Lead Cloud Engineer AWS

Job Description

Lead Cloud Engineer (AWS)
As our Lead Cloud Engineer (AWS), you will bring your exceptional cloud engineering and security expertise to our ambitious, tight-knit team to drive security, reliability and maintainability of our cloud infrastructure, while ensuring we meet our compliance and performance obligations. If you find deep satisfaction in exactness and thrive when your team can rely on your skilled contributions, this is a great role for you!

Manage development and production infrastructure, using AWS CloudFormation wherever possible
Collaborate with other teams to architect for scaling and reliability targets
Design, implement and manage cloud-related security controls that support our cybersecurity programs (SOC 2, NIST-800-53, etc.)
Build and operate tools for monitoring health, performance and security
Implement AWS Lambda functions in Python or Javascript that call AWS services, query databases, and use third-party APIs
Perform compliance testing of cloud infrastructure in accordance with our security and operational controls, and document in our GRC software
Required Qualifications
5+ years of operations or development experience in a production SaaS environment
2+ years of experience with AWS that includes CloudFormation, RDS, and ECS/EKS/Fargate
Proficient with Python or Javascript
Previous experience with Docker and container orchestration
Strong understanding of security operations
Linux system administration experience
Familiarity with managing SQL databases and basic SQL queries
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Desired Qualifications
Bachelors degree in computer science, information technology, mathematics, or equivalent
Experience participating in annual and ongoing SOC 2 Type 1 and 2 3rd party audits
Familiarity with OWASP, NIST SP800-53, and SOC 2
Experience ith GitLab CI
Our backend tech stack:
Python 3 (aiohttp, asyncpg, pytest)
AWS (CloudFormation, ECS, RDS, S3, CloudFront, EC2, and many others)
About SAVVI Financial
We are MIT-trained, Ph.D. mathematicians, engineers and data scientists, specializing in quantitative finance, applied analytics, and robust optimization. For over 20 years, our core team has applied our skills to solve real-world problems in the areas of finance, healthcare, and transportation systems. At SAVVI, we focus our academic expertise, portfolio management experience, and major advancements in algorithmic models and computational processing to solve the complex challenge of personal financial decision-making.

Were on a mission to democratize financial advice, and we need your help to scale and grow our product.

Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time. The position requires a background check and a drug test.

Work in United States
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Company Name

SAVVI Financial


Brian Harrison

President, SAVVI Financial

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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