • Perks at Work: free discount program that provides teammates the opportunity to save on items from electronics, movie tickets, car buying, vacations, and more 
  • Onsite gym fitness center, yoga studio, and basketball court****
  • Tuition Reimbursement up to the federal maximum of $5,250*****
  • Hybrid Workplace Flexibility
  • Free parking

*Fully granted from beginning of year, pro-rated if hired mid-year 

**Charlotte location only  

***Must be full-time for at least 3 months
****Charlotte location only
*****Must be full-time for at least one year  

Equal Employment Opportunity

AvidXchange is an equal opportunity employer. AvidXchange is committed to equal employment opportunity in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. AvidXchange will not discriminate against applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis. This includes, but is not limited to veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age and physical or mental disability. 

Other details

  • Job Family Information Technology
  • Job Function IT Infrastructure & Systems Administration
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Professional