Company Info

XGenesis Inc

AWS Terraform Engineer / DevOps

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Title:

AWS Terraform Engineer / DevOps

Location:

Vancouver 

Employment Type:

Permanent

Salary:

per year

Job Description:

XGen AI is seeking an AWS Terraform Engineer / DevOps to join an exciting artificial intelligence start-up with top tech talent. Our team includes former Disney, Microsoft, and Adobe employees. This role needs strong Python and Terraform skills and preferably has experience with AWS Python CDK (not to be confused with SDK, this is AWS IaC). We need someone who can think on their feet and help us reduce the time on our CI/CD pipeline to continue to crush the personalization space.

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We have a year of enormous growth ahead and we will provide benefits and a stock option plan as well as a competitive salary for the right candidate who can help us crush our star-high goals.

NOTE: While the work and responsibilities are in the areas of DevOps, SysAdmin, and Cloud Engineering, this is a software engineer role as the goal is to design and build operations from a software engineer approach. Strong coding skills and experience are required.

Responsibilities

  • Whatever is needed to deliver reliable, stable, and effective cloud base software solutions to the users it was intended for with the results it was built for.
  • Detecting, eliminating, and preventing structural conflicts between the pace of innovation and product stability.
  • The coding of the software itself.
  • Ensuring both scalability and low latency of software.
  • The automation of systems administration.
  • The establishment and management of CI/CD protocols and tooling for all dev, testing, and prod environments.
  • The establishment and management of progressive rollout protocols and procedures.
  • Conducting and overseeing proper change management and capacity planning to establish correct, stable, and cost-effective provisioning.
  • Establishment of testing, automation, and monitoring.
  • Establishment of emergency response protocols.

Required Skills

  • Python
  • Terraform
  • More than two years of experience in DevOps/Cloud Engineering/Site Reliability Engineering.
  • Experience in working with CI/CD tooling such as Jenkins or Github Actions and AWS Code(Build/Deploy/Pipeline)
  • Strong experience with AWS cloud services
  • Experience in working with automation tooling such as Puppet or Chef.
  • Experience in personally building large cloud-based software applications.
  • Experience with Agile project management.
  • Can lead strategic project planning based on coordinated requirements that result in fully completed and deployed projects.
  • Can develop codes for extensive test coverage, performed continuous deployment in a professional software engineering environment.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to explain protocol and processes with team and management.
  • Current with industry trends, IT ops, and industry best practices, and able to identify the ones that should be implemented.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with AWS Python CDK (AWS IAC). Note, if no experience with AWS CDK it is expected that it can be studied and rapidly figured out.
  • Also proficient with Java
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