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Senior Cloud Software Engineer - Ireland



Software Engineering
Dublin, Ireland
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

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Position Overview

Autodesk is looking for an experienced Senior Cloud Software Engineer to join our Cloud Platform team. You will lead the design, implementation, and optimization of observability solutions using modern tools and techniques to monitor the health, performance, and behavior of our cloud infrastructure. If you are enthusiastic about using observability to lead, optimize system performance, and ensure seamless operations, we want to hear from you.

You will report to an Engineer Manager in Ireland.

This role is located in Ireland. Hybrid work model.


  • Build observability solutions using advanced cloud monitoring tools such as New Relic, Dynatrace, Splunk or equivalent, to provide comprehensive insights into system metrics, logs, and traces
  • You have good communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work with teams to lead observability programs and improvements
  • Configure and customize monitoring dashboards, alerts, and metrics to allow real-time visibility into system health, performance, and reliability, facilitating rapid detection and resolution of issues
  • Collaborate with engineering and operations teams to define observability best practices, ensuring understanding of industry-leading methodologies
  • Analyze system performance and behavior through advanced data analytics and visualization techniques, identifying trends, anomalies, and optimization opportunities to enhance system reliability and scalability
  • Develop and automate observability-related processes and workflows, using scripting and automation tools to improve monitoring, analysis, and response activities
  • Be on-call for incidents and system outages
  • Stay up to date with latest trends and innovations in observability and cloud monitoring technologies, evaluating and integrating new tools and methodologies to improve our observability capabilities

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in cloud operations, site reliability engineering, or a similar role, with a focus on observability and cloud monitoring solutions
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure and services, specifically AWS.
  • 3-5 years with a programming language(s) such as Python or Go
  • Experience with infrastructure as code using Terraform
  • 3-5 year's experience designing and implementing observability solutions using tools such as New Relic, Dynatrace, Splunk, or equivalent, to monitor cloud-based systems at scale
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, Information Technology, or a related field, or equivalent practical experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certifications in cloud platforms (e.g., AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Azure Administrator, Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect)
  • Experience with advanced observability techniques such as distributed tracing and log aggregation (e.g., ELK Stack, Splunk)
  • Knowledge of container orchestration platforms such as Kubernetes and associated observability tools for monitoring containerized environments
  • Familiarity with chaos engineering principles and practices for testing and improving system through controlled experiments

The Ideal Candidate

  • You are passionate about observability and have a proven track record of designing, implementing, and optimizing observability solutions for complex cloud-based systems
  • You possess technical skills in using advanced monitoring tools and techniques to gain deep insights into system metrics, logs, and traces, allowing and optimization


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