Senior Cloud Engineer

Aerospike Inc.

Date listed

3 weeks ago



We built our company around mission driven engineering.

We’re engineers, not academics. At our headquarters in Mountain View, our engineering offices in Bangalore and Tel Aviv, and our sales offices world-wide, we’ve assembled a global team that combines practical expertise in building high-performance products using distributed systems engineering, cloud computing, networking, databases, and software development. Whatever their role, each Aerospiker combines an uncompromising mindset with an unwavering focus on executing in service of the mission and on behalf of our community.

We’re here for the long haul. Continually improving Aerospike takes time, energy, and the hard work of many people. Our business model – with full speed and scale, open source funded by our Enterprise Edition – allows us to continue to innovate in systems and data structures, to provide high grade support, and be here to help when our customers and users need it.

Aerospike launched our Managed Service offering in 2019. This is a full-service solution for customers who want to outsource the operations of their upper and lower environments running Aerospike Clusters in one of the public clouds through various SLAs for service availability and performance.

The Sr. Cloud Engineer position is part of a global team of software engineers that builds tools and automation used to deploy and manage customers on the Aerospike Cloud Managed Service (ACMS). The CE will work with the technology stacks from different public cloud providers to add features and capabilities to ACMS. The CE will also work with the Aerospike database to understand key features and will develop tools and automation to configure and manage those features.

Key Responsibilities

  • Be an Aerospike technical expert. Understand deployment patterns and all configurations that support these patterns.
  • Work in a highly collaborative team environment to design and implement fault tolerant/highly available and scalable infrastructure on “Major Cloud Providers” to exceed Aerospike internal SLAs and customer committed SLAs.
  • Build tools and automation to support Aerospike database features.
  • Support Aerospike’s commitment to security and compliance by supporting voluntary and compulsory compliance efforts.
  • Participate in the Aerospike Cloud Managed Service Tier 2 on-call rotation, audit health of infrastructure.
  • Create design specifications and demonstrate solutions with detailed documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, and charts.

Essential Business and Technical Skills


  • Excellent English language communication skills, verbal and written
  • At least 8 years experience with:
    • Linux administration and troubleshooting
    • Administering operational infrastructure
    • Scripting languages such as Python
    • Command-line utilities such as bash, grep, ssh, powershell, etc.
    • Version control systems such as git
  • At least 5 years experience working with
    • Distributed systems
    • Highly scalable and highly available systems
    • Cloud hosting environments (AWS, GCP, Azure)
    • Configuration-management / automation frameworks like Ansible, Terraform, Vault, Consul and CI/CD tooling and methodologies
    • Experience managing and configuring complex multi VPC, multi region, multi cloud network architectures
    • Software testing concepts including unit testing, functional testing, regression testing, continuous integration testing, and performance testing

Desired Experience with:

  • Monitoring tools such as Grafana and Prometheus
  • JIRA for issue tracking
  • Agile software methodologies such as SCRUM and Kanban
  • Aerospike database (development operations focus) or similar distributed NoSQL databases
  • Experience in managing customer data using various cloud providers while running under SOC 2 and or ISO27001
  • Containerized cloud hosted infrastructure

About Aerospike

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.

Aerospike’s HQ is conveniently located in Mountain View, CA with additional offices in London; Bengaluru, India; and Tel Aviv, Israel.

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