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Sr. Systems Engineer (Cloud Ops)

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Software Engineering, Operations
Memphis, TN, USA · United States
Posted on Monday, April 22, 2024

Summary

As a Cloud Platform Engineer, you will be responsible for deploying, managing, and optimizing our cloud-based infrastructure, focusing on technologies such as Terraform, Kubernetes, GitOps/ArgoCD, CI/CD, GitLab, Ansible, and more. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless deployment and delivery of applications while maintaining the highest standards of reliability, security, and scalability.

Key Responsibilities

Design, implement, and manage cloud infrastructure using Terraform to automate provisioning and scaling of resources.

Work with Kubernetes/CloudRun or any GCP compute engines to deploy, configure,and maintain containerized applications and microservices.

Implement and maintain GitOps practices using ArgoCD for declarative, automated application deployment and management.

Develop and maintain CI/CD pipelines to automate the build, test, and deployment processes.

Collaborate with development teams to ensure the integration of GitLab and other version control tools into the CI/CD workflow.

Monitor and optimize system performance, troubleshoot issues, and ensure high availability and scalability of cloud services.

Collaborate with the security team to implement security best practices and ensure compliance with industry standards.

Participate, troubleshoot and fix on any outages in on-call rotation to provide 24/7 support for critical infrastructure incidents.

Stay up to date with industry best practices and emerging technologies to continuously improve cloud operations.

Requirements:

• Proven experience in cloud infrastructure management, preferably with GCP.

• Strong expertise in Terraform for infrastructure as code (IaC) and automation.

• Hands-on experience with Kubernetes for container orchestration.

• Proficiency in CI/CD tools, with a focus on GitLab CI/CD,Familiarity with GitOps practices and ArgoCD.

• Understanding of Linux systems and networking.

• Knowledge of security best practices and compliance standards.

• Excellent problem-solving and communication skills.

• Ability to work effectively in a collaborative, cross-functional team environment.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree in information technology, MIS, Computer Science or related field required.

Typically requires eight to fifteen years’ experience within the skills outlined above.

Written and deployed mission critical workloads to the public cloud (preferably Google Cloud)

Experience with modern container orchestration systems: Kubernetes.

Experience in setting/selecting and documenting technology standards for a development organization.

Has lead engineering teams or direct work effort of technical resources.