Terraform Engineer

| Greater Denver Area

Hundreds of petabytes of storage; hundreds of terabytes of RAM; hundreds of gigabits of network connectivity. Do you have what it takes to help our team wrangle the infrastructure required to scale to this level using Terraform and Go?

Faction, Inc. is a leader in deploying cloud infrastructure at scale. We are a profitable, venture-backed, rapidly-growing provider of private, hybrid, and multi-cloud infrastructure. We design and deploy compute, storage, networking, and services for customers who need infrastructure at significant scale, driving those economies of scale to benefit our service provider and enterprise customers.

We are seeking a sharp Terraform Engineer who can help us significantly advance our capabilities by automating most, if not all, of our infrastructure deployment, configuration, and management.

 

Job Summary:

  • Can create Terraform providers and/or use Terraform to automate the on-going configuration and creation of physical and virtual: switches, storage systems, virtual machines, and other infrastructure

  • Create multi-cloud configurations spanning network, storage and compute workloads.

  • Have strong understanding of Restful, Soap and other remote communication technologies

  • Understands how to use Git

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Enjoys eliminating manual labor with code

  • Drives for consensus on solution acceptance criteria with stakeholders and is self-motivated to push the entire team towards an excellent technical outcome

  • Comfortable being part of a high-performance team working hard to overcome big challenges on tight timelines

  • Passionate about writing clean, well tested, and maintainable code

  • Enjoys and contributes to a high-communication environment

  • Experience with Terraform and Go or other similar technology

  • Experience with virtualization and/or cloud technologies

  • Familiarity with the OSI Model

  • Bias toward engineering “hardened” code that strongly checks assertions and fails loudly and gracefully, if it must fail

  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or a related field or equivalent experience


 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

Faction is located in downtown Denver right near the 16th Street Mall. The office is easy to get to with bus and train stops close by as well.

An Insider's view of Faction

What are some social events your company does?

We have informal happy hours every week with the team which is a nice slow-down to the week. Lunch is provided occasionally at random or to show appreciation for employees. We have off-site events which are great to get to know other coworkers outside of your team or people that you don't work with everyday.

Craig

Storage Engineer II

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

The best part about Faction is that collaboration can happen anytime: a quick chat at monthly Happy Hour, slack comms to get more immediate input, or formal meetings with stakeholders impacted by a project/change. In Sales Ops I work with people from every dept. and get to choose the best avenue to use with others based on what’s most effective.

Abby

Sales Operations Manager

How does the company support your career growth?

I've been very fortunate to be on one of the smaller teams here at Faction, so I get plenty of one-on-one time with my manager. During my 2+ years at Faction, I have always been encouraged to keep learning new skills to make me a better marketer. That includes certifications, classes, and attending conferences.

Laura

Digital & Event Marketing Specialist

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

Faction’s Deployment Team continually fosters new ideas, focused on the customer experience. We are persistent in our efforts toward improving the speed and accuracy of our service deployments. The new and ever evolving ideas that support those efforts directly impact Faction’s evolution as a major player within the Multi-Cloud market place.

Cody

Deployment Manager

What are Faction Perks + Benefits

Faction Benefits Overview

At Faction, we continue to build and grow a successful organization with an emphasis on a
collaborative environment that fosters innovation, professional development, and personal growth. Our
benefits were created surrounding these values.

Culture
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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