Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer


New York City, NY, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 01/08/2021
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  • Company Address: 45 West 34th Street Suite 710, New York, NY, 10001

About HYPR

HYPR Secures Decentralized Access to Our Connected World.

Job Description

HYPR Corp is seeking a passionate, driven, and business focused Senior Infrastructure Engineer with a focus on cloud systems, to join a team of Engineers that focus on all internal and external physical and cloud-based infrastructure and public-facing cloud infrastructure. Reporting to the Senior Architect, your role will be to lead all aspects of the cloud engineering infrastructure, and support the internal infrastructure.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Full life cycle support of the corporate cloud architecture(public and private), and Internal server systems.  Design. Plan, Build, Extend, and Support all new and existing cloud and on premise infrastructure.   

Create new and support existing cloud systems to fit the needs of the organization; securely, scalably with maximum performance. This includes servers, services, security, connectivity, availability, reliability etc..

Respond to Cloud/Server related issues escalated through the Internal Helpdesk or through external vendors. This may include communicating with end users, mentoring/teaching lower tiers of support about infrastructure basics and otherwise helping push the team’s long term plans forward.

Be available to troubleshoot infrastructure systems in the office, or remotely as part of the on-call rotation

Create and Test Security measures and countermeasures.

Own the inventory of infrastructure tools and hardware. Be responsible for the procurement, provisioning, deprovisioning, or retirement of all equipment, servers, services, and virtual machines.

Automation is critical to success in this organization. Development of scripts or other tools to automate regular tasks is crucial to covering as much ground as possible.

Backup/Recovery of all server configurations.

Maintain complete technical documentation

Suggest improvements to network performance, capacity and scalability

Monitoring Alerting & Response. The Senior cloud engineer (infrastructure) will be responsible for monitoring and acting on the following.

    Uptime (Reliability)
    Threat Detection

Enforce appropriate use of the cloud infrastructure through:

    Access Control
    QOS Management
Basic Qualifications:

Any of the following professional certifications:

    CompTIA Network+ certification
    Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)
    AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (or equivalent experience)
    AWS Solutions Architect (or equivalent experience)
    Preferred Qualifications:

AWS Solutions Architect Professional

    Industry-related experience as a Senior Cloud Engineer or System Administrator
    In-depth understanding of communication protocols (mainly TCP/IP) and routing protocols (e.g. BGP, OSPF)
    Proven history of building deploying and maintaining medium to large scale server deployments in a virtual environment
    Familiarity with access control models and network security
    Knowledge of coding languages for scripting (e.g Python, Bash)
    Experience with systems diagnostic, monitoring and analysis tools
    Solid understanding of Linux and Windows operating systems (RHEL,DEB,Win2012+)
    Sharp troubleshooting skills
    Ability to work independently
    Organizational and mentoring skills

Any of the above certifications

BS/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field, or equivalent experience in the field.

Work authorization: H1B or US Citizen

Full Time Opportunity:  Yes, on location at HYPR HQ
What we are looking for:

    Someone who is driven, passionate, and strives for success in all aspects of their Cloud Engineering career.
    Strong critical thinking and the ability to resolve issues in a timely fashion.
    Someone with a deep passion for automation.
    Team Player - Someone who not only enjoys working on a team, but someone that strives for the ability to teach their colleagues and be in a constant state of knowledge transfer.
    Expert knowledge in ALL of AWS(EC2, R53, RDS, Elasticache, networking, etc.) with a working knowledge in Azure (working knowledge of GCP is a plus)
    Solid technical background/understanding of Infrastructure Development (Writing API’s, automation, scripting, understanding of software development procedures)
    Deep technical experience with Linux (RHEL, Centos, Debian) and Windows (Windows 10, Server 2012, Server 2016, Server 2019)
    Working knowledge of public facing web applications and the ability to troubleshoot web applications (firewall rules, ports, database issues, OS dependencies, etc.)
    Automation/scripting/software development with Python (PowerShell and Bash is a huge plus)
    Working knowledge of containerization (Docker) and orchestration (Kubernetes) in AWS, Azure, and on-prem in a virtualized environment (ESXi/vCenter)
    Working knowledge of monitoring cloud instances and containers.
Primary technologies used in this role:




    Ansible (Infrastructure-As-Code/Configuration Management)

Operating Systems;

    RHEL(And Variants)
    Debian (And Variants)
    Windows 10
    Windows Server 2012
    Windows Server 2016

Ticket Systems;

What HYPR offers:

• All frontend and backend engineers are Senior, you’re joining a team of All Stars who consistently deliver the highest quality code and products in tight timelines
• An organiszation with a great work life balance. Many of our employees have families and responsibilities outside of the office that they are able to easily meet.
• Extreme product focus, at HYPR you’ll never be spinning your wheels on tasks that do not matter. Everything we develop is cutting edge and important.
• High levels of ownership. We understand that we are able to do our best work when we can bring insights together.
• An emphasis on collaboration and access to giants in the industry. We achieve our best because we employ the best.
• Our engineers use the latest frameworks and language iterations. Our marketing, sales, ops and more utilize the best and latest tools for innovation and scale.

Benefits Include:

• Competitive Salary & Equity offer with significant upside as we scale
• Great Medical/Dental/Vision coverage, as well as FSA/HSA, 401k available and more
• Generous equipment budget and customized workstation. You will have what you need to be successful
HYPR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.