Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Posted
06 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
06 Mar 2021
Ref
19195
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.

SENIOR 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 build out a cloud infrastructure; optimize, monitor, and scale platform infrastructure; and configure and deploy new workloads in the cloud.  Responsibilities include designing, building, configuring, documenting, and deploying infrastructure and systems supporting library services; developing, managing, and testing IaC using Terraform, Ansible, Git, and other tools; supporting, monitoring, optimizing, and troubleshooting infrastructure, with a focus on automated solutions; and designing and implementing automated delivery pipelines to ensure timely delivery of applications/systems/infrastructure/updates. 

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree in a technical field, preferably computer science or technology management; at least five years’ experience in a technical role supporting IT infrastructure in a complex environment and at least two working in an AWS cloud environment; understanding of virtual servers, cloud-native applications, networks, firewalls, load balancers, etc.; excellent verbal and written communication skills; understanding of and experience with IT security and data protection; experience using Terraform and Ansible; experience with IaC and DevOps practices; experience developing software delivery, DevOps, and agile practices/methodologies (AWS, GitHub Actions, Travis CI, Terraform, Packer, Ansible); and software development skill with Java, Ruby, Go, and/or Python.  

PREFERRED: strong technical skills and experience with cloud technologies; understanding of the AWS cloud; experience working in a higher education environment; experience building and maintaining Solr, Zookeeper, Kafka, Blacklight, and/or Elasticsearch; experience building and deploying containers, especially in AWS Fargate and EKS; and familiarity with project management methodologies and experience in a project technical lead role.  Job #19195-10


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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