Sift is a startup that solves problems with employee data in mid to large-sized companies. We've built the best solution to connect the entire workforce. For example, we give every person in a company the power to find a mentor, someone who is skilled in a certain discipline, or that one guy that's been around for years who knows the ins and outs of every company process. Our vision is to enable companies to do more than they could ever imagine with their people data through simple, modern applications.We are seeking a talented engineer to help us architect the backbone of our product and company through its cloud infrastructure and security. As a growing company, we need to ensure that we're in a place to continuously scale our technology, policies, and development lifecycle to best serve our clients and our engineering team.Note: We are a hybrid workplace! This position is open to both remote and on-site candidates. Our office is located in downtown Detroit, Michigan.Our Tech Stack: Microsoft Azure Amazon Web Services Terraform Docker and Kubernetes Node.js PostgreSQL Elasticsearch Redis RabbitMQ Requirements 3+ years experience contributing directly to the management and deployment of a cloud infrastructure environment Unix/Linux system administration experience Experience implementing best practices related to IT security within cloud managed infrastructure Experience with writing backend applications and services Experience working with and deploying containerized applications Background using test driven development unit tests, integration testing, and load testing Understanding of PII and its implications within application development Strong communication skills (listening, speaking, and writing) and the ability to work well within a startup environment and between multiple teams Willingness to always be learning and improving oneself Bonus Qualifications: Familiarity with security and compliance standards such as SOC2 and ISO 27001 Familiarity with data privacy regulations such as GDPR and CCPA Direct experience with the Microsoft Azure cloud platform Experience with Terraform Experience with CI/CD implementation and associated platforms Versed in message queues and asynchronous task processing Fluency with SQL, key value, and document storage solutions Knowledge of the following: data structure architecture, data processing, autonomous applications, application security, networking, web architecture, front-end development, and related topics Benefits Competitive salary Equity package Generous yearly bonuses Four weeks of vacation time and sick days Conference opportunities with full reimbursement A culture that is committed to a work-life balance while helping you grow within your career Flexible work from home policy (We value output more than anything!) Health Insurance: Dental, Vision, Life & Disability 401k with matching contribution A huge box of free snacks within walking distance of your desk (if you choose to work in our office) As a part of the Rock Family of Companies, we have the privilege of acting as a small independent startup along with benefiting from all the perks of a large corporation.