Engineer 2, Python, AWS

Job Details
Posted Date:
July 3, 2024
Job ID:
remote , Minnesota
2 years
Job Description
  • Location: remote, Minnesota
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #46052

Technology Partners is currently seeking a talented Engineer 2. Do you have experience with Python (boto3) and Terraform development, with a strong understanding of core Amazon Web Services (AWS)? Let us help you make your next big career move a reality!

What You Will Be Doing:

As an Engineer 2, you will use your technical knowledge of professional concepts to solve business problems. We are looking for a talented individual who can serve as a subject matter expert in their area of focus and represent their department on complex assignments. You will be responsible for evaluating elements of technology's effectiveness through requirements gathering, testing, research, and investigation, and making recommendations for improvements resulting in increased quality and effectiveness. You will be required to listen to and evaluate customer needs to determine and provide high-quality solutions that align with customer expectations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate elements of technology's effectiveness through requirements gathering, testing, research, and investigation.
  • Make recommendations for improvements resulting in increased quality and effectiveness.
  • Listen to and evaluate customer needs to determine and provide high-quality solutions.
  • Automate configurations and templates for customer use to consume various AWS-based services.
  • Manage AWS-based services, and measure and maintain reliability through instrumentation and monitoring.
  • Interface with multiple development teams to provide services and support.
  • Create and modify medium to complex Python and Terraform (HCL) code to enable customers to more easily consume AWS services.
  • Perform local development builds, contribute to code reviews, planning, testing, and coordinate implementation activities.
  • Participate in on-call rotation, which includes 24/7 support every two months in multiple production environments.
  • Work with cloud vendors and external technical support on upgrades, problem resolution, and design issues.
  • Build and foster close working relationships with application development customers.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • 2+ years of software development experience.
  • 2+ years of Python (boto3) and Terraform development experience.
  • 2+ years of experience with core Amazon Web Services such as Route 53, EC2 (AMI, EBS, ELB, ASG), S3, CloudWatch, CloudFormation, ElasticBeanstalk, ElastiCache, IAM, VPC, RDS, DynamoDB, SQS, and SNS.
  • Commitment to incorporating security into all decisions and daily job responsibilities.
  • Ability to coach and mentor team members and customers.
  • Experience with the design and build of web application cloud infrastructure.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Linux command line interface.
  • Experience with software design methodologies, information systems architecture, object-oriented design, and software design patterns.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum methodology.
  • Ability to quickly triage problems, determine root causes and drive resolution.
  • Familiarity with Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Knowledge of version control tools, such as git, BitBucket, and GitHub.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or related field.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Experience in Jira, Confluence, Maven, and Jenkins.
  • Experience with Linux package management (rpm, yum, dnf, etc.).
  • Experience with HTTP/Proxy servers (Apache, Nginx).
  • Experience installing, configuring, and troubleshooting application platforms, with a preference for experience working with Java web application platforms (e.g., Tomcat, Spring Boot, etc.).
  • Experience with monitoring and alerting tools such as Dynatrace, CloudWatch, or similar.
  • Experience with log aggregation and management tools such as Splunk.
  • Experience working with configuration management tools. Examples: Ansible.
  • Systems performance tuning and load testing are a plus.
  • Familiarity with large-scale systems and methodologies.

Pay: $49 – $70 /hr.

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to provide sponsorship at this time or accept candidates who would require a corp-to-corp agreement.

If this position sounds like you, WE SHOULD TALK!

We realize our people are our most valuable asset, that is why we offer the following benefits:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Long and Short-Term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Direct deposit
  • Referral program

Your better future is ready, and we want to put the right tools in your hands to get you there. Let's go!

Keywords: Engineer 2, technical knowledge, business problems, subject matter expert, technology effectiveness, requirements gathering, testing, research, AWS, automation, Python, Terraform, cloud infrastructure, Linux

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Technology Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Technology Partners does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal civil rights laws.

All offers of employment at Technology Partners are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check and drug screening that meet corresponding laws and regulations at the city, state and federal level.

Pay ranges are influenced by candidate qualifications, experience, and role specifics, with the actual rate determined considering skills, market conditions, and are subject to change by the employer; pay negotiations follow all state and federal legal guidelines.

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