Sr. Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Location: San Francisco, California Salary: competitive
Sector: Engineering, Application Engineering, Cloud Type: Contract

I am recruiting for a Senior Cloud Engineer focused on Infrastructure to join the team at an exciting and innovative organization transforming the automotive industry. This position will be working as a key member of the Cloud Engineering and DevOps team to build scalable infrastructure that will ensure the overall performance and reliability of their key SaaS product delivery.

This will be a contract-to-hire position based out of San Francisco, CA.


  • Support our Cloud infrastructure to improve reliability, availability and security.
  • Administer, maintain and support applications, and infrastructure deployed across the company's microservices architecture.
  • Perform a wide variety of software/hardware configuration/maintenance and operational support tasks of many diverse back-end systems, including, but not limited to, AWS Infrastructure, Postgres/SQL databases, and various application servers.
  • Collaborate with various engineering peers to analyze, tune, and configure the platform infrastructure and systems.
  • Setup and maintain 24x7 monitoring of environments and services, working with development teams to ensure SLA uptime/stability.
  • Ensure rotational coverage for various after-hours deployments/maintenance windows.


  • 4+ years of experience with AWS infrastructure and engineering in a hands-on technical role.
  • At least 3 years of xaaS Production experience with Configuration Management tools (e.g. Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Salt) and infrastructure-as-code software, preferably Terraform
  • 2+ years of experience building and supporting end-to-end CI/CD components delivering "no-downtime" Production releases.
  • 4+ years of scripting experience with automation using Shell, Python, Perl.
  • Knowledge of production system basics which includes DNS, credential management, logging, cron, process management, and package management.
  • Requires a strong operations aptitude for multi-layered technical diagnostics triage, and a passion for building high-availability systems.
  • Requires prior experience with agile DevOps practices building self-service "development systems" provisioning processes.
  • Postgres, SQL, and NoSQL Database knowledge is a plus.
  • Hands-on experience with containerization platforms such as Kubernetes and Docker, and familiarity with microservices management a plus.

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