Cloud Automation Engineer

  • San Jose, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Samsung Telecommunications of America is a global leader in mobile and digital media technologies. Through relentless innovation and discovery, we are transforming the way customers around the world experience mobile technology.


As a member of Samsung Mobile Communications Lab, you will play a key role in the Cloud team, designing & implementing the next generation Cloud Services for Samsung mobile devices.  You will be part of a team that works on diverse areas on Mobile Applications & Services involving database, security, authentication, web technologies, community tools, social networks etc.  The primary focus would be around the consumer web, machine learning, and building a cloud / social platform with Mobile client side development.  You will drive the design all the way through a world-class implementation and take it to production.

Job Description

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5+ years relevant work experience
  • Experience in cloud application deployment and site infrastructure
  • Very good understanding of cloud/ distributed client application architecture
  • Smart, analytical, and creative problem solver
  •  Well versed in Amazon Web Services ( EC2, CloudFormation, CloudWatch, VPC, RDS, S3, etc.)
  • Experience with monitoring tools such as nagios and ganglia
  • Good understanding of site automation tools such as  Chef, Puppet
  • Considerable programming experience in Ruby, scripting languages, Java, 
  • You'll be monitoring and automating every aspect of the production systems.
    • BSCS, BSEE, or equivalent 


Bonus Points For:

  • Strong foundation in data structures, algorithms, and performance analysis
  • Deep technical knowledge of mobile application development (Android, iOS, etc.)
  • Experience developing web sockets, RESTful interfaces, or equivalent
  • Active advocate for the best practices in software engineering
  • Great verbal and written communication skills
  • Passionate about mobile technology
  • We use AWS, Ruby, Rails, Cassandra, MemCache , MySQL, Chef,  PIG, Nagios, Ganglia,. Experience with some of these at scale is greatly preferred, but not required
  • You should have experience building large production systems that require minimal admin overhead