Cloud Engineer

  • Odesus,
  • Culver City, CA
Cloud Engineer, DevOps, Cloud, AWS, scripting, Python, Chef, IaC, Terraform
Full Time, Contract W2, C2H W2, Contract to Hire
Salary + Benefits
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Large entertainment and movie studio in West Los Angeles is looking to hire a Cloud Engineer on a contract hire basis. A candidate with a Development background now getting into Operations would be ideal.

The Cloud Engineer candidate will need to be strong in one of these areas:

  1. Config Management
    • Chef
  2. Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
    • Terraform
    • Cloud Formation
  3. AWS
    • Experience with AWS services
  4. Coding
    • Python or other languages


The Senior Cloud Engineer, Internet Systems Technology (IST) will be a core member of a technical team that’s responsible for designing, building and supporting cloud infrastructure and platform for Enterprise Cloud Services.

The successful applicant will be part of a small, fast, and integrated team. The role requires a comprehensive understanding of cloud service provider capabilities – primarily Amazon Web Services; secondarily Azure. The role’s primary focus is to construct and manage cloud service provider environments as per various business requirements and security guidelines. This role will ensure that these enterprise's cloud environments are setup and managed efficiently for higher availability and cost effectiveness.

Core Responsibilities:

Cloud Development: 40%

  • Implement and optimize cloud infrastructure including initial and ongoing configuration of related automation, notifications, and reporting capabilities.
  • Implement and maintain cloud security controls (identity and access management, risk and compliance, etc.).
  • Implement and maintain cloud infrastructure for appropriate disaster recovery, high availability, fail over, and/or redundancy for cloud deployed applications.

 Cloud Services Support: 50%

  • Identify and troubleshoot cloud service events and issues as well as work with cloud service providers to efficiently solve issues or implement workarounds.
  • Plan and lead an engagement with application teams adopting cloud solutions.
  • Understands software engineering practices and the impact they have on efficient and effective use of DevOps and cloud solutions.
  • Clearly articulates and explains complex concepts and technologies to a non-technical audience
  • Adapt to rapidly evolving environment and frequent transitions of technologies and teams.

 Provide oral and written status reports to IT management and customer support: 10%

  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and verbal communication skills are necessary due to the dynamic nature of collaborations with customers, vendors, and other teams, solving complex system problems together.
  • Work with application teams to migrate Legacy/On-Prem applications to cloud environments.
  • Work with Information Security, Infrastructure Services, and Application Development organizations to choose appropriate technology solutions and facilitate complete integration into cloud environments.
  • Develop and refine standards in partnership with Information


  • BA/BS Required
  • Minimum 5 years experience with Enterprise Linux operating system administration
  • Minimum 5 years experience with Windows Server operating system administration
  • Minimum 5 years experience with scripting/programming languages (Python, Ruby, Java, Javascript, etc.)
  • Minimum 5 years experience with Cloud Service Providers (Amazon Web Services, Azure, Google Cloud Platform)
  • Minimum 5 years experience with Hypervisors
  • Minimum 5 years experience managing full stack applications
  • Minimum 5 years experience in enterprise environments
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent experience preferred

Knowledge of:

  • Amazon Web Services or Azure certification
  • Implement and evolve many security policies and controls (e.g. CIS, malware, anti-virus, secret management)
  • Secure development and integration of DevOps tooling (Jenkins, GitHub Enterprise, Consul, Vault, Terraform, AWS CloudFormation, Azure Manager Resource templates, workflows, vendor SaaS, etc.)
  • Deploying and use of configuration management tools (Chef, Ansible, SaltStack, etc.)
  • Deploying, securing, and maintaining (operationalizing) web application stacks (LAMP, J2EE, WISA, MEAN, etc.)
  • Expertise in web servers (Apache, NGINX, IIS, etc.)
  • Expertise in databases and other storage systems (MySQL, MSSQL, Oracle, NFS, CIFS, Redis, ELK, etc.)
  • Expertise in languages and language runtimes (PHP, Java, .NET, Node.js, etc.)
  • Expertise in application integration technologies (WS-*, REST, SSO, OAuth, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of browser and network functionality.
  • Deploying and administering of hardened virtualization technologies (VMWare, KVM, XEN, etc.)
  • Deploying and administering of hardened Linux and [+] or [-]Windows servers
  • Experience in large secure heterogeneous server and network infrastructure (DNS, load balancers, switches, etc.)
  • Container management wanted (Docker, k8s, etc.)

Posted By

Jose Galvez

11766 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 400 Los Angeles, CA, 90025

Dice Id : 10106335
Position Id : JG11155
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