Cloud Infrastructure Engineer - Business Services in Heredia at TradeStation

Date Posted: 5/10/2021

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Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Heredia, Costa Rica
TradeStation is an online brokerage firm seeking to level the playing field for self-directed investors and traders, empowering them to claim their individual financial edge.  At TradeStation, we're continuously pushing the boundaries of what's possible, encouraging out-of-the-box thinking and relentless search for innovation.  We offer a collaborative and flexible work environment, competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits and a generous PTO policy.
We are seeking a Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) with a passion for DevOps and excellence in Operations. Success in this role requires an eagerness to learn, problem-solving skills and a self-starter mindset. Day to day you may find yourself with AWS and Azure solutions to define cloud-infrastructure, mitigate security-threats, and coding on tools that enhance developer-experience. Production support and toil are met with relentless automation until we make cloud deployments stable, performant and self-managing. We are looking for a candidate who can bring a software developer’s sensibilities to building and administering cloud and Kubernetes infrastructure.Winning is measured by our ability to remove friction and accelerate development so that teams can build amazing experiences for our customers!
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Automate the deployment processes for both legacy and new systems
  • Introduce and manage modern tools for monitoring systems and applications
  • Work in a cross-functional and self-organizing team in a DevOps environment
  • Participate in Agile planning and execution
  • Automate processes and implementations
  • Open to learn and bring to the team new technologies
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:  
Required:
  • Experience with Kubernetes & managing K8 clusters
  • Scripting and automation skills (e.g. Bash, Powershell, Ruby, Python etc.)
  • Experience with SQL Server, writing and troubleshooting queries 
  • Experience administering Windows Server environments
  • Understanding of any Continuous Integration tool (e.g. VSTS, GitLab CI, TeamCity, Jenkins)
  • Understanding of network topologies and TCP/IP protocol is a plus.
  • Experience with systems and IT operations
  • Strong grasp of automation tools
  • Production support of cloud systems
  • Participate in a project creating documentation, implementation, testing and ongoing support of the solution
Top 3 skill areas:
  • Coding or scripting
  • Process re-engineering
  • Communicating and collaborating with others
Preferred:
  • IT Security knowledge
  • TIDAL scheduler
  • Configuration management and deployment automation tools (e.g. Octopus, Gitlab runners, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, DSC, VSTS, Azure DevOps)
  • Cloud architecture and deployment (AWS, Azure or GCP)
  • Hands-on Docker, Kubernetes or DCOS experience
  • Brokerage/trading platform experience
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • Minimum 3 years software industry experience