IT Engineer IV (Production Infrastructure in AWS)
Location: Washington, DC
Key Job Functions: ? Support the development of compelling features using modern tools and technologies with a focus on building future-proof systems that perform at scale. ? Maintain and deploy critical infrastructure components through Infrastructure-as-Code tooling across multiple environments. ? Identifies process improvements and opportunities for automation. ? Implement and maintain an enterprise-grade security posture for all production and non-production systems. ? Maintain, monitor and establish best practices for containerized environments. ? Manage timely resolution of all critical and/or complex problems. ? Collaborate with external vendors and teams to monitor, triage, and report on all critical systems. ? Coordinate with subject matter experts across the release lifecycle. ? Act as a resource for customer engagement as it relates to security and compliance.
? Act as enablement expert for software engineers. ? Has understanding of monitoring, detection and compliance tools. ? Ensure alignment between IT operations and the business.
Minimum Experience: ? 5+ years experience building, maintaining and deploying production infrastructures in AWS or other cloud providers ? 3+ years experience with the following technologies: ? AWS ? Terraform ? Kubernetes & Docker ? Make & Bash ? Experience in an early-mid stage startup environment, where product/market fit is continuing to be evaluated, re-evaluated and recalibrated
Specialized Knowledge And Skills:
? Bachelor's degree in computer science, related degree, or relevant experience. ? The desire to work in fast-paced environment. ? Must be a front-end developer and understand concepts of software engineering, testing and performance. ? Experience working on a variety of software development projects and toolsets. ? Deep programming language knowledge and curiosity. ? Flexible, adaptable, independent and reliable.