The Senior Cloud Platform engineer is responsible for helping to select, implement standards for, and maintain AWS cloud resources. They manage and follow SOC/HITRUST controls for the consistent and audited operation of the infrastructure supporting the Absencesoft commercial SaaS platform for large enterprise customers.


Who We Are

AbsenceSoft is a rapidly growing Leave Management software company looking to hire amazing people like you! We are a radically innovative provider of SaaS solutions for FMLA, Disability, ADA, and other types of absences. We pride ourselves in having created the most easily used, installed, and understood absence management system and Human Resources Software. We value creative, innovative people who are passionate about their work and who always believe there is always a better way.

Leading With Our Core Values (THRIVE)

  • Team - We are a team. We show up for each other, act with empathy, listen well, have fun, collaborate, and bring our authentic selves to work every day.
  • Honesty - We are honest, trustworthy, and transparent with each other and our clients. We act with integrity, ask the tough questions, and are open to honest feedback.
  • Results - We are results-driven and act with urgency, accountability, and commitment. We strive for continuous improvement and operational efficiency.
  • Inspiring - We inspire and challenge each other every day. We bring a positive, can-do attitude to the team and lift everyone up around us.
  • Value - We provide tremendous value to our customers, employees, and shareholders, which drives everything we do and guides our decision making.
  • Entrepreneurial - We are willing to try new things and take risks, without fear of failure. We continuously learn and improve in a fast-paced environment.


What You’ll Do

  • Design, configure and maintain AWS resources using IaaC.
  • Design and enforce standards to enable development to easily onboard new cloud resources and modify existing resources to meet the needs of their services. 
  • Apply necessary permissions and guardrails to enable shared responsibility model. 
  • Participate in on-call on rotational basis. 
  • Plan and operate regular patching/updates for shared services 

What’ll Set You Up for Success

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 4+ years SaaS / commercial for Market software experience
  • 2+ years Kubernetes experience
  • 4+ years' experience with AWS or other cloud platform    
  • Knowledge of CI/CD practices 
  • Experience managing microservice architectures 
  • Experience with security in PCI or HITRUST a plus 
  • Experience managing datastores (mongo, postgres, redis, elastic search) a plus 
  • Entrepreneurial in thinking, outlook, and creative problem-solving 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Strong work ethic and ability to multitask on parallel projects and efforts


What To Know Before You Apply

  • We’re located in beautiful Golden, Colorado.
  • This is a full-time, salaried position + bonus.
  • AbsenceSoft provides a wide variety of perks and benefits. Including full medical, dental, vision, 401K, and life insurance. We support your professional growth including industry training and CLMS Certification, opportunities for additional industry and technology certifications, and continuing education.
  • The salary range for this position is 150k – 160k.

At AbsenceSoft, we are committed to building a team that represents a variety of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that celebrates and supports diversity and inclusion. We make all employment and related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.