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Systems Architect / AWS Engineer

Clip is an innovative, extremely modern financial startup pushing the boundaries of cash management logistics and technology. As part of our core IT group, you'll have an early-stage opportunity to develop highly disruptive products and solutions that will transform how businesses interact with their banks. Clip's System Architect must be a subject matter expert (SME) with Cloud (IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS) strategies, and will work directly with the CTO and Senior Backend Engineers to improve and maintain an existing AWS Lambda / AWS API Gateway / MySQL serverless system designed to process financial transactions.

The System Architect's requirements and responsibilities include the following:

  • Administration of AWS infrastructure including backups, disaster recovery, performance & cost optimizations, monitoring, and security.
  • Develop and improve existing GO language libraries for processing of automated transaction systems with major banks.
  • Develop and improve a serverless framework that uses Lambda to implement endpoints and scheduled jobs. Coded in Go using GORM, MySQL and various AWS Tools such as Pinpoint, Cognito and SQS.
  • Support backend engineers with Object Modeling, API development, and MySQL database development and support,
  • Work with CTO and Security Advisors to support and enhance security programs including implementation of necessary controls and policies.
  • Collaborate with Business Units to align technology to business needs.
  • Deploy, test and document development, pre-production, and production environments.
  • Participate in Agile / Scrum initiatives as needed.
  • Promotes adaptive design and modern engineering practices across the enterprise portfolio, facilitating the reuse of ideas, components, services, and proven patterns.
  • Stay abreast of new and emerging technologies.

Required experience:

  • Strong experience in AWS Cognito, RDS, Lambda, API Gateway, CloudFront, DynamoDB, and other AWS services.
  • Strong experience in MySQL including performant queries and efficiant database architecture
  • Bachelor's degree in management, finance or computer sciences or equivalent experience
  • 6+ years of IT management experience, preferably within the small and medium business market.
  • 8+ year in IT services (Internet, cloud computing, hosting, managed services)
  • MCSA and/or MCITP preferred
  • ITIL certification preferred


  • Highly competitive salary
  • Potential equity opportunities
  • Paid vacation
  • Flexible schedules



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