Cloud Software Engineer – AWS

Naperville, IL | Full Time | Hybrid

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Egen is a fast-growing and entrepreneurial company with a data-first mindset. We bring together the best engineering talent working with the most advanced technology platforms, including Google Cloud and Salesforce, to help clients drive action and impact through data and insights. We are committed to being a place where the best people choose to work so they can apply their engineering and technology expertise to envision what is next for how data and platforms can change the world for the better. We are dedicated to learning, thrive on solving tough problems, and continually innovate to achieve fast, effective results.

The Egen Cloud Software Engineer is knowledgeable of infrastructure disciplines, including network design, system administration, storage management, security policy implementation, virtualization, and process automation (Terraform). The candidate must be able to build secure cloud infrastructure, support application runtime environments, and collaborate with engineers at all levels. The candidate should also be proactive, and able to troubleshoot technical issues and maintain automation scripts/tools. 

Further, the candidate will be responsible for engineering and implementing infrastructure in an AWS environment as well as performing day-to-day support and monitoring of its cloud infrastructure. The candidate will work with development teams and other infrastructure engineers to solve critical issues. Successful candidates must have worked in AWS environments and have an excellent understanding of cloud concepts. The candidate must possess strong technical aptitude, analytical skills, and communications skills, and demonstrate great problem-solving ability.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement cloud-based IaC solutions
  • Develop and implement automation to support continuous delivery and continuous integration solutions
  • Use AWS services to deploy highly available, scalable, and secure applications
  • Implement workflows to automate the release and upgrade process for applications in Development, Test, and Production environments.
  • Implement secure integrations using AWS security and networking technologies
  • Administration and engineering of IAM user Role-Based Access Controls and processes 
  • Create and update support documentation and standards.
  • Develop automated methodologies for deployment activities, configuration management, supporting systems, and business processes.
  • Investigate and contribute to solving various issues in production environments.

Required experience:

  • 4+ years of professional experience managing infrastructure on AWS, GCP, and/or Azure including networking and access security
  • Experienced in deploying containers and container orchestration using Docker, Kubernetes, and its components
  • Experience with Kubernetes components like Ingress Controllers, Cert Managers, Custom Resource Definitions, and RBAC access security
  • Implement secure integrations using Google security and networking technologies (IAP, VPC, and PSC)
  • Administration and engineering of IAM user Role-Based Access Controls and processes 
  • Experienced in Infrastructure as Code (IaC) frameworks like Terraform, AWS CloudFormation, Azure RM
  • Experienced in monitoring, alerting, and observability stack using Elastic Stack, Splunk, Prometheus, Grafana, CloudWatch
  • Experienced in CI/CD Pipeline automation and integration using Jenkins, AWS Code{Pipeline, Build, Deploy}, Azure DevOps, or other relevant tooling
  • Experienced with building and maintaining distributed and stateful applications like Apache Kafka, Elasticsearch, Redis on the Kubernetes or VM clusters
  • Strong experience with shell scripts, editors, SSH, awk/sed, git, and other Linux toolkits
  • Is self-directed, can work independently and make decisions autonomously at a high level
  • Strong background in software development (preferably with Python)

Nice to have’s (but not required):

  • Experience withloud SDKs like AWS SDK, Kubernetes clients library, Helm
  • Experience with Mysql, PostgreSQL, Bitbucket, GitHub
  • Knowledge of service mesh frameworks like Istio, Linkerd, and Hashicorp Consul Connect
  • Knowledge of IAM and JWT authorization, SSO/OAuth (Azure AD, Okta)
  • Knowledgeable of 12-factor app methodology and how they should be applied 

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