Cloud DevOps Engineer

eLumin - Arlington, Virginia or Remote - Full time

This is an opportunity to help establish the early foundations of SaaS applications. You will be working with an experienced team of technologists and product developers who know the market well and have previously succeeded in this space. Product users will include students, faculty, and staff from around the world. We need you to help figure out the best way to solve customer problems and to create impactful and attractive product designs to achieve that. If you are stronger at one of those than the other, let's talk. We'll make room for great talent. Our goal is to grow rapidly and build a large and sustainable business that enhances the learning experience for students and universities around the world. We've done it before and we plan to do it again. Along that journey, there should be a lot of opportunity for you to grow and challenge yourself. 


  • Helping to design, test, and implement various infrastructure automation using tools like AWS CloudFormation and Ansible.
  • Actively participate in high-level team activities such as suggesting architecture improvements, recommending process improvements and conducting tool evaluations.
  • Independence to manage day to day activities with minimal supervision and be capable to escalate and drive issues to resolution when required.
  • Create and support internal documentation and handoffs to other teams.


  • 5+ years of engineering experience in building production infrastructure using infrastructure as code principals
  • Strong experience in AWS networking (VPC, VPN, security)
  • Experience in authoring AWS CloudFormation templates or other IaaC tools such as Terraform, stacker/troposphere
  • Experience in the use of automated provisioning using technologies such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible, SaltStack
  • Experience with Docker containers and orchestration platforms such as ECS, Kubernetes, or Swarm
  • 5+ years of experience managing Linux and/or Windows
  • Deep understanding of Unix shell environments (bash, csh, zsh)
  • Deep understanding of Windows desktop environments
  • Understanding of App Layering/Virtualization
  • Experience in automating code deployments (Java, Scala, Python)
  • Experience in writing tools in Python and other Unix scripting languages
  • Experience in writing tools in Windows Powershell
  • Experience with application monitoring tools such as AppDynamics or AWS CloudWatch

Additional Information

Individuals seeking employment at eLumin are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

Your application will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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Experience Level

Mid Level


eLumin is founded on the belief that technology should never get in the way of life, learning, or accomplishment, and a student’s ability to work, learn, and interact should extend beyond the bounds of a traditional campus.

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