Principal Cloud Automation Engineer

Posted on Jun 29, 2020


Universal City, CA

Due to continuous growth, we are currently seeking a Principal Cloud Automation Engineer, on-site (after Covid19 restrictions are lifted) in Universal City, CA that will work closely with a team of Cloud Architects, Engineers, DevOps, and Product teams.

The successful candidate will be a key member of the Cloud Engineering team to ensure the success in designing, building and migrating applications, software, and services on various cloud platforms including AWS, Azure, GCP, developing public, private and hybrid cloud solutions.  The ideal candidate will have a deep expertise in building enterprise-level computing solutions, architecture and transformation strategy with demonstrated experience with Cloud Computing Solutions such as Platform as a Service (PaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), using Infrastructure as Code (IAC) tools to automate solutions that are scalable, resilient, readily available and secure. About Us:We develop customized software solutions and provide software development services.  We’re a specialized team of developers and architects.  As such, we only bring an “A” team to the table, through hard work and a desire to lead the industry — this is our company culture — this is what sets Railroad19 apart.At Railroad19, Inc. you are part of a company that values your work and gives you the tools you need to succeed.

We are headquartered in Saratoga Springs, New York, but we are a distributed team of remote developers across the US. This is a full-time role with vacation, full benefits, and 401k.

 Railroad19 provides competitive compensation with excellent benefits and a great corporate culture.Location: Universal City, CAWilling to move to LA or reside in the area, currently remote due to Covid19.Core Responsibilities:Work directly with our client’s largest cloud users to define technical specifications based on business requirements and conceptual designEvaluate emerging technologies, services, and tools for multiple cloud vendors to help guide innovation, new capabilities, and create business case for technology solutionsCollaborate with cross-functional teams to develop a new state cloud architecture, supporting our client’s organizational mode, developing a platform roadmap to drive cloud/ technology discussions and facilitate decision making to translate into product roadmap and releases for target designAssist with the design and implementation of best governance practices for design, security, development, usability, cost control and forensics across multiple cloud providers for public, private and hybrid solutionsEnable innovation with continuous deployment across multiple technology stacks using best practices for advanced Cloud SolutionsBe a proponent for Open Source technologies, across tech stacks, demonstrating best practices for advanced cloud solutionsDevelop reference material on architecture, publish design patterns to present both internally and publicly to drive designs for consensus and approval, being able to translate easily from technical to non-technical languageParticipate in writing code and scripts to automate cloud solutions, also responding to code and architecture reviewsDemonstrate ability to conceive, manage and complete project deliverablesSkills & Experience:Bachelor's or master's degree in computer science, computer engineering, or another technical discipline; or equivalent work experienceExcellent oral and written communication skills with experience in presentingProven experience in working on multiple enterprise projects simultaneously while coordinating with the work of othersIs self-directed and can effectively contribute with little supervisionHands-on experience working with JSON, Java, Python (Boto3), Node.js, Perl, BashExperience participating on an agile teamHand on experience with research, analysis, data collection and presentation to various levels internally and external clientsHands-on experience deploying production workloads that are reliable, scalable cloud applicationsExperience with Service Oriented Architecture (SOA and REST), IaaS and PaaS (design and server infrastructure implementation)Experience with large-scale distributed infrastructure, including clustering, load balancing, distributed capacity management with an understanding of system testingHands-on experience in automating PaaS, IaC using Terraform, Git, Ansible playbooks, Chef/Puppet, Cloud Command Line Interfaces and Cloud Templating on various cloud platforms as well as automated testing and performance tools such as JMeterStrong technical expertise and troubleshooting skills for large-scale distributed computing systems and softwareSolid understanding of conceptual, logical and physical data modeling with tools and database design in complex, enterprise-level data environments proficiency in XML, JSON, and design of binary formats using NoSQL, NAS and object storesStrong understanding of Networking Protocols and StandardsStrong understanding and experience with various security protocols for web and cloud technologies We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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