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What you’ll be doing...

Principal AWS Infrastructure Engineer is responsible for the design, implementation and operation of mission critical systems that ensure the performance and availability of the ProtectWise platform. Responsibilities include the management of development and production environments across multiple silos as well the underlying infrastructure and tooling that allows developers to efficiently and reliably deploy to said environments.

  • Facilitate engineering best practices conversations across development and infrastructure teams.
  • Take ownership of infrastructure roadmap and direction of future engineering projects.
  • Mentoring infrastructure and development engineers to help foster a collaborative team environment.
  • Works on a multi‑disciplinary software delivery team to deliver new services, enhancements and other technical improvements in an Agile-like setting.
  • Design, develop and support infrastructure systems with a level of excellence that enables the ProtectWise Grid.
  • Participate in the on‑call rotation to triage production‑impacting events and see to their resolution.
  • Creatively solve problems and look for ways to improve all areas of ProtectWise engineering while also balancing the challenges of operating a growing business at scale.
  • Support FedRamp and ISO 27001 certification efforts.

What we’re looking for...

You have curiosity and a desire to learn and try new things. Software engineering and architecture understanding. Communication, both written and verbal. Problem solving and flexible mindset. Collaboration, working with other disciplines to accomplish broad goals.

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelors degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Sixyears or more of Linux system administration experience.
  • Five years or more of software development or coding experience.

Ideally You will also have:

  • Five years or more of Network administration experience.
  • Five years or more of AWS experience.
  • Three years or more of continuous integration and continuous delivery experience.
  • Strong programming skills and experience with any of the following languages: Python, Go, Ruby, Rust, Scala, and Nodejs
  • Knowledge of a configuration management tool such as Ansible, Chef, etc.
  • Experience with Spinnaker and the concept of immutable infrastructure.
  • Experience with Kubernetes and AWS EKS at scale
  • Experience creating and maintaining Gitlab CI pipelines
  • Experience with the Linux kernel
  • Working experience with Cassandra, Solr, Kafka.
  • Incident response and/or incident management experience.

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