DevOps Cloud Engineer

New York, NY
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    • Deploying and configuring production systems, with a particular focus on ease of configuration, reduction of human error, repeatability, and security.
    • Day-to-day operational support of cloud infrastructure as well as internal company IT offerings, such as remote access, proxies and software hosted by the operations team
    • Participate in projects to design and implement new technology solutions, meet specific business needs, solve problems, or improve Global Operations offerings
    • Deployment and management of AWS-based services and infrastructure.
    • Participate in 24/7 on-call responsibilities to respond to emergency situations and perform scheduled maintenance
    • Contribute to and maintain documentation for systems, processes, procedures and infrastructure configuration
    • Drive to master emerging technologies and share experiences with team members
    • Proven problem solving and critical thinking skills
    • Take ownership of the infrastructure you build


    • 1+ years of established track record in architecting and implementing scalable, distributed, and highly available systems on cloud/hybrid environments
    • Expert knowledge in AWS resources including but not limited to VPC, subnets, security groups, EC2 instances, S3 buckets, IAM, Route 53, CloudFront, load balancers, cloudwatch, Lambda, CloudFormation (or Terraform)
    • Have networking experience and understanding of network protocols, DNS, VPN and load balancing.
    • Experience with Docker, and container orchestration with Kubernetes, Mesos, Docker Swarm, or equivalent.
    • Experience with Puppet, Chef or Ansible.
    • Hands-on experience with expert level knowledge of Linux/UnixExperience supporting service-based architectures with REST APIs, Spring, Node.js, Java, and Python. Have scripting experience in bash, Perl, or Shell
    • Experience in monitoring and setting up alerting for Cloud components
    • Talent at diagnosing and remedying serious issues promptly and effectively.
    • Strong communication skills and an ability to interact with all levels of technical and non-technical personnel
    • Work independently and take initiative.


    • Experience solving problems with distributed systems including logging, monitoring, tracing
    • Good understanding of technologies such as Kafka, Couchbase


    • Kubernetes, Docker, Jenkins, Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana, Kafka, MariaDB, Couchbase, Bash, Java, Clojure, Scala, Selenium, AWS, EC2, Site Reliability Engineer, DevOps