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Cloud Engineer - Cloud Services

Sanger, United States

As a Cloud Engineer, you will be a key member of a team responsible for architecting, deploying and supporting cloud-based solutions for Media Temple and our customers. You will be responsible for exciting initiatives paving the way for public cloud adoption. It will be your responsibility to help our team build scalable, highly available, reliable, secure deployments on Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure for our Media Temple and our customers. We are looking for talented individuals with experience in Linux systems engineering/administration that have a passion for cloud technologies. You will either have current experience in AWS or you want to learn and gain new skills in cloud infrastructures such as AWS.


  • Deploying, managing, and operating scalable, highly available, secure, and fault tolerant systems on AWS for Media Temple and our customers.
  • Migrating existing on-premises applications to AWS.
  • Evaluating and improving existing AWS deployments.
  • Identifying appropriate use of AWS deployment and operational best practices.
  • Estimating AWS usage costs and identifying operational cost control mechanisms for Media Temple and our customers.
  • Handling response to customers for escalated support, occasionally on call support.


  • You currently consider yourself a Linux Systems Engineer or Administrator and you are interested in cloud based systems.
  • Experience in deploying, managing and monitoring systems that run on Linux.
  • Multiple years hands working as a System Engineer, Networking or Data Center operation and support experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering consistent system administration and documentation to operational teams, including feedback on system performance and service.
  • Strong understanding of hardware, security, storage, networking and database capacity.
  • Willingness to learn AWS and pass AWS certification exams.



  • Competency with the following AWS services: EC2, EBS, S3, RDS, VPC, Route53, ELB, IAM, CloudFront, CloudFormation.
  • Experience delivering infrastructure for distributed, scalable, secure, reliable software systems.
  • Experience in managing Linux and/or systems with configuration management, such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef, VMWare.
  • Experience developing software, especially in Python.
  • Robust application monitoring management experience.
  • 3+ years experience in systems engineering or systems administration.
  • Windows System Engineering or Administrator experience.
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect, SysOps Administrator or DevOps Engineer - Associate or Professional Level.
  • B.S. or Master’s degree in CS/CE, Mathematics, Engineering.


What’s in it for you:

  • Opportunity for career growth.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Full health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance.
  • 401(k) matching.
  • Equity.
  • Able to work VPN.
  • "Freeloader" Lunch Friday's, bagel Monday's, and multiple stacked kitchens to keep the engine fueled.
  • Tuition Reimbursement.
  • Ping-Pong, video game consoles, pool table, monthly happy hours, and other fun events (Yes the rumor is true, Snoop Dogg played at our Holiday party).
  • And yes, even Rover is welcomed at work!

No visa sponsorship available for this position.

About Media Temple


From its inception in 1998, Media Temple has helped web designers, developers, creative agencies and enterprises focus on successfully running and growing their business while we take care of all their hosting needs. Over 125,000 people and businesses in 100 countries rely on our people-powered web and cloud hosting solutions to host more than one million websites. Our premium service model combined with our scalable technology allows us to focus on delivering only exceptional quality solutions and best-in-class, award-winning 24/7 customer support. Our clients range from top tier designers, popular blogs and online creative communities, to global advertising agencies and major brands. With 230 dedicated, U.S.-based employees, Media Temple has been repeatedly recognized as one of the best places to work in Los Angeles.

 In addition to standard benefits like competitive health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance as well as 401K matching, we offer generous paid time off, a casual environment, free lunch on Fridays, bagel Mondays, plenty of healthy snacks to keep the engine fueled and also organize fun company and team-bonding events.

Media Temple, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At Media Temple, we're in the business of hosting great ideas. We’re also in the business of building great careers! Isn’t this where you really want to be?  Apply today!

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