• Senior Cloud Engineer/DBA

    Job Location US-MA-Boston | US-PA-Philadelphia
    Mon - Fri, 9-5
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    As a Sr. Cloud Engineer/DBA, you will be instrumental in ERT’s migration to AWS.  You will help develop infrastructure as code for the core Cloud foundation teams.  Completes analysis of business requirements, as it relates to technical automation of infrastructure design, and implementation practices. Ability to ensure traceability of the design to the business and security requirements. Ensure operation and maintenance of all ERT databases (Oracle) supported by IT Operations in 24x7x365 environment.  Scheduling and monitoring of data.  Assesses testing and security requirements and prepares testing strategies for compliance, as well as preparing implementation and transition plans. Senior level position requires a seasoned professional with a full understanding of industry practices. Requires high level of experience and proficiency in field.  You’ll be responsible for service uptime and monitoring, improvement and automation, fault resolution, patching, testing (functional and security), and involvement in development and deployment.




    1. Lead product upgrades, integrations and implementations in IaaS environments.
    2. Lead and assist with cloud “lift and shift” projects.
    3. Identify improvements in operations, processes, and systems.
    4. Infrastructure automation though scripting
    5. Responsible for the creation and management of database instances. This includes tasks such as user creation, creating and altering table spaces, configuring listeners and creating and managing rollback segments.  Responsible for the daily backup and data export of all database instances including hot backups and cold backups.
    6. Develop and maintain continuous deployment tools for use by development teams.
    7. Incorporate security testing, validation, and compliance into system workflows.
    8. Plan for capacity requirement changes over time.
    9. Maintain and manage backup/restore and disaster recovery systems.
    10. Stay up to date with technology, particularly in the cloud, DevOps and continuous lifecycle areas, and leverage new technology and tools to improve ERT technology suites and systems of work.
    11. Work with other teams and functions as required to maintain and improve ERT systems and products.
    12. Follow industry Best Practice and Guidelines to ensure that Database design and configurations are optimal.  Minimize risks to system availability and security. Report all potential risks, operational failures, time constraint problems and extraordinary events that will negatively impact to the supervisor.

    Other Duties and Responsibilities:

    A key function of the role is to ensure continuous improvement of services through the identification, testing, and implementation of automation and improvements to processes and systems.

    This role will involve partnering with Development, Testing, Quality and Service Operations teams to deliver ERT solutions on cloud-based infrastructure and platform services. 

    It is crucial for the Sr Cloud Engineer/DBA role to be aware of the entire environment that they work in. That is, a full-stack technology awareness is essential, from an understanding of products codebase through to the underlying infrastructure, and the way revenue is generated from these systems.

    Proven experience as a technical thought-leader:

    Proven project oversight responsibilities and mentoring of technical teams. Excellent written, presentation, and verbal communication skills including demonstrated experience presenting technology recommendations from a business perspective to c-level executives.
    Professional, business-focused attitude and courteous manner towards clients, partners and peers. Ability to work weekends and/or off hours as necessary to meet clients' needs.


    The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description represent the major responsibilities of the position.  Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned, as required.  ERT reserves the right to amend or change this job description to meet the needs of ERT.  This job description and any attachments do not constitute or represent a contract.





    1. 10+ years’ experience as an Engineer in Technology leveraging cloud IaaS and PaaS services.
    2. 5 - 8 years of experience with Cloud Technologies and Databases
    3. 5 - 8 years of experience running infrastructure and platform services in AWS
    4. 4 - 5 years of experience with Oracle RDBMS. Oracle DBA experience including Oracle Real Application Cluster (RAC) configurations, AWS RDS (Oracle), AWR reporting
    5. Must have at least one certification from AWS, ex: Solutions Architect
    6. Advanced knowledge of various AWS services such as VPC, EC2, ELB, RDS, Redshift, Dynamo DB, Route53, S3, AWS Batch, Opsworks, Cloud Formation & IAM
    7. Automation experience with Chef, Ansible, Puppet, Cloud Formation, Salt and Terraform
    8. Proficient with Chef, Ruby, Powershell, and Bash scripting
    9. Proficient at integration of various tools into DevOps pipeline such as GitLab
    10. Advanced knowledge of relational and non-relational database’s such as SQLServer, NoSQL, MongoDB, Postgres, etc
    11. Strong networking fundamentals. You understand TCP/IP, VLAN’s, DNS, load balancing and software-defined layer 2/3 rule configurations.
    12. Experience designing and building applications and databases on AWS
    13. Solid oral and written communication skills
    14. Excellent collaboration skills.
    15. BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field
    16. In-depth understanding of SaaS operations best practices.
    17. Experience in common platform services and monitoring /alerting and dashboarding tools.


    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.




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