Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

San Mateo, CA, USA

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Snowflake started with a clear vision: develop a cloud data platform that is effective, affordable, and accessible to all data users. Snowflake developed an innovative new product with a built-for-the-cloud architecture that combines the power of data warehousing, the flexibility of big data platforms, and the elasticity of the cloud at a fraction of the cost of traditional solutions. We are now a global, world-class organization with offices in more than a dozen countries and serving many more.

Snowflake started with a clear vision: develop a cloud data platform that is effective, affordable, and accessible to all data users. Snowflake developed an innovative new product with a built-for-the-cloud architecture that combines the power of data warehousing, the flexibility of big data platforms, and the elasticity of the cloud at a fraction of the cost of traditional solutions. We are now a global, world-class organization with offices in more than a dozen countries and serving many more.

We’re hiring talented Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineers  to join us.  This position will be focused on leading engineering efforts related to the infrastructure layer of the Snowflake service with a strong focus on AWS while also supporting Azure and GCP.  This position will require excellent technical architecture and project management skills in addition to hands on development work.  

AS A SENIOR CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEER AT SNOWFLAKE YOU WILL: 

  • Work on providing a highly automated Cloud-based runtime environment for deploying and scaling a distributed, multi-tenant, high performance compute platform.
  • Develop tools to facilitate greater automation and operability of services.
  • Design and build net-new production grade environments for advanced analytical workloads.
  • Plan, lead, and execute complicated technical projects that interact with a wide variety of teams within the company.
  • Utilize your deep experience and problem solving skills to help prevent and investigate production issues.
  • Participate in a shared on-call rotation.

OUR IDEAL SENIOR CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEER WILL HAVE: 

  • Significant experience with AWS (6+ years), including design, implementation, and maintenance of large scale environments.
  • Ability to work on complicated projects with multiple stages and convert long term strategy into short and long-term objectives.
  • Extremely strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong automation programming skills.  Must have CS fundamentals and a track record of implementing highly reliable software.
  • Strong knowledge and implementation history of Terraform, ansible and other orchestration frameworks.
  • Strong understanding of networking, Linux, distributed systems, cloud design patterns, API's, and security.
  • Tremendous attention to details and ability to build reliable and scalable software systems.
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills.
  • Solid interpersonal skills conducive to a team environment.
  • Self-driven & motivated, with a strong work ethic and a passion for problem solving.

BONUS POINTS FOR EXPERIENCE WITH THE FOLLOWING: 

  • Prior experience implementing and maintaining analytical environments / analysis systems 
  • Prior experience with Container orchestration platforms is a bonus.
  • Experience with Azure and/or GCP 
 

Snowflake is growing fast, and we’re scaling our team to help enable and accelerate our growth. We are looking for people who share our values, challenge ordinary thinking, and push the pace of innovation while building a future for themselves and Snowflake. 

How do you want to make your impact? 

Snowflake is growing fast, and we’re scaling our team to help enable and accelerate our growth. We are looking for people who share our values, challenge ordinary thinking, and push the pace of innovation while building a future for themselves and Snowflake. 

How do you want to make your impact?

Job tags: Ansible AWS Azure GCP High performance Linux Terraform
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