Cloud Engineer

| Greater Boulder Area

Job Description

We are looking for a full stack Cloud Engineer to help build out and run our production big data environment as well as our development and QA infrastructure. This engineer will have strong cloud platform experience (preferably with Amazon Web Services) and will be responsible for automating operations, maintaining and supporting infrastructure, coding and scripting, as well as communicating and collaborating with, and advising our development teams. The ideal candidate would have experience deploying, scaling, and maintaining environments within AWS, including: RDS, EC2, Elastic Load Balancers,EMR, ECS, EKS, and Lambda.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in maintaining high performance levels, maximum uptime and overall integrity of internal and production systems
  • Work collaboratively to automate, deploy and operate our systems
  • Responsible for incident response as needed to correct system failures
  • Manage the coordination and overall integration of technical activities in architecture or engineering projects
  • Provide advice, training and technical support for various projects
  • Identify security issues and risks, and develop mitigation plans
  • Look for ways to harden environment and keep ahead of emerging threats
  • Participate in and contribute to the evaluation, design, installation and maintenance of network, systems and security systems
  • Participate in engineering efforts in creating a standardized data services layer
  • Look for ways to improve and streamline processes and procedures
  • Build and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring and operations
  • Perform regular scripting work as needed (shell scripting, Python, JavaScript, etc.)
  • Operational database responsibilities: configuration, performance tuning, troubleshooting, backups, high availability etc.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned, maintain and support infrastructure for all environments.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues in our development, test and production environments

Qualifications:

  • Working experience with serverless technologies in AWS, Google Cloud, MS Azure, or other widely used Cloud Platform.
  • 2+ years of experience working in Systems Engineering role
  • 2+ years working with Cloud Technologies
  • Strong understanding of the AWS Product and Service suite (EC2, S3, VPC, CloudFormation, RDS, Lambda, SQS, SNS etc.) of products and their applicable use cases, best practices and implementation, and support considerations.
  • Hands on experience in big data components (Hadoop, EMR, Spark, Tez etc.)
  • Experience with NoSQL and SQL
  • Experience with Linux environments
  • Experience with Github,, JIRA, Confluence
  • Working understanding of container technologies such as Docker
  • Experience with deployment management tools such as Puppet or Ansible
  • Experience with Terraform and Vagrant
  • Experience with Kafka or other open-source messaging systems
  • Experience with infrastructure monitoring tools (Splunk, AWS CloudWatch, etc.)
  • Working understanding of code Java, JavaScript, Python, Bash as needed for DevOps.
  • Experience working with an Agile Development software team
  • Ability to clearly document and communicate architectural concepts at multiple levels

Position Reports to: Director, Data Platform Engineering

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • MeteorFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • HBaseDatabases
    • HiveDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • TeradataDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

We are in a brand new building, close to breweries, restaurants and coffee shops. Easy to get to, plenty of parking and the bus stops right out front.

An Insider's view of Sovrn

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Great ideas can come from everybody with the right support and space. To this end, we hold an Innovation Week quarterly for all engineers. We aren't afraid of trying new tech, as long as it delivers customer value. We encourage creativity with a collaborative environment, POCs during planning phases, and aggressively maintaining tech debt.

Jesse

CTO

What are Sovrn Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies

Additional Perks + Benefits

Flexible Time Off. Monthly Wellness Stipend. Fully Paid for Medical / Dental / Vision. 11 Paid Holidays.

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