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AWS Engineer (Compute & Storage)

Company: G-research
Location: Dallas
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Do you want to tackle the biggest questions in finance with near infinite compute power at your fingertips?G-Research is a leading quantitative research and technology firm, with offices in London and Dallas.We are proud to employ some of the best people in their field and to nurture their talent in a dynamic, flexible and highly stimulating culture where world-beating ideas are cultivated and rewarded.This is a hybrid role based in our new Dallas infrastructure hub where we work on the latest technologies in a cutting-edge environment.The roleG-Researchs Cloud Engineering group is seeking an AWS Engineer specializing in Cloud Compute and Storage to join its rapidly expanding global team based in Dallas.As an AWS Engineer (Compute & Storage), you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining our global compute and storage estate within AWS. This crucial role will rely on your expertise to deploy highly available compute and storage solutions to help support the company's operational needs and strategic goals.Key responsibilities of the role include:Becoming the in-house subject matter expert on AWS Compute and Storage servicesDesigning scalable, reliable, and secure Compute and Storage solutions and architectures within the AWS ecosystemCollaborating with compute and storage teams to enforce strict security measures, ensuring compliance with internal policiesCollaborating with consumer teams to design and build solutions based on requirementsAutomating deployments and operations using scripting languages, such as Python, and infrastructure as code tools, such as AWS CloudFormation and TerraformDeveloping and maintaining disaster recovery strategies for solutions and participating in DR testing where applicableProactively investigating and advising on cost saving for consumer teams for new and existing solutionsMonitoring and providing advice on current and upcoming costs alongside implementing cost-saving measures where possible to optimize spendingStaying informed and actively monitoring AWS for updates to service offerings, reporting your recommendations back to our consumer teams and stakeholdersYou will be part of an exciting and challenging work environment, working with some of the best engineers in the industry. You will benefit from investment in technology, training, conference attendance, career development and cross-team growth opportunities.Who are we looking for?The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:+3 years of experience in Compute and Storage, with a focus on AWSExpertise in at least one programming language, such asPython or GolangExpertise in infrastructure as code tooling; minimum one of Terraform, Cloudformation or AnsibleStrong proficiency in AWS Compute and Storage tools and services including, but not limited to, EC2, ECS, EKS, VPCs, S3, EBS and EFS.Solid understanding of cloud computing principles, architectures, and services offered by AWSExperience working in cross-functional teams and collaborating with stakeholders across different departmentsExcellent communication skills, with the ability to present complex ideas and findings to technical and non-technical audiencesProven ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and manage multiple projects simultaneouslyAWS certification(s), such as AWS Certified Solutions Architect, or AWS Certified SysOps Administrator, is highly desirable.Why should you apply?Market-leading compensation plus annual discretionary bonusInformal dress code and excellent work/life balanceExcellent paid time off allowanceSick days, military leave, and family and medical leaveGenerous 401(k) plan16-weeks fully paid parental leaveMedical and Prescription, Dental, and Vision insuranceLife and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) insuranceEmployee Assistance and Wellness programsGenerous relocation allowance and supportGreat selection of office snacks, and hot & cold drinksOn-site gym and car parkby Jobble

Keywords: G-research, Dallas , AWS Engineer (Compute & Storage), Engineering , Dallas, Texas

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