AWS Cloud Engineer (Networking)

Dallas, TX

Do you want to tackle the biggest questions in finance with near infinite compute power at your fingertips?

G-Research is a leading quantitative research and technology firm, with offices in London and Dallas.

We are proud to employ some of the best people in their field and to nurture their talent in a dynamic, flexible and highly stimulating culture where world-beating ideas are cultivated and rewarded.

This is a hybrid role based in our new Dallas infrastructure hub where we work on the latest technologies in a cutting-edge environment.

The role

G-Research's Infrastructure group is seeking an AWS Cloud Engineer, specializing in Cloud Networking, to join its rapidly expanding global team based in Dallas.

As an AWS Cloud Networking Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining our global network infrastructure within AWS. This crucial role aims to ensure high availability and robust connectivity across our network, supporting the company's operational needs and strategic goals.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

Being the in-house subject matter expert on AWS Networking
Designing scalable, reliable, and secure network architectures within the AWS ecosystem
Collaborating with security teams to enforce network security measures and ensure compliance with internal policies
Collaborating with consumer teams to design and develop network patterns based on application requirements
Automating network deployments and operations using scripting languages, such as Python, and infrastructure as code tools, such as AWS CloudFormation and Terraform
Regularly assessing network performance, address bottlenecks, and provide solutions for network optimization
Developing and maintaining disaster recovery strategies and participating in regular DR testing to ensure a rapid response to network outages and failures
Monitoring network costs and implementing cost-saving measures where possible to optimize spending
Staying informed about AWS networking updates and service offerings, reporting back recommendations to stakeholders

You will be part of an exciting and challenging work environment, working with some of the best engineers in the industry. You will benefit from investment in technology, training, conference attendance, career development and cross-team growth opportunities.

Who are we looking for?

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

3+ years of experience in cloud networking, with a focus on AWS
Expertise in at least one programming language, such as Python or Golang
Expertise in infrastructure as code tooling; at least one of Terraform, Cloudformation or Ansible
Experience in configuring Palo Alto firewalls is desirable
Strong proficiency in AWS networking tools and services, including VPCs, Direct Connect, Private link, Transit Gateway and Route53
Solid understanding of cloud computing principles, architectures, and services offered by AWS
Experience working in cross-functional teams and collaborating with stakeholders across different departments
Excellent communication skills, with the ability to present complex ideas and findings to technical and non-technical audiences
Proven ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and manage multiple projects simultaneously
AWS certification(s), such as AWS Certified Advanced Networking, AWS Certified Solutions Architect, or AWS Certified SysOps Administrator is highly desirable
Experience with CloudWan is also highly desirable

Why should you apply?

Market-leading compensation plus annual discretionary bonus
Lunch provided in the office (via GrubHub)
Informal dress code and excellent work/life balance
Excellent paid time off allowance
Sick days, military leave, and family and medical leave
Generous 401(k) plan
16-weeks' fully paid parental leave
Medical and Prescription, Dental, and Vision insurance
Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) insurance
Employee Assistance and Wellness programs
Generous relocation allowance and support
Great selection of office snacks, and hot & cold drinks
On-site gym and car park

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Location Dallas, TX (75215)
Job Type Full Time
Company G-Research
Posted 9 days ago