iRobot Corporation

  • Sr. Cloud Engineer, DevOps

    Job Locations US-MA-Bedford
    Category Information Technology
    Requisition ID
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date
    3 weeks ago(5/29/2018 11:26 AM)
  • Summary

    The Senior Cloud Engineer will report to the Cloud Platform Manager and will be responsible for automating cloud infrastructure maintenance, building new operational monitoring, alerting capabilities, implementing and maintaining cloud-developed engineering solutions. The ideal candidate will bring a consultant’s approach to supporting and interacting with key internal stakeholders.

    Essential Functions/ Job Duties

    • Standardize, build, and support a portfolio of reusable AWS cloud components, services and interfaces
    • Automate cloud infrastructure maintenance.
    • Enable DevOps solutions development & deployment paradigms.
    • Develop point and strategic solutions using Amazon AWS platforms and embrace serverless design patterns where indicated.
    • Provide enhanced operational support and sustained maintenance of deployed systems globally


    • 3+ years experience with AWS foundational cloud services for storage, computation, event processing, messaging, data processing, and analytics.
    • 3+ years of software development with object-oriented languages like Python, Java or C++ using SOA principles.
    • Strong familiarity with Linux OS (Debian or Redhat)  
    • Solid experience of JSON, XML and related notational data representations.
    • Solid understanding of DevOps principles, experience with operational tools (Ansible, Chef, Puppet, TerraForm, CloudFormation) and best practices for infrastructure and software deployment.

    Preferred Qualifications:


    • 5+ years designing and building enterprise-level software solutions with a strong emphasis on scalability, availability and reliability in the cloud.
    • Solid experience with RDBMS engines - Oracle, SQLServer, MySQL , DB2 etc
    • Extensive knowledge about APIs, RESTful services and integration with Cloud data providers
    • Experience acting in a consultant capacity for internal or external customers
    • Experience with NoSQL solutions (Cassandra, MongoDB, Azure Tablestorage, AWS DynamoDB, etc) and unstructured data processing.
    • Experience with traditional and cloud/iPaaS ETL tools like - Snaplogic, Oracle Data Integrator, Informatica, and Talend
    • Some experience streaming data processing using facilities like Azure Stream Analytics, AWS Kinesis, AWS Firehose or similar technologies is highly desirable
    • Knowledge of virtual networking
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or related discipline
    • AWS Certification is desirable
    • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills


    About Us

    We are the leading global consumer robot company, designing and building robots that empower people to do more, both inside and outside of the home. Founded by MIT roboticists who had the vision of making practical robots a reality. To date, we have sold over 20 million robots and globally employ more than 800 of the robot industry’s best and brightest. iRobot is committed to fostering invention, discovery and technological exploration in the pursuit of practical and valuable robot products for the home. iRobot stock trades on the NASDAQ stock market under the ticker symbol IRBT.


    iRobot is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts, accessible by our corporate shuttle directly from Alewife Station. We also have offices in California, the United Kingdom, Japan, China & Hong Kong. Imagine the future you could help us build as a fellow iRoboteer!


    Check out #LifeAtiRobot and follow us on Instagram: @irobotcareers



    iRobot is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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