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Lead Cloud Engineer

In a Nutshell:

GADITEK is in search of a Lead Cloud Engineer who is passionate about building and scaling great tools for software developers, and to lead our efforts in building, deploying, growing, and maintaining our PaaS solutions.

Your primary job will be to delight our key Cloud Customers by aligning our product offerings to meet their critical business needs.

This is a senior role that requires someone who has who has a rare blend of sound knowledge and experience managing or working with technologies that are core to most large and distributed systems like cloud computing, web services, and multi-tier compute architectures. We need someone who has hands-on, in-depth knowledge of two or more of the following areas: cloud tools engineering, public cloud management, DevOps, Networking, or infrastructure engineering.

The ideal candidate will be highly focused, has a bias towards rapid execution, detail-oriented and well organized, has the ability to work cross-functionally with product, engineering, professional services, and DevOps teams to prioritize initiatives, balancing internal priorities with customer expectations. We need someone who possesses strong analytical and problem-solving skills, has excellent communication and documentation skills, and demonstrated leadership skills in building consensus and leading change.

As Senior Lead Cloud Engineer, you will own and lead software architecture and development for major components of our PaaS cloud offering. This requires being comfortable with multiple programming languages and SDKs, and development environments, be able to architect broad systems interactions, be hands-on, be able to dive deep into any part of the stack and have good sense for developer experience. You should value simplicity and impact, work comfortably in a collaborative, agile environment, and be excited to learn.

Why is this role important for Gaditek work?

GADITEK’s mission is to support our brands with the right talent so they can take us to new levels of excellence in existing and non-existing areas; and in the process, make them more valuable and ensure their relevance in the marketplace.

One of our core divisions is cloud computing and our PaaS solutions for developers have gained a significant market share because we’ve consistently improved our product features, offering, costs, and above all—our end-user experience.

These are exciting times in our space— we are growing fast, still at an early stage, and working on ambitious new initiatives.

We have no plans for slowing down.

On the contrary, we believe in and are committed to disruptively pushing our boundaries in the cloud computing space with better offerings, features, and end-user experiences.

And for this we need a Lead Cloud Engineer in an executive role.

We believe an engineer at any level can have significant technical and business impact. However, the right engineer at an executive level can galvanize our team to the next level, which is why we are searching for someone who has the knowledge and hands-on experience working with the software side and has the focus and leadership skills needed to lead us and drive the future transformation of this critical technology ecosystem.

Once you are here, you will:

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  • Own and lead initiatives to define, design, and implement cloud solutions
  • Lead simultaneous investigations of multiple site issues at once and undertake their restorations, often in a multi-disciplinary fashion.
  • Drive proactive efforts to prevent site incidents from occurring.
  • Independently build Operations tools and test major features and capabilities, as well as collaborate with other teams on continuously improving such capabilities and rigor.
  • Support customer handling by offering:
    • Professional expertise (Thinking differently to resolve customer issues, complete resolution)
    • Analytical skills (plan, organize, communicate, delegate and control/proper escalation)
    • Communication skills (Thoroughness and promptness of work, detailed and understandable customer response)
  • Provide technical leadership and do hands-on scripting, tooling, automation.
  • Work with Architecture, Engineering, and Operations teams to develop innovative solutions to attain high availability, scalability, and reliability.
  • Apply technical and domain expertise to solving day to day challenges.
  • Implement automation and orchestration provisioning, customer on-boarding.

What does Gaditek offer you?

GADITEK is a new age company that is focused on just one thing: keeping you relevant in the market and in this age. We do this to make work energetic for you so you’re always learning on the job, and always working on the latest cutting edge, and so that you always know what’s working in your area, and the world of technology as a whole. In turn, we allow you to remain innovative and disruptive, and lead us to new places.

Yes, we work hard. Harder than most other places of work, in the same hours. But we also purposefully find ways to allow our teams to enjoy work together. Working with us, you will never have to worry about being left behind in the market or losing your market value. You will always remain market competitive, work on challenging new projects that will require you to put your existing body of knowledge and experience to create amazing solutions that you’re proud of and helps us go to new places.

We encourage our community to come to work and get charged, so they can go home and have a great time with family and friends. As a result, you will find work challenging yet fulfilling, and structured yet creatively explorative.

As a Lead Cloud Engineer, we provide the opportunity for you to:

  • Develop your breadth and depth of skills in this role.
  • Drive the future transformation of this critical technology ecosystem.
  • Become part of a culture that lets you both learn and teach while working with people outside of your immediate area of expertise.
  • Be challenged to think more holistically.
  • Build SDKs for new Infrastructure-as-a-Service technologies that operate at high scale in a broadly distributed multi-tenant cloud environment.
  • Participate in engineering design initiatives across various disciplines of Cloud Products, and drive execution of these deployments to the highest standards.
  • Assess and/or design cloud application deployment, test, monitoring, and instrumentation of end-to-end solutions.

Relevent Experience:

  • Industry Certification in a minimum of one core technology (CNE, MCP, MCSE or Other).
  • Minimum 6 years’ experience on multiple hardware platforms and operating systems (RedHat, Solaris, other Linux) and Oracle databases is preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years as a systems administrator.
  • Previous experience in RedHat and Solaris environment is essential. Experience in Cisco UCS platform a plus.
  • Strong-Advanced knowledge of UNIX/Linux operating environments and client server technology (DBMS, WebLogix, jBoss, etc.), networking concepts; able to provide technical assistance, design and implement improved methods and procedures for troubleshooting and researching problems.
  • Advanced skill level in system performance troubleshooting.
  • Possess excellent analytical and decision making skills.
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Possess outstanding interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Required to participate in an on call rotation (includes evenings, weekends and occasional holidays.
  • Knowledge of diff services ((GIT, SMTP, DNS, OpenVPN, postfix, crons, SSL, Sensu)
  • Analysis of logs (sys, stack).
  • Debugging of App related issues.
  • Ability to cope up with new / unknown issues. (Initiative in tackling (new) problems with an imaginative approach)
  • Migration process (unknown issues, CMS migration, troubleshooting, perfection, Cpanel & other hostings knowledge, advance cli commands to pull data)
  • Platform Knowledge
  • Linux knowledge (Centos, Debian, Ubuntu)
  • Web Stack Knowledge (apache, nginx, varnish, memcache, mysql,apc, opcache)
  • Add-on process familiarities
  • Zabbix handling
  • Sensu handling

Application instruction

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and any relevent work samples

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