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Job Category:
Software Development
Senior Cloud Engineer
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Job Description

Expert Sr. Cloud Engineer

Salary: $120-130k flex, + 10% bonus

Location: Chicago, IL

Linux, Windows Unit


  • Oversees and develops the platform as a service and application hosting environment aligning them with business strategies and requirements
  • Represents developers and key customers in the product design and life cycle process
  • Champions the engineering practices and helping teams define and setup frameworks for infrastructure as code and automation
  • Establishes the strategy and manages complex technical designs in engineering and operating platform infrastructure
  • Oversees and develops the strategy and manages complex designs for the continuous delivery framework and tools, and acting as a subject matter expert on CI/CD for developer teams
  • Establishes strategy and executes engineering roadmaps around infrastructure as a service; executes strategic engineering proof of concepts around infrastructure platforms
  • Defines and develops new products and services that provides functions- as-a-service to developers and customers; championing a seamless user experience for direct customers
  • Develops a strategy for application and infrastructure monitoring for platforms and applications aligning with enterprise strategy and overall industry trends and direction
  • Owns, manages and maintains the high availability designs and engineering for the different platforms across the company
  • Champions technology and open source technology internal and external to the company
  • Provide support for both infrastructure and cloud platform services; and support for different development teams using the platform

Job Qualifications

  • Two-year degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related area, or equivalent work experience
  • 8+ years of application development or infrastructure engineering experience
  • Able to mentor different team across the various engineering practices including extreme programming, product mindset, cloud/as-a-service approach, and infrastructure as code
  • Hands-on style - willingness and competent 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
  • Able to facilitate diverse teams, multi-task, and work under pressure to meet aggressive schedule targets
  • Identify creative solutions for technical support issues
  • Able to communicate effectively across groups of diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to present ideas and solutions
  • Hands on experience working on any of the following technologies - Cloud Foundry, BOSH, docker, runc, Kubernetes, Openshift,
  • Experience working on public cloud - AWS, Azure, GCP, and/or experience working on virtualization technologies
  • Actual experience doing infrastructure programming using either Golang, Ruby, Python or equivalent
  • Knowledge and experience working on infrastructure automation technologies like Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Terraform, Packer
  • Experience working on logging, monitoring and alerting for large scale distributed systems or cloud platforms (ie Prometheus, Graphite, ELK, Datadog, New Relic, or equivalent)
  • Experience working on continuous integration systems like Concourse or Jenkins particularly in deploying and managing infrastructure
  • Strong knowledge of infrastructure fundamentals including networking, storage, virtualization, linux administration, etc


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location