Cloud, DevOps, Platform, SRE Engineer


On Site
60 - 78 /hr
Contract - W2
Contract - 8+ month(s)
No Travel Required


Site Reliability
load balancing
Azure and AWS tenants
landing zones

Job Details

We have been retained by our client to deliver a Cloud, DevOps, Platform, SRE Engineer on a contract basis in northwest Houston, to work on a large infrastructure. You will be responsible for supporting the development and maturation of Azure and AWS tenants, subscriptions, landing zones, networking, security, and infrastructure through implementation of best practices and infrastructure as code (IaC). The ideal candidate will bring a blend of subject matter expertise, effective leadership capabilities, hands-on Azure and AWS technical skills, and strong written and verbal communication skills. In addition to cloud development, supporting on premise Kubernetes clusters is required.

Responsibilities include:

  • Implement best practices in cloud infrastructure, emphasizing Site Reliability, Observability, and Scalability.
  • Foster strong collaboration with various teams, working closely with Product Managers, DBAs, Developers, DevOps, SRE and Data Engineers to implement AWS standard methodologies, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), and cost optimizations early in the design process.
  • Identify and eliminate bottlenecks, manage issues, and allocate support as necessary.
  • Architect and implement technical solutions which improve the service level of the on premise and cloud platforms
  • Perform incident investigation, diagnosis, and provide resolution
  • Manage cluster provisioning, performance tuning, and security configuration
  • Perform system monitoring and remediation of any platform related issue
  • Identify recurring problems and perform root cause analysis
  • Ensure continuous availability of data platform services.
  • Document and maintain environment architecture
  • Identify opportunities for platform improvements and present recommendations to management


The successful candidate will meet the following qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience working with AWS and Azure (professional certification or equivalent work experience).
  • 5+ years experience in application deployment automation and DevOps practice
  • 5+ years experience installing, administering, and maintaining Linux based software
  • 3+ years experience with IT automation tools such as Ansible, Salt and/or Terraform
  • Extensive knowledge of Azure DevOps
  • Experience designing and implementing redundant systems including data backups/recoveries, high availability, load balancing, and disaster recovery
  • Experience designing, analyzing, and repairing large-scale distributed systems
  • Exceptional documentation and communication skills, with the ability to present technical content effectively to both management and engineering teams
  • Knowledgeable of core IT infrastructure technologies including virtualization, networking, and storage management

5+ yrs. of experience or more, required. Degree is a nice plus.

Employment Type: Contract

hourly, M-F, 40 hours per week, flexible schedule, onsite NW Houston area.

Hourly Rate:
$ 60 78 /hr

w2 employment

Location: Houston, Texas
(northwest Houston area) onsite work

Immigration: s and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time. No third parties. No consulting firms. Principals only.

Please apply with resume.

Houston contract opportunity: Cloud, DevOps, Platform, SRE Engineer

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