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7 Mar 2023

Full-Time Lead Cloud Engineer DevOps – Remote Financial Portfolio

Brian Leary Anywhere

Job Description

Lead Cloud Engineer (AWS)

As our Lead Cloud Engineer (AWS), you will bring your exceptional cloud engineering and security expertise to our ambitious, tight-knit team to drive security, reliability and maintainability of our cloud infrastructure, while ensuring we meet our compliance and performance obligations. If you find deep satisfaction in exactness and thrive when your team can rely on your skilled contributions, this is a great role for you!


·        Manage development and production infrastructure, using AWS CloudFormation wherever possible

·        Collaborate with other teams to architect for scaling and reliability targets

·        Design, implement and manage cloud-related security controls that support our cybersecurity programs (SOC 2, NIST-800-53, etc.)

·        Build and operate tools for monitoring health, performance and security

·        Implement AWS Lambda functions in Python or Javascript that call AWS services, query databases, and use third-party APIs

·        Perform compliance testing of cloud infrastructure in accordance with our security and operational controls, and document in our GRC software

Required Qualifications

·        5+ years of operations or development experience in a production SaaS environment

·        2+ years of experience with AWS that includes CloudFormation, RDS, and ECS/EKS/Fargate

·        Proficient with Python or Javascript

·        Previous experience with Docker and container orchestration

·        Strong understanding of security operations

·        Linux system administration experience

·        Familiarity with managing SQL databases and basic SQL queries

·        Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Desired Qualifications

·        Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, mathematics, or equivalent

·        Experience participating in annual and ongoing SOC 2 Type 1 and 2 3rd party audits

·        Familiarity with OWASP, NIST SP800-53, and SOC 2

·        Experience with GitLab CI

Our backend tech stack:

·        Python 3 (aiohttp, asyncpg, pytest)

·        PostgreSQL

·        Docker

·        GitLab

·        AWS (CloudFormation, ECS, RDS, S3, CloudFront, EC2, and many others)

About our Financial Client

We are MIT-trained, Ph.D. mathematicians, engineers and data scientists, specializing in quantitative finance, applied analytics, and robust optimization. For over 20 years, our core team has applied our skills to solve real-world problems in the areas of finance, healthcare, and transportation systems. We focus our academic expertise, portfolio management experience, and major advancements in algorithmic models and computational processing to solve the complex challenge of personal financial decision-making.

We’re on a mission to democratize financial advice, and we need your help to scale and grow our product.

This is an AWS operations role, keeping the tech environment up and running. A little bit of database admin work and a little bit of cybersecurity work included.

Can be 100% remote.

Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 180k.


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