Job CategoryProducts and Technology
Job Title: Sr. Cloud Engineer
Location: US - Texas
Salesforce Corporate IT is looking for an experienced and talented Sr. Cloud Engineer who will be instrumental in transforming how IT computing services are leveraged to support company growth. This role will involve driving strategy, architecture, roadmaps, and execution of projects that will enable Salesforce to continue as the model for cloud IT infrastructure services.
Participate in system design planning, review, and implementation to create enterprise solutions built on AWS and other cloud providers.
Develop and maintain standards for cloud platforms, operating systems, blueprints and artifacts.
Execute large and transformational infrastructure projects (e.g. on-premises to cloud).
Collaborate with peers and partners in the execution of technology product evaluations, code reviews, proof of concepts, pilots and the technology adoption lifecycles.
Delivery of programmable infrastructure (Infrastructure as Code) and automation/orchestration of OS and applications.
Recommend modifications to systems in order to improve efficiency, reliability, and performance for delivering application and infrastructure in the cloud.
Commitment to quality, reliability, uptime, customer satisfaction, and data security.
Participate in agile infrastructure software development, scrum, kanban and sprints.
Drive process adoption through documentation, brown bags, tech talks, etc.
Be the subject matter expert for engineering compute and storage infrastructure in the cloud.
Be the subject matter expert for implementing continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) for Infrastructure as Code.
Develop containers and serverless platform strategy and delivery roadmap.
Previous "hands-on" experience with design, implementation, operation, and maintenance, of AWS compute, security, storage, logging, and monitoring is required.
Extensive hands-on experience with Linux systems (Redhat/CentOS or similar distributions) along with system services like DNS/DHCP, NFS, SYSLOG, SSH, SFTP, SSL, etc.
Comprehensive experience with AWS technologies including solid understanding of S3, EBS, EC2, ECS, EKS, ELB/ALB, IAM, VPC, CloudTrail, and CloudWatch, KMS, Secrets Manager, Parameter Stores, Route53, Cert Manager.
Knowledge of networking fundamentals and network requirements for a hybrid cloud environment.
Demonstrated experience migrating on-premises applications to cloud-based offerings.
Ability to code/script in administrative type language (e.g. Ruby, Python, PowerShell, Bash).
Experience with configuration management tools, (e.g. Puppet, Packer, Chef, Ansible, etc.)
Experience with orchestration technologies (e.g. Terraform, AWS CloudFormation, VMware vRealize Automation, etc.)
Experience with cloud-based software development tools and methodologies (e.g. Git, CI/CD, CodeDeploy, CodePipeline, Build Automation and Testing, etc.)
Experience with container technologies (e.g. AWS EKS, Docker, AWS ECS, etc.)
Experience with migration tools (e.g. AWS App Discovery Svc, Server Migration Service, Snowball, etc.)
Must have strong experience in systems management in a cloud computing environment including the use of virtualization, load balancing, auto-scaling, networked storage, etc.
Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining servers, storage arrays, and clusters.
Experience in evaluating and introducing a wide variety of systems and storage technologies and tools.
Experience in creating both short and long term cloud computing roadmaps based on an understanding of the organizational strategic directions, technology and business needs.
Have exceptional oral and written communication skills and work well in a distributed team environment where the goal is to spread knowledge.
Demonstrated ability to generate and maintain technical documentation is required.
Knowledge of Agile software development methodology.
BS or MS in Computer Science, Information Management, or a related field.
Masters degree and 2+ years work experience or Bachelor's degree and 5+ years work experience) degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent experience.
Certifications desired in cloud computing (AWS Solution Architect, AWS SysOps Administrator, AWS DevOps Engineer, etc.) and Linux (Redhat, CentOS, etc.).
Experience with Dell EMC VMAX storage arrays, Cisco MDS Fabric Switch and/or EMC RecoverPoint would be a plus.
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