Overview

Love working with no-nonsense, data-driven people?   Excited to help progressives win elections and advance their causes?  Great, then TargetSmart is the place for you!
SALARY RANGE: $90,000 – $130,000
The Senior Cloud Engineer is tasked with architecting and taking ownership of the Information Technology team’s cloud infrastructure to support TargetSmart’s data processing needs. You’ll need to be comfortable engineering an environment with an outsized data footprint, where a lot of data gets pushed through the pipes, sensitive to low latency and high throughput requirements that will need to scale at a moment’s notice.
This is a senior level technical role that will be given wide latitude to make architecture choices and work under minimal supervision.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assess and re-engineer virtual server, serverless, network, and storage environments that support data processing workflows for an outsized data footprint
Plan for and scale system capacity based on volatile demand in agile environment
Develop cohesive operational monitoring and support strategy to maintain consistent uptime and performance
Act as primary point of contact, subject matter expert and system owner while supporting employee user base
Protect the environment by following cybersecurity best practices and implementing sound backup and recovery solutions
Project manage requirements gathering, change management, and release management functions across teams

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree in a related technical field
7+ years’ experience (3+ in senior role) designing and maintaining scalable infrastructure that supports data processing environments and large data footprints
Advanced Windows Server engineering and administration
Conceptual understanding of data structures, storage types and their applicable use
Solid foundation of cybersecurity best practices and frameworks
Ability to work independently and think creatively
Comfortable navigating a broad range of systems and technologies with an ability to put it all together with minimal oversight
Unparalleled troubleshooting and problem-solving experience

NICE TO HAVE SKILLS:

Masters degree in related technical field
AWS Professional and/or Specialty certifications
Windows Powershell or python scripting
Alteryx; basic understanding of workflow development or application support
Vendor management
Experience working with political or consumer marketing data

About TargetSmart Communications
TargetSmart is a leading provider of political data and technology that enables campaigns and organizations to successfully communicate with large audiences, personalize outreach, and create lasting relationships. Our superior politically focused, consultative approach combines consumer data, databases, data integration and consulting solutions for personalized multichannel marketing strategies. TargetSmart leverages over 25 years of experience in data management to deliver high-performance, reliable data products and solutions.
For more information or to apply for the position, please contact us at jobs@targetsmart.com.

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