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Date Added: Sat 03/07/2021

Senior AWS Cloud Engineer

Phoenix, AZ, US
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Company: KFORCE TECHNOLOGY

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

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Kforce has a client in Phoenix, AZ that is seeking a Senior AWS Cloud Engineer. Summary: This role will focus on designing and developing enterprise cloud capabilities and solutions for all cloud service types including IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS. The Senior AWS Cloud Engineer will collaborate with the Infrastructure, Technology Risk Management and Application Development organizations during design and development phases, providing guidance, interpretation, and engineering expertise. The role will additionally focus on the overall project technical and architecture design, cost effectiveness, quality of solution, knowledge transfer, and mentoring of the project technical team members. Lastly, the role will be keenly aware of cloud computing industry trends with regards to technology and adoption while also being proficient in the understanding of and application of various automation related tools and languages. Primary Responsibilities:
  • Contributes to and supports the corporate Enterprise Cloud strategy, standards and best practices associated with all aspects Cloud offerings
  • Contributes to and support the corporate adoption of the DevOps methodology and Agile project management
  • Provides expert level design and engineering support towards the successful delivery of IT's cloud project portfolio
  • Contribute towards continual service improvement activities related to the delivery of cloud services
  • Develop and implement internal systems, processes, and best practices to be used by other teams designed to increase productivity
  • Participate in deep architectural discussions to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment, security, cost effectiveness and high availability in the cloud
  • Design, implement, and test disaster recovery and business continuity architecture
  • Create and implement automation in the form of infrastructure as code for cloud platform solutions


Job Requirements:

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering required
  • AWS Associate Certifications or higher required
  • AWS Professional certification highly preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in IT platform, storage, networking, and virtualization engineering
  • 5+ years of experience in the design & implementation of distributed applications (preferred)
  • 4+ years of practical experience designing, building, and automating solutions utilizing AWS services such as EC2, S3, RDS, KMS, Route 53, Lambda, IAM, Kinesis, ECS and API Gateway
  • 3+ years of experience working with cloud automation tools such as Terraform
  • 3+ years of experience in building CI/CD pipeline automation in tools like Jenkins/Cloudbees with scripting languages such as Groovy, Ruby, or Python
  • 3+ years of practical experience working in DevOps team/organizations with applied Agile development practices
  • 3+ years of hands on experience with automated tooling such as Chef and Test Kitchen
  • In depth, practical experience with Cloud methodologies (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS), automation, orchestration, trends, and industry-leading cloud vendor offerings
  • Experience in architecting and implementing cloud-based solutions with robust Business Continuity and Disaster Recover requirements
  • Hands on experience with Docker and container orchestration
  • Maintains current knowledge of marketplace changes, technology changes, and client businesses pertinent to cloud, server, storage, and network virtualization
  • Possess a strong understanding of SDLC principles and processes
  • Ability to succeed in a fast-paced, high demand environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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