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Cloud Operations Engineer

Description

 

meltmedia is looking for an experienced operations engineer who understands the unique challenges and benefits of developing and maintaining modern cloud infrastructure, primarily in AWS. You will join an established engineering team who are actively utilizing modern cloud infrastructure approaches. Your focus will be on operationalizing and continuing to expand our automation and simplification capabilities around managing complex infrastructure utilizing toolchains like CDK.

Responsibilities

  • Work with modern automation and configuration management tools to continue to expand our existing library of constructs that support the automation of application deployment and infrastructure provisioning tasks through multiple environments, from development and feature branches and into production.
  • Participate in client and internal project lifecycles, ensuring that proper solutions are utilized that enable easy and reliable infrastructure management in an observable manner, while ensuring proper security and compliance is always maintained.
  • Continuously improve the observability of our applications and infrastructure by integrating logging, testing, metrics, dashboards, and alerts into our growing library of infrastructure constructs.
  • Work with development teams in troubleshooting / resolving infrastructure issues, then learning from and implementing long term solutions to these discovered gaps.
  • Continue to improve on an established self-service model through the creation and maintenance of supporting documentation, operational runbooks, and recipes.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in an Infrastructure Operations-centric role
  • 2+ years of experience in cloud engineering with AWS
  • Experience assessing, deploying, configuring, testing and operating AWS services with an emphasis on managing infrastructure with code.
  • Extensive experience with AWS specific infrastructure automation such as CloudFormation and CDK are strongly desired
  • Proven hands-on experience with multiple AWS services, with an emphasis on: CloudFormation, CDK, Lambda, API Gateway, CloudFront, ECS, EC2, VPC, ELB, S3, RDS, Dynamo
  • Extensive experience writing complex scripts in a major scripting language (e.g. Bash, Python, etc) for automation, testing and provisioning.
  • Experience in monitoring, metrics collection, and reporting using open source tools.
  • Experience with network design and implementation in the cloud
  • Experience with Docker and managing containerized applications
  • Experience supporting/troubleshooting production issues
  • Experience in building compliant (HIPAA) infrastructure is desirable.
  • Extensive experience with continuous integration and continuous deployment technologies such as AWS Code Pipeline, Travis, Jenkins

Traits

  • Curiosity
  • Automation first mentality
  • Desire to learn
  • Service mindset
  • Strong analysis and troubleshooting skills
  • Modest confidence
  • Teamwork oriented
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