Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Posted
06 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
06 Mar 2021
Ref
19194
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEER, MIT Libraries-Information Technology Services (ITS), to support the Libraries’ vision of building and supporting an open global platform for knowledge creation and sharing through an infrastructure-as-code (IaC) approach to managing technology infrastructure. Will continue the build out of the cloud infrastructure; optimize, monitor, and scale platform infrastructure; and configure and deploy new workloads in the cloud.  Responsibilities include building, configuring, documenting, and deploying infrastructure and systems supporting library services; developing, managing, and testing infrastructure as code using Terraform, Ansible, Git, and other tools; supporting, monitoring, optimizing, and troubleshooting infrastructure with a focus on automated solutions; implementing automated delivery pipelines to ensure timely delivery of applications, systems, infrastructure, and related updates; establishing and maintaining strong working relationships within the team, among the department, and across the organization. 

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  bachelor’s degree in a technical field, preferably computer science or technology management; at least three years’ experience in a technical role supporting IT infrastructure in a complex environment; understanding of virtual servers, cloud-native applications, networks, firewalls, load balancers, etc.; experience with cloud technologies, preferably AWS; excellent verbal and written communication skills; understanding of and experience with IT security and data protection; development skills using Terraform and Ansible; and experience with IaC and DevOps practices.  

PREFERRED: experience developing software delivery, DevOps, and agile practices/methodologies (AWS, GitHub Actions, Travis CI, Terraform, Packer, Ansible); software development skill using Java, Ruby, Go, and/or Python; familiarity with Solr, Zookeeper, Kafka, Blacklight, and/or Elasticsearch; experience building and deploying containers, especially in AWS Fargate and EKS; familiarity with project management methodologies and experience in a project technical lead role; and experience working in higher education.  Job #19194-9

Will participate in a rotation for on-call duties with other team members. 

This role can be filled by a fully remote employee.

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