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Senior Cloud Engineer

Company: Apex Systems
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewUtilize advanced knowledge and strong experience in monitoring and securing cloud systems and environments (preferably AWS and Azure). Work with Infrastructure, Development, Data, and Information Security teams in a blended environment. A comprehensive understanding of cloud security systems and policies are key for this role. What you do

  • Anticipates internal and/or external business challenges and/or regulatory issues; and recommends process, product, or service improvements
  • Solves unique and complex problems that have a broad impact on the business
  • Contributes to the development of functional strategy, establish operational plans for job area; leads project teams to achieve milestones and objectives
  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team of application developers, operations engineers, architects to understand complex product requirements and translate them into automated solutions.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to support and improve architecture, systems, processes, standards, and tools.
  • Lead architectural discussions to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment, security, and high availability in the cloud
  • Design, implement, and maintain virtual server, storage, network, and security infrastructure while ensuring all solutions are properly monitored and instrumented
  • Work with application teams to migrate applications between private, public, and hybrid cloud environments
  • Develop, implement, and test data backup and recovery, and disaster recovery procedures
  • Write and maintain clear, concise documentation, runbooks and operational standards including infrastructure diagrams while educating/mentoring product teams and junior engineers
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex issues in development, test, and production environments
  • Deploy and maintain code for automating the creation of scalable/resilient systems/infrastructure
  • Continuously review existing and proposed architectures with a goal of cost optimization as well as identifying, adopting, and refining best practicesWhat you bring
    • 7+ years of experience in Software and/or Infrastructure required, with 3+ years desired in relevant cloud, automation, and/or orchestration positions.
    • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related focus/major, or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Master's degree desired.
    • Experience required in the following:
    • Knowledge of the offerings and capabilities of cloud computing platforms (AWS/Azure/GCP). Experience provisioning, operating, and maintaining systems running in the cloud.
    • Hands-on experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) such as IAM, EC2, EBS, ELB, RDS, S3, Route 53, Gateways, VPCs, CloudWatch, Lambda scripts
    • Working knowledge of Azure Cloud Services like Azure Active Directory, Virtual Machines, Functions, Virtual Network, DevOps, Blob storage, Managed Disks, Management Groups, Resource Groups and Subscriptions
    • Experience with managing cloud costs and building solutions with cost and performance efficiency being top-of-mind
    • Linux (RHEL/CentOS) and Windows system administration
    • Shell, Python, Groovy, PowerShell or other scripting language
    • Experience monitoring cloud and on-premise infrastructure and applications
    • In-depth knowledge working with and managing Git (Bitbucket, GitHub)
    • Experience with migrating workloads between different tenants and subscriptions in the cloud
    • Experience desired in the following:
    • Familiarity with database technologies such as MySQL, MS SQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, Dataiku, and Snowflake
    • Exposure or hands on experience with APM tools (Dynatrace/AppDynamics)
    • Knowledge/experience with container management such as Docker, Kubernetes, Amazon ECS
    • AWS Certifications (AWS Certified: SysOps Administrator, DevOps Engineer, Solutions Architect)
    • Azure Certifications (Azure Administrator Associate, Azure Developer Associate, Azure Solutions Architect Expert)
    • Experience using log management tools (ELK) for trouble shooting
    • Experience with Infrastructure Definition/Provisioning tools (Terraform, CloudFormation, ARM)
    • Familiarity with the fundamentals of web application and relational database architectures, Continuous Integration / Continuous Development (CI/CD) processes and tools such as Jenkins or Bamboo
    • Understanding of immutable infrastructure and infrastructure as code concepts

Keywords: Apex Systems, Lincoln , Senior Cloud Engineer, Engineering , Lincoln, Nebraska

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