Cloud Engineer at Velocity () (allows remote)

Cloud Engineer at Velocity () (allows remote)

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Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-06-18 05:01:58

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Position: Cloud Engineer

Department: Software Development

Location: Remote

Salary: Exempt

Supervisory Responsibility: No

Supervisor: Manager of Software Development

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday

Velocity, A Managed Services Company is looking for a passionate and experienced cloud engineer who wants to play a critical role in the development, design, and build of high-end, scalable cloud-based solutions that push application development to its limits. You will integrate with a team of like-minded individuals who are self-driven to succeed, have positive attitudes, and use innovation to both meet and exceed the expectations of our clients.


• Design, develop, and deploy modular cloud-based infrastructures with priority on a positive user experience and scalability.

• Regularly maintain, modify, and review existing cloud-based solutions.

• Ensure efficient functioning of data storage and processing functions in accordance with company security policies.

• Identify, analyze, and resolve infrastructure vulnerabilities and application deployment issues.

• Keep quality at the forefront of all work that is performed.

• Collaborate with engineering and development teams to evaluate and identify optimal cloud solutions and in accordance with best practices.

• Provide internal cloud support and make recommendations based on project needs.

• Advise on new cloud technologies and initiatives and propose implementations based on new industry standards.

• Perform occasional self-evaluation on personal skillset and work on improving and learning new concepts and technologies.

• Perform all duties and tasks as assigned to fulfill departmental and business needs.


• Passionate in creating solutions for end-users with quality-focused design and functionality.

• Self-driven and focused to achieve a high level of productivity and turnover of tasks and projects.

• Upholds an elevated attention to detail to ensure superior solutions are applied in all work.

• Demonstrates strong problem-solving skills and has a knack for debugging scripts or configurations to find issues.

• Utilizes excellent communication skills to discuss and plan projects and work and interactions with customers are always positive.

• Collaborates well within the team to provide feedback on others’ work and integrates well during project work to sustain accurate and timely solutions.

Knowledge and Abilities -The following qualifications are required in some capacity to succeed in this position.

• Experience setting up and maintaining KVM images using a hypervisor. (e.g. Proxmox, VirtualBox)

• Experience creating and maintaining images and containers (e.g Docker)

• Provisioning and deployment scripts (e.g. Ansible, Chef)

• Advanced SSH techniques • DNS providers (e.g. Cloudflare)

• General knowledge of best security practices and the familiarity of common OWASP concepts.

• Experience with version control systems using Git and Git-based repository services (GitHub/GitLab).

• Ability to structure and organize work around issues, pull requests, and documentation.

• Setting up full stack environments (e.g. LAMP, NGINX, PostgreSQL)

• Experience in maintaining and debugging various scripting language scripts. (e.g. Bash, Python)

Optional Knowledge and Abilities -The following qualifications are not needed but are considered extremely beneficial when working this position.

• Good knowledge of Node.js, PM2, and/or Python

• Building packages from source Minimum Required Experience

• 5+ years administrating Linux based systems

• 3+ years designing and administrating cloud-based Linux systems.

• Experience with CI/CD Preferred Experience

• Degree in computer science or a similar field.

• Azure, AWS, and GCP certification.