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Sr. Software Engineer / AWS Cloud Architect (REMOTE)

Remote, USA · Information Technology
Title: Sr. Software Engineer / AWS Cloud Architect
Location: Kansas City, MO 64105 – 100% Remote USA
Terms:  Direct Hire / Perm
Salary: Commensurate with Sr. Level Experience (Open)
Status: Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Level of Experience: 6-10+ Years in Software Development or Cloud Architecture Engineering
Industry: Technology, Security, Cloud
Start Time: Immediate
Reports To: CTO

We are looking for a talented and motivated Sr. Level Software Architect who has a passion for building an exceptional solution that delivers and fulfills the needs of the customer.  Your responsibilities will be centered around team collaboration, and customer interaction to pinpoint the future direction of our Client's Cloud platform.  Fast, collaborative, learners with a history of problem solving to win will succeed in this organization.
Cloud Security & Response Automation Platform
Our client has built a cutting-edge platform that simplifies cloud infrastructure management and security through an automated detection and response platform.  This SaaS plug-in-play product leverages AWS Serverless Infrastructure as Code (IaC) solutions, Amazon Cloud Development Kit (CDK), AWS Lambda, Amazon Kinesis, CloudFormation, Amazon DynamoDB a managed NoSQL database, JavaScript libraries, GraphQL and Postgres.

We enable security and development teams to fix cloud security findings faster. Knowing a problem exists is important, but until that finding is fixed, the risk remains. Move from knowing about a problem to fixing it by working together easily inside the workflow tools you work in today (Slack | Teams | Jira).
Picture Of Success
Successful Software Architects are mission driven, adaptable, and committed to adding value in every interaction.  We work as a team – even though we are all remote – we exceed customer expectations, are coachable and adaptable, and always pushing ourselves to new heights.

What would you do?
  • Continuously deliver customer value through delivery of software features
  • Collaborate with the Product Team, help define roadmap
  • Write maintainable code, working in a professional agile software engineering environment (source control, shortened release cycles, continuous integration/deployment, etc.)
  • Initiate, execute, and close out software architecture and development tasks and projects on time and budget
  • Work with a team implementing new features and supporting current services/applications.
  • Work on hard problems; design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve services and applications
  • Provide leadership in systems architecture, delivery flow, coding techniques,
  • Facilitate good architecture and solutions based on modern software development patterns and practices
  • Prepare software documentation
  • Perform other work-related tasks as assigned.
What skills do you need?

Experience delivering Serverless solutions, including using Serverless.com, CloudFormation, AWS CDK (Cloud Development Kit), AWS Lambda, Amazon SNS (Simple Notification Service), Amazon SQS (Simple Queue Service) and Amazon Kinesis for ingesting large volumes of data.
  • AWS Associate-level certification or AWS Professional-level certification (preferred)
  • Knowledge in programming languages e.g. JavaScript (TypeScript, React, NodeJS)
  • Amazon DynamoDB - NoSQL Database
  • Startup experience is a nice to have
  • Ability to build, deploy, and maintain a software application in the cloud consisting of both real time and event-based services
  • Oversee application architecture and deployment in cloud environments.
  • Implementation of both relational and non-relational databases in software applications 
  • Have demonstrated the ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges
  • Apply best practices regarding Security and Scalability
  • Should have expertise on IaC (Infrastructure as Code) to be able to setup CI/CD pipelines.
  • Should have experience in setting up (deploying), maintaining and evolving the cloud infrastructure of Web Applications
Education and Work Experience
  • 6-10+ years of software development required.
  • Formal software development training across multiple platforms and languages
  • Bachelor’s degree in software engineering or computer science (preferred)
  • Startup experience (preferred)
4 Reasons to Work with Our Client
  1. Our Client is the global thought leader in a space that they invented!
  2. Our Client is paving the way in the cybersecurity industry across the globe.
  3. A disruptive, cutting-edge environment, where each day is more innovative than the last.
  4. They are at the forefront of the security management category, delivering first-ever functionality.

What we Deliver
  • Dynamic and mission driven team focused on the exploding area of cloud security
  • Great technology (Mac and SaaS tools)
  • Great opportunity to grow your career
  • Ability to gain promotions and additional earning opportunities through our progressive and results driven program
  • Full benefit package. This package includes eligibility on the first day of employment, medical, dental, vision, company life, voluntary life and short and long-term disability, flexible spending/savings account, heath saving account, voluntary coverages (accident, critical illness, cancer and hospital indemnity), employee assistance program, 401k with match, tuition reimbursement and unlimited PTO.

Covenant Consulting strives to attract, cultivate and retain exceptional talent. If you feel you are a match for the position, and are interested in a great growth opportunity, we encourage you to contact Shannon.McInnis@Covenant-Consulting.com

Covenant Consulting is a Technology Services Provider offering project-based IT consulting, IT staffing and IT recruiting services. Every partnership reflects our uncompromising commitment to quality and integrity. We have extensive experience and capabilities in project-based consulting, short and long-term staff augmentation, and permanent recruitment. We work with companies of every size, across many industries and have the flexibility to scale solutions to meet our client's specific needs.

Shannon McInnis
Sr. Technical Recruiter
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