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SS&C Technologies Senior Platform Software Engineer in Waltham, Massachusetts

SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial services and software for the financial services and healthcare industries. Named to Fortune 1000 list as top U.S. company based on revenue, SS&C is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut and has 20,000+ employees in over 90 offices in 35 countries. Some 18,000 financial services and healthcare organizations, from the world's largest institutions to local firms, manage and account for their investments using SS&C's products and services.

Job Description

Position Title:

Senior Platform Software Engineer

About the Team:

The Intralinks Infrastructure as Code team is building modern cloud infrastructure for the company. You’ll be part of a global team of engineers responsible for designing, implementing, and integrating the latest innovative cloud infrastructure technologies in our platforms. Our primary focus is on deployment automation, cloud security, as well as multiple internal platform-as-a-service projects.


In this role, you are expected to work with minimum supervision on the end-to-end software lifecycle – from ideation and prototyping, to design, implementation and running in production. You will work with other application and operations teams, and will be responsible for ensuring that all requirements are understood and completed on time. You will help to bring the best practices and ideas into products that have real impact on Intralinks’ SaaS products. Your work will involve careful analysis, software design, coding, and troubleshooting, and a lot of interactions with other teams.

Day to Day:

  • Embrace Iterative Development & Agile process principles

  • Create high level design documents, review them with the broader team, and work with the rest of the team towards implementation and deployment in production

  • Interact with other R&D teams to assess their needs, assist them with deliverables, review deployments for best practices, provide training as necessary, and assist with troubleshooting

  • Work with Operations, Release Engineering, and Site Reliability teams to ensure that all applications are production ready, assist with maintenance activities and escalations

Minimum Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field with 5+ years of experience

  • Expert knowledge of Python and/or Golang

  • Shell scripting

  • In-depth understanding of Linux deployment, configuration, management, troubleshooting

  • Experience with application containerization and microservice deployment in Kubernetes

It would be great if you also had some of the following:

  • Experience with Hashicorp Vault

  • Experience with deployment automation and management of different databases – Postgresql, Cassandra, Mongodb

  • Experience with deployment and management of Kubernetes clusters - CNI, CRI, CSI

  • Experience with data/network security such as TLS and Public Key/Private Key encryption

  • Experience with service meshes – Istio, linkerd, Consul connect

  • Experience in designing, developing, integrating with REST based APIs

  • Working knowledge of distributed and concurrent systems (multithreading, asynchronous programming models, event-driven programming environments)


Join a dynamic, motivated and hard-working team! This is an opportunity to get involved with the latest cloud technologies, driving major transformative projects that propel Intralinks to the future. Your expertise will enable Intralinks to deliver the next generation of scalable, reliable, highly secure SaaS solutions.

Unless explicitly requested or approached by SS&C Technologies, Inc. or any of its affiliated companies, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. SS&C offers excellent benefits including health, dental, 401k plan, tuition and professional development reimbursement plan. SS&C Technologies is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.