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Cloud Data Infrastructure Engineers take a multifaceted approach to helping clients achieve technical excellence by assessing challenges from both a technical and operational perspective. As consummate ‘bringers of knowledge,' they take extra care to ensure their team and client understand operational requirements and take a shared responsibility for designing and implementing infrastructure that delivers and runs software services. They also help customers adopt a DevOps mindset, breaking away from rigid, more traditional ways of working and pivoting to a more customer-focused and agile approach.

Job responsibilities

  • Operate our AWS Data Infrastructure composed of different services like RDS aurora (MySQL and PostgreSQL), Redshift, DynamoDB.
  • Support developers using database best practices as well as doing workload analysis and performance tuning.
  • Collaborate with Developers and Architecture teams from the start of every project.
  • Maintain an up-to-date documentation. Perform scheduled maintenances.
  • We embrace the motto “Everything fails all the time”, so prepare for it when it arrives, with performance testing, regular chaos engineering and graceful degradation.

Job qualifications

Technical skills

  • You are pragmatic, open-minded, autonomous, and efficient.
  • You have strong experience with containerized environments.
  • You have strong experience with the Amazon Web Services ecosystem.
  • You have strong experience with continuous integration and continuous deployment pipelines You have experience with large scale, complex distributed systems.

Our technical environment:

Amazon Web Services: RDS, DynamoDB, AWS Backup, AWS Lambda, Athena, QuickSight, Lambda, SQS, Cloudfront, Cognito, ApiGateway, etc

Monitoring with Datadog, Rollbar,

Sentry Code: Gitlab & Gitlab CI

IaC: Terraform, Cloudformation

Various datastores : Aurora MySQL & PostgreSQL, DynamoDB, S3

Containerization: Docker and K8S


Other things to know


There is no one-size-fits-all career path at Thoughtworks: however you want to develop your career is entirely up to you. But we also balance autonomy with the strength of our cultivation culture. This means your career is supported by interactive tools, numerous development programs and teammates who want to help you grow. We see value in helping each other be our best and that extends to empowering our employees in their career journeys.

Job Details

Country: Romania
City: Cluj
Date Posted: 05-05-2022
Industry: Information Technology
Employment Type: Regular

About Thoughtworks

Thoughtworks is a global technology consultancy that integrates strategy, design and engineering to drive digital innovation. For 28+ years, our clients have trusted our autonomous teams to build solutions that look past the obvious. Here, computer science grads come together with seasoned technologists, self-taught developers, midlife career changers and more to learn from and challenge each other. Career journeys flourish with the strength of our cultivation culture, which has won numerous awards around the world.

Join Thoughtworks and thrive. Together, our extra curiosity, innovation, passion and dedication overcomes ordinary.

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