Cloud Engineer

cloud, aws, python, linux, php, puppet
C2H W2, Contract to Hire
$140k - $150k
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Job Title: Cloud Engineer
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Job Type: Contract to Hire


  • The Cloud Engineer will be part of a project engineering team that has a focus on delivering cloud hosted solutions for externally facing sites.
  • The cloud engineering team manages the design, capacity planning, build, orchestration, and L3 operational activities within the Cloud Infrastructure team.
  • The Senior Cloud Engineer will be a key contributor on new projects working with development teams on specs and requirements.
  • This candidate will actively work with the Cloud Architecture team on project design and participate in standardizing the cloud platform.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience supporting web infrastructure running in a Linux and/or Unix environment
  • Minimum of 2 years of public cloud experience with a preference of AWS
  • Minimum of 2 year of operational expertise with infrastructure configuration (i.e. Puppet, Chef, etc), change control and source-code management methodologies
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience performance tuning LAMP based web applications
  • Minimum of 6 year of experience in resolving system / application technical problems
  • Minimum of 2 years working with Agile based development teams
  • Proven expertise in or most of the following:
    • Project planning and implementation
    • Requirements gathering and system analysis
    • Systems integration and implementation
    • Project estimation
    • Client communications
  • Certification as an AWS SysOps admin or a Devops Engineer a plus
  • Experience with containers and Container Management through Kubernetes a plus

Desired Characteristics:

  • Can independently lead projects
  • Experience working with geographically diverse teams
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Expert skills in several of the following areas:
    • Web technologies like Apache, Tomcat, NginX, Varnish
    • Linux
    • MySQL
    • Support applications that utilize PHP, python, and Java
    • Configuration management technologies with a heavy preference for Puppet
    • Extensive programming in either python, perl, and shell

All offers of employment at TechLink, Inc. are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check. Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates.

Background checks will include: Social Security Verification, Prior Employment Verification, Professional References, Educational Verification, Criminal History, Motor Vehicle Records and e-verify.

Posted By

Janine Kramer

1200 MacArthur Blvd, 3rd FL. Mahwah, NJ, 07430

Dice Id : techlknj
Position Id : 18-00109
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