Cloud Engineer

Posted 1 week ago

Job ID - 307

Knoxville, TN | Cloud  Engineer | Full time

We are actively recruiting a Cloud Engineer for our client in Knoxville, TN.  This position is direct hire. Due to client request, qualified candidates must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship.



  • Work in a highly collaborative and multi-tasking, continually learning, agile, DevOps team
  • Produce high quality work, and always demonstrate a high work ethic
  • Communicate effectively and clearly; fail fast & learn from mistakes
  • Design, build, and maintain our cloud infrastructure in a truly DevOps fashion along with our Software Engineers; see “The DevOps Handbook”
  • Perform operations activities such as system configuration management, infrastructure setup, and automated builds; Kubernetes & Containers; Security
  • Create infrastructure and pipelines as code using tools such as Terraform, Ansible, and Packer along with build servers and other software
  • Perform administrative tasks related to cloud infrastructure
  • Willingness to help in a cross functional and limited polyglot manner when necessary; possibilities include learning and helping with the UI or backend services, helping the data science team, contributing to designs and architecture; plenty of learning and mentoring opportunities; we love career passion
  • Participate in peer reviews of code, designs, and tests
  • Write & verify documentation related to infrastructure, pipelines, and tools; API, Wiki, Dev docs, release notes, etc
  • Work closely with security to keep our infrastructure in sync with our policies and procedures, keeping our data safe
  • Help identify risks and propose solutions



  • CI/CD
  • AWS or Microsoft Azure
  • PostgreSQL or MySQL
  • SQL
  • Ansible, Salt, Puppet
  • ELK Stack
  • Git
  • Python
  • Java
  • Go
  • C#
  • TypeScript
  • JavaScript


Preferred Experience:

  • Caches and/or No-SQL Data Stores
  • Kubernetes and Containers
  • Java and/or Python in Containers
  • Apache Kafka
  • Other Hashicorp tools like Consul & Vault
  • Familiarity with Active Directory and LDAP integrations
  • Encryption and authorization mechanisms
  • Version control and binary artifact management tools such as git and artifactory
  • Event Sourcing and Domain-Driven Design
  • Spring and Spring Boot Support


  • Bachelor's degree (a plus) 
  • 5  years’ experience

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