Cloud Architect

Cloud SRE · Remote, Poland
Department Cloud SRE
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Tired of inhuman time monitoring, and overload of small projects? Feeling hopeless because there is no vision or vibe in the project? Leave your old job and join us to become a part of a team of cloud automation freaks who are creating something truly groundbreaking!

We’re searching for an Architect with AWS focus, to become a member for our team. You’ll be shaping and forging the product, together with our Clients and their Developers' teams.

So, if you are someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment, where problems are not always crisply defined and the challenges offer unlimited potential for innovation…  and if you are someone who'd like to work in a full-responsibility model and who can dive into a project with limited guidance… and if you are passionate about creating compelling experiences for customers YOU ARE THE PERSON WE WANT!

Your responsibilities

  • Take a leadership role in driving automation, optimization and security initiatives for cloud-hosted products;
  • Design reviews, continuous improvement cycles for products launched in the cloud;
  • Suggesting and implementing changes in infrastructure, working with backend and frontend developers;
  • Helping customers' DEV teams deliver products faster and optimize their jobs in an automated manner;
  • Educating other team members and being a kind of technological leader for their daily issues;
  • Being a connection between a customer and ChaosGears team;
  • Keeping environments secured and continuously improved with the best DevOps approach;
  • Automating daily tasks(backups, security checks, cost checks, OS patching) via AWS Lambdas, Bash scripts, etc.;

Basic skills

  • Expert knowledge of AWS services;
  • Over 5 years of experience in design of high scalable and high reliable systems deployed in both on premise and cloud environment.
  • Practical experience with following AWS services: EC2, ECS/EKS, RDS, DynamoDB, Lambda, S3, R53, ALB/ELB, IAM, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, SSM, CloudFront, KMS as well as knowledge of their pricing model;
  • Experience in designing CI/CD pipelines based on Jenkins
  • Extensive knowledge of AWS services and practical knowledge of how to leverage them to build complex solutions;
  • Good knowledge  of declarative automation tool: Terraform;
  • Perfect understanding of scaling up / out and high availability topics in the context of solutions deployed in the cloud;
  • Knowledge of patterns in modern systems design: overall systems architecture (system layers, DDD, etc.), messaging systems, SOA, event-driven architectures;
  • Python or Node.js coding in terms of automation tasks;
  • Understanding of DevOps practices and culture of work (Continuous Integration/Deployment);
  • Understanding of CDN, SSL management and Web Application Firewall;
  • Identity and Access Management (experience with at least one from following: LDAP, AWS IAM Roles);
  • Container management (experience with designing at least one from following: Docker, Amazon ECS, Kubernetes);
  • Great understanding of databases engines (MySQL or PostgreSQL, Cassandra, DynamoDB) and ability to design structure of databases according to customer's need;
  • Usage of Code Repositories (experience with at least one from following: Gitlab, Bitbucket, Github);
  • Experience with VPN Solutions, Direct Connect;
  • Good understanding of BGP routing protocol in terms of hybrid connections
  • Good understanding of network services (DHCP, DNS, SSH, NTP, SFTP, LDAP);
  • Experience in systems security architecture
  • Experience in API​ development (RESTFull, Event based, RPC, proprietary protocols) including authentication and authorization aspects (OpenID, OAuth)  

Soft skills

  • Dedicated team player with the ability to sit down to dissect problems, solve them and then share the experience and knowledge with the team;
  • Strong willingness to improve, develop solutions that will be recommended for customers;
  • Willingness to automate everything;
  • Willingness to improve via simplification;
  • Independence in performing assigned tasks;
  • Team and end-user communications skills;
  • Fluent English in order to communicate with foreign teams
  • Knowledge acquisition and the ability to put it into practice;
  • Understanding that whatever is done, there’s probably a better way to do it;
  • Treating goals as seriously as we do, and the ability to enjoy working with determined people from all walks of life;

Nice-to-have certification:

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional;
  • AWS Certified DevOps Professional;

If you don’t meet all the requirements – don’t worry. We're looking for people with talent who strive to solve problems in an automated manner, who know how to use their experience and knowledge rather than those who just know things by heart. Join us if you want to change make a difference.

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  • Location
    Remote, Poland
  • Department
    Cloud SRE
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience