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Senior Cloud Engineer

  • Location: Plano, 75024
  • Salary: 65.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 5 months ago

This international network integration leader has an immediate 12+ month contract opportunity in Plano, TX for a Senior Cloud Engineer. Will be working remotely initially through 2021 but must be available to work onsite in Plano, TX in the future (will by hybrid onsite/remote).  Come work with a team designing and developing next generation technology for the future of transportation. Our team is creating connected systems that both improve the automotive access experience and enable new mobility solutions and services.

We are looking for a Cloud Software Engineer to help design and prototype complex, scalable, and robust cloud services for connected vehicle systems that push forward the state of the art. The ideal candidates are enthusiastic about cloud applications and excited about working closely with others on small development teams, and energized by working on technically challenging projects that include embedded applications, cloud services, and mobile apps.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 5+ years software engineering experience.

  • Experience with IoT solutions.

  • Experience with at least two dynamic languages (e.g., Ruby, Python, JavaScript) and one static language (e.g., Scala, Java, C#).

  • 5 + years’ experience building secure cloud services/systems.

  • Designing and building interfaces (APIs) and custom protocols.

  • Designing and building event-driven micro service-oriented cloud architectures.

  • Experience with SQL and relational databases (e.g., MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle), and NoSQL databases (e.g., Cassandra).

  • Experience with document-oriented storage and caching (e.g., Redis).

  • Experience with message brokers and queueing (e.g., AMQP, MQTT).

  • Understanding of network protocols (e.g., TCP, HTTP).

Preferred Requirements:

  • Passion for technology and problem solving.

  • Strong commitment to quality, attention to detail, and user experience.

  • Strong ability to work independently and as a member of a diverse team.

  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to develop drawings and documentation to communicate complex problems and solutions to both engineers and non-engineers.

  • Desire to learn constantly and dive into new areas with unfamiliar technologies.

  • Ability to develop a variety of applications, from low-fidelity proof-of-concepts to production-intent solutions.

  • Experience applying cybersecurity principles and protocols to build end-to-end secure systems.

  • Experience building and deploying cloud systems with Amazon Web Services (AWS).

  • Experience using Containers and orchestration frameworks (e.g., Docker Swarm, Kubernetes).

  • Experience with Unix-like operating systems.

  • Experience developing new products and technology with an agile team.

  • Experience building real-time interactive integrated systems.

  • Experience in all phases of software development (feasibility, design, implementation, integration, test, and support), preferably experience with complex systems that include multiple domains.

  • Ability to work across multiple disciplines (systems, embedded, cloud web, mobile, testing).

  • Experience with Git.
  • Automotive industry experience is a plus.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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