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AWS Cloud Engineer (Networking)

Company: G-Research
Location: Dallas
Posted on: June 9, 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-Research's Infrastructure group is seeking an AWS Cloud Engineer, specializing in Cloud Networking, to join its rapidly expanding global team based in Dallas.As an AWS Cloud Networking Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining our global network infrastructure within AWS. This crucial role aims to ensure high availability and robust connectivity across our network, supporting the company's operational needs and strategic goals.Key responsibilities of the role include:Being the in-house subject matter expert on AWS NetworkingDesigning scalable, reliable, and secure network architectures within the AWS ecosystemCollaborating with security teams to enforce network security measures and ensure compliance with internal policiesCollaborating with consumer teams to design and develop network patterns based on application requirementsAutomating network deployments and operations using scripting languages, such as Python, and infrastructure as code tools, such as AWS CloudFormation and TerraformRegularly assessing network performance, address bottlenecks, and provide solutions for network optimizationDeveloping and maintaining disaster recovery strategies and participating in regular DR testing to ensure a rapid response to network outages and failuresMonitoring network costs and implementing cost-saving measures where possible to optimize spendingStaying informed about AWS networking updates and service offerings, reporting back recommendations to 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 cloud networking, with a focus on AWSExpertise in at least one programming language, such as Python or GolangExpertise in infrastructure as code tooling; at least one of Terraform, Cloudformation or AnsibleExperience in configuring Palo Alto firewalls is desirableStrong proficiency in AWS networking tools and services, including VPCs, Direct Connect, Private link, Transit Gateway and Route53Solid 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 Advanced Networking, AWS Certified Solutions Architect, or AWS Certified SysOps Administrator is highly desirableExperience with CloudWan is also highly desirableWhy 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 park

Keywords: G-Research, Dallas , AWS Cloud Engineer (Networking), Engineering , Dallas, Texas

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