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Cloud Infrastructure Engineer: AWS, Terraform
Design, build, deploy and maintain infrastructure using the latest tech to drive global AI initiatives with real-world impact.

Macro-Eyes is recruiting for a Cloud Infrastructure Engineer to build infrastructure which powers our AI products. Your work will allow Macro-Eyes users across the world to interact with our products in a fast and responsive way and enable our ML and engineering team to work with sensitive data in a controlled and convenient environment. You will build infrastructure from the ground up in a reproducible and repeatable way with a special emphasis on data security. Your success will result in scaling life-changing solutions for the world’s most vulnerable populations.

The Cloud Infrastructure Engineer will collaborate with Program Management teams to understand business requirements and ML OPS and ML team to understand technical requirements. You will further collaborate with your peers on the team to design and define the solution and implement it.

The Macro-Eyes team is spread across Africa, Europe, and North America. We believe in recruiting the best talent in the world, regardless of location. This role will be fully remote with the freedom to choose how and when to work. Our remote team was executing at the highest level before COVID-19, and we expect to continue to be a fully remote, high-performing team. You will have access to your choice of hardware and a travel budget to interact with the distributed team in person.

  • Develop, build and deploy cloud infrastructure.
  • Primary focus on data security.
  • Create performant and efficient deployments.
  • Collaborate with the Engineering and MLops teams to align on solutions.
  • Follow best-practices for security, test coverage, performance.
  • Avoid technical debt, identify inefficiencies and propose improvements.
  • 3+ years’ experience in cloud infrastructure engineering.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools and code collaboration platforms.
  • Proficient understanding of IaaC frameworks, Terraform is a plus.
  • Proficient understanding of AWS, primarily Lambda, API Gateway, RDS Strong.
  • Self-motivation and self-management.
  • Ability to work in a fully remote setting.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

We’re excited if you also have these capabilities:

  • Experience working with teams using Agile development processes.
  • Experience with international donor-funded projects.

What we’ll ask of you:

  • Take a task and run with it. There’s not a lot of hierarchy, and everybody organically occupies the space they’re given to get something done.
  • Speak up. We all learn every day. We constantly figure out things we’ve never done before. Ask for help, say when you need something.
  • Be forthcoming and accountable. About time, scope, questions, needs, options, deliverables.
  • Be nice to work with. Nothing extraordinary was ever achieved alone.

What you need to bring:

  • A data-first mindset with a proven track record of delivering successful products.
  • Comfortable working with a small team in a fast-paced, collaborative but unstructured environment.
  • Experience working on dynamic cross-functional teams.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Energy, boundless curiosity, open-mindedness.
  • Care to do something right for the sake of doing it right.
  • Willingness to learn and grow.
  • Respect for audiences and users. Willingness to step into someone else’s shoes (and the imagination to do so).

Why you want to work with us:

  • We develop technology and products that save lives and help organizations do more with fewer resources — and we break new ground in AI by creating systems that can learn in some of the most challenging environments on earth: real-world impact and state-of-the-art science.
  • We are rapidly growing — globally — and engaged in many of the most important issues of our time. Being part of Macro-Eyes is rich in opportunity.
  • You get the chance to shape the world, bend it towards progress!
  • You get to work with an amazing group of people.
  • You can work from almost anywhere, although less than 6 hours from EST tends to be optimal.

Competitive compensation and generous benefits.

Macro-Eyes has a rigorously horizontal culture that values diversity of every kind, and we are dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued. Macro-Eyes is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. Macro-Eyes does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Disclaimer: Due to large volumes of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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