Cloud Engineer

Technology - Ontario, Canada London, Ontario


Join Team CARFAX as a Cloud Engineer

Isn't it time you bragged about where you work? At CARFAX, we do, every day. We pride ourselves on being mission-focused on helping to grow a brand built on accuracy and integrity. We care deeply about our products and our customers. We’re more than just a company: We help millions of consumers make more-informed decisions every day. We know that our teammates are our most valuable asset, and we value a balanced life while tackling challenging projects in a fast-paced environment. 

At CARFAX, we believe in the power of teamwork and value in-person interactions so that we can collaborate and thrive together. This position will require 2 days per week in our London,ON office subject to change with future business needs.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Work in a dynamic, agile, team environment designing, developing, deploying, and maintaining a robust cloud architecture to development teams
  • Participate in design decisions, including new technology research and prototyping
  • Collaborate closely with other AWS engineers and architects, cloud engineers, support teams and other stakeholders
  • Promote great Kubernetes and AWS platform design and quality
  • Innovate new ideas to evolve our applications and processes
  • Continuously analyzing and evaluating our systems, products and process for potential improvements
  • Communicating across development teams to understand pain points and places where improvements can be beneficial
  • Educating business stakeholders and product development teams on the proper use of cloud tools and services

What we’re looking for:

  • Experience with AWS product offerings (e.g. EC2, VPCs, Lambda, API Gateway, etc.)
  • Experience with Kubernetes (AWS EKS a plus)
  • Experience with the AWS Console, CLI and SDK
  • Experience with Terraform, CDK or CloudFormation
  • Experience migrating software applications to AWS
  • Proficiency with at least one technology language like Java, Javascript, NodeJS, Golang or Python.
  • Have a broad set of technology skills - DEVSECOPS - Development, Security and Operations
  • Operational experience - ready to own the uptime and quality of systems
  • Documentation and teaching mindset - Help others!
  • Hands-on experience with cloud platforms and architecture
  • Advanced experience in troubleshooting techniques
  • Knowledge of security and performance best practices for cloud architectures
  • Hands-on experience building and supporting CI/CD pipelines leveraging a tool such as Jenkins or GitLab
  • Be a firm believer in “automate everything”

 Preferred Experience

  • Familiarity with Traefik, gloo or Ambassador (Envoy is a plus)
  • Familiarity with Istio service mesh.
  • Familiarity with Prometheus, Grafana
  • Familiarity with CloudFront
  • Cloud development experience leveraging AWS products such as Lambda, SQS, SNS, ECS, etc.
  • Familiarity with Agile software development including Test Driven Development and Pair Programming.

You’ll need to:

  • Communicate - Be vocal! We believe in the wisdom of crowds and your input is needed and valued!
  • Have a Self-Driven attitude - ability to quickly come up to speed with different technologies on an ongoing basis
  • Exhibit technical acumen - Be flexible! We love to change it up by using different technologies and need you to be open to new and different technologies!
  • Love to learn! To get the greatest solutions we need to continually explore what’s new and be willing to dive in and learn.

What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive compensation, benefits and generous time-off policies.
  • 4-Day summer work weeks and a winter holiday break.
  • 401(k) / DCPP matching
  • Annual bonus program
  • Casual, dog-friendly, and innovative office spaces

Don’t just take our word for it:

  • 10X Virginia Business Best Places to Work
  • 9X Washingtonian Great Places to Work
  • 9X Washington Post Top Workplace
  • Louis Post-Dispatch Best Places to Work


CARFAX, part of S&P Global Mobility, helps millions of people every day confidently shop, buy, service and sell used cars with innovative solutions powered by CARFAX vehicle history information. The expert in vehicle history since 1984, CARFAX provides exclusive services like CARFAX Used Car Listings, CARFAX Car Care, CARFAX History-Based Value and the flagship CARFAX® Vehicle History Report™ to consumers and the automotive industry. CARFAX owns the world’s largest vehicle history database and is nationally recognized as a top workplace by The Washington Post and Shop, Buy, Service, Sell – Show me the CARFAX™. S&P Global Mobility is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI). S&P Global is the world’s foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks, analytics and workflow solutions in the global capital, commodity and automotive markets.

CARFAX is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of CARFAX to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, pregnancy, religion, national origin, age, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, disability or handicap, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, CARFAX will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. We maintain a drug-free workplace. We are a participant in E-Verify.