AWS Expert

Posted 4 years ago

The foundation for scaling & monetizing apps

Founded over the fall of 2016 by Tech entrepreneur Amir Mansour, BlackSwan is a fantastically fast-growing startup at the cutting edge of e-commerce and Ad Tech. BlackSwan is now exiting stealth mode and further consolidating its leadership position on the market.

This is where you come in…


  • Enhance our scalable, distributed, fault-tolerant, secure architecture on AWS
  • Automate the build and management of cloud infrastructure using AWS native tools, open source tools, and third party products.
  • Work closely with the development team to deliver the platform with a focus on optimizing the AWS environment for availability, performance, cost, automation and time to implementation.
  • Provide input on design, implementation, operations, user guides, and training materials for the AWS environment.
  • Setup/Managing network access
  • Define metrics derived from AWS environment data. Review metrics, monitoring and logs including identification of key correlations. Direct performance tuning and troubleshooting.
  • Provide support and training for staff as required.
  • Reviews and provides input to AWS policies and standard operating procedures.

Technical Requirements

  • Competency in core AWS services EC2, S3, RDS, Elastic Beanstalk, IAM, SNS and more.
  • Relational database technologies (Postgres preferred)
  • Strong knowledge of security architectures across infrastructure and applications including encryption techniques along with an understanding of AWS IAM, role based access controls, network ACLS, and Security Groups.
  • Linux/Unix and/or Windows administration
  • Performance tuning, including load balancing, web servers, content delivery networks, caching
  • Auto-scaling and distributed architectures
  • Networking with VPC/VPN
  • Infrastructure monitoring and alerting with SNS
  • Cloud migration/replication techniques
  • In-depth knowledge of AWS Pricing model
  • Strong knowledge of DevOps development methodologies along with CI/CD frameworks.
  • Configuration and automation tools, such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible, or Salt.
  • Source code management tools such as Git and Subversion

Preferences will be given to candidates who have

– AWS Certification

– AWS Lambda

– AWS CloudWatch, AWS CloudTrail, AWS Config

– Ruby


  • Extremely Competitive package with profit sharing / bonus plan.
  • Stock Options eligibility for star performer.
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Endless opportunity for personal / professional growth
  • Work on cutting edge technologies

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