1. Full-time
  2. Information Technology
  3. Adtalem Global Education
  4. Chicago

Senior Engineer, IT


  1. Full-time
  2. Information Technology
  3. Adtalem Global Education


Job description

Company Description

At Adtalem, we are working together to positively impact the education and healthcare landscapes for the better. We do this by leveraging the collective strength of our institutions to address social disparities and cultivate an environment that supports the overall well-being and prosperity of communities and the world around us. We are bridging the gap between equitable access to high-quality education and systemic change in healthcare. Our talented team members are delivering on our promise to empower students to achieve their goals, find success and make inspiring contributions to our global community.

Adtalem Global Education is a national leader in post-secondary education and leading provider of professional talent to the healthcare industry. Adtalem educates and empowers students with the knowledge and skills to become leaders in their communities and make a lasting impact on public health, well-being and beyond. Through equitable access to education, environments that nurture student success, and a focus on expanding and diversifying the talent pipeline in healthcare, Adtalem is building a brighter future for communities and the world.

Adtalem is the parent organization of American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Chamberlain University, Ross University School of Medicine, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and Walden University.

Visit Adtalem.com for more information, and follow on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Adtalem believes in a culture of collaboration, creativity, and innovation, which thrives when we can work flexibly. Depending on your location, this role may be hybrid or remote.

  • HYBRID – If you reside within 50 miles of Adtalem offices in Chicago, IL, Addison, IL, Columbia, MD, Minneapolis, MN, and Miramar, FL this role is hybrid, requiring office presence three days a week (Tue, Wed, Thu), with the rest of the workweek spent working from home.


Job Description

We are seeking a Senior Platform Engineer with experience in developing, deploying, and maintaining DevOps tooling and infrastructure to make the software delivery system run seamlessly. The Senior Platform Engineer will be responsible for implementing cloud platforms and DevOps tooling to improve the developer experience. The ideal candidate will have a foundational knowledge of containerization, CI/CD patterns, scriptwriting, and knowledge of distributed systems and architectures. 

  • Build scalable infrastructure to manage CI systems (both GCP and AWS) and applications. 
  • Minimize risk of reliability related failure outcomes as pertaining to durability, availability, performance. 
  • Contribute to building automation tools to detect and remediate system health and prevent those issues from reoccurring. 
  • Contribute to building automation to help with capacity planning to scale cloud infrastructure. 
  • Advocate for the build and deploy applications using Containers, Kubernetes, and server-less technologies. 
  • Partner with architecture and development teams when creating and automating cloud native technologies, deploying applications, and provisioning cloud native infrastructure. 
  • Experience working with software development team that create microservices and distributed applications. 
  • Implement and advocate the enterprise CI/CD strategy with the use of Orchestration tools, code repos, antifactory, test automation integrations, code security scans, and various tool chains. 
  • Establish repeatable design patterns using code. 
  • Partner with Architecture to establish enterprise standards and governance as it relates to developer tool sets and experiences. 
  • Aggressively work to operationalize the support of newly developed software with our technical service delivery partners. 
  • Partner with Software Engineering teams on improving the build-deploy capabilities associated with CI/CD and associated DevOps standards improving the software engineering tools & processes. 
  • Partner with Software Engineering and QA to continually improve the SDLC process for fast feedback loops and shorter code release cycles. 
  • Automation mindset (scripting, UIPath, Power Automate, Power BI, etc.) 
  • Providing level-3 support in triaging and debugging of CI pipelines, build failures, and other supporting services. 
  • Participate in periodic on-call duty to handle availability and efficiency of the continuous integration infrastructure. 
  • Gather context while following runbooks and standard process to create incident tickets and escalate as necessary. 
  • Updating defined runbooks and standard processes as needed. 


  • Create new automated processes using tools such as: SFDX, Gearset, Github, Azure DevOps. 
  • Maintain existing automated deployment processes. 
  • Implement code quality tools such as Salesforce Code Analyzer, Salesforce Graph Engine, PMD, and ESLint 
  • Collaborate with development teams to source technical platform requirements. 
  • Provide training to development teams. 
  • Complete system-wide manual configurations in sandbox and production Salesforce orgs. 
  • Install and configure managed packages. 
  • Create and configure sandbox environments. 
  • Assist development teams with manual configurations when automated metadata deployments are not supported. 



  • BS or higher in Computer Science or equivalent technical experience. 
  • Eight (8) plus years of working knowledge of DevOps and application deployment processes. 
  • Four (4) plus years experience configuring and debugging automated CI/CD pipelines (experience with GitHub is preferred). 
  • Fundamental knowledge of version control (Git). 
  • Demonstrated scripting experience (Shell, Bash, Python). 
  • Experience integrating CI with GCP cloud infrastructure. 
  • Excellent troubleshooting and system / network debugging skills. 
  • Advanced knowledge of Scaled Agile Frame Work (SAFe) 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Experience with Terraform and YAML are preferred; CloudFormation or Cloud Deployment Manager, are acceptable. 
  • Experience with microservices, distributed applications, and various development patterns. 
  • Working experience with AWS and/or GCP.  
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes and Docker. 
  • Define and implement application metrics for proactive issue identification and performance bottlenecks. 
  • Keep up with the latest trends and tools in this field to ensure their organizations remain competitive.
  • Experience leveraging automation toolsets such as with UIPath, Powershell scripting, bash scripting, Power Automate, etc. 
  • Automating solutions from Root cause analysis.


Additional Information

In support of the pay transparency laws enacted across the country, the expected salary range for this position is between $82,364.67 and $149,076.17. Actual pay will be adjusted based on job-related factors permitted by law, such as experience and training; geographic location; licensure and certifications; market factors; departmental budgets; and responsibility. Our Talent Acquisition Team will be happy to answer any questions you may have, and we look forward to learning more about your salary requirements. The position qualifies for the below benefits.

Adtalem offers a robust suite of benefits including:


  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • 401k Retirement Program + 6% employer match
  • Participation in Adtalem’s Flexible Time Off (FTO) Policy
  • 12 Paid Holidays

    For more information related to our benefits please visit: https://careers.adtalem.com/benefits.

    You are also eligible to participate in an annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing the program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance.



Equal Opportunity – Minority / Female / Disability / V / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation


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