Cincinnati, Ohio

About the role:

As a Platform Engineer for TQL, you’ll be joining the team that is responsible for bridging the gap between software and hardware for the largest privately held company in Cincinnati. Our Engineers construct, test and maintain state-of-the-art systems to ensure they are running effectively and smoothly. This opportunity gives you the chance to work alongside some of the leading Software Engineers and Server Engineers in the logistics industry as you grow your career and skills.


What’s in it for you:

  • $55,100 - $120,000 base salary + aggressive bonus plan
  • Paid relocation to Cincinnati, OH
  • $5,000 signing bonus
  • Advancement opportunities with aggressive and structured career paths
  • TQL's IT Team offers a hybrid work environment with the ability to work remotely 10 days per month
  • Access to the latest emerging technologies
  • Reimbursement for continuous education and technical training
  • We win wherever we go - Voted a 2019-2021 Computerworld Best Places to Work in IT


What you’ll be doing:

  • Work as a partner between our Application Development and Infrastructure teams 
  • Architect highly-available systems (performant, redundant and fault-tolerant) with a strong focus on security and automation
  • Monitor and administer an existing Windows environment and an emerging containerized environment (Linux, Kubernetes, Docker) 
  • Educate application developers about our container environment and facilitate application migrations from Windows Server to container environment
  • Administer platform middleware that lies between application development and infrastructure, including but not limited to: container management, Windows server administration, cloud resource management and evangelization, release pipeline management, certificate management
  • Document new and existing processes for communication and consistency purposes (instructions, flow diagrams)


What you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, Statistics (or similar) or equivalent work experience
  • 1+ year(s) experience in the following areas: Kubernetes, Cloud (Azure, AWS), Release Pipeline Management, Windows Server Administration, Certificate Management, PowerShell scripting, Configuration Management (Ansible), APM experience (Datadog, AppDynamics, Dynatrace) preferred
  • Experience in DevSecOps (certificate management, security scanning, vulnerability patching) is preferred and a point of differentiation 
  • Experience working with APIs/microservices (with additional API-Management experience preferred), for use by both internal TQL applications and platform automation
  • Demonstrate strong organization skills and must be detail-oriented
  • Function as a team member with emphasis on teamwork and sharing of knowledge
  • Ability to own multiple projects simultaneously and multi-task in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Ability to self-motivate, study and stay on-top of emerging technologies/trends, while meeting business deadlines

Cincinnati, Ohio

What We Do

Total Quality Logistics (TQL) is a premier third-party logistics provider. We partner with thousands of companies nationwide to facilitate their truckload freight movements.

While our company doesn't own any trucks, our sales professionals arrange for authorized motor carriers to transport the goods of our clients.

Why We Do It

For our clients, the benefit of our service is the ability to save them time and money.

We take the burden out of finding dependable carriers to transport goods, monitoring the trucks until delivery and handling any obstacles that may occur while the goods are in transit.

In turn, our clients are able to concentrate on their core business.

How We Do It

Our dedicated sales teams develop trusted relationships with over 5,000-plus clients and our large network of carriers; and they work to maintain those relationships by negotiating fair rates with both the client and carrier.

The Total Quality Logistics difference, and our competitive advantage, is our pledge of integrity and commitment to providing the highest level of customer service to our clients and carriers. 

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