Cloud Engineering Team Lead

| West Suburbs

Overview Ensono’s Public Cloud Center of Excellence is focused on the delivery, architecture, and automation required to run mission-critical applications in the public cloud (AWS and Azure). You will be working on a variety of projects and solutions for household names using the latest technology including AWS, Terraform, Ansible, Saltstack, Datadog, Jenkins, Packer, Bitbucket, Containers etc. A passion for your team, AWS, client service, and automation is a must.
 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the team on a day to day basis
  • Conduct regular 1:1s and quarterly performance reviews
  • Resource manage project work and BAU support
  • Maintain high availability through proactive measures.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues.
  • Ensure clients are updated on current status of work and issues.
  • Lead on proactively improving ways of working and processes.
  • Partake in an oncall rota to provide 24x7 4th line support for Ensono’s AWS clients.
  • Proactively keep up to date on AWS services and developments.

 

Requirements:

  • 3 years+ successful team leading experience  ( or equivalent demonstrable ability )
  • 10+ years’ experience in supporting highly customer-focused mission critical environments (e.g. high profile websites or enterprise infrastructure) essential.
  • 2+ years’ experience of engineering, architecting, or supporting AWS solutions.
  • Excellent O/S knowledge – Linux or Windows ( e.g. RHCE or MCSE or equivalent knowledge )
  • Experience of implementing and supporting AWS based instances and services (e.g. EC2, S3, EBS, ELB, RDS, IAM, Route53, Cloudfront, Elasticache).
  • One or more AWS Associate level certifications such as SysOps Administrator Associate (CSOA), Solutions Architect Associate (CSAA), etc., preferably an AWS Professional level certification such as Solutions Architect Professional (CSAP) or DevOps Engineer Professional (DOEP)
  • Experience of building and maintaining scalable and auto-scaled environments using automation and configuration management tools (e.g. Cloudformation/Terraform and Ansible/Puppet) beneficial or can be gained.
  • Scripting ability useful.
  • Experience of using Git for version control useful
  • Good knowledge of TCP/IP.
  • A degree in a computing-related discipline or equivalent ability and knowledge.
  • Experience of working in an ITIL environment beneficial.
  • Desire to continually grow, develop and improve.
  • Proven ability to develop a team and improve teamwork
  • Proven experience of carrying out effective recruitment
  • Ability to confidently and calmly assess and resolve issues
  • Good communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • AzureLanguages
    • AWSLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • AWSFrameworks

Location

Our HQ is 22 miles from the Loop; near Belmont station, BNSF line. Plenty of places to eat & shop! 2nd office is in downtown Chicago on Madison Ave.

An Insider's view of Ensono

What’s the vibe like in the office?

I find the culture to be very open and collaborative. One can be on a call with a customer and ask your technical resource across from you a specific question or run into our CEO in the hallway while grabbing a cup of coffee. We allow feedback to be given and changes to be heard. Leadership constantly finds ways to make it an exciting workplace

Bailey Cahill

Senior Manager - Partner & Alliances

What does your typical day look like?

A typical day in our Full Stack DevOps world is collaborative, affords room for creative problem-solving, offers unique opportunities and challenges. Our work involves using cloud technologies to solve application’s needs, research datalake technologies and architect to process large amounts of performance data. We also lay 6 man variation of ping

Jake Frazier-Flores

Software Engineer

What are Ensono Perks + Benefits

Ensono Benefits Overview

Benefits include - generous maternity and paternity leave, generous paid days off and company paid holidays. Sabbatical, adoption, compassion and bereavement leave days, adoption assistance and flexible spending account. Healthcare and 401K eligibility on 1st day of work. Paid volunteer days.

Wellness programs - designed to help us be our best! Fitness week, Virgin Pulse® platform, wellness plans for credits and discounts on medical plan contributions.

Fun ergonomic workplace - free snacks, onsite gym & trainer, yoga classes, Beer O'Clock days.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Beer O' Cart every month!
Casual Dress
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Onsite gym available!
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

15 options for coffee and chocolate drinks (its a coffee machine with an IP address after all!) Also, Starbucks machine with chai latte counts, right? And then after the free snacks and all the hot chocolate - get some steps in while checking your emails in our fitness center. We have associate discounts on various products and services locally and nationally.

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