Senior Cloud Engineer

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Who We Are Cross River is a highly profitable fast-growing financial technology company recognized for the third year in a row by CB Insights as one of the 250 best global fintechs. Our comprehensive suite of innovative products powers financial solutions with a strong focus on regulatory compliance for our partners and their millions of consumers around the world. We are on a mission to build the infrastructure that propels access, inclusion, and the democratization of financial services. While our company has tripled in size over the last three years, our strong sense of purpose led Cross River to be named to American Banker’s list of Best Places to Work in Fintech for the last 4 consecutive years. The reason for this success is simple — our nimble, adaptive, and collaborative culture. Together we are at the forefront of technology and innovation in financial services, and we invite collaborative and motivated high performers to join our rapidly expanding team. About Our Team Cross River’s team is made up of problem solvers hungry to build and perfect new products and systems. We work with team members in most US time zones. Although we are in separate places, we still make space to know one another and have fun! We collaborate, help and mentor each other, and check in on our progress and blocks frequently. We work together primarily with Slack, GitHub, JIRA, and Zoom. What We’re Looking for Senior Cloud Engineer is a critical role for Cross River and will report to Data Platform Head. Roles and Responsibilities Plan, implement, and automate Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud infrastructure of the data platform Design, write and deliver cloud infrastructure automation to improve availability, scalability, latency, and performance Assess and recommend various software architectures and build frameworks, optimizing across cost, performance, resiliency/fault tolerance, load balancing and data consistency Establish self-service build, release, and deployment platform for engineers to help increase data pipeline delivery sophistication Audit, review, and report on operational and security status of cloud environment Establish, manage and maintain monitoring platforms and alerts Document the design, operation, and troubleshooting procedures of cloud platforms Manage and maintain disaster recovery and backup services Champion Linux system administration best practices in cloud systems Debug complex issues and performance problems throughout the stack Leverage source code management best practices including git, pull requests, code reviews Team lead responsibilities 10-15% Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or equivalent experience 15+ years DevOps and infrastructure management experience 10+ years’ experience in cloud platform administration on AWS 8+ years’ experience managing enterprise cloud based data platform and pipelines 5+ years’ experience in server configuration management with Ansible, Puppet or Chef 5+ years’ experience with Docker and container orchestration (Kubernetes, ECS, EKS) 5+ years automating resources of an AWS multi-account architecture with Terraform Experience with Infrastructure as Code, immutable infrastructure, automation, and orchestration and other modern DevOps patterns. Experience in Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, and Continuous Deployment software tools to support, enhance and grow our CI and CD capabilities Strong knowledge of IT Security (encryption, firewalls, secure systems design, vulnerability management, secure software design, credential management, proxies, WAFs, etc.) Have a deep understanding of core AWS networking services and their resources such as VPCs, NACLs, Security Groups, VPC Endpoints, Load Balancers, Subnets, Peering, etc., and know how to effectively use (and implement) said services in application architectures. Experience isolating and securing environments using network configurations, IAM roles, and KMS-based encryption. Experience in one or more of the following languages: Python, Go, Java, Bash Solid background in linux server system administration Experience with Snowflake administration and automation a plus Cross River is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Cross River does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. #LI-AP1 Cross River is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Cross River does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. By submitting your application, you give Cross River permission to email, call, or text you using the contact details provided. We will only contact you with job related information.

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