Job Detail - Senior Cloud Engineer

Senior Cloud Engineer

The Company:


-12 is changing the way classrooms work through live, online, real-time instruction to K-12 schools. Our two main focuses are to give students the best quality instructors and get them ready for the world of the future and to give instructors, especially women, work opportunities, irrespective of zip codes. We are the new way to the classroom!
The Person: We are currently looking for a Senior Cloud Engineer who can be a part of our Technology team with proven experience and knowledge. This person should be comfortable with working in a fast-paced, rapid growth environment and show great initiative and ownership for taking on new roles and responsibilities

The Job:

  • Deploy and manage cloud resources
  • Maintain up time of the cloud infrastructure of mission-critical resources at ElevateK12 and tracking and reporting any service outages/downtimes
  • Optimize the cloud resource maintaining a balance between performance and cost and drive the capacity planning based on projected business growth
  • Manage the core product and delivery of cloud resources in Azure and AWS and the data centre
  • Manage escalations and coordinate across all stakeholders & ensure the right action plan
  • Observe and provide feedback to the team on adhering to processes, procedures and overall incident management to ensure effective response to assigned escalations
  • Monitor daily operations, including server/infra hardware, software, and operating systems
  • Defining the Cloud infrastructure strategy, architecture, and processes
  • Collect & analyse business requirements by partnering with key stakeholders across the organization & develop solutions for IT needs
  • Drive capacity planning exercises proactively and timely manner
  • Develop and manage process around Cloud infrastructure needs, such as configuration management, regulatory compliance, service ticketing etc.
  • Engage with vendors on right product, right pricing, and timely delivery
  • Plan and manage software and services license wherever required

What you will need:
Must Have:

  • 8-12 years of experience in the cloud with at least 6 years of experience with cloud-based provisioning, deployment, monitoring, troubleshooting and related DevOps technologies
  • Diploma / B.Tech. / B.E. in Computer Sciences, technical qualification, or related fields or with adequate year of experience
  • Hands-on experience in creating and deploying cloud resources on AWS/Azure with high availability and scalable architectures
  • Experience with Azure VMs, Global Accelerators, Load Balancer, EC2, ELB, Lambda, S3, EFS, RDS, VPC, Elasti-Cache, Security Groups and Cloud Security or equivalent
  • Good understanding of Cloud Computing Concepts, Service Models, Deployment Models, associated tools and technologies Specifically, good experience with IaaS and PaaS offerings from Azure/AWS, etc.
  • Experience in building automation solution
  • Experience in working with Container technologies (Docker & Kubernetes)
  • Thorough understanding of access control on public cloud such as AWS/Azure IAM
  • Must possess expert programming, performance tuning and troubleshooting skills
  • Clear understanding of cloud principles including High Availability, Security, Cost Optimization
  • Implementation experience in both managed and unmanaged services
  • Understanding of Routing, Load Balancing, Redundancy, Disaster Recover, VPN, Firewalls, etc.
  • Understanding of source control such as Microsoft TFS / VSTS & CICD tools (Azure DevOps)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to clearly communicate with software engineers as well as project management team
  • Ability to exercise judgment in solving technical, operational, and organizational challenges
  • Being able to learn independently and take on own initiatives when required

Good to Have:

  • Experience in working with Infrastructure as code
  • Experience with application performance monitoring systems
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL server database, troubleshooting server performance issues, etc.
  • Scripting experience preferably but not limited to PowerShell, Python, JSON, YML, Bash etc.
  • Self-disciplined and highly motivated
  • Ability to lead and mentor other team members
  • Experience in vendor engagement


  • AWS Certified Developer/Solutions Architect/Sys Ops
  • MCSA Cloud Platform/MCSA Azure Solutions Architect
  • Or any other equivalent cloud certification

Be Part Of Our Story:

Elevate K-12 is tasked with an important mission: change the way K-12 classrooms and teaching work. Our organization is a radically open-minded company that is scaling fast. We are a team focused on high performance, dynamism and embodying a collaborative culture at all levels. Our teammates are able to have open, honest discussions that drive us toward our mission. Elevate K-12 is in a stage of hyper growth that will continue to open up new challenges and opportunities for our team.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Qualified candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender (including gender identity, gender expression, change of sex, and transgender status), sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request.