Cloud Systems Engineer

Westminster, CO 80234

Posted: 07/09/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Information Technology Job Number: 80288

Job Description

The Cloud Systems Engineer will provide cloud-based infrastructure and support for the mission control domain of a satellite ground system.  The domain includes: ground station contract planning, spacecraft command and control, and downlink and backhaul of the payloads to Headquarters.  This is an opportunity to work as an expert of the cloud platforms with the software development teams and DevOps staff.

  • Build and support the cloud-based infrastructure for scalable micro services.
  • Provide technology recommendations for specific service implementations
  • Investigate and contribute to solving issues in test and production environments.
  • Provide collaborative conduit between development, infrastructure and cyber security teams.
  • Build effective monitoring, alerts, and metrics for the group's services.

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications:
  • Current AWS experience of 3+ years with EC2, VPC, S3, IAM, and AWS CLI  
  • Expertise with Docker/Kubernetes and container orchestration
  • 5 years of experience with Unix/Linux environments
  • Experience with Rabbitmq, Redis, Hashicorp Vault
  • Experience with GIT, Postgres/MySQL RDS/Aurora
  • Ability to monitor and troubleshoot very complex, mission-critical systems 
  • Experience with HA, performance and cost monitoring in AWS
  • Experience with CI/CD tools    
  • Must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain a Secret Clearance
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with Terraform
  • Experience with AWS observability tools, e.g. Cloudability
  • Experience working in Agile paradigm
For more information contact Mark Johnston at 714-901-3804 or [email protected]
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