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AWS Architect / Platform Engineer

Aurora Insight

Aurora Insight

Software Engineering, IT
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

HawkEye 360 (HE360) is currently seeking an AWS Architect/Platform Engineer to provide expert-level contributions to the Platform Engineering team. The Platform Engineering team enables fellow team members to build secure, performant, efficient, and cost-effective systems and tools supporting the HawkEye mission.

The successful candidate will help shape the next generation platform by providing expert insights to improve the existing system and turn ideas into deployed production capabilities. The Platform Engineer will report to the Director of Platform Engineering, and interface with directors and engineers throughout the Product and Technology organization.

As the AWS Architect / Platform Engineer, your main responsibilities will be:
  • Develop and deploy critical infrastructure in AWS for HawkEye 360's collection and analytics services
  • Guide and mentor teammates to automate and simplify daily development and deployment processes
  • Ensure integrity and security of HE360 systems and data
  • Collaborate across teams to understand requirements, use cases, and functionality and incorporate this information into the HE360 architecture and implementation
  • Recommend improvements to existing software programs as necessary
  • Work with the Director to capture and analyze requirements from internal customers and plan changes to the architecture to meet the functional needs of the organization
Your skills and qualifications:
Essential education and experience:
  • Broad knowledge of the full software development lifecycle and deployment stack
  • Knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS) technology stack; particularly deploying and maintaining EKS, EC2, RDS, S3/EBS/EFS.
  • Good understanding of development and security best-practices, utilizing least-privilege concepts for access control
  • Experience with Software Operations, to include managing and troubleshooting production systems
  • Experience deploying and maintaining Infrastructure as Code using terraform, ansible
  • Experience deploying and configuring applications to run on Kubernetes clusters using Helm
  • Familiarity monitoring and optimizing database instances
  • An understanding of basic Networking concepts to include TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP, firewalls, basic routing concepts, and load balancers
  • Knowledge of Linux operating systems and installing and configuring security patches
  • 10+ years professional experience working and leading DevOps teams
  • M.S. or B.S. in Computer Science or related engineering field
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
Desirable:​​​​​​
  • AWS Certification covering Developer, Solutions Architect or SysOps subject matter (Professional-level certifications preferred)
  • Experience with Keycloak, Okta or other OIDC/SAML-based SSO & Auth services
  • Experience configuring a SAAS-based ELK stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana)
  • Experience building and updating secure Docker images to deploy custom applications
  • Experience with database administrator tasks on PostgreSQL databases
  • Familiarity Metrics & Monitoring tooling (Grafana or similar)
  • Experience with Tableau and Snowflake
Base Salary Range: $150,000 - $185,000 annually

HawkEye 360 offers a compensation package that includes a competitive base salary plus annual performance bonus and benefits. We consider many factors when determining salary offers, such as candidate's work experience, education, training & skills, as well as market and business considerations. We are also open to considering candidates with experience and qualifications at a different level than required in a job posting, which may affect the compensation package offered.

Company Overview:
HawkEye 360 is delivering a revolutionary source of global knowledge based on radio frequency (RF) geospatial analytics to those working to make the world a safer place. The company operates a commercial satellite constellation that detects, geolocates, and identifies a broad range of signals & behaviors. We employ cutting edge AI techniques to equip our global customers with high-impact insights needed to make decisions with confidence. HawkEye 360 is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia.

HawkEye 360 is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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