Senior System Engineer

  • location: Seattle, WA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $60 - $80 per hour

job description

Senior System Engineer

We are looking for a highly talented, collaborative Senior SRE, with a strong

background in cloud infrastructure automation and distribution systems, to join our cloud

engineering team and partner with our software engineering teams to migrate their

services to the cloud. You will be embedded with our development team(s) as well as

our system engineering teams to build new pipelines and drive improvements in the

patterns we have today. This position will have a degree of flexibility and demand some

imagination as we create new patterns for architecture we are still developing. In this

role, you'll work collaboratively with software engineering to deploy and operate our

systems, as well as build and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring, and operations.

You will also troubleshoot and resolve issues in our dev, test and integration

environments, right alongside the development and operations teams. Ideally we are

looking for a candidate that a proven track record of working on applications and at a global scale the. A desire to work in a highly collaborative

team, using agile development methodologies is a must.

Daily Duties:

Developing "Infrastructure as Code" automation for virtualization, continuous

integration and delivery solutions leveraging AWS services,

Terraform/CloudFormation, custom scripting, Docker, AWS ECS/Kubernetes, and

other emerging technologies.

- Developing automated solutions for self-healing systems triggered by monitors,

near real-time metrics, & log information (Cloudwatch, DataDog, CloudWatch,

StatsD, Logstash & other platforms)

- Embed with software and systems engineering teams to brainstorm and design

cloud migration strategies and architectures. Developing and refactoring

applications to integrate with cloud native solutions.

- Provide scripted solutions leveraging Bash/Python

- Researching and evaluating new technologies and solutions

- Being a technical leader for the team, sharing responsibility with other senior team

members for resolving technical problems and answering questions about the


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