Sleep Number

  • Sr. Cloud Engineer

    Job Location US-CA-San Jose
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  • Overview

     The Cloud Engineer will be responsible for building and scaling a reliable state of the art cloud-services platform. In this role, the position will be responsible for development and support of multi-tiered systems that captures data 24 hours a day supporting millions of devices, makes data accessible at scale via APIs and front-end web systems, and leverage established tools to automate the operation and maintenance of such systems with high levels of performance and availability.


    • Development and support of our cloud-based services to provide reliability and scalability for applications to both individual consumer and health industry customers.
    • Work closely with product, engineering, QA, DevOps and support teams to define and refine our cloud platform to achieve company objectives.
    • Ensure high availability and provide application support to enable 24x7 monitoring
    • Continually improve operational processes and procedures
    • Collaborate with other technology teams and to define protocols, API's, to operate and acquire data from large numbers of Internet-connected devices 
    • Develop and support all aspects of our cloud presence on Amazon Web Services


    • Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent
    • At least 5+ years of software development experience with latest 1 to 2 years in cloud development
    • Strong hands-on experience in the development of a cloud-based SaaS product 
    • Strong expertise and experience in developing APIs
    • Experience in Internet of Things (IoT) architecture is preferable
    • Experience in developing distributed cloud applications and systems using Java and Scala preferably on AWS
    • Working experience in Spark, Akka, AWS EC2, RDS, S3, VPC, Elastic Search, DataStax enterprise Cassandr
    • Experience in Agile/SCRUM enterprise-scale software development
    • Experience developing connected devices application with knowledge of streaming protocols and high-performance systems
    • Working in a distributed environment and has dealt with challenges around scaling and performance
    • Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment
    • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Possess strong analytical skills, with excellent problem solving abilities in the face of ambiguity
    • Demonstrated understanding of high scale cloud architecture
    • Good understanding of scalable distributed computing systems, software architecture, data structures      and algorithms using Hadoop, Apache Spark, Apache Storm etc
    • Proficient in network, distributed, asynchronous and concurrent programming
    • Components of our system that are helpful to be familiar with AWS products such as EC2, S3, CloudWatch, and OpsWorks, Hadoop, Map/Reduce, SQL and Cassandra database technologies, Scala and Java.


    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Sleep Number is an equal opportunity employer, committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, regardless of sex; race; color; creed; national origin; religion; age; marital status; pregnancy; physical, mental, communicative or sensory disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.


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