14 West

Cloud DevOps Engineer

Job ID 2020-2977
Job Locations
Information Technology




The Cloud DevOps Engineer at 14 West will design, build, and transform enterprise cloud technology for leading businesses in the marketing and publishing space.  This is an opportunity to lead the technology transformation within a team of skilled and highly motivated engineers within a company that values and supports the power of an idea. This role will focus heavily on leading the evolution of enterprise platforms, application teams and processes, CI/CD technologies, and public cloud infrastructure to facilitate rapid application development.


14 West is seeking an individual who has the confidence to think strategically, investigate, and act tactically to solve complex problems. If you are a self-starter that thrives on driving innovation and working in an environment focused on new technologies, you should join our team.


This individual will demonstrate proven extensive knowledge with the evolution, strategy, and design of public cloud environment(s), which includes the following:


In 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019, 14 West was voted one of Baltimore’s Top Workplaces by The Baltimore Sun. You can learn more about life at 14 West by checking out our WestWord blog.


  • Lead the technical transformation and maturation of public cloud solutions
  • Modernize application architecture and delivery
  • Design and build public / hybrid cloud infrastructure from proof of concept through production launch.
  • Aid internal teams and business stakeholders in shaping and evolving public cloud strategy
  • Engineer and build core infrastructure pipelines, tools, and services
  • Collaborate to set the strategy for how we build, deploy, monitor, and operate applications


  • Knowledge of CI/CD Patterns and enthusiasm for building and developing patterns for IaaC delivery of secure AWS services
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience working in the AWS CLI and Management Console with a focus on core infrastructure components like VPC/Networking, IAM, and AWS Accounts/Organizations
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience in designing, building, and deploying scalable and secure cloud-based solution architectures utilizing IaaC tools like CloudFormation or Terraform
  • High proficiency with a scripting language, such as Powershell, Bash, or Python, and using that scripting language to solve problems and automate workflows
  • Experience developing, defining, and executing public cloud strategy
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail
  • Experience architecting AWS environments from the ground up, including the development of best practices and establishing hybrid connectivity with on-premises environment(s)
  • Bachelor's degree in a related technical discipline, (i.e., Computer Science, Information Systems, or related degree field) or 3-7 years equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • AWS Associate Level Certification, either Solutions Architect or SysOps Administrator, with an ability to demonstrate proficiency in AWS Services


We offer a wide variety of benefits, programs, and services to our employees, including:

  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance plans.
  • Employer-subsidized parking.
  • 401(k) plan with employer matching.
  • Generous vacation time and paid holidays.
  • Fitness programs and discounts.
  • Casual dress code.

About 14 West

14 West exists to support entrepreneurs, to promote the growth and protection of their businesses, and to provide them with the resources they need to be great workplaces that attract and retain exceptional talent.


By relying on us, our clients enjoy the unique luxury of focusing on their passion... and we get to focus on ours. We take a custom-tailored approach to every solution for every client. We believe passion is a critical ingredient in the services we provide. And we strive to deliver leading-edge yet sustainable strategies that promote perpetual growth.



14 West is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all applicable Federal, State and local employment laws. No question in this Application is intended to elicit information in violation of any such law, nor will any information obtained in response to any question be used in violation of any such law. Applicants with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation to participate in the application and/or interview process may contact us at here@14west.us to arrange for such accommodation.




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