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Robert Half Software Engineer in Glendale, California


We are offering a contract employment opportunity for a Software Engineer to work remotely. This role is focused on operations within the software industry, specifically within the realm of cloud technologies and application development. The successful candidate will be part of a team providing both tools and guidance for operations in AWS, acting as a productivity multiplier and offering a 'cloud-native' perspective on application architecture, infrastructure, and deployment strategies.


• Monitor and address inbound issues reported via Jira, email, and Slack

• Assist in the creation and maintenance of infrastructure tooling and scripts (Terraform, Python, etc.) to drive efficiencies

• Implement and execute best practices and security standards for operating in the cloud

• Contribute to a library of shared modules and champion best practices for cloud architecture

• Participate in investigations and RCA’s to continuously improve by learning from failures

• Work with infrastructure tooling to form cloud infrastructure as code

• Automate processes and workflows where applicable

• Provide operational and technical guidance to Application Development (DevOps) teams utilizing the AWS environment

• Monitor and work on account management and configuration management tasks as required

• Ensure the maintenance of accurate customer credit records and processing of customer credit applications.


Interview Process:

  • 30-minute screen

  • 1-hour technical panel with the team

Questions to Expect:

  • Complex IAM policy construction and management, multi-tenant environments, least privileged resource restrictions

  • AWS network traffic flow and management at scale

  • Cloud Account Management for streaming

  • Platform infrastructure baselines

  • Best practices and new features in AWS (not dev pipelines)

Role Details:

  • Heavy focus on AWS security (networks, logging, IAM)

  • Backfill role with plans for growth

  • Goal is to convert or extend based on business needs

  • Remote US, onsite presence may aid conversion to full time employment

Top Skills Needed:

  • Complex IAM permissions and AWS security

  • AWS networking

  • Terraform and Python

  • Tools: Confluence, Jira, PagerDuty, GitHub

Team Info:

  • 1 of 2 cloud platform teams at client

  • Team builds platforms for developers to build streaming services

  • Diverse AWS background required (not just pipelines or container workflows)

  • Team currently consists of 6 engineers and a manager, expecting growth soon

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