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Principal Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Company: Dat Services Inc
Location: Beaverton
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

About DAT
DAT is an award-winning employer of choice and a next-generation SaaS technology company that has been at the leading edge of innovation in transportation supply chain logistics for 44 years. We continue to transform the industry year over year, by deploying a suite of software solutions to millions of customers every day - customers who depend on DAT for the most relevant data and most accurate insights to help them make smarter business decisions and run their companies more profitably. We operate the largest marketplace of its kind in North America, with 227 million freight posts in 2021, and a database of $126 billion of annual global shipment market transaction data. Our headquarters are in Denver, CO, with additional offices in Missouri, Oregon, Texas, and Bangalore, India. For additional information, see

The Opportunity
DAT is seeking a Principal Cloud Infrastructure Engineer to join our team in Beaverton, OR or Denver CO - Remote is an option.
Candidate profile
DAT is currently looking for a Principal Cloud Infrastructure Engineer to join our Cloud Platform Engineering team and drive the evolution of technology infrastructure at DAT.
The Cloud Platform Engineering team at DAT is responsible for the development of our AWS Landing Zone utilizing AWS Control Tower and the latest AWS network constructs, our AWS Serverless and Kubernetes based managed compute platforms, self service AWS Service Catalog product offering, and FinOps and security automation.
The Principal Cloud Infrastructure Engineer is responsible for architecting and implementing advanced cloud solutions within our AWS environment and our containerized and serverless managed compute platform. The position requires deep technical expertise, collaboration skills, and hands-on architectural capabilities.Candidates should have a strong background in AWS, Kubernetes, GitOps, Infrastructure as Code, and cloud networking. You should possess solid knowledge of infrastructure, operating systems, tools, and system architecture. If you are a team player, able to communicate and work equally well with your peers as well as non-technical personnel, this is an exciting opportunity to add work on highly visible projects for an industry leader.
What You'll Do

  • Architect and implement AWS cloud solutions using the latest AWS offerings and networking constructs, leveraging automation and self service capabilities as much as possible.
  • Design and implement new features and capabilities for our AWS Serverless and Kubernetes based managed compute platforms.
  • Design and implement FinOps best practices and cost management.
  • Work with internal Security and GRC teams to design/implement industry best practice automation.
  • Document solutions, architectural patterns, and best practices around AWS and Kubernetes.
  • Collaborate with your team and the software engineering organization to help build a robust Service Catalog portfolio of infrastructure patterns.

    The Skills and Experience You'll Bring

    • BS or Engineering in Computer science or electronics or related IT-focused.
    • 7+ years of experience keeping production environments operating at peak performance on AWS
    • 3+ years of experience managing production Kubernetes infrastructure with exposure to the use of cloud Kubernetes solutions such as EKS
    • 5+ years hands on experience with Infrastructure as Code, build and deployment using CI/CD pipelines. Working experience with GitHub/GitHub Actions and ArgoCD are preferred.
    • Strong knowledge with a broad portfolio of AWS infrastructure services (EKS, S3, Lambda, EC2, Route 53, VPC & networking)
    • Ability to clearly articulate design and implementation choices
    • Ability to use a wide variety of open-source technologies and tools
    • Exposure/understanding of DevOps tools and principles such as CI/CD, infrastructure as code, containers.
    • Should have good knowledge of information security principles and practices, understanding of security protocols and standards.

      In compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the minimum salary for this role is $150,000.00 + benefits. The maximum compensation for this role can vary significantly depending on your job-related skills and experience. DAT considers factors such as scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education and training, core skills, internal equity, and market and business elements when extending an offer.
      DAT embraces the value of a diverse workforce, and believes it is a core strength of our company that we encourage those values in every DAT employee, at every level of our organization, regardless of tenure or rank. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.
      Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
      The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Dat Services Inc, Beaverton , Principal Cloud Infrastructure Engineer, Engineering , Beaverton, Oregon

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