Cloud Systems Aviator

Location: Seattle, WA

Department: Engineering

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

About You

You have a passion for designing and implementing distributed systems. You have deep knowledge of hardware, OS, networking, storage, and the automation framework that makes it all robust and manageable at scale in the cloud. You excel when working in small, dynamic, and fast-paced teams. Your self-driven attitude helps you thrive in unstructured environments. You are accomplished at what you do, and long for the chance to work on a mix of bold innovations that will push boundaries and change the way millions of people interact with technology. You are one of us.

About Us

We are a diverse group of entrepreneurially-minded engineers working on raising the bar for modern productivity and collaboration. The Innovation Studio we've built affords us the flexibility and the excitement of an early-stage startup environment, without the funding challenges or all-or-nothing risk that comes from a singular product focus. We’re a smart, social, and passionate team, looking for other fearless adventurers to join us on our journey.


  • Design, build, and operate scalable cloud based services that will support millions of clients and applications talking to your cloud services
  • Build and maintain API load balancer, platform QoS monitoring, content delivery networks, and virtual private networks
  • Leverage both bare metal and cloud solutions to deliver best-in-class hybrid infrastructure solutions
  • Design reliable service architectures, maintain high-level SLAs
  • Create supporting network and security subsystems
  • Accomplish organizational goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments


  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 3+ years developing cloud services and platforms
  • Experience in any one of the cloud platforms: VMware, Hyper-V, Xen, OpenStack, CloudStack, AWS, Azure
  • Experience with various OS platforms including Windows, Unix, and Mac OS
  • Advance level understanding on platform performance optimization in Unix/Linux/Windows
  • The ability to use intelligence monitoring, scripting and tools
  • Experience utilizing C++
  • Experience developing on and working with distributed storage systems
  • Experience developing and fine-tuning low-latency distributed systems
  • Experience developing SaaS platform APIs and SDKs
  • Familiar with test-driven development processes
  • Experience with distributed version control like Git, Bazaar, Mercurial
  • Self-driven to take challenges head-on and achieve goals
  • Excel at working in small, dynamic and fast-paced groups
  • Familiar with agile software development process

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Experience architecting SaaS platforms
  • Understand fault models and able to design fault-tolerant distributed systems
  • Experience with x86 server and converged infrastructure technologies including IBM, Dell, HP and Cisco
  • Experience with storage platforms including NetApp, EMC, IBM, HP, & Dell Compilent
  • Ability to repeatedly,  consistently, and reliably perform technology design, build, and deployment tasks
  • Reliable and consistent
  • Speaks and acts with integrity and consideration of others
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