Cloud Engineer

Job Summary/Company:

Sparks Group is seeking a Cloud Engineer to join our Partner's dedicated team interacting with multiple departments to build and support their industry leading Electronic Laboratory Notebooks (ELN), Inventory, and Scheduler products. This is a remote position with normal business hours that requires periodic 24/7 incident support. (There will be some on-call work, but on a rotational basis.) If you are interested in learning more about Sparks Group and the opportunity, please submit your resume today.


In collaboration with the systems manager, selected candidate will build, administer, and maintain systems and services within an AWS environment. Initially, the focus will be on managing and configuring the centralized logging/monitoring systems as well as securely implementing containers with Docker/ECS/Fargate.
  • Provide expertise and interact with development, systems, and product managers in a frequent release model
  • Trouble shoot a variety of services across a wide variety of technologies from the provider levels down to operating system and application stack logging
  • Ensure ongoing access, performance, security, and availability to installations across the globe 24/7/365

Qualifications/Background Profile:

  • 5+ years of experience working with real world development and/or IT operations with a public-facing production environment
  • Extensive work experience selecting, configuring, monitoring, and supporting a variety of solutions from Amazon Web Services including but not limited to EC2, EBS, EFS, S3, ECS/Fargate, Elasticsearch, Kibana, RDS, VPC, WAF, IAM and CloudFormation
  • Thorough knowledge with Linux operating systems, including systems administration, security, backups, disaster recovery, and scripting in bash/python
  • Experience managing/troubleshooting applications running on a variety of development stacks (Node, PHP, Rails, etc.) that utilize NginX and Apache web proxy servers
  • Advanced knowledge of systems concepts including, but not limited to virtualization, containers, disk storage, encryption, security, network connectivity, NFS, DNS, SSL/TLS, firewalls, and load balancers


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Qualified candidates should send their resume AND call Sparks Group for additional details. Please note, resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with Sparks Group!

Sparks Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, citizenship, family status, genetic information, disability, or protect veteran status.

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