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Cloud Operations Engineer


PayLease | 210 - Engineering | San Diego, CA

*This position can be located in either San Diego or Chicago*


PayLease is currently seeking a Cloud Operations Engineer to support and build the infrastructure for our online payments platform. The ideal candidate will be a driven, agile engineer working on a small, focused team providing reliable, scalable and innovative infrastructure. A high degree of teamwork and flexibility are essential for this position.

Skills & Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience in an Operations or Engineering role
  • 2+ years of experience with modern OO programming; preferably with PHP and/or JAVA
  • Experience with AWS - EC2 Instances, CloudFormation and other AWS Services
  • Experience working with Configuration Management Tools (Puppet, Ansible, etc.)
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment Systems (Code Build, Code Pipeline, Jenkins, etc).
  • Proficiency in writing scripts using a standard language (Bash, Ruby, Python, etc)
  • Familiarity with the Atlassian Tools Suite (JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket)
  • Familiarity with Containerization (Docker, Kubernetes, ECS/ECR, Fargate)
  • Familiarity with monitoring, logging and alerting tools (Graylog, PagerDuty, CloudWatch, etc.)
  • Familiarity with IP networking concepts such as VPN, DNS, load balancers, firewalls

Preferred Requirements:

  • AWS Certification(s)
  • Route53 Experience
  • Knowledge of No SQL / SQL Databases (MySQL, MongoDB, etc)
  • Experience with enterprise search infrastructure (Elastic, SOLR, Lucene)
  • Understanding of systems engineering, design and architecture