Lead Cloud Infrastructure Engineer – AWS

Raleigh, NC – Statewide
April 8, 2019
The Infrastructure as a Service team is looking for the next superstar to join our team. If you are passionate about next generation infrastructure automation, breaking ground in automating monitoring and alerting and providing base level infrastructure for our growing cloud teams – we want to talk to you. You’ll be joining a well-respected, AWS certified, group of engineers dedicated to learning and delivering to meet the growing demands of our customers.

Our mission is to build and maintain a platform that supports contemporary software architectures allowing developers to build, test, and release their products.

As a Lead Engineer on the Cloud Foundations Team, you’ll be responsible for the effective design, implementation, and support of production-ready systems and infrastructure at facilities around the world. You will use your expertise in cloud technology to communicate directly with clients of all types to help them seamlessly adopt cloud products and solutions wherever they are on their cloud journey.

We’re looking for an individual who can continually increase the availability, scalability, and reliability of our platform as we expand Vanguards use of the cloud to support additional architectures. This is a ‘hands-on-keyboard’ position and requires an individual who can both design and implement technical solutions.

On your first day we’ll expect you to:

  • Be familiar with the AWS Well-Architected Framework
  • Architect, design, build, implement and troubleshoot AWS solutions in a large scale enterprise architecture supporting multiple lines of business
  • Be aware of emerging AWS services and quickly implement for improvements
  • Manage the lifecycle of a base AMI or container that is consumed by other teams in their cloud runtimes
  • Have extensive experience configuring Route 53 and Direct Connect
  • Have a systematic problem-solving approach, communicate effectively, thrive in a vibrant team environment and be willing to collaborate in order to elevate your team.

Bonus Points:

  • The Google SRE book on your nightstand
  • Experience with mature incident processes using modern tools like PagerDuty, OpsGenie, or StatusPage
  • Experience building, automating, and maintaining infrastructure with AWS using CloudFormation
  • Experience deploying infrastructure changes using canary releases and synthetic monitoring
  • Experience managing Active Directory or Palo Alto

Special Factors

  • Remote and off hours support.
  • Vanguard is not offering visa sponsorship for this position.