Sr. AWS Cloud Engineer – Telecommuting Or Office Based (CA, FL, TX, OH, NJ)

the opportunity:

Our Enterprise Software Services Unit is seeking a Sr. Cloud Engineer to join our team and help pioneer Perr&Knight’s innovative next generation web platform and SaaS applications.


  • Competitive salary including merit-based bonus plan
  • Flexible Work Program
  • Clear opportunities for career progression
  • Company-funded professional educational program
  • Generous benefits including: PTO, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401K with matching Company contributions
  • Friendly, dynamic work environment
  • Visible management commitment to our company core values of: Diversity & Inclusion, Environmental, Community and Employee Wellbeing, Excellent Work Product, Innovation, Integrity and Superior Customer Experience

What you’ll bE DOING:

  • Working in tandem with our engineering team to identify and implement the most optimal cloud-based solution for the company
  • Defining and documenting best practices and strategies regarding application deployment and infrastructure maintenance
  • Providing guidance and mentorship to development teams to build cloud competencies
  • Ensuring application performance, uptime, and scale, maintaining high standards of code quality and thoughtful design
  • Leading the designing of architecture and implementation of apps utilizing cloud services
  • Participating in all aspects of the software development life cycle, including planning, requirements, development, and testing
  • Troubleshooting incidents, identifying root causes, fixing and documenting problems, and implementing preventative measures
  • Educating teams on the implementation of new cloud-based initiatives, providing associated training
  • Employing exceptional problem-solving skills, with the ability to see and solve issues before they affect business productivity

What you’ll bring to the table:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, or mathematics
  • 6+ years of industry experience
  • 3+ years of experience architecting, designing, developing, and implementing cloud solutions on AWS platform
    • Microsoft .NET technology stack (C# / .NET, ASP.NET MVC, Web APIs) and SQL databases (Microsoft SQL Server or any other)
    • HTML5, JavaScript, and Angular
      Understanding of and experience with the five pillars of a well-achitected frameworks
  • Ability to empathize with our users and champion for their experience.
  • Ability to use data-driven approach for product decisions.
  • Strong communication and technical writing skills
  • Experience with Git, unit testing, debugging, profiling, Visual Studio, JIRA, and other tools that are typically used by developers on Microsoft technology stack.
  • AWS certifications are a plus