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Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Posted on Aug 24, 2021 by Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Chicago, IL 60601
Immediate Start
$100k - $135k Annual

*We are unable to sponsor for this permanent Full time role*

*Position is bonus eligible*

Prestigious Financial Company is currently seeking a Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer. Candidate will perform a range of activities required to both maintain and continuously automate a large, complex cloud-based computing environment. You will also work with other internal departments to support their requests and efforts in cloud services and automation in this environment.

This will involve utilizing best practices for the management, architecture, configuration, DR, administration, and automation of the enterprise cloud environment. These activities will drive the creation of new infrastructure and environments, which will be critical to growth and adoption of broad cloud/automation goals across the business.


  • Provide expert knowledge to the organization for cloud end-to-end architecture and IaaS, as well as PaaS and SaaS solutions
  • Develop, test and maintain a library of deployable, tested, and documented automation design scripts, processes, and procedures.
  • Enable DevOps development activities and complex development tasks that will involve working with tools such as Docker, Kafka, CICD tools (Github, Jenkins, Artifactory, etc), and container management systems.
  • Provide advanced system administration, operational support and problem resolution for a large complex cloud computing environment
  • Assist in the design, configuration, implementation and support of an automated workflow for cloud environment provisioning
  • Implement production changes during defined maintenance windows and support on call rotation
  • Perform cloud computing build-outs, software installation, maintenance and support
  • Write and maintain documentation of relevant operating procedures and processes.
  • Assist in the design, development, and building of the business's cloud infrastructure architecture.


  • The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary functions.
  • Good consultative, communication, team player and analytical skills are a must, as you will be regularly interacting between various teams which are distributed across the US.
  • Relevant experience with configuration and implementation of IaaS/Infrastructure as code in a cloud n(AWS, Azure, etc.) in a corporate environment
  • Experience with implementing and maintaining highly available mission critical environments for 24x7 availability with a defined production change control process is a strong plus
  • Ability to work within a fast-paced environment with short timelines and work well under pressure
  • Hands-on experience Scripting/development skills in languages such as Python, Ruby, Go, Java, JavaScript, etc. in a corporate environment
  • Working knowledge of infrastructure design and components, such as Servers, operating systems, networks, and storage
  • Hands-on experience with one or more of the following tools: Terraform, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Kafka, Github, OpenShift, and configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef, or Ansible
  • Advanced degree, preferably in a technical discipline (Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, etc.) and relevant IT systems experience in cloud systems, or equivalent combination of education and experience required
  • Cloud provider certifications (AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure) are a strong plus

Reference: 1297297186

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