Information Technology

Cloud Platform Engineer

Arlington, VA
Work Type: Full Time

About the Team

eLumin improves student access to vital, course-required applications and data through its cloud-based virtual learning environment. eLumin is founded on the belief that technology should never get in the way of life, learning, or accomplishment, and that a student’s ability to work, learn, and interact should extend beyond the bounds of a traditional campus. If you are passionate about social impact, are open to a remote role, and are excited by the opportunity to help establish the early foundations of SaaS applications, then this might be the team for you.

About the Role

You will be working with an experienced team of technologists and product developers who know the market and have previously succeeded in this space. You will use your experience and ingenuity to develop and deploy scalable environments that support remote access to cloud-based computer labs. Your technical expertise will be vital for problem-solving and troubleshooting customer requests and trouble tickets.

Experience with both cloud infrastructure and system automation is required. Ideal candidates will have some software development background.


  • Design, implement, monitor, and manage eLumin's core platform infrastructure

  • Design and develop automation pipelines/scripts for orchestrating cloud  infrastructure, Unix systems, and Windows systems 

  • Actively participate in high-level team activities such as suggesting architecture improvements, recommending process improvements and conducting tool evaluations

  • Independence to manage day to day activities with minimal supervision and be capable to escalate and drive issues to resolution when required

  • Create and support internal documentation and handoffs to other teams

  • Quickly and efficiently troubleshoot simple and complex issues in order to provide outstanding support

  • Perform other related responsibilities as required


  • 5+ years of engineering experience in building production infrastructure using infrastructure as code principles

  • 5+ years of experience managing Linux and/or Windows

  • Strong experience in AWS cloud workloads, especially VPC, EC2, CloudFormation, CloudWatch, and Lambda

  • Experience with DevSecOps for designing, developing, and delivering using appropriate automation techniques/tools including Ansible, Python, Git, Puppet, and Chef and scripting languages to automate tasks including Bash, Python, and PowerShell

  • Experience with Docker containers and orchestration platforms such as ECS, Kubernetes, or Swarm

  • Deep understanding of Unix-based and Windows environments

  • Strong planning, execution, and analytical skills


Salary and Benefits

Compensation is competitive and salary/equity mix can be negotiated depending on your needs and what you bring to the table. The benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance and unlimited PTO.

Additional Information

Individuals seeking employment at eLumin are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

Your application will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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