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Senior Cloud Engineer

Company: Shutterfly
Location: San Jose
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

At Shutterfly, we make life's experiences unforgettable. We believe there is extraordinary power in the self-expression. That's why our family of brands helps customers create products and capture moments that reflect who they uniquely are.
What You'll Do Here:

As a member of this centralized infrastructure team, the Sr. Cloud Engineer shares in the ownership and responsibilities for enabling engineering activities and efficiencies related within the AWS cloud. This role blends innovation in a sophisticated cloud ecosystem with sustained compliance, while supporting a high traffic, highly visible platform with large volumes of data, third-party integrations, and challenging scalability and performance considerations. - -
- This candidate possesses a strong aptitude for learning new technologies, embracing and driving complex, highly visible, and challenging projects to completion. This role requires seasoned engineering and communication capabilities. - This individual must exhibit strong collaboration across multiple cross-functional teams and a rich set of problem-solving skills. This candidate should be self-motivated, have a passion for quality, and the ability to clearly communicate out an up to the executive level. -

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for designing, building, and supporting advanced cloud automation workflows and tools, written mostly in Terraform and Packer, used to facilitate the automated setup, configuration and deployment of workloads in the cloud. -
  • Responsible for the automated testing of infrastructure as code, using tools such as InSpec and -AWSpec/Test Kitchen -
  • Define and track metrics to monitor and improve cost efficiency across a complex, multi-account AWS implementation -
  • Design and build automated workflows/tools to enforce policies, best practices and cost controls -
  • Consult with engineering teams to optimize the provisioning of their infrastructure -
  • Contribute principles and policies to form best practices, standards and guidelines for how to be successful in Shutterfly's cloud environment -
  • Adhere to process and security standards when building infrastructure in AWS -
  • Consult with product and engineering teams to assist their education, onboarding and ongoing performance -
  • Enforcer of team budgets within the cloud -
  • Ability to understand and influence:
    • If a given infrastructure is correctly provisioned or over/under-provisioned. -
    • If something can be optimized further or is already optimized. -
    • Work with Service owners to understand the criticality of the service, and what its ideal needs are for cloud operation -
      The Skills You'll Bring:

      • Minimum 4 -years experience -in any combination of software engineering roles of some type: - DevOps, applications, services, tools/automation, release, etc. -
      • Minimum 3 -years experience -with DevOps practices and automation tooling -
      • Experience designing, developing and operating software applications/services in AWS ecosystem -
      • Experience writing code with one or more interpreted languages such as: Python, PHP, Perl, Ruby, Linux Shell -
      • Experience with Terraform or Cloud Formation scripting -
      • Experience with one or more configuration management tools such as Ansible, Chef or Puppet -
      • Experience with standard software development best practices and tools such as code repositories (Git preferred) -
      • Experience executing with agile software development best practices -
      • Hands on experience with creating web applications or web services preferred -
      • Must be very comfortable in a Linux Bash shell environment -
      • Familiarity with pervasive AWS architecture guidelines -
      • Thorough understanding of pricing/cost models across AWS services, especially compute, storage, and database offerings -
      • Must be able to multitask and work well with changing priorities in a fast paced, 24x7 environment -
      • Experience with public cloud migrations/transformations -
      • Must be highly collaborative and be able to work in a team environment, with technical and business people -
      • Excellent communication, problem solving and customer service skills with the ability to translate technical detail into non-technical information -
      • A strong ability to learn and adapt new technologies -
      • Strong ability to coordinate activities in a coordinated and highly visible manner -
      • Education: -Bachelor's degree in computer science, science, engineering or workforce equivalent Technical certifications preferred - Supporting a diverse and inclusive workforce is important to Shutterfly not only because it directly reflects our value of Embracing our Differences, but also because it's the right thing to do for our business and for our people. Learn more about our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Shutterfly DE&I.

        California : [$110,100-155,800]
        Connecticut, New York, and Rhode Island: [$110,100-142,300]
        Colorado and Washington: [$110,100-131,900]
        Nevada: [$102,800-142,300]

        This position may be eligible for a bonus incentive, health benefits, a 401K program, and other employee
        perks. More details about our company benefits can be found at -


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