Principal Cloud Engineer

Job Summary

Are you looking for a team and a company where your contribution is impactful and valued?  Come join MathWorks and help us drive our container strategy.  We are looking for a technical leader that can evolve our service portfolio and help us build our container platform.  A successful candidate with have deep experience in container technologies along with demonstrated technical leadership both within and across organizations.  Experience in a DevOps environment and/or automation with infrastructure as code methodology is a must.  As an individual contributor, the candidate will need to be able to handle multiple priorities, communicate well, and demonstrate leadership in a technical setting.


  • Being an active participant in setting direction and strategy for the team and its products / services and communicating that strategy to internal customers.
  • Designing, deploying, maintaining, and supporting container solutions across private and public infrastructure.
  • Advancing the teams’ efforts in automation by injecting your existing automation knowledge and leading an effort to adopt infrastructure as code and other modern methodologies.
  • Acting as a technical lead for visible and complex projects, advocating for solutions across organizational boundaries.
  • Mentoring your technical peers.
  • Creating and delivering knowledge sharing presentations and documentation to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Learning on the job and exploring new technologies.
  • Rotating on-call support of production infrastructure and applications.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree and 12 years of professional work experience (or equivalent experience) is required.

Additional Qualifications

  • At least 3 years in a technical peer leadership / management role.
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes container orchestration.
  • Experience with scripting (Python preferred) and automation tools (Ansible preferred).
  • Experience with source control systems, and the software release cycle.


  • Experience with public cloud platforms - Amazon Web Services (AWS) and/or Azure.
  • Experience with VMware vRealize Suite, and/or OpenStack.
  • Experience with VMware vSAN or other SDS (Software Defined Storage).
  • Experience with VMware NSX or other SDN (Software Defined Networking).
  • Experience with Lenovo or other HCI (Hyper Converged Infrastructure).
  • Experience with Linux administration - Ubuntu, RHEL, CentOS, Debian.

Why MathWorks?

It’s the chance to collaborate with bright, passionate people. It’s contributing to software products that make a difference in the world. And it’s being part of a company with an incredible commitment to doing the right thing – for each individual, our customers, and the local community.

MathWorks develops MATLAB and Simulink, the leading technical computing software used by engineers and scientists. The company employs 5000 people in 16 countries, with headquarters in Natick, Massachusetts, U.S.A. MathWorks is privately held and has been profitable every year since its founding in 1984.

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