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Sr. Cloud Solution Engineer

at Zemax (View all jobs)
Zemax USA - Kirkland, WA or Remote in US


The Senior Cloud Solution Engineer is responsible for supporting the infrastructure and deployment of our distributed cloud computing offering. This individual will work closely with R&D to provide robust updates of the software for use in both public and private cloud environments. They will ensure that the deployed solution is scalable and functions reliably under a variety of end user scenarios (with regards to cloud setup, permissions, etc.). The ideal candidate will have significant experience deploying and operating Kubernetes clusters in a production environment. 

Experience Requirements

  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent discipline
  • 2-5 years systems administration experience
  • 2-5 years C# and .NET experience
  • 2-5 years AWS (IAM, KMS, EC2) and Azure experience
  • 1-3 years Unix/Linux OS system admin experience
  • 2-3 years PowerShell experience
  • 3-5 years Windows OS system admin experience
  • 2-5 years Kubernetes and Docker experience
  • 2-5 years cloud networking and formation experience

Job Skills & Traits

  • Hands-on experience with deployment and management of modern cloud technologies
  • Good understanding of all major public cloud offerings (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)
  • Mid- to senior-level experience / expertise with scripting
  • Experience operating and developing infrastructure and services in public cloud environments (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, etc.)
  • Able to research, architect and drive complex technical solutions, consisting of multiple technologies and cloud services
  • Expertise with PowerShell for automation or integration with APIs
  • Experience with containerization and container orchestration services, including Kubernetes
  • Solid understanding of centralized configuration management, orchestration, and infrastructure as code techniques
  • Working knowledge of network protocols, OS system internals and transport protocols

Strategic Responsibilities

  • Creating automated tools for generating container images
  • Modifying container images for optimized start-up

Tactical Responsibilities

  • Updating container images
  • Troubleshooting customer issues with container installation and deployment in their (public or private) cloud environment

Any travel involved? No

Any financial/budgetary responsibility? Limited

Strategic planning responsibilities? Yes

Number of staff reporting to this position. 0