Dev Ops Cloud Engineer

Full-time position
Vancouver, Washington, USA
Reports to Chief Operating Officer

Company Summary

Founded in 2002, Formos delivers SaaS product development, mobile applications, and process management solutions. We have a diverse mix of clients and projects ranging from augmented reality to construction, and environmental restoration to blockchain. We serve customers locally and throughout North America, Asia, and Europe from our offices in Vancouver, Washington, USA, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and Da Nang, Vietnam.

What to Expect

You’ll work with a dedicated team of full-time employees in a highly collaborative environment. We work hard and smart, delivering projects on time and on budget. Our proprietary process keeps us on track and ensures our team doesn’t scramble through late nights and weekends to hit our targets.

We develop applications in Java, .NET, Swift, JavaScript, and a variety of other languages using an agile, adaptive process. We leverage open source tools and libraries extensively. Common stack elements include Spring, AngularJS, Elastic Search, and a wide variety of other enterprise web, iOS and Android tools and libraries.

Position Details

Formos’ Dev Ops Cloud Engineers are primarily responsible for configuring, deploying, and maintaining cloud infrastructure in support of the applications we develop. You will be working with our developers, project managers, and software architects to specify and configure stable, scalable infrastructure, primarily on AWS. You will oversee all aspects of configuration, deployment, maintenance, and support. Experience with configuration and deployment automation tools is a plus.

Compensation and Benefits

• Competitive salary based on skill set and experience
• Three weeks of paid time off per year and eight paid company holidays
• Health, dental, and vision insurance
• Company paid travel to Vietnam for team building and cultural immersion
• Great work/life balance with 40 hour workweeks the norm


• Provision and configure cloud infrastructure both internally for Formos and externally for clients
• Configure and manage various AWS services, including EC2, S3, Cloudfront, RDS, and more
• Install and maintain various operating systems, primarily flavors of Linux
• Install and maintain databases, such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, and NoSQL
• Manage configuration automation using Puppet, Chef, and others
• Design and automate application deployment processes using Jenkins, Git, and other tools
• Provide support and troubleshoot issues (sometimes on-call for critical support issues)
• Stay abreast of security and stability issues, and implement a patching process
• Provision, maintain, and monitor backup processes
• Monitor system uptime and performance


• 3+ years of experience in system administration
• 1+ years of experience with AWS architecture, configuration, and management
• Comfortable working closely with technical and non-technical stakeholders
• Great communicator and good at thinking on your feet
• Highly organized, detail oriented, thorough, and patient
• Ability to think through problems and make suggestions for solutions
• A flexible and quick learner
• Independently motivated and driven to succeed

Beneficial Skills & Experience

• Hands on experience with various AWS services (EC2, S3, Cloudfront, RDS, SQS, and Lambda)
• Experience configuring and maintaining databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, and NoSQL
• Experience with Puppet Labs, Chef, and/or other configuration management platforms
• Experience with New Relic and/or other performance monitoring platforms
• Experience with Jenkins, Capistrano, and/or other deployment automation tools
• Experience with Git, and source code management processes

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