Cloud Engineer ( Can work remote)

  • FL, FL
  • Contract

Company Description

www.Expertsit.com

The Experts is a global provider of IT, engineering, telecom and business process solutions - deploying best practices to customers in the public and private sectors. Our technology solutions and services support FORTUNE 1000 organizations around the world and are deployed alongside our trusted personnel supporting the war fighter abroad and domestic policy at home.

Job Description

Responsible for enterprise-wide cloud technology standards, patterns and lifecycle. This includes:  researching new products and changes/updates/patches for existing products – develop and define configuration, packaging and deployment standards as well as HA and DR strategies - development of product and technology patterns - testing and evaluating standards and patterns - writing comprehensive technical documentation.  

 

Core Technologies include:

 

  1. Amazon Web Services
    1. EC2
    2. S3
    3. RDS/Redshift
    4. Route 53
    5. IAM
    6. CloudFront
    7. ELB
    8. VPC
  2. Puppet / Chef
  3. BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management/BladeLogic
  4. VMWare vCloud

 

Accountabilities:

 

  1. Author Product Design, Implementation and Support documentation
  2. Provide support to the Solutions Engineering team towards designing solutions to meet project requirements
  3. Develop methods to create repeatable and efficient procedures to deploy products
  4. Develop frameworks and best practices for disaster recovery and high availability application design, DMZ application hosting, test environment specifications, etc that can be applied consistently to application infrastructure deployments
  5. Manage the lifecycle of the full catalog of cloud technology products

Qualifications

Experience:

  • Significant expertise (5 to 7 years) in defining, designing and deploying global business applications with both internal and external customer focus
  • Vendor product certifications preferred
  • Significant expertise and experience in defining philosophy and principles for global engineering in application hosting and infrastructure technologies.
  • Shell, Python, Pearl, Ruby and PowerShell scripting experience to automate tasks and procedures
  • Experience in Unix, Linux and Windows environments
  • Self starter with desire to understand work and project objectives, not just execute
  • Possesses a good understanding of IT service management
  • Strong communication (oral and written) and influencing skills, with the ability to communicate new concepts, and drive change in process and behaviors.
  • Significant experience with hardware and software products that provide high availability and disaster recovery functionality such as clustering and data caching and replication
  • Significant experience with tuning environments to ensure optimal performance
  • Strong analytical focus, results-oriented and execution driven, with the ability to align technology developments with the generation of potential competitive business advantage.
  • Ability to quickly learn and apply new technologies
  • Ability to identify and elaborate enterprise-wide impact of major product technology trends.
  • Has played a lead role in architecture, design and documentation of application hosting and infrastructure technologies, with SME knowledge in one or more related areas.
  • Has significant experience in vendor management, communication with vendor engineering and vendor product development.
  • Strong problem solving and root cause analysis skills, with the ability to identify learning opportunities, improve current processes.
  • Effective communications and presentation delivery skills, especially to senior management on technology strategies and standards; able to create and maintain cross-segment relationships and foster collaboration, knowledge sharing and cooperation. 

Additional Information



The Experts, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (M/F/D/V) Employer.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.