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Cloud Engineer

Discovery Inc
Sterling, VA 20164
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Discovery Inc

Location: Sterling, Virginia, United States,
Req ID: 30121


Discovery is hiring a Cloud Engineer who is passionate about using software-based approaches to solve complex governance at scale challenges and using automation to create governance as a service. Youll be part of a Global Cloud Governance and Engineering team where we have a strong focus on using engineering and software practices to manage and scale cloud infrastructure and build out cloud products in a multi cloud environment. You will lead and contribute to initiatives aimed at scaling our infrastructure, process, systems, FinOps, Governance and automation.

You will be expected to lead various initiatives, be deeply technical, capable of building solutions yourself or leveraging other engineers on the team to accomplish the task. You have amazing diplomacy skills. You have experience practicing infrastructure-as-code as well as related areas, CICD, DevOps, and Agile development. In addition, youll have strong systems knowledge and troubleshooting abilities.

An ideal candidate will be passionate about cloud technology and innovation in the cloud. This person will thrive on working in a global environment and will look for opportunities to innovate to solve complex enterprise challenges.


  • Work on providing a highly automated infrastructure for deploying and scaling a distributed, multi-tenant, high performance compute and data platform.
  • Develop software and tooling to facilitate greater automation and operability of services.
  • Mentor other engineers, overseeing their designs, code quality, and integration into a team.
  • Provide guidance on design, coding, and operational best practices, and have a track-record of applying these best practices to software that you have worked on. You can propose and create best practices proactively where none exist.
  • Utilize your deep experience and problem solving skills to help prevent and investigate production issues as well as participate in a shared on-call rotation.


  • BS/CS, MS/CS or equivalent.
  • At least 9 years of overall experience in software, systems, and infrastructure
  • At least 4 years of experience managing public cloud infrastructure, such as AWS, GCP, or Azure, including design, implementation, and maintenance of large scale compute environments.
  • Strong software development skills in languages such as Go/Java/Python. Must have CS fundamentals and a track record of implementing highly reliable software.
  • Strong knowledge and implementation history of Terraform, Ansible, Salt, Pulumi, CloudFormation and/or other similar IaC tooling.
  • Deep understanding of Docker, Linux, networking, distributed systems, microservice architecture, cloud design patterns, and security.
  • Experience with container orchestration technologies such as Kubernetes, OpenShift, DC/OS (Mesos / Marathon), Titus, AWS EKS, or Google GKE is strongly desired.
  • Able to calmly and efficiently debug, troubleshoot, and resolve complex technical issues.
  • Solid interpersonal skills conducive to a team environment.
  • Self-driven & motivated, with a strong sense of ownership, work ethic, and a passion for problem solving.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Can effectively communicate vision and plan with the audience.
  • Experience in working across product, engineering, and analytics teams to evaluate new ideas, discuss technical concepts, create scalable designs, implement new models, and make tradeoffs to remove roadblocks.
  • Must have the legal right to work in the United States


Posted: 2021-10-13 Expires: 2021-11-14

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