OVERVIEW:The D. E. Shaw group seeks a cloud engineer to join its Platform Engineering team. This is a hands-on technical role focused on public cloud within a cross-platform engineering team responsible for the firm’s core technology infrastructure. This role offers the opportunity to be part of an inclusive, collaborative, and engaging team and organization.WHAT YOU’LL DO DAY-TO-DAY:Platform Engineering designs and maintains the firm’s global network, operating systems, security policy and infrastructure, and core network services across our datacenters, cloud services, and offices. You’ll contribute to the design and implementation of these systems, with a primary focus on public cloud, including the integration of cloud with on-premises systems. You’ll work on systems to automate the management of the public cloud infrastructure, advise developers and peer teams on best practices, and interpret and enforce the firm’s security policy.WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR:• The ideal candidate should have a degree in computer science or another technical discipline, or comparable work experience.• Extensive knowledge of modern cloud environments (preferably GCP/AWS/Azure), including their security properties, constraints, and the tradeoffs between different deployment options, is required, as is a knowledge of operating systems, networking, and infrastructure as code (e.g., Terraform).• Proficiency in coding infrastructure products in Python, Go, or a similar language is required.• Previous experience with the design and maintenance of mid-size cloud deployments (hundreds to thousands of nodes) is essential.• In-depth knowledge of storage and networking configuration options available from different cloud providers is a prerequisite.• The expected annual base salary for this position is $200,000 to $250,000. Our compensation and benefits package includes variable compensation in the form of a year-end bonus, guaranteed in the first year of hire, a relocation bonus, and benefits including medical and prescription drug coverage, 401k contribution matching, wellness reimbursement, family building benefits, and a charitable gift match program.