Senior Cloud Engineer

San Diego
Position Type
Full Time
Software development

We’re Mitek, the worldwide industry leader for mobile deposit and identity verification software solutions. If you've ever deposited a check or verified your identity using your phone, it's highly likely our software enabled that experience for you! Our Mobile Deposit® and Mobile Verify® products, built on our proprietary MiSnap™ mobile-capture SDK, are embedded into the apps of more than 6,500 organizations globally.

Mitek is seeking a Cloud Engineer to join our global CloudOps team working out of our downtown San Diego office. In this position, you will help scale, maintain, and improve our best-in-class SaaS products. The ideal candidate is someone who has a solid and successful background driving architecture, automation, and cloud-based and on-premise infrastructure. The candidate will develop tools and strategies for deployment, testing, monitoring and automating to support and enhance Mitek's products. The ideal candidate must have the passion to automate 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 (Role Description)

  • Continuously improve the global cloud infrastructure in order to easily deploy, scale, secure, and build fault-tolerant.
  • Build and innovate tools or automation to replace operating manual processes, deployment, and operational tasks. 
  • Implementation of system and service telemetry to improve reliability and availability.
  • Respond to production issues and drive the production to excellence. 
  • Provide build and deployment automation support (CI/CD). 
  • Ensuring system security through industry best practices
  • Execution of security best practices for cloud deployments
  • Development of deep insight into application and service performance
  • Collaborate and help build utilities and tools for internal use that enable you and your fellow Engineers to operate safely at high speed and wide scale. 
  • Work with engineering teams on product development and resolving issues related to application configuration, deployment, or debug. 
  • Resolve problems at their root with simple and implement repeatable solutions. 
  • Design automated systems management solutions with self-repair as the goal. 
  • Create processes that enhance operational workflow and provide positive customer impact. 
  • Respond to production issues and participate in an on-call schedule. 

What You'll Bring (Required Experience)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 4+ years experience in DevOps and Cloud technologies
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services in a production environment including EC2, VPC, S3, RDS, IAM, ELB, DynamoDB, CloudWatch
  • Expert in Windows and Linux in an enterprise production environment
  • Experience with Docker and related infrastructure at scale
  • Ability to script using languages such as Bash, Python, and Go
  • Experience in implementing and maintaining Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD). 
  • Experience of development infrastructure and tools such as Jenkins, Artifactory, and Git 
  • Background in Network, Storage, DNS, DHCP, routing, TCP/IP, SSL/TLS, IPSEC
  • Experience with operational monitoring tools such as ElasticSearch, Kibana, Grafana, Zabbix, Prometheus. 
  • Experience in operational automation and self-service infrastructures such as Terraform, CloudFormation, or Packer
  • Experience using configuration management tools like Chef, Puppet, or Ansible

What Would be Nice (Preferred Skills/Experience)

  • Experience supporting databases including backup and recovery procedures such as MySQL, MongoDB. 
  • Experience with Automation tools such as RunDeck 
  • AWS Certified
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