Senior Cloud Engineer

Posted on May 18, 2019 by Request Technology

Chicago, IL 60601
Information Technology
Immediate Start
$120k - $135k Annual
Full-Time
A prestigious company is on the search for a Senior Cloud Engineer. This individual will be working on the cloud based infrastructure and cloud automation. They will design, develop, and build the cloud infrastructure and architecture. They need to have strong knowledge of Terraform, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Kafka, Github, and OpenShift. They also need experience with configuration management tools such as puppet, Chef, or Ansible. This person needs 5+ years of related experience with cloud systems.

Responsibilities

  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert to the organization for cloud and virtualization end-to-end architecture and IaaS, as well as PaaS and SaaS solutions such as AWS RedShift.
  • Develop 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 and container management systems.
  • Provide advanced system administration, operational support and problem resolution for a large complex cloud computing environment
  • Design, configure, implement and support an automated workflow for cloud and virtual environment provisioning
  • Implement production changes during defined maintenance windows and support on call rotation
  • Perform cloud computing and virtual environment build-outs, software installation, maintenance and support
  • Write and maintain documentation of relevant operating procedures and processes.
  • Design, develop, and build the business's cloud infrastructure architecture.

Skills/Experience Required

  • 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.
  • Strong hands-on experience Scripting/development skills in 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: Terraform, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Kafka, Github, OpenShift, and configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef, or Ansible
  • Experience with architecting, implementing and maintaining highly available mission critical environments for 24x7 availability
  • Experience working in an environment with a defined production change control process
  • Relevant experience with configuration and implementation of IaaS, Infrastructure as code, AWS, Azure, etc.
  • Demonstrated history of working within deadlines and ability to work well under pressure
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in a technical discipline (Computer Science, Mathematics, etc.), or equivalent combination of education and experience required
  • 5 or more years experience in IT systems installation, operations, administration, and maintenance of virtualized Servers/cloud systems
  • AWS Solutions Architect Associate Certification or higher strongly desired; Relevant industry certifications such as Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud are a plus

Reference: 708084114

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