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Platform Engineer (Cloudformation)

Location : Remote
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 2
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Veritas Partners has an immediate opening for multiple Platform Engineers to work in a remote capacity! (Working EST hours)


These are exciting opportunities to work with bleeding edge tech, developing in a greenfield environment, and able to work remotely while still having full team support!


If you love the idea of working in a Fintech company with the environment and excitement of a start-up where you are making everyday impact - then read on:

The successful candidate will specialize in AWS cloud technology, being a part of a team responsible for building, operating, monitoring, and troubleshooting AWS production systems to ensure uptime and stability, improving existing design and workflows to enhance reliability and performance, and leveraging automation wherever possible to improve productivity and consistency.

You will work closely with the Development, DevOps, QA and Product Management teams to support the software development lifecycle within the AWS cloud environment. You’ll handle operational requests from those internal departments as well as escalations from the customer service teams focused on the end client support.

Responsibilities:



  • Ensure uptime and reliable performance of all critical production systems in the cloud

  • Leverage automation and new technologies to increase productivity and performance

  • Assist the other engineering departments with critical (Sev1/Sev2) escalations and defect troubleshooting

  • Maintain security best practices, backup, and redundancy strategies

  • Build and maintain solutions that enable stakeholders to better leverage AWS services from the core cloud platform, including compute, storage, container, and serverless services. 

  • Consult with architects, engineers, and developers to continuously improve application architectures and solutions and keep pace with the changing cloud technologies and solutions

  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes

  • Continually grow skills to enhance your technical expertise with AWS


Qualifications:



  • Experience supporting a large enterprise environment in a 24x7 high availability scenario

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience building AWS cloud native services using EC2, S3, ECS, SQS, API Gateway, Lambda, and AWS Networking technologies etc.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with ‘infrastructure as code’ using tools such as Terraform, CloudFormation, Ansible, Chef.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with CICD pipelines (i.e., Jenkins, Gitlab, or other tools) with building and/or configuring pipelines for build and deployment of software

  • Experience with monitoring and logging in a production environment (Splunk, New Relic, CloudTrail, CloudWatch)

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills and the ability to do so in a stressful situation

  • Proven working experience in installing, configuring, and troubleshooting both Windows and Linux based environments

  • Understanding of networking (OSI, TCP/IP, load balancing, firewall rule mgmt.)

  • Experience working in Microsoft technologies (Active Directory, WSUS)

  • Scripting and automation (PowerShell, Python, Bash, etc.) TO

  • Ability to work as part of a team with minimal supervision in a results-oriented, fast-paced dynamic environment

  • Minimum of 3 years of scripting and automation (Python, Ruby, or Golang) 


Nice to Have:



  • A solid understanding of the software development lifecycle

  • Configuration Management systems (PowerShell DSC, Chef, Ansible, etc.)

  • Containerization and Virtualization (Kubernetes, Docker, Citrix)

  • Strong understanding of CI/CD and software development lifecycle (Jenkins, GitLab)

  • Experience working with Serverless technologies

  • Experience on delivery teams that deliver with an Agile mindset

  • AWS Certifications are preferred, including Solution Architect Associate, Developer Associate, and SysOps Administrator Associate


Required Qualifications :
 
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