Senior Cloud Platform Engineer

Posted on Mar 27, 2020 by Request Technology

Charlotte, NC 28201
IT
Immediate Start
$140k - $150k Annual
Full-Time

A prestigious company is on the search for a Sr. Cloud Platform Engineer. This role is about Cloud infrastructure and will be a full stack engineer who builds opinionated cloud environments and platforms. This role will be developing, building, administrating, and deploying self-service tools that allow the other developers to build and operate cloud native applications and help with cloud infrastructure. They will be working in a pair programming/engineering model. They need experience in using DSLs/frameworks for managing infrastructure as code like (or similar to) CloudFormation, Terraform, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, BOSH, etc.

Responsibilities

  • Oversees and develops the various opinionated cloud environments and platforms while aligning them with business and security strategies and requirements
  • Hands-on experience with cloud solutions at massive scale and resiliency
  • Deep experience in design, development and deployment of business software in cloud environments
  • Designing architecture with various cloud providers that meets technical, security, and business needs for applications and workloads.
  • Champions the engineering practices and helping teams define and setup frameworks for infrastructure as code and immutable infrastructure concepts
  • Establishes the strategy and manages complex technical designs in engineering and operating cloud platform infrastructure
  • Oversees and develops the strategy and manages complex designs for the continuous integration and continuous delivery frameworks and tools
  • Contribute to technology strategy and engineering roadmaps around cloud platforms; executes strategic engineering proof of concepts around cloud platforms
  • Defines and develops new products and services that provides functions- as-a-service
  • Champions for the appropriate use of open source and commercial technology based upon industry trends and innovative concepts

Job Qualifications

  • MUST HAVE HANDS-ON CLOUD AUTOMATION EXPERIENCE
  • Four year degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related area, or equivalent work experience
  • 8+ years of application development and infrastructure engineering experience
  • Able to mentor different teams across the various engineering practices including extreme programming, product mindset, cloud/as-a-service approach, and infrastructure as code
  • Hands-on style - willingness and competence in producing necessary changes in our infrastructure and processes
  • Will be working primarily in an Extreme Programming environment and must be willing to work in a paired programming/engineering model
  • Experience in using DSLs/frameworks for managing infrastructure as code like (or similar to) CloudFormation, Terraform, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, BOSH, etc
  • Demonstrable experience designing and implementing complex applications and distributed systems into public cloud infrastructure (AWS, GCP, Azure, etc )
  • Experience and solid understanding of complex, multi-region, highly available state-less and state-full deployments
  • Solid understanding of security and compliance frameworks, standards and implementation in public cloud environments
  • Experience and solid understanding of infrastructure technologies such as network, compute, and storage
  • Experience in infrastructure programming using languages like Python, Ruby, Go
  • Hands on experience using continuous integration/delivery tools like (or similar to) git, Jenkins, Concourse

Reference: 871728331

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