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Senior Cloud Engineer

ABOUT COMPANY
Global FinTech company with 80+ development professionals in the Kyiv office and 500+ employees around the world (Miami, San Diego, New York, Kyiv, London, Chicago, and Houston). The company's customers are leading Wall Street and alternative investment firms that have diverse needs that are not met by off-the-shelf solutions.

ABOUT PROJECT

Software for investment companies, including leading Wall Street firms

Office Location

Kyiv, near Pecherskaya station (15a Leiptsyzka St.). Remote work for the period of quarantine.

Conditions

10:00-19:00, Competitive compensation, medical insurance, 20 vacation days, 15 sick leave days, 24 half-day offs per year, office on Pechersk. Remote work for the period of quarantine.

Responsibilities

  • Manage and monitor all installed systems and infrastructure (Azure IaaS)
  • Install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software and infrastructure management tools.
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability
  • Liaise with internal team (s) and other personnel to address Infra/System related problems
  • Provide (act as) 2nd and 3rd level escalation for internal IT/Cloud team
  • Play an integral role in design, testing, and implementation of custom tools/applications that are relevant to the company needs.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers &/or DevOps to implement the fixes.
  • Define and maintain infrastructure security, backup, and availability strategies.
  • Write and Maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks to include working with DevOps team.
  • Participate in the design of information and operational IT support systems
  • Implementing Network Improvement and architect for the Corporate and Cloud
  • Design and implement Infrastructure as a Code concept
  • Drive automate-everything approach
  • Participation in CI\CD pipelines development
  • Collaborate with Development teams to define proper monitoring metrics
  • Design transformation from Server based monitoring approach to Application based monitoring approach
  • Create Pro-Active monitoring strategy

Requirements

  • Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science
  • 5+ years of professional experience on SRE or Cloud Engineer role
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft based infrastructure (Domain, ADFS, IIS etc.)
  • Scripting skills PowerShell, CLI etc.
  • Deep knowledge of authentication protocols (Kerberos, NTLM, SAML)
  • Strong Experience with Azure (IaaS, PaaS)
  • Strong proficiency in Monitoring Systems like SCOM, Log Analytics, Application Insights
  • Experience maintaining highly available production networks
  • MicroServices using Service Fabric
  • Experience automating software build, test, and deployment pipelines following agile methodologies.
  • Experience safely automating deployments of cloud infrastructure and services.
  • Strong proficiency in core TCP/IP networking and web services.
  • Automation on PowerShell, ARM Templates etc.

Preferred/Nice to have skills

  • Experience with AWS
  • PKI
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Platforms Dynamics CRM, NAV, Microsoft SharePoint
  • Configuration management (Chef, Puppet, DSC)

Why is this professional opportunity an excellent career step for you?

  • Fun, fast-paced work environment
  • Constantly evolving, cutting edge technology
  • The ability to make a significant impact immediately upon jumping in
  • An opportunity to work with some of the best firms and the best people in the financial industry
  • The ability to create change in the product we sell, by using the very same solution (in a very different way) to perform your daily job
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion in our workplace and workforce
  • Continuous training and education
  • Numerous team building activities to promote collaboration
  • Unlimited day-offs
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