Railroad19 is hiring a

AWS Cloud Engineer - Forever 100% Remote United States

NEW!! Due to continuous growth, we are currently seeking a Forever 100%Remote AWS Cloud Engineer.

The ideal candidate has hands-on experience architecting and developing enterprise-level AWS IaaS, using Infrastructure as Code (IaC) to design and develop DevOps pipelines to create best practice solutions for all stages of a DevOps pipeline.

In addition to contributing code and tangible deliverables, you will be expected to work as an advisor to help identify, educate, and foster best-in- class solutions. Creating these relationships requires strong communication skills and a passion for solving complex challenges. For someone who excels at this, there are opportunities for advancement.

About Railroad19:

  • At Railroad19, we build custom enterprise-level applications and cloud-platform solutions for Fortune 500 companies using diverse, current technologies to best meet our clients' needs.
  • We're more than just software consultants. We’re a specialized team of developers and architects who bring depth, value, and commitment to the work we do, only bringing our "A" game to the table. Hard work and a desire to lead the industry - this is our company culture - this is what sets Railroad19 apart.
  • When you join Railroad19 you are part of a company that values your work and gives you the tools you need to succeed, while offering you a work/life balance. We are headquartered in Saratoga Springs, New York, but we are a distributed team of remote developers across the US.
  • This is a Full-Time (W2) position offering competitive compensation, as well as comprehensive benefits, ample paid time off, 401k, and more.
  • The role is remote - U.S. located, only full time (- contractors, Corp-to-Corp, or 1099).

Core Responsibilities:

  • Understand our clients' fast-moving business requirements
  • Clearly communicate to both technical and non-technical team members in a clear and effective manner
  • Embrace automation tools and technologies to develop solutions in a consistent, efficient, and repeatable manner
  • Create and support tools that drive application development best practices
  • Create and support robust CI/CD pipelines that enable frictionless delivery of changes to production
  • Design, create and maintain cloud infrastructure using IaC tools such as Terraform and Ansible
  • Adhere to cybersecurity best practices in developing infrastructure that follows the principle of ‘least privilege’
  • Proactively identify and remediate violations of security best practices within the supported application portfolio and its cloud infrastructure
  • Integrate tooling with our clients' change control process
  • Troubleshoot and resolve infrastructure defects to support the application portfolio and its cloud infrastructure

Requires Skills and Experience:

  • At least 5 years of experience working in technical roles
  • At least 3 years of experience working as a hands-on Site Reliability Engineer in an enterprise environment
  • At least 3 years of hands-on experience working with infrastructure engineers and software development teams
  • At least 3 years of hands-on experience creating and using infrastructure as well as designing CI/CD deployment pipelines
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with Terraform, CloudFormation, and similar cloud automation tools
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with Ansible or similar infrastructure automation tools
  • A strong understanding of software security standards and best practices
  • Professional Experience with GitHub, GitLab, Git, etc. source control and common branching strategies
  • At least 3 years of development with Python, Bash, and/or equivalent scripting languages
  • Hands-on Experience with JavaVirtual Machines and the language/framework ecosystem
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with Docker, Docker Compose, Docker Swarm, or similar container technologies
  • Knowledge of relational and/or NoSQL databases
  • Deep knowledge and hands-on experience with AWS networking protocols (VPC, Subnets, Security Groups, DNS, route tables)

Preferred Experience (Bonus):

  • Associate level or higher certifications