Are You the Right Fit
Visual Lease is an industry-leading, comprehensive lease accounting solution that helps customers maintain their lease portfolios and achieve compliance with lease accounting standards. Our talented engineering team delivers new features and applications on top of our SaaS platform on an iterative basis. Our Cloud Operations team supports all infrastructure and application hosting aspects in our Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment: provisioning, configuration management, data migration, infrastructure automation, networking, security, monitoring, and incident response.
Visual Lease is looking for a highly motivated Cloud Engineer to join our growing Cloud operations team. Reporting to the Managers of Cloud DevOps, you’ll support our global client base by ensuring reliable day-to-day operations and performance of our application infrastructure.
The ideal candidate will have System, Database, or Cloud operations experience, and a demonstrated passion for continuous learning. He/she must also have experience creating and following rigorous operational procedures. Finally, culture fit is extremely important at Visual Lease, and the ideal candidate will be methodical, creative, and possess a can-do attitude. He/she must be able to build a strong rapport across departments and support business goals with a customer-first mindset.
Our headquarters are in Woodbridge, NJ, but we are happy to consider remote candidates in the following states: AZ, DE, FL, GA, IL, MD, MA, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, PA, RI, SC, TX, VA, and WA.
**Please note that sponsorship is not available for this position
What You Will DoDesign and build scalable, available, performant, and cost-effective systems and infrastructure on the AWS platformUtilize AWS capabilities to complete operational tasks, such as EC2, RDS, Aurora, Containerized services, Lambda, CloudWatch, and CloudTrailDevelop and utilize PowerShell and Python scripts to automate operational processes, provision immutable infrastructure, and manage system configuration.Document operational procedures to manage our Cloud infrastructure, including server provisioning, backup & recovery, performance management, and capacity planningFoster a DevOps culture of shared responsibility, quality, and partnershipIntroduce and support rollout or modern application architecture like Microservices, serverless, etc.Analyze and enhance Continuous Integration / Continuous Development / Continuous Testing infrastructure, tools, and scripting engineering teams to focus on building features quickly using automated processesConduct research and proof-of-concept to evaluate new technologies to improve operational effectivenessUse a variety of Security tools to find and remediate infrastructure and 3rd party vulnerabilities, and support patching and security hardening tasks.Implement continuous monitoring and alerting around infrastructure, database server, and application availability and performanceReceive and complete services tickets to add services, configure environments, and configure data in Production, non-Prod, or internal engineering environments – within SLA-defined time-framesSupport Production incident response both during business hours and out of hours as part of the on-call rotationSchedule systems changes outside of business hours may also be required at times.Be a Cloud evangelist and influencer to the larger operations and engineering team, helping to research, guide, and team teams on how to build applications that use native cloud services.
Skills & Competencies6+ years of Systems Engineer or Systems Admin work experience.4+ years of direct experience supporting public cloud infrastructure operations (prefer AWS).2+ years of DevOps experience preferred in a Cloud/SaaS environment configuring CICD pipelines One or more AWS CertificationsExperience using AWS Cloud Formation, AWS EC2, VPC, S3, RDS, Lambda, Redshift, Glue, Redis, and other native servicesExperience assisting in the rollout and deployment of new product features; deploy applications via automation with configuration management tools.Understanding of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) & Configuration as Code (CaC) tools and best practices
Experience with the following is desired:Scripting: Powershell, Python, SQL, JSON, or YAMLMonitoring: AWS Config, AWS Cloud Watch, AWS Cloud Trail, Redgate, DataDog OS: Windows, Linux system administrationDatabases: MS SQL Server, Postgres, Amazon Aurora, RDSConfiguration & Orchestration: Terraform, AWS Cloud Formation, AnsibleAmazon Web Services such as VPC, ECS, Fargate, RDS, S3, EBS, ELB, Cloud FrontJira,Datadog, Pagerduty, Grafanna Code/Build: Git/GitHub, Azure/VSTS, JenkinsMonitoring: AWS Config, AWS Cloud Watch, New RelicOS: Windows, Linux, Docker, FargateAutomation & Orchestration: Ansible, Terraform, AWS Cloud FormationTrunk-based or other branching modelsMicroservices architecture, Serverless, Containerization, RESTAPIsDatabases: SQLServer, Postgress, Amazon Aurora, RDSSDLC: Experience with Scrum, Feature Flagging and trunk-based-development
Excellent communication skills, process-minded with strong follow-thru and accountability.Strong problem-solving and analytical skillsAbility to re-prioritize work due to changing business requirementsDevOps experience in a Cloud/SaaS environment, Git version control, and configuring CICD pipelines is a plusA Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent combination of training, certifications, and experience
Why Work At Visual Lease?
Visual Lease is an established SaaS business with the heart of a startup. Our rapidly growing community of diverse and passionate people love to learn, innovate, achieve excellence and reach new heights – together. If you want to make an impact and develop a career with ample opportunities for mobility and growth, we’d love for you to join us.
Loved by more than 1000 major brands worldwide, our lease accounting and lease administration software helps companies manage, analyze and report on their leased asset portfolios, and embeds decades of lease management and financial accounting expertise. Over the last two years, our employee base has seen significant growth. Voted one of NJ’s Best Places to Work, we are looking for passionate team-players to help us continue this journey and bring us to the next level.
Visual Lease is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Visual Lease is a background screening, drug-free workplace. Full-time positions offer a competitive benefits package and salary commensurate with experience.