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Lead AWS Engineer for a Media Company

Lead AWS Engineer for a Media Company 40 hrs/week, 12+ months

We are currently looking for a remote Lead AWS Engineer with 5+ years of architecture and software design experience, and AWS expertise to join our team.

The customer provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases — all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of its end-users.

The main pool of tasks is associated with designing, architecting, and building core software products onto the Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform.


  • Assist a team of 2 DevOps and 1 Software Engineer to achieve following goals:
    • Work with a team on design, implementation, testing and delivery of high-volume customer-facing applications that support EBSCO’s products and services
      • Collaborate with product management and your team while analyzing and decomposing complex software features into simpler stories for planning and execution
        • Collaborate with your team to manage and estimate the size and complexity of the features/stories
          • Perform the technical design, implementation, and testing of feature/stories and commit to what can be accomplished in an iteration
            • Own system and feature quality throughout the development, testing and deployment phases to ensure quality delivery expectations are met
              • Suggest improvements to continuously improve the quality of the team’s deliverables
                • Conduct new technology research, proof of concept, and design work that will provide direction for the enhancement of the overall system and products
                  • Adhere to software engineering best practices for design, coding standards, performance, security, delivery, maintainability and culture
                    • Demonstrate ownership of developed components from development through production


                      • 5+ years of architecture and software design
                        • 1+ years of relevant leadership experience
                          • Skills to implement optimal from performance, cost, usability, and maintainability points of view easy-scalable and distributed ETL solution
                            • Strong AWS architecture skills
                              • Experience in ETL solutions based on Apache Airflow, Astronomer, AWS Batch, AWS Step Functions (or mix of them like Astronomer + AWS Batch, or AWS Step Functions + AWS Batch)
                                • Knowledge of Python and Java
                                  • Ability to do quick POC to benchmark and prove viability of one or another ETL solution
                                    • Strong communication skills to understand business needs in different customer domains and design unified ETL solution for the entire organization
                                      • Minimal infrastructure architecture skills to build optimal CI/CD

                                        Nice to have

                                        • Strong infrastructure architecture skills to build optimal CI/CD


                                          • AWS: S3, EC2, SQS, EMR, DynamoDB, Aurora DB, CloudFormation, Lambda
                                            • Microservices: Spring Cloud, Kubernetes, ISTIO
                                              • Elasticsearch, MongoDB, Kafka, ZooKeeper
                                                • ETL: StreamSets
                                                  • Monitoring: Sumo Logic, Datadog, Opsgenie
                                                    • UI/UX: React/Redux, Node.js

                                                      Benefits in eligible locations


                                                      For you

                                                      • Voluntary health insurance for you (100% covered) and your family (with corporate discount)
                                                      • Individual sessions with professional psychologists and coaches
                                                      • Free corporate sports and wellness programs
                                                      • Stable income
                                                      • Paid time off

                                                      For your comfortable work

                                                      • 100% remote work forever
                                                      • Free licensed software
                                                      • Possibility to work on your own device (BYOD)
                                                      • Stable workload
                                                      • Relocation opportunities
                                                      • Flexible engagement models

                                                        For your growth

                                                        • Free trainings for technical and soft skills
                                                        • Access to LinkedIn Learning platform
                                                        • Language courses
                                                        • Access to internal and external e-Libraries
                                                        • Certification opportunities
                                                        • Skill advisory service

                                                          40 hrs/week

                                                          Hours per week

                                                          12+ months

                                                          Project length

                                                          Armenia, Belarus, Brazil, Colombia, Georgia, Italy, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Russia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan

                                                          Locations eligible for the position