Staff Software Engineer POST NUMBER: 409336

Candidate City , WI, US On-Site
April 30th, 2024
$ 145000.00 - 170000.00 yearly
direct hire
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Job Summary: Cloud Engineer
Location: Milwaukee, WI / Remote  
Direct Hire – Must be a US citizen or Green Card holder. No sponsorship is available.
Not accepting C2C or third-party candidates.
Client Industry: Insurance.

Join a team where you will be part of something truly remarkable. You'll collaborate with world-class scientists and engineers to help us shape the future of our cloud infrastructure.
We’re looking for an experienced cloud engineer to design, develop, and deploy the very foundation of our platform using the latest advancements in cloud technology.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead the design and refining of software solutions that address critical business challenges and set new industry standards.
  • Drive the transformation of legacy products into robust AWS-native systems, championing innovation and efficiency.
  • Serve as the go-to AWS expert, providing guidance and mentorship to team members.
  • Relentlessly focus on product quality, ensuring that each line of code contributes to an exceptional user experience.
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive suite of unit and integration tests to uphold software integrity.
  • Take ownership of project priorities, meeting deadlines and deliverables with accountability.
  • Collaborate effectively within the team to achieve sprint goals, leveraging individual expertise and collective effort.
  • Enforce code quality standards through rigorous code reviews, fostering a culture of excellence and continual improvement.
  • Oversee code deployments, guaranteeing the reliability and precision of our innovations as they reach the market.
Must-Have Experience:
  • 10 years of relevant experience doing full-stack software engineering work (.NET C#, SQL, JavaScript)
  • Must have in-depth AWS experience, including development.
  • In-depth experience working with Kubernetes, Terraform, and cloud infrastructure platforms (AWS).
  • Solid understanding of DevOps principles
  • Experience creating pipelines, writing terraform, additional source code, and container orchestration.
  • Understanding of Agile practices (e.g. Scrum) and SDLC.
  • Excellent technical design, problem-solving, and debugging skills.
  • Proficiency in domain-driven design, microservice architecture, and event-driven architecture.
  • Expert-level knowledge in building high-quality systems with AWS best practices. 
  • Excellent collaborative skills, work well independently and as a team member. 
  • Strong analytical skills to interpret and implement business and functional requirements.
  • Understand the importance of test automation and integrate it into the development practice.

Excellent benefits package including a 401k plan with match and profit sharing contribution, performance bonuses, 15 days of PTO a first year, paid parental leave, and more!

The salary range is $145k-$170k, depending on experience and skill level. Compensation outside of this range can be considered for qualified candidates.

Vaco values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.

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Determining compensation for this role (and others) at Vaco depends upon a wide array of factors including but not limited to:

  • the individual’s skill sets, experience and training;
  • licensure and certification requirements;
  • office location and other geographic considerations;
  • other business and organizational needs.

With that said, as required by local law, Vaco believes that the following salary range referenced above reasonably estimates the base compensation for an individual hired into this position in geographies that require salary range disclosure. The individual may also be eligible for discretionary bonuses.

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