Senior Cloud Engineer

The Action Network, Inc.

We are…

A leading digital sports media group with a large global presence. Our Better Collective brands, including Action Network, Playmaker, Rotogrinders, HLTV, and The Nation Network, attract over 400 million monthly visits. At Better Collective, we believe in the power of sports to unite and inspire people. With our innovative approach and fan-first mentality, we’re redefining how sports content is consumed and shared.

Like all winning teams, we value respect, creativity, and fun. We operate in a dynamic environment where collaboration drives ideation and where you will help shape the ever-growing sports media landscape as we know it. Here at Better Collective, we provide an opportunity for your voice to be heard and create a space where you can have fun in the process. We’re not just about work, rather we look to build a community that celebrates victories, learns from hardships, and grows as one. Whether a sports fan or just curious, Better Collective is the place where your talent can shine while you make a real impact along the way.
Join us and become part of an exciting journey!

You are…

A Senior Cloud Engineer who will be proactive and partner up with our product and technology teams to design and develop scripts, tools, systems, processes and documentation that will improve efficiencies and effectiveness. Candidates must possess language flexibility and superior problem solving skills. The ideal senior candidate will have the ability to independently lead and execute design, optimization, and upgrade projects.

A few examples of cloud technologies we work with daily include Helm, Kubernetes, Logstash, ElasticSearch, Grafana, CloudWatch, EC2, Lambda, Route 53, Docker, Linux, Windows, Elasticache (Redis), S3, EKS, ECR, ELB, SES and SNS. A few examples of development technologies we work with daily include Node, Grafana, Postgres, Linux, C# .NET, and Windows.

You will…

  • Write infrastructure as code

  • Maintain and enhance our AWS cloud environment such as monitoring, optimization, automation, data maintenance, and security tooling

  • Work in tandem with our engineering team to identify and implement the most optimal and cost-efficient cloud-based configurations for the company

  • Stay current with industry trends, making recommendations as needed to help the company excel

  • Educate teams on the implementation of new cloud-based initiatives, providing associated documentation and training as required

  • System troubleshoot and problem solve across infrastructure and application domains

  • Analyze and prioritize incidents and determine root cause and thereafter effect resolution of issues in a timely manner

  • Have on-call availability where required to keep the cloud infrastructure running smoothly

  • Build a knowledge base on the applications and acquire subject matter expertise on the overall line of business

You have…

  • 3+ years cloud experience building and maintaining infrastructure in AWS using some or all of the following services EC2, VPC, Route 53, Lambda, EKS, ECR, RDS, S3, IAM, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, CloudFront, SQS, SNS, SES, and/or others

  • Solid experience as a DevOps Engineer in a 24×7 uptime environment, including automation experience with configuration management tools

  • Strong awareness of networking concepts and how to implement within AWS (DNS, HTTP(S), SSH, FTP, SMTP, Firewalls, NAT)

  • Willingness to take ownership and ability to show strong personal commitment for the department and the team goals; must be comfortable with being considered a reliable and proactive influential team member who is not afraid to take on responsibility in the team

  • Keen interest in mentoring and knowledge sharing

  • Strong verbal, written and organizational skills and are a proactive stakeholder in product quality.

  • High on social skills, team spirit and empathy

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, and the ability to stay focused on completing tasks and meeting goals within a busy workspace

  • Experience writing applications or scripting in any one or more of the following languages: NodeJS, Shell, Bash, Powershell, C#, React, or Python.

  • 1 or more years writing and configuring helm charts for Kubernetes clusters (Helm 3)

  • Fluency in English and (additional language proficiency in spanish is a plus)

We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better product for our users and the community.


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