Senior Cloud Systems Engineer at Altus Group (Houston, TX)

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Opportunity Awaits at Altus Group!

The opportunity

We need a Senior Cloud Systems Engineer to join our team to support building and maintaining the infrastructure and network that hosts our flagship product. We need a self-starter who is excited by the opportunity to support the migration, availability, security, and releases of multiple global cloud products. You will quickly come up to speed and jump in to implement, monitor, diagnose, and debug in AWS Cloud. You will respond to availability alerts and security issues, identify gaps that need proactive resolutions, and collaborate across teams to plan for timely updates and releases.

Who you are

You are a Cloud Systems Engineer with proven abilities in understanding critical business and technical metrics. You are looking for your next challenge building and supporting the infrastructure for multi-tenancy, multi-tiered SaaS products. As someone who thinks of all manner of Infrastructure operations, you want to increase your hands-on exposure working with the latest tools at a scaling organization with complex cloud products for a global audience.

What's in it for you?

Technical skills. Our Agile teams are passionate about technology, being involved at different levels, and cross-training on our products. There is endless scope for learning. You will have the opportunity to gain and apply insights into better ways to maintain and improve application stability, and reduce service downtime. You will have the chance to learn and work across all pillars that form a resilient cloud infrastructure including databases, middleware, and security.

Exposure. This is an opportunity to support current and future products on the cloud that will positively impact users around the world. It is a chance to use cutting edge cloud technology at a product company focused on expanding its cloud solutions and owning a bigger piece of the #PropTech market. As the company grows, so will the advancement opportunities to work on our full range of products.

A voice. We want to hear your opinions and ideas - it's how we continue to innovate and evolve, by listening to diverse perspectives. You will have an opportunity to identify gaps or recommend new practices or technology - and see your ideas come to life and elevate the work we do.

Our new Senior Cloud Systems Engineer will focus on:
  • Maintain. You will focus on ensuring a highly available, secure, and compliant Cloud infrastructure. You will monitor systems, uptime, and alerts, minimizing downtime by troubleshooting and ensuring timely resolution of production issues. You will improve alerting in both systems and applications using Cloudwatch, Datadog, PagerDuty, and other such monitoring systems.
  • Be diligent. You will follow auditor compliant processes to make changes and operate the platform. You will ensure other operational parts such as backup, disaster recovery, antivirus, IDS, etc. are in place. You will review the Security aspects of the platform weekly and raise any issues to the appropriate people.
  • Research technologies. You will explore and recommend tools to strengthen our infrastructure and increase performance, automation, scalability, and security.
  • Collaborate. You will work with architects, developers, and DevOps for all updates and releases, holding up a secure, accessible cloud infrastructure for the product(s).
  • Automate. You will implement IaaS, PaaS, and serverless services in AWS and follow proper version control practices to implement infrastructure automation using Python, Powershell, Shell Script, Terraform, Cloudformation, or other relevant technologies. You will use AWS SSM for infrastructure automation and configuration management.

Our new Cloud Systems Engineer will have:
  • The education. You have a degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Math. You have AWS Associate certification.
  • The experience. You have experience building, maintaining, configuring, and upgrading AWS cloud hosted applications. You have hands-on exposure to information security, including backup, monitoring, and disaster recovery or database configuration and maintenance in SQL server / MYSQL. Site Reliability Engineering experience is a plus.
  • The technical translation skills. You can work with product managers, cross-functional teams, and customers, translating practical usability feedback into technical requirements and back again. You thrive on acting as the communication bridge.
  • The drive. You genuinely enjoy thinking out loud to create the best solutions to complex, tricky problems, using the latest processes. You can focus on the big picture and the details.

Come realize your potential at Altus Group!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Applicants with disabilities may contact Altus Group to request and arrange for accommodations. If you need assistance to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time. Please contact us at [email protected] or . (416) 641-9500
More Information on Altus Group
Altus Group operates in the Big Data industry. The company is located in Houston, TX and New York, NY. Altus Group was founded in 2005. It has 2373 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Mental Health Benefits, 401(K) and Performance Bonus. To see all 9 open jobs at Altus Group, click here.
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