Cloud Engineer

Posted 2 weeks ago


Cloud Engineer

– 100% Remote –

Looking for a Cloud Engineer with Public Trust Clearance or higher to join our team!

Cloud Engineer Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain AWS Cloud Infrastructure in Optimal Configuration from both technical and budgetary perspectives
  • Provide Functional Escalation Support and Expertise to the Incident Management Processes involving AWS Infrastructure or related issues
  • Provide input and guidance to Personnel and Cloud Architects/SMEs to the overall AWS Architecture and Design tenets
  • Compose and leverage AWS CloudFormation Templates for utilization, to ensure repeatable, sustainable AWS infrastructure is effectively managed
  • Deploy, test and document development, pre-production, and production environments
  • Train and mentor Junior Administrators and Engineers
  • Create Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) resources such as subnets, network access control lists, and security groups
  • Backup cloud and on-premise resources, including in a hybrid environment
  • Leverage resource tagging to allocate costs and optimize resource planning
  • Create gold images / AMIs and employ auto scaling
  • Assist in preparing cost analysis based on expected usage
  • Configure multi-factor authentication on virtual and hardware devices
  • Create IAM users and groups
  • Maintain availability of critical AWS Cloud infrastructure. To include configuration changes to AWS Cloud Services (UACS) shared services, adhere to compliance requirements, PVT, PROD environments as approved and directed.
  • Improve operational capabilities of UACS enterprise infrastructure as approved and directed.
  • Maintain availability of production systems deployed into AWS managed area that are not covered in Project-Related Configuration Support or Prototype Configuration Support.
  • Communication, including responding to C3, Alert distributions, support team requests, system business area requests, ESSD requests within 30 minutes of receipt, during business hours.
  • Investigating reported and suspected outage issues, documenting issue, resolution, maintaining knowledge base of known issues.
  • Review and enhance Operational Service Plans (OSPs), Run books, known issues knowledge bases, log defects.

Cloud Engineer Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum Education: I – A.S. degree, II & III – B.A. or B.S. degree in related discipline or equivalent experience
  • Minimum Years of Experience: I – Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience cloud engineering, II – Must have a minimum of 3 years of experience cloud engineering with 5+ years in overall technical engineering, III – Must have minimum of 4 years of experience in Cloud Engineering with 7+ years in overall technical engineering II – Must have AWS Associate – Level Certification; III – Must have AWS Professional-Level Certification
  • Must have public trust clearance or higher
  • Experience documenting technical requirements
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient at multi-tasking and proactive in work responsibilities
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Passion for providing great customer service

Cloud Engineer Preferred Qualifications:

  • AWS or Microsoft Cloud Certification desired for all personnel
  • At least 1 year in enterprise cloud deployments desired
  • At least 2 years development experience desired
  • Solid understanding of Linux and Windows operating system
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills
  • Capability in architecture design, system evaluation, system analysis, and infrastructure assessment
  • Be proficient in scripting image deployment and bootstrapping
  • Experience with AWS CloudWatch and other automation services
  • Strong background in Microsoft based applications
  • Maintain account documentation, such as architecture diagrams and portal links.
  • Knowledge of databases like MySQL, Oracle, SQLServer, or MongoDB
  • Experience in a 24/7 production environment
  • Excellent communication, prioritization, and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and agile development environment
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-intensity, Agile Scrum teamwork environment and exhibit flexibility as innovation is implemented.
  • Must be able to see opportunities for improvement, take ownership and closely work with development team to drive product improvements.

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