Job Description

We're Softway. We are an independent digital agency with offices in Houston, TX and Bengaluru, India. We do work we're proud of. Work that makes an impact on our clients' business and, hopefully, the world. We do it by bringing bright people together from all walks of life and every imaginable background, letting them loose on a challenge, and giving them the freedom to explore the possibilities.


WHO WE WANT:

We’re looking for an experienced Cloud Specialist to join our growing team in India. These should sound like you:

Responsible for server planning, implementation and maintenance of server and network infrastructures and projects. At Softway, you define your own role, but here’s a baseline of all that we challenge you to as a Cloud Specialist


  • A true strategist:
    • Planning capacity of a new server infrastructure with respect to new applications in consultation with developers and architects.
    • Ensuring catastrophe recovery and continuity at all times through adherence to Softway’s BCP (Business Continuity Plan)
    • Create test plans to oversee the actual cut over mechanisms and continuity of operations related to all the company server infrastructure such as Application servers, Database servers, storage servers
  • You make security a priority:
    • Fortifying the server with regard to applications and attacks and implementing auto failback modes for a stabilized complex cluster environment set up
  • You’re savvy with end-to-end server set-up:
    • Deploying, configuring and troubleshooting
      • LAMP Stack and Nginx server
      • MySQL and Mongo DB server
      • Ubuntu and CentOS Server
  • You’re a hands-on professional when it comes to:
    • EC2, load balance and auto-scaling policy
    • Lambda Service
    • S3 and AWS glacier
    • Relational Database Service [RDS]
    • Route 53 [R53] including domain migration for different service providers
    • Virtual Private Cloud [VPC], CloudFront API gateway
    • Simple Email Service [SES] and Simple Notification Service [SNS]
  • You’re a tech geek when it comes to:
    • Linux environment
    • Log management system [KIBAN]
    • GITLAb server deployment and maintenance
    • Openstack
    • HA Proxy
    • Ansible or Chef
    • Docker Environment and container service
    • VMware and AWS infrastructure
    • Azure and Google cloud platform
    • Dynamo DB and Elastic Cache
    • Web application firewall, Cloud Front, Cloud Watch and Cloud Trail

Requirements


WHAT WE EXPECT OF YOU:


Do you connect with these qualities and skills? Do you have what it takes to be a Cloud Specialist in Softway? Find out


  • Be flexible: Must be able to prioritize with the ability to adapt to the changing needs of the business while meeting deadlines. Ability to bring in fresh ideas and diversity in work style.
  • Have excellent communication skills: You have excellent interpersonal skills. You are good at communication with both technical and non-technical groups. You are able to explain clearly and concisely and justify ideas when faced with competing alternatives. You exhibit strong documentation and organizational skills.
  • You are a team player: You thrill in collaborating and working with a diverse set of people. You will work closely with team members, project managers, business analysts and architects to create solutions for moderate to complex enterprise level requirements in group. Must be able to communicate and interact effectively with management, staff employees, customers and vendors.
  • You are self-motivated: Must be ready to handle projects single- handedly. You’re passionate about meeting project and customers’ needs. You thrill in learning new frameworks/technologies/tools. You show unwavering commitment to service and product excellence. Must be able to proactively work to improve individual performance and take full responsibility for individual project achievement or work in a team.
  • Business savvy: You understand key business drivers and are sensitive to business operations and are able to contribute to improve business. You have analytical abilities and are able to develop creative, technical solutions to real business problems. Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements. Logical thinking and strong analytical reasoning comes naturally to you.
  • You are good at time management:

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