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We're looking for an experienced AWS Systems Engineer to join our growing Product and Engineering team and be responsible for the strategies, technologies, and practices used to secure and protect the data and applications we host in the cloud. You'll have the opportunity to be a visionary in the design, development, and implementation of the strategy for continuous improvements to our security practices, architecture, and tooling.
The successful candidate will be passionate about building scalable and secure cloud infrastructure, has prior experience and strong interest in developing and growing in the Cloud and DevSecOps domain, can code in programming languages such as Python, and has demonstrated success in collaborating with Software and System Engineering Architects to ensure seamless integration.
We have a casual work atmosphere where everyone’s input and ideas are valued. We’re committed to work-life balance and offer everyone opportunities to learn, experiment, and grow. Since creative, enthusiastic employees are our most valued resource and the basis for our success, we take great care in how we attract, hire, and support our employees for a successful career. If you care about collaboration, curiosity, communication excellence, and continuous improvement, this position is right for you.
For our team to be a great fit for you, the following qualifications should resonate with you:
In addition, the ideal candidate would also have some or all of the following qualifications:
Starting salary range: $96k to $120k.
Benefits include flexible work hours, remote work options, up to 5 weeks of paid time off per year, professional development opportunities, and a meaningful job where you can go home at night and say, "Today, my work helped more than 700 kids get their essential health and educational needs met." (One of many true stories.) And of course, we've also got you covered with benefits like health care, dental/vision, paid family leave, paid sabbatical, commuter benefits, and 401K.
This is a full-time position reporting to the Systems Architect. We welcome candidates who want to work in our Washington, D.C. office as well as US-based candidates who will work remotely.
In efforts to safeguard the health of our employees and their families, GlobalGiving requires all employees to adhere to the GlobalGiving Vaccination Mandate policy upon their start date. New employees will be required to be fully vaccinated upon their start date, if expected to work from the office. New employees working remotely who will have occasional contact with the office and/or co-workers will also be required to be fully vaccinated.
Applicants must reside in the United States. Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have legal authorization to work in the United States for the duration of the position. GlobalGiving does not sponsor employment visas.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.