Cloud Engineer

cloud, aws, azure, public, private, devops, docker, git, bash, python, perl, infrastructure, Linux, RHEL, ansible, Chef, Puppet, kubernetes
Contract W2, Contract Corp-To-Corp
Depends on Experience
Travel not required

Job Description

Direct Client Requirement
Job Title: Cloud Engineer - VP
Location: New York, NY
Type: Contract
The role is for a Cloud Engineer with the Global Infrastructure group; responsible for definition of strategy and the delivery of global solutions for public and private cloud adoption. The successful candidate will have a vital role in shaping future strategy and direction within the organization and must possess a relevant experience in the implementation and use of public cloud solutions.
Role / Principal Accountabilities:

  • Define strategy to support the adoption of Client's private cloud platform, providing service design and enhancements to improve automation and efficiency
  • Define standards for adoption of Public Cloud technology and provide input into Client's hybrid cloud architecture
  • Design and development of full automation frameworks that facilitate the delivery of PaaS/IaaS
  • Work closely with global operational counterparts to ensure stable and healthy Cloud platforms

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Strong analytical skills and a solid understanding of all critical Production Support processes
  • Proven track record in IT Engineering, and a vision of infrastructure system architecture
  • Demonstrate an ability to work well as part of a global team, and on their own when required
  • Good communication skills
  • Enthusiastic, eager and personable
  • Ability to cope well under pressure

Knowledge Required:

  • Cloud Certification in either Amazon AWS or Microsoft Azure
  • Experience managing a cloud operations function
  • In-depth understanding of scripting languages (bash, perl, python) providing infrastructure automation
  • Extensive use of Configuration Management Solutions (Ansible, Chef or Puppet), providing the ability to deploy, patch and maintain server end point configuration
  • Engineering and administration experience of Linux i.e. RHEL 6 & 7, Amazon Linux or CentOS
  • Tangible experience of Devops toolchain (Jenkins, GIT) and their application to optimizing Enterprise Infrastructure Delivery
  • Experience managing and deploying across large Virtual Server and Cloud based platforms
  • Exposure to container technology (Docker, Kubernetes), desirable but not essential
  • Financial Services experience is desirable but not an essential for this opening

About us:

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Dice Id : 10123488
Position Id : 20-00128
Originally Posted : 5 months ago
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