Sr. Cloud Engineer

  • Cardinal Peak
  • Lafayette, CO, USA
  • Sep 08, 2020
Full time Engineering Information Technology

Job Description

Senior Cloud Engineer

Cardinal Peak is seeking a passionate Senior Cloud Engineer with over five years of experience solving challenging problems.  Working closely with our team of seasoned software engineers and our cloud and IoT partner, Amazon, to architect and implement leading edge solutions to our customers problems at scale.

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Cardinal Peak is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to continually building a diverse team of high-caliber engineers who thrive on engaging technical pursuits.  

What you will be doing:

  • Work in an agile development environment; collaborate closely with your team and our customers.
  • Define/refine project requirements.
  • Design solution architectures for challenging customer application needs in the cloud, use your experience of dealing with distributed systems at scale.
  • Develop estimates with the team for the level of effort required to implement that design.
  • Implement the design as part of a team,  select the appropriate technologies with a keen focus on quality and test automation.


  • Five years experience building scalable and highly available systems on AWS and/or Azure.
  • Proficient in at least one modern programming language such as Python, Java, Go, C++, etc.
  • Experience and worked with Service Oriented Architectures and RESTful services development.
  • Proficient in SQL and NoSQL databases.
  • Previous experience using orchestration tools like AWS CloudFormation, Terraform, Ansible, etc.

Bonus points if you have:

  • Security: HTTPS and authentication best practices
  • AWS or Azure IoT solution development/deployment

A little about Cardinal Peak

Cardinal Peak believes in engineering client success. We are a 17-year-old, privately held product development engineering firm headquartered in Boulder county. We have helped 300+ clients, ranging from start-up to Fortune 100 organizations, solve hard problems for their IoT and video/audio products.

Our team’s broad range of expertise includes server/web, mobile applications, embedded software and hardware. We excel at delivering complete end-to-end solutions and pride ourselves on maintaining a nimble environment that can adapt to our customers’ needs. Employees of Cardinal Peak are smart, innovative, challenged and rewarded. We work together to solve the most complex engineering problems using cutting-edge technology. We showcase our talents together in our dynamic, flexible work environment that allows us to thrive in our careers.

The Cake

Time off: 20 days of PTO, plus 9 paid holidays off/year

Benefits: Medical, dental & vision coverage offered. 401k matching with 100% immediate vesting, life insurance and long term disability

Respect: We hire experienced professionals and treat you as such with flexible work hours

Location: Relaxed office with access to restaurants and convenient commute from anywhere in the Greater Boulder Area

Refreshments: Abundant and fancy, with options for the caffeine aficionado and the seltzer-lover alike

The Icing

Fitness: Company-paid membership to the gym across the street

Food: Bagel Tuesday, Free Friday lunches, Lunch-and-Learns, BBQs

Fun: Social hours, witty banter

Finally: Candy.  (See gym membership)


Interested?  Let’s talk.