Senior Cloud Engineer - AWS



Software Engineering
Prague, Czechia
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024

A Senior Cloud Engineer will be responsible for fostering a collaborative work environment, leading and coaching on the day-to-day work of team members. You will be responsible for planning, breaking down work, and supporting sprint goals and objectives. You will be able to make independent decisions and recommendations, collaborating with Principal and Staff engineers, when needed.

What you do:

  • Perform complex engineering tasks, able to make trade-off decisions, ensure follow-ups are done to keep tech debt low

  • Design/implement infrastructure as code templates, perform peer review of pull requests

  • Create documentation and architecture decision records to support engineering activities

  • Solve critical issues/bugs without guidance

  • Decide on priority of work items, able to break down Epics into Stories and sub-tasks, provide estimates that are almost always accurate

  • Help scale by delegating tasks to other engineers and support them in their growth and development

  • Raise organizational concerns to your leaders so we can address them collaboratively

  • Participate in interviews and providing feedback for others

  • Stay up to date on latest AWS services and published articles

What you know:

  • 7+ years in a Cloud Engineer/DevOps role on AWS

  • 7+ years experience with PowerShell or Python, using Cloud API’s

  • Strong understanding of cloud networking, compute, storage, database, IAM, serverless, monitoring and other core services

  • Strong understanding of IAC design principles, security best practices, Identity and RBAC/ABAC

  • Strong understanding of creating design documents, RFC's, engaging with stakeholders

How you behave:

  • Independent: Rarely need guidance, but escalate when needed

  • Customer Obsessed: Striving to always exceed expectations

  • Culture and Influence: Foster a collaborative environment, that is safe to experiment without fear of blame. You influence the direction and feel of the team. Build partnerships across teams

  • Dependable: Deadlines are met, but this also means communicating when forecasts have to change

  • Initiative: Takes care of teams responsibilities, represents the team to other departments

  • Problem Solving: Identify problems with possible solutions, able to articulate what the issue is and the benefit of resolving it