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Cloud Support Engineer

Date: Oct 22, 2021

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

We're growing our product development software and systems team and are looking for a Cloud Support Engineer to maintain and improve cloud software and databases. As part of our product development team, you will maintain virtual machines, servers, databases, and cloud environments; deploy software upgrades to the cloud; analyze logs and optimize performance of cloud systems; and resolve issues with availability and connectivity. Our software and systems team delivers unique electronics and software solutions to support our business units in bedding, home furniture, automotive, and other markets.


Essential responsibilities of a Cloud Support Engineer:

  • Create, manage, and scale virtual machines and containers in our cloud environments
  • Perform maintenance, upgrades, migrations, and restarts of cloud resources
  • Optimize databases and storage to improve performance
  • Develop and implement disaster recovery strategies, maintain backups, and implement failovers
  • Manage available resources, load balancing, and network bandwidth to provide optimal user experience
  • Identify existing and potential performance or security problems with our cloud
  • Manage team access roles and permissions to cloud resources


A few things you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Science, Data Science, Software Engineering, or closely related field
  • Experience with Azure Cloud, AWS, or Google Cloud
  • Problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent listening, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability to respond with urgency and stay organized within a fast-paced team
  • Ability to work independently or as an active member of a team
  • Proactive, analytical, and self-educating mindset with an eye for detail


Things we consider a plus:

  • Experience with Azure DevOps and Git
  • Experience with MQTT, REST APIs, real-time data streams, and other data related technologies
  • Experience with cloud performance analytics and reporting
  • Self-motivated to learn new technologies to improve productivity and provide better results
  • A working knowledge of some of the tools and technologies that we use including: Kubernetes, Docker, Linux, PostgreSQL, Python, Node.js, Active Directory, OAuth


Reasons you’ll love it here: We have a team of motivated developers who like to solve problems with innovative solutions. We collaborate with a diverse team to bring unique ideas to market. Our company culture reflects values like integrity, ownership, and authenticity. We take these to heart, and if you do as well, you’ll fit right in.


How to learn more about us:

For a fun glimpse into our company, visit Life@Leggett and look inside everyday work life! Since 1883, Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) has been creating a wide variety of innovative products that can be found in most homes, offices, and automobiles. Today our growing 137-year-old company is comprised of 15 business units and 140 facilities located in 18 countries.  We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. For more information, please visit


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