Cloud Automation Engineer




The Cloud Automation Engineer is a full stack engineer responsible for building and managing cloud-native applications. This role will have the primary accountability of developing, implementing and operating Couchbase’s Cloud platforms. The team operates with a “run what you write” philosophy and each engineer is responsible for deploying and operating the code they write.






A successful candidate must have demonstrable experience in at least one programming language, previous work in SaaS application development and operations. The ideal candidate will also have prior experience developing applications on either of the three major cloud platforms - AWS, Azure, and GCP.



Responsibilities




  • Design, build, manage and operate the infrastructure and configuration of SaaS applications with a focus on automation and infrastructure as code.


  • Design, build, manage and operate the infrastructure as a service layer (hosted and cloud-based platforms) that supports the different platform services.


  • Develop comprehensive monitoring solutions to provide full visibility to the different platform components using tools and services like Kubernetes, Prometheus, Grafana, ELK, Datadog, New Relic and other similar tools.


  • Experience working within an Agile/Scrum SDLC


  • Interface with Product manager and Product owner to refine requirements and translate requirements to stories and epics.


  • Perform detailed scoping of features


  • Integrate different components and develop new services with a focus on open source to allow a minimal friction developer interaction with the platform and application services.


  • Identify and troubleshoot any availability and performance issues at multiple layers of deployment, from hardware, operating environment, network, and application.


  • Evaluate performance trends and expected changes in demand and capacity, and establish the appropriate scalability plans


  • Troubleshoot and solve customer issues on production deployments


  • Ensure that SLAs are met in executing operational tasks




Qualifications




  • Experience in languages and infrastructure such as Terraform, Go, Python, C, C++, and scripting is mandatory


  • Experience in modern software paradigms including cloud applications and serverless architectures


  • 7+ years writing production back-end/embedded systems code.


  • Experience with agile methodologies and ability to lead scrums


  • Some experience with front-end frameworks such as React, Angular and Bootstrap a solid plus.


  • Team lead experience, Experience working with global and remote teams


  • Experience with a pair programming model highly desirable


  • Experience in full-stack development


  • Cloud Infrastructure: Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform & Azure


  • Operations - Continuous Integration and Deployment


  • Experience in modern software paradigms including cloud applications and serverless architectures


  • Operations - Continuous Integration and Deployment


  • MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience




About Couchbase






Couchbase's mission is to be the platform that accelerates application innovation. To make this possible, Couchbase created an enterprise-class, multi-cloud NoSQL database architected on top of an open source foundation. Couchbase is the only database that combines the best of NoSQL with the power and familiarity of SQL, all in a single, elegant platform spanning from any cloud to the edge.




Couchbase has become pervasive in our everyday lives; our customers include industry leaders Amadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Comcast, Disney, DreamWorks Animation, eBay, Marriott, Neiman Marcus, Tesco, Tommy Hilfiger, United, Verizon, Wells Fargo, as well as hundreds of other household names.






Couchbase’s HQ is conveniently located in Santa Clara, CA with additional offices throughout the globe. We’re committed to a work environment where you can be happy and thrive, in and out of the office.






At Couchbase, you’ll get:


  • A fantastic culture

  • A focused, energetic team with aligned goals

  • True collaboration with everyone playing their positions

  • Great market opportunity and growth potential

  • Time off when you need it.

  • Regular team lunches and fully-stocked kitchens.

  • Open, collaborative spaces.

  • Competitive benefits and pre-tax commuter perks







Whether you’re a new grad or a proven expert, you’ll have the opportunity to learn new skills, grow your career, and work with the smartest, most passionate people in the industry.






Revolutionizing an industry requires a top-notch team. Become a part of ours today. Bring your big ideas and we'll take on the next great challenge together.






Check out some recent industry recognition:


  • Couchbase Named a Leader: Forrester Wave Big Data NoSQL Report

  • Wealth Front Career-Launching Companies List 2018

  • Forbes Next Billion Dollar Startups 2018

  • 2018 Deloitte Fast 500

  • 2018 DBTA Readers’ Choice Award for Best In-Memory Solutions

  • Big Data 100: 35 Coolest Data Management And Integration Vendors

  • No. 17 on Forbes’ list of Best Big Data Companies to Work For in 2017







Want to learn more? Check out our blog: https://blog.couchbase.com/






Couchbase is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. Individuals seeking employment at Couchbase are considered without regards to age, ancestry, color, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, protected family care or medical leave status, race, religion (including beliefs and practices or the absence thereof), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.


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