Forever Remote- AWS DevOps Cloud Engineer (EMR)- (U.S. Only)

U.S. Remote

Full Time
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Posted 2 weeks ago

At Railroad19, we develop customized software solutions and provide software development services.
We are currently seeking a Remote AWS DevOps Cloud Engineer- EMR (U.S. Only) that is familiar with Apache Spark using Scala on Amazon Web Services.   

About Railroad19:

  • At Railroad19, you are part of a company that values your work and gives you the tools you need to succeed. We are headquartered in Saratoga Springs, New York, but we are a distributed team of remote developers across the US.  
  • This is a full-time role (forever remote) with paid vacation and holidays, competitive benefits, and 401k. Railroad19 provides competitive compensation with excellent benefits and a collaborative corporate culture.  
  • The role is 100% remote forever - U.S. located (EST Zone is preferred), only full time (NO- contractors, Corp-to-Corp or 1099).

Core Responsibilities

  • Understand our client's fast-moving business requirements.
  • Negotiate appropriate solutions with multiple stakeholders.
  • Write and maintain scalable enterprise quality software.
  • Develop new applications and production application support.
  • Manage the complete software development life cycle.
  • Writing functional and unit tests to maintain code quality.
  • Develop understanding of client business processes, objectives, and solution requirements.
  • Participate in project work groups with subject matter experts and stakeholders to understand data specific needs.
  • Collaborate with other teams to deliver a highly performance application that contains little or no defects.
  • Identify new opportunities, tools, and services to enhance the custom software platform.
  • Support and troubleshoot issues (process & system), identify root cause, and proactively recommend sustainable corrective actions. 

Skill & Experience Required:

  • Familiarity with Apache Spark 2.4 (Scala 2.11+)
  • Hands-on experience using and configuring SBT for building software solutions.
  • Hands-on experience with database queries (SQL) and Spark SQL
  • Experience with monitoring tools such as AWS CloudWatch, Prometheus and Grafana
  • Hands-on experience with AWS offerings: S3, EMR, CloudWatch, Lambda Functions, Step Functions
  • Familiarity with GitLab CI/CD
  • Ability to automate the building and deployment of Spark Jobs and its infrastructure.
  • Ability to write/run notebooks (Zeppelin/Jupyter)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field 
  • Self-directed, ability to multi-task, sharp analytical abilities
  • Effective communication skills
We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.
Job tags: Apache AWS CD CI Gitlab Grafana Lambda Prometheus S3 Scala Spark SQL
Job region(s): North America Remote/Anywhere
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