Senior Cloud Engineer Austin, TX

Senior Cloud Engineer

Full Time • Austin, TX
What you’ll be called: Senior Cloud Engineer
Where you’ll work: KWRI Headquarters—Austin, TX
 
Named a Happiest Company to Work for in 2019; one of the Best Places to Work in Austin, TX; and featured on the Training Magazine Training 125 list seven times, Keller Williams Realty International (KWRI) thrives within a creative and collaborative culture where transforming the real estate industry through technology is our primary goal.
 
What you’ll do:
You will be embedded within a team of data engineers as their SRE subject matter expert, playing a key role in bringing a cloud data lake from POC to production. You will own reliability of this project, as well as assisting the data team in self-service infrastructure deployments. Your experience with operations around data will be of value here (capacity planning, monitoring, resilience, etc.). You will also be part of a larger team of SREs, assisting with the operations of two microservice-based applications.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage operations aspects (performance, uptime, reliability, and resilience) of business-critical data assets.
  • Own provisioning of cloud infrastructure, working with the data team to accomplish this in a self-service fashion.
  • Work with data and development teams to handle operational requirements.
  • Identify improvements to infrastructure and operational procedures.
  • Help guide data and SRE teams in automation of manual processes.
  • Help lead operational runbook creation and maintenance.
  • Participate in incident response (some after-hours on-call will be required).
Minimum Qualifications:
  • 4+ years operational experience.
  • Application and infrastructure monitoring.
  • Cloud hosting providers such as GCP, AWS, Azure (GCP Preferred)
  • Cloud orchestration and/or configuration management with Terraform.
  • Creating and implementing containerization strategies using Docker.
  • Microservice orchestration using Kubernetes.
  • Continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD)
  • Supporting databases including backup and recovery procedures, such as MySQL and MongoDB.
  • At least one high-level programming language, such as Python (preferred), Ruby, Perl.
  • Linux.
  • Working and influencing across teams.
  • Guiding the direction of one’s own teams.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 7+ years operational experience
  • Experience with IaC: Terraform (preferred), Cloudformation.
  • Supporting databases, including backup and recovery procedures, such as MySQL and MongoDB
  • Experience with messaging services: Pub/Sub (preferred), Kafka, Spark
Who are we?
Keller Williams Realty Inc. is the largest real estate company by agent count across the globe and is number one in units and volume in the United States. Founded in 1983, we pride ourselves on an agent-centric, technology-driven and education-based culture that rewards agents as stakeholders. Keller Williams Realty International (KWRI), is the company’s corporate headquarters located in Austin, TX. Here, through a focus on cutting edge technology, education, and products and services, we support our agents and associates to create careers worth having, businesses worth owning, lives worth living, experiences worth giving and legacies worth leaving. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.





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