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Verint Systems, Inc. Engineer, Software - Cloud in Topeka, Kansas

At Verint, we believe customer engagement is the core of every global brand. Our mission is to help organizations discover opportunities previously only scarcely imagined by connecting work, data, and experiences enterprise wide. We hire innovators with the passion, creativity, and drive to answer constantly shifting market challenges and deliver impactful results for our customers. Our commitment to attracting and retaining a talented, diverse, and engaged team creates a collaborative environment that openly celebrates all cultures and affords personal and professional growth opportunities. Learn more at www.verint.com.

Overview of Job Function:

Verint’s Engineer, Software - Cloud contributes to the design, development, implementation, support and maintenance of Verint’s Innovation Lab. This role also designs and delivers software enhancements, new functionality & code fixes across the platform and collaborates with the team to address reliability and performance issues .

Principal Duties and Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provision, configure and maintain Cloud infrastructure defined as code

  • Design cloud infrastructure that is secure, scalable, and highly available

  • Troubleshoot problems across a wide array of cloud services and functional areas

  • Perform infrastructure cost analysis and optimization

  • Employ Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) methodology to enable automation in building, testing, and deployment of applications

  • Lead and participate in sprint meetings and design reviews

  • Ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly

  • Write specifications and documentation for feature requirements in a process-oriented fashion

  • Participates in project planning meetings to share their knowledge of system options, risk, impact, and costs vs. benefits

  • Perform routine application maintenance to ensure the production environment runs smoothly. Develops maintenance requirements and procedures

  • Host code review sessions with junior members of the team

  • Provide peer advisement to other Engineers, through code/design reviews and peer-programming efforts

  • Provide effective communication with geographically distributed team members

  • Escalate urgent issues to management

    Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or other related technical filed or equivalent experience

  • 3 years software development experience specifically OOP (Object Oriented programming)

  • 3 years experience in a DevOps role utilizing AWS / Azure / GCP cloud

  • 1 year experience with databases such as MySQL and or Microsoft SQL Server

  • 1 year experience with the following or similar technologies:

  • Terraform

  • Jenkins

  • Python and writing AWS lambda functions, preferably with Python

  • EC2, DynamoDB, RDS, Route53, Lambda, Security Groups, ALBs, NLBs, IAM, Systems Manager & CloudWatch

  • Source control tools (Git, Jira, Bitbucket)

  • Ability to work both independently as well as in a dynamic, distributed team environment

  • Ability to adhere to strict delivery schedules and successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with exceptional attention to detail

  • Strong time management, written and verbal communication skills

  • Knowledge of various Software Development Methodologies (particularly Agile) and experience in all stages of the software development lifecycle is a plus

    Preferred Skills:

  • Strong understanding of how to secure AWS environments and meet compliance requirements

  • Experience with Ansible

  • Solid foundation of networking and Linux administration

  • Experience with Docker

  • Experience with ELK