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Systems Engineer III - Cloud Operations

Location: Broomfield
Posted on: April 27, 2021

Job Description:


Responsible for operations of large scale cloud infrastructure and applications, primarily on Amazon Web Services. Responsible for assisting with design, development, application administration, deployments, scaling and troubleshooting complex microservice based applications and cloud infrastructure. Position involves operational response to production issues and driving them to resolution.


  • A solid understanding of what is required for applications and infrastructure to be "cloud native"
  • A solid understanding of Microservices and SOA architecture
  • Experience working as part of a distributed engineering team, contributing to architecture, requirements, feasibility, and cost analysis.
  • Unix/Linux Administration
  • AWS administration and automation
  • Strong experience in Shell, Python or similar scripting languages
  • Familiar with the set up and manage continuous integration/delivery tools - Jenkins/Maven
  • Security Group Management
  • Deployment automation/packaging/configuration in a large scale production environment
  • Troubleshoot common J2EE / LAMP application and environment issues
  • Demonstrable expertise around specifying, designing, and/or implementing system health, performance monitoring tools, and software management tools for 24x7 environments
  • Understanding of networking, load balancing principles and approaches to scaling out of systems
  • Creates work effort estimates for assigned tasks and support prioritization and release management
  • Provides 'on call' support to resolve application issues after normal business hours
  • Uses established change management processes, requiring operational procedures be performed with minimal customer impact, (i.e. during established maintenance window)
  • Works with database administrators to configure, tune and maintain databases in variety of languages
  • Documents systems configurations and upgrades
  • Designs and implements change control policies and disaster recovery plans
  • Perform other duties as requested by supervisorBASIC / MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
    • Minimum of Five (5) years of Application Development experience in relevant areas
    • Minimum of Five (5) years of Network OSS application experience
    • At least two (2) years of System Administration experience
    • Minimum of two (2) years of Database support and development experience ADDITIONAL JOB QUALIFICATIONS
      • Have strong problem solving, analytical and comprehensive skills.
      • Experience in Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
      • The ability to write technical documentation to be referenced by technical peers in a knowledge base.
      • The ability to work in a team environment and work effectively with people with diverse technical skills.
      • Above average programming skills
      • Chef, Puppet, Ansible and other similar configuration management tools
      • Production experience with NoSQL technologies such as Cassandra, MongoDB
      • Familiarity with deployment methodologies and tools for application code
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
      • Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, customers, suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional manner.
      • Strong ability to conduct design sessions to specify solution designs for feasibility, cost, and functionality
      • Strong ability to create detailed documentation to functionally understand new and existing applications
      • Strong ability to follow and implement established change and control policies and procedures
      • Strong ability to troubleshoot application problems
      • Broad knowledge of development tools, application frameworks, and testing tools
      • Broad knowledge of OSS applications and software
      • Broad knowledge of choosing the appropriate lifecycle and the planning, monitoring and control of the systems engineering process PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
        • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator
        • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
        • Splunk Fundamentals I WORKING CONDITIONS
          • Office Environment
          • 'On Call' support, on a rotation basis

            Salaries depend on geography, experience, and education; negotiations begin at $64500

            For more information on Spectrum's benefits, please click .

Keywords: SPECTRUM, Broomfield , Systems Engineer III - Cloud Operations, Other , Broomfield, Colorado

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