Senior AWS Cloud Engineer (Remote)

United States
Position Type
Full Time
Cloud operations

Mitek (NASDAQ: MITK) is a global leader in digital identity and digital fraud prevention. Our global platform and advanced identity verification technologies bridge the gap between the physical and digital world, providing our customers with new levels of control over their consumers’ experiences and making digital access faster and more secure than ever. Our solutions are built on the latest advancements in biometric recognition, artificial intelligence, computer vision and machine learning. Learn more at

Mitek's Global Cloud Operations Team is seeking a Senior Cloud Engineer with AWS experience. In this position, you will help scale, maintain, and improve our best-in-class SaaS products, developing tools and strategies for deployment, testing, monitoring, and automating to support and enhance Mitek's products.

You should have experience driving architecture, automation, and cloud-based and on-premise infrastructure, and a passion for automating everything; and come with experience in infrastructure as code, configuration management, monitoring, metrics, and tools development for enterprise software, systems, and cloud operations.

What You’ll Do

  • Continuously improve the global cloud infrastructure in order to easily deploy, scale, secure, and build fault-tolerant systems
  • Build and innovate tools and automation to replace manual operational processes, such as configuration and deployment
  • Implementation of system and service telemetry to enable improvements in reliability and availability
  • Respond to production issues, participate in an on-call schedule, and drive production operational excellence
  • Provide build and deployment automation support (CI/CD)
  • Ensuring system security through understanding and execution of industry best practices
  • Development of deep insight into application and service performance
  • Work with engineering teams on product development and resolution of issues related to application configuration, deployment, and performance
  • Design automated systems management solutions with self-repair as the goal
  • Create processes that enhance operational workflow and provide positive customer impact

What You Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Knowledge and skills typically associated with 5 or more years of experience in DevOps and Cloud technologies
  • Advanced knowledge and applied use of coding/scripting in Python
  • Advanced experience with Amazon Web Services in a production environment (e.g. EC2, VPC, S3, RDS, IAM, ELB, CloudWatch)
  • Experience using and developing infrastructure as code frameworks and tooling
  • Experience with Docker and related tooling and infrastructure at scale

What's Nice to Have

  • Usage of ECS/EKS, Terraform, CloudFormation, Packer, or Ansible
  • Expert at Bash and/or Go
  • Experience with Jenkins, Artifactory, and Git
  • Experience implementing and maintaining Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) systems
  • Knowledge of Elasticsearch, Kibana, Grafana, Prometheus
  • Experience with Automation tools such as RunDeck 
  • Background in Network, Storage, DNS, DHCP, routing, TCP/IP, SSL/TLS, IPSEC
  • Experience supporting databases including backup and recovery procedures such as MySQL, MongoDB
  • AWS Certified
I'm interested