Xylem Cloud Engineer - DevOps in Morrisville, North Carolina

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world’s water challenges. The Company’s products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. With its October 2016 acquisition of Sensus, Xylem added smart metering, network technologies and advanced data analytics for water, gas and electric utilities to its portfolio of solutions. The combined Company’s nearly 16,000 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2016 revenue of $3.8 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands.

The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all – that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com .

Sensus, a Xylem brand, helps a wide range of public service providers – from utilities to cities to industrial complexes and campuses – do more with their infrastructure to improve quality of life in their communities. We enable our customers to reach farther through the application of technology and data-driven insights that deliver efficiency and responsiveness. We partner with them to anticipate and respond to evolving business needs with innovation in sensing and communications technologies, data analytics and services. Learn more at sensus.com and follow @SensusGlobal on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Our office is located in the historic Biltmore building, across from Georgia Tech’s campus, walking distance to several great restaurants and centrally located to the MARTA.

We allow for flexible hours and some telecommute options, but you should be in the Atlanta office most days.

The Role : Sensus, a Xylem brand, seeks to hire a Cloud Engineer with a desire to join the team delivering user experiences for Big Data applications in the Cloud. We’re focused on helping utility companies visualize and make use of the reams of data coming in from their smart meters so they can lower costs and reduce consumption. This is a market poised for explosive growth and this team is ready to take advantage of it.

We’re looking for people who have a passion for writing great code, developing servers, and working with big data. You should enjoy working with bleeding-edge technology, not be afraid to take a different approach to solving technical problems, and be able to change directions quickly as the business environment moves. If this sounds interesting, and you like working in a start-up environment, then we want to talk with you!

Duties Include:

  • Participate in the design and development process from definition to deployment.

  • Plan, Architect, Deploy and Manage our Cloud infrastructure and applications

  • Work with software architects to design applications that run efficiently on the Cloud

  • Bring to the job an excitement and work ethic on par for a startup technology firm.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3+ years’ work experience working on cloud deployments

  • Previous Experience in designing, managing and provisioning cloud solution infrastructure

  • 2+ years’ experience with Amazon Web Service (AWS)

  • Experience with high availability applications in the Cloud

  • Experience working the Micro services infrastructure on Cloud

  • Experience working with REST, SOAP, and creating web services

  • Experience with Java, Spring and Spring Boot

  • Agile methodology, or similar lean startup approach to building software preferred

  • Devops experience preferred

  • Cloud Architect Certification preferred

  • Experience with automation frameworks like Ansible, salt, puppet preferred

Physical Demands:

(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Light lifting (20-25 lbs.), office environment

  • Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility

Work Environment:

(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Office: Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office setting free from any disagreeable elements.

  • Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours

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