AWS Architect/Engineer - Part Time/Freelancer JOB DESCRIPTION Strong Implementation experience with primary AWS services (EC2, ELB, RDS, Lambda, API Gateway Route53 & S3) with solid architecture and design knowledge/experience. Strong knowledge in creating various environments such as Development, Test, UAT and Production. As a key member of the team, ensure success in designing, building and migrating applications, software, and services on the AWS platform. Participate in architectural discussions and design exercises to create large scale solutions built on AWS and also be part of the development lifecycle. Deep hands-on experience leading the design, development and deployment of business software at scale. Leading highly-available and fault-tolerant enterprise and web-scale software deployments. Infrastructure automation through DevOps scripting (E.g. shell, Python, Ruby, PowerShell, Perl). Configuration management using Cloud Formation and/or Chef/Puppet. Experience in performance optimization techniques. AWS Solutions Architect Certified is preferred. High end Troubleshooting and Communication skills. Why We need this position We are implementing AWS Lambda for our Android Mobile Application development. So, an AWS Cloud expert who can help the company and team to setup the development, Production environments. When required, should assist in resolving any technical problems related to AWS environment on ad-hoc basis.
The AWS Cloud Solution Architect is responsible for the engineering of business and technical solutions leveraging AWS. Delivery responsibilities in the areas of cloud network administration, security administration, instantiation, provisioning, optimizing the environment, third party software support. Supporting the Dev team with migration from On-premise to Cloud. Implementing security best practices, and analyzing the partner compatibility. Automation of manual tasks using Ansible, Python following the standard DevOps practices. Key Responsibilities: Manage and support 24x7 AWS environments. Automate the manual pre-provisioning, deployment and post-provisioning tasks by using Ansible, Python, Shell scripts and adhere to the standard DevOps practices (CI/CD). Devise and implement security, operations best practices. Implementing development, production environment for cloud environment. Backup, Archive and Recovery planning and execution of the cloud. Throughput monitoring, load balancing, improving the overall system health by optimizing the key AWS resources. System and IT Operations. Real-time troubleshooting and problem resolution. Patching and system updates. Desirable Skills: Hands-on experience with AWS and strong understanding of AWS capabilities and limitations. Thorough understanding of Cloud Computing virtualization technologies, Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service and Software as a Service. Cloud delivery models and the current competitive landscape. Thorough understanding of infrastructure (firewalls, load balancers, hypervisor, storage, monitoring, security etc) and have experience with orchestration to develop a cloud solution. Should have good knowledge of AWS services like EC2, S3, Glacier, ELB, RDS, SQS, SWF, EBS, Auto Scaling etc. Working experience with setting up an environment using Cloud Formation templates (CFT’s) will be added advantage. Should have experience in using AWS APIs and building automation scripts invoking the APIs. Knowledge of IaaS, PaaS, SaaS along with Private, Public and Hybrid Cloud technologies. Knowledge of monitoring, logging and cost management tools that integrate with AWS. Hands-on experience with database architecture and modeling, RDMS and No-SQL. Should have a good understanding of data archive/restore policies. Skills & Attributes: Working experience on AWS services. Working experience in writing Shell Scripts. Working experience in Linux and Windows administration. Working experience on any of the RDBMS and NoSql. Good presentation, communication skills. Good team player. Qualifications: 4 Year Engineering Degree. Minimum 5 years of IT experience. Minimum 3 years of AWS hands-on experience. Excellent oral and written communication skills in the English language Desirable Certifications: Certified Solutions Architect (Associate or Professional) Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate Must be willing to provide 24x7 on-call support on a rotational basis with the team.
NIRA is a new fintech venture, on a mission for financial inclusion. Our vision is a world where everyone can get access to credit in a manner that is fast, frictionless and fair. This statement of intent guides all our decisions and strategy. We are planning to launch in Q1 2018. Currently, only 10% of Indians can use banks when they need credit: banks typically require a high credit score or collateral, something most people don't have. It need not be this way. Using a combination of traditional data and the vast amount of digital data available, it is now possible to score the unscored. We want to reimagine the way loans are underwritten and bring access to credit to millions of underbanked in India. We can economically empower them to have greater control of their lives and provide downside protection in difficult times. We are addressing head-on a big challenge. It's also a great opportunity from both a commercial and societal impact perspective. We can improve lives for millions. It is no exaggeration to say that our addressable market will be 400mm within 5 years. It's pretty exciting we think. If our mission resonates with you, and you are a talented and hardworking individual that wants to commit yourself to an incredible yet surmountable challenge, then we want to hear from you. You'll work closely with the founders and share the responsibility to ensure the alignment of the technology strategy with the long term goals of the business. Within a small team of engineers, you'll facilitate the in house migration of product from software development partners, while managing business continuity during the launch phase. Roles & responsibilities: *Execute lean and fast experiments on a serverless microservices architecture *Understand the first product that has been built *Build new features in the existing product and launch new products *Contribute to instating the early internal security policies *Contribute in building the initial data infrastructure to process and consume the growing streams of data *Contribute to hiring and engineering team building efforts Skills & Qualifications: *Strong experience with Java *Experience with Android SDK gained while building and scaling mobile consumer products *1-2 years of experience in software development on AWS Lambda and NoSQL databases *Familiarity with AWS products - EC2, DynamoDB, S3, EMR etc *Familiarity with multiple layers of infrastructure and application stack - UI, application layer, database *Comfortable dealing with operational aspects like reporting, and infrastructure sizing *Be excited about the power of technology to transform finance for the better! Other keywords to help you find the job: fintech, India, social impact, early stage, lead engineer, senior engineer, Android engineer, Java engineer, consumer credit, startup
NIRA is a new fintech venture, on a mission for financial inclusion. Our vision is a world where everyone can get access to credit in a manner that is fast, frictionless and fair. This statement of intent guides all our decisions and strategy. We are planning to launch in Q1 2018. Currently, only 10% of Indians can use banks when they need credit: banks typically require a high credit score or collateral, something most people don't have. Thus, the majority of Indians are forced to use informal channels, including money lenders, which can result in them incurring very high interest rates which may lead to financial and emotional distress. It need not be this way. Using a combination of traditional data and the vast amount of digital data available, it is now possible to score the unscored. We want to reimagine the way loans are underwritten and bring access to credit to millions of underbanked in India. We can economically empower them to have greater control of their lives and provide downside protection in difficult times. We are addressing head-on a big challenge. It's also a great opportunity from both a commercial and societal impact perspective. We can improve lives for millions. It is no exaggeration to say that our addressable market will be 400mm within 5 years. It's pretty exciting we think. If our mission resonates with you, and you are a talented and hardworking individual that wants to commit yourself to an incredible yet surmountable challenge, then we want to hear from you. You’ll work directly with the founders and share the responsibility to ensure the alignment of the technology strategy with the long term goals of the business. Within a small team of developers, you’ll facilitate the in house migration of product from software development partners, manage business continuity and enhance the back-end architecture during the expansionary phase. Your work will involve: - Build highly scalable Java based applications - In the 1st phase, understand the first product that has been built externally; iterate and optimise it based on customer feedback - In the next phase, work on introducing pivotal new features in the existing product - Contribute to instating the early internal security policies - Contribute in building the initial data infrastructure to process and consume the growing streams of data - In the final phase, build and launch new products that encompass the multiple financial services requirements of the end user on a single platform Skills & Qualifications: - Proficiency in Java; at least two years of professional experience (preferably in a consumer product startup) - 1-2 years of experience in software development on the AWS Lambda micro-services architecture and NoSQL databases is mandatory - Familiarity with multiple layers of infrastructure and application stack - UI, application layer, database - Comfortable dealing with operational aspects like reporting, and infrastructure sizing - Preferably have experience with interfacing with external systems like Aadhaar, CIBIL, Social network sites, payment gateways etc. - Need to be high energy and be able to work under pressure. This is going to be a demanding job. Our expectations are high. - Graduate from an upper tier university - Be excited about the power of technology to transform finance for the better! Tech stack: Java, No SQL databases (DynamoDB), Micro-services architecture