Cloud Engineer | UPKEY
Discord Join our student community on Discord Close

Cloud Engineer

Job type Full-time Company Payit Location Kansas - KS

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Build software and infrastructure to manage the platform and applications.
  • Provide primary operational support for complex distributed applications.
  • Build and manage our internal and production environments by monitoring availability and taking a holistic view of system health.
  • Identify and implement proactive approaches to improve reliability and quality of our suite of software solutions.


In addition: 

  • Design, build and operate cloud infrastructure to enable reliable and rapid deployment of applications with effective monitoring, security, and resilient operations.
  • Set up critical infrastructure, develop tools and framework to automate operational tasks, deployment of machines, services, and applications.
  • Provide operational support to the Information Security Team.
  • Collaboratively represent Platform Engineering, working cross-functionally with development teams on operational readiness and compliance qualifications.
  • Identify and drive opportunities to improve automation for code deployment, management, and visibility of application services.
  • Collaborative partner in end-to-end monitoring and alerting on all critical components of PayIt products while sharing the on-call rotation and be an escalation contact for incidents.


Job Requirements:

  • Experience with building, managing, and troubleshooting infrastructure in AWS.
  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot complex distributed systems handling high volume transactions across application, OS, networking (TCP/IP), and system layers.
  • Experience with Containerization and Container Orchestration platforms (Kubernetes preferred)
  • Experience with non-relational databases.
  • Familiarity with CI/CD pipelines (Git, Jenkins, Kubernetes, Docker, etc.) leveraging configuration management tools such as AWS CloudFormation, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Terraform, etc.
  • Proficiency with a programming language like Python, Go, and shell scripting to automate tasks.
  • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, communication, and teamwork skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work on collaboratively.
  • Self-disciplined, self-managed, self-motivated and strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.


Bonus Points for:

  • Experience in a site reliability or infrastructure engineering function for IaaS, PaaS, or SaaS company fostering a DevOps culture/mindset.
  • Passion for automation and monitoring instrumentation in the code.
  • One or more AWS Certifications e.g. AWS Cloud Practitioner or (Associate) Solutions Architect.
  • One or more Linux Foundation Certifications, e.g. Certified Kubernetes Administrator.
Apply now