• Location: USA, Texas, Austin
  • Salary: US$140000 - US$160000 per annum
  • Technology: AWS Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 25th Mar, 2019
  • Reference: EA0325

Sr Cloud Engineer (AWS + K8s)- Austin, TX - $160k

Rapidly growing Technology company is in the process of growing our their cloud operations team and is in need of Principal Cloud Engineers to lead the efforts. On this team, you will be responsible for helping maintain the integrity of their customer-facing applications.

  • Incident resolution and be able to stop, drop, and fix issues as soon as they arise
  • Implement tools that are needed to run robust operations
  • Establish monitoring and logging, make the systems robust and meaningful
  • Automate infrastructure provisioning and scaling
  • Enable self-healing of application to improve availability
  • Writing specs and drive technical solution's implementation
  • Driving improvements in our product by working with product management and engineering
  • Work with security team on defining and implementing security controls

Desired experience:
  • Technologies like AWS Native Services, Kubernetes, Kafka, Postgres, Risk, Vault
  • Ansible, Terraform, Cloud Formation
  • Passion about automating and reducing toil
  • Resolving incidents, driving postmortems and improvements, and being on call
  • Understanding of security requirements necessary to operate in public cloud
  • Securing OSes using standards like NIST, CIS, and rolling out patched images at a regular frequency

Background desired:
  • 5+ years of running a highly available customer facing applications
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills, and ability to communicate concepts to both technical and nontechnical audience
  • Ability to lead and motivate cross-functional teams and thrive in a fast-paced growing company
  • Strong project management skills and technology expertise
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Bachelor's degree in STEM field is a huge plus

  • Up to $160k depending on experience
  • 100% remote work flexibility
  • Stock options
  • Unlimited PTO

If you or someone you know is interested in this role, please contact Emily Arnold immediately at e.arnold@jeffersonfrank.com with an updated resume.

AWS / Azure / GCP/ Cloud Computing /.NET / C# / WCF / OOAD / API / SQL / PaaS / IaaS

Jefferson Frank is the global leader for cloud technology recruitment, advertising more IaaS and PaaS jobs than any other agency. We work with both Partners & End Users throughout North America. By specializing solely in placing candidates in the Cloud market I have built relationships with most of the key employers in North America and have an unrivalled understanding of where the best opportunities with cloud computing are.

Opportunities to speak with any cloud professionals who are considering a new career or job either now or in the future are greatly appreciated. Confidentiality is of course guaranteed. For information on the market and some of the opportunities and jobs that are available I can be contacted on 972-437-8259 (4018) or visit www.jeffersonfrank.com

Jefferson Frank is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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