Senior Cloud Engineer @ Merlyn Mind - New York, NY

Job Overview

7 days ago

Senior Cloud Engineer

Merlyn Mind - New York, NY

If you’re a solution oriented & passionate then we are very much interested in chatting with you. You will be part of the founding team. We're a rapidly growing VC backed AI EdTech startup founded in 2018 January. Our leadership team includes AI, high-volume hardware, and computer science talent from IBM Watson, Amazon, HP, Broadcom, and Allen Institute of AI. If making a positive impact on hundreds of millions of learners, tens of millions of teachers and thousands of education technology companies globally excites you, this is the right place for you.

This role would suit a very strong generalist who has experience with:
1) The design and development of microservices in a highly scalable distributed system
2) The DevOps tools and best practices required to run the platforms that
support the system

Although this is an individual contributor role, you will have the potential to maximize influence and take ownership of technical solutions. While this role is posted for New York, we are a remote first company and open to hiring this talent anywhere in the world! #LI-Remote

We recommend you apply if you have:

    • Develop and implement technical efforts to design, build, and deploy microservice based systems at the direction of lead architects, running highly scalable systems
    • Create and run infrastructure, CICD pipelines and tooling required to support systems
    • Participate in all aspects of the software development life cycle for solutions, including planning, requirements, development and running solutions
    • Troubleshoot incidents, identify root cause, fix and document problems, and implement preventive measures
    • Educate teams on the implementation of new cloud-based initiatives, providing associated training as required
    • Employ exceptional problem-solving skills, with the ability to see and solve issues before they affect business productivity

Key Requirements:

    • Experience 7+ years
    • Experience designing, developing, and implementing distributed systems on cloud platforms
    • Excellent understanding of Microservices and how they are designed
    • Strong Java Developer with skills in Spring / Spring Boot
    • Understanding of Cloud technologies, including AWS
    • Experience in designing and implementing large scale platforms with high resiliency and reliability
    • Strong experience working with Docker & Kubernetes
    • CI/CD experience - e.g. CircleCI, Jenkins
    • Excellent working knowledge of infrastructure as code, such as
    • CloudFormation or Terraform, and an understanding of best practices
    • Experience in one or more scripting/development languages -
    • Python/Shell/Go/NodeJS/Java

Preferred Qualifications:

    • AWS certifications
    • Kubernetes package management using Helm
    • Experience securing containerised microservices systems
    • Experience with multiple authentication protocols such as OAuth2.0, SAML
Merlyn Mind is a "Remote First" VC-backed AI EdTech startup that brings the latest advances in AI to Education to help improve the lives of teachers and ultimately the learning outcomes of their students. Our leadership team includes talents from IBM, Amazon, Facebook, Roku, Broadcom, HP, Allen Institute for AI, and more. We have come together to build on a unified product experience for an extremely urgent mission – building a digital assistant for teachers, to untether teachers from the desk and help them with managing classroom technologies.

Merlyn Mind is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. This applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, and training. We make hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Flexible schedule
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Paid time off
Parental leave
Tuition reimbursement
Vision insurance

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