AWS Cloud Engineer ⭐ Serverless

Salary Competitive

Are you...

  • familiar with AWS through personal projects?

  • amazed by the improved developer experience of Serverless?

  • intrigued by APIs, event-driven architectures and streaming?


Got the skills, but lack traditional credentials — like a finished education, years of experience, or both?

Then you are exactly who we're looking for. This is your chance.

*Curious why we prefer people without traditional requirements? Read `We're Against Discrimination` below.



What We're Looking For

We recommend having personal experience with the following technologies, skills & knowledge.


Tech

Must Have: Serverless Stack (SST) • Lambda • Docker • DynamoDB • Cloud Development Kit (CDK) • AWS API Gateway • Cognito

Should Have: AWS CloudBuild • CodePipeline • CloudWatch • Step Functions • Aurora Serverless • OpenAPI

Could Have: Kinesis • Kafka • Grafana • EventBridge • neo4j • Neptune • Redis • AsyncAPI

*Don't worry even though our AWS commodity tools are pretty much set in stone, we're adopting higher-level tools rapidly. You'll get to learn useful tools on-the-job. We learn about and try out new tools together all the time to improve the developer experience.


Skills

Must Have: design cloud architecture • analyse software specifications • automate cloud tasks • develop with cloud services • deploy cloud resources • respond to incidents in cloud • develop software prototype • debug software • do cloud refactoring • interpret technical texts • manage cloud data and storage • provide technical documentation • solve ICT system problems

Should Have: align software with system architectures • implement cloud security and compliance • manage keys for data protection

Could Have: analyse business requirements • design cloud networks • design database in the cloud • design for organisational complexity


Knowledge

Must Have: cloud technologies • ICT system integration • ICT system programming • SaaS (service-oriented modelling) • cloud monitoring and reporting • database development tools

Should Have: cloud security and compliance • systems theory

Could Have: operating systems • systems development life-cycle • cyber security



The Application Process

When companies ask for formal education, and years of experience - they’re really asking a deeper question: Can I trust this candidate to bring value on day one?

We have found that skills verified through work sample tests (i.e. "Challenges") drastically outperform CVs and other traditional requirements in terms of predictive validity for job performance.

So, as a logical result, we hire using challenges.

When we've received enough applicants for this position, we'll send out an industry-relevant challenge designed to test the competencies listed in this job post.

The best way to prepare is to invest in your developer skills. No need to prepare fake answers to interview questions, or find ways to sell yourself better. Focusing on growth within your craft (i.e. Cloud Development) leading up to the challenge will bring you the best results.


Our Promise to Applicants

We're Against Discrimination

We're a company by Undiscovered Talent, for Undiscovered Talent — those candidates that never get a fair chance because they lack traditional requirements. We were once in your shoes. We firmly believe in giving everyone equal opportunity — and to qualify for the job based on verified skills. We also believe these people will seize the opportunity with more passion, leading to a win-win relationship.


We Respect your Time

We need a way to fairly evaluate job applications. Some companies use this as an opportunity to assign actual work. That's not fair. We will send you a challenge; but one that's designed to take an hour or two (assuming you have the necessary competencies). One that's interesting and relevant, but not directly valuable to us. That way, we can assess your competency, without disrespecting your time.


Got Questions? Reach out at linkedin.com/in/simenfossnes

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

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