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Cloud Opps Engineer

Cloud Opps Engineer
Alpharetta, GA

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Job Title:

Cloud Opps Engineer

Job Location:

Alpharetta, GA

Job Category:

IT - Architect/Engineer - Network

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Job Description:
Client is seeking a Cloud Engineer

-Work with software engineers & infrastructure engineers to solve technical and operational challenges, drive efficiency and provide critical support for business impacting issues
-Act as a point of escalation regarding Azure / AWS / GCP situations for the Client Technology Operations Team
-Support multiple systems or applications of high complexity, ensuring control, integrity and accessibility
-Act as the technical liaisons between operational and development teams providing critical operational insight to upcoming implementations and strategies, including validation of ongoing solutions supportability
-Stay well-informed of failures and complications related to our cloud offerings
-Be responsible for debugging technical issues inside a complex stack involving virtualization, containers, microservices, etc.
-Collaborate with the engineering teams to enable their applications to run on Cloud infrastructure.
-Maintain Automation scripts / tools created to support monitoring and automation of operational support
-Manage & Support cloud environments in accordance with company security guidelines.
-Strong working knowledge of APIs to troubleshoot RESTful services, and the Ruby integration of them with existing data providers.
-Extensive experience with open-source technology, software development and system engineering.
-Employ exceptional problem-solving skills, with the ability to see and solve issues before they snowball into problems.
-Educate teams on the implementation of new cloud-based initiatives, providing associated training as required.
-Lead and develop best practices for use in other operations and escalations teams
-Stay current with industry trends, making recommendations as needed to help the company excel.

-Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering; Master's degree a plus.
-Certification as an AWS Solutions Architect, Cloud Security Certification, and/or OpenStack
-3-5 years of experience in cloud computing and design.
-Experience with popular solutions from the leading cloud vendors, especially Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
-Basic understanding of serverless design concepts and patterns
-Experience working with Azure App Service, Azure Policy and Security Center - diagnose and remediate resource contention issues and Identify failures in application logs
-Proficiency with AWS management (EC2, SNS/SQS, RDS) AWS Organizations, SSO, Service Control Policies
-Experience with Agile methodologies
-Working knowledge of code repository tools such as GIT
-Coding experience using Python, Ruby, Node.js, Kinesis, EC2, S3, RDS, YAML or JSON, etc.
-Excellent understanding of terminology and concepts across popular public cloud services, including the cloud computing stack, i.e., Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS).
-Excellent understanding of artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) & data analytics
-Strong knowledge of Containerization technologies including Kubernetes and Docker
-Strong awareness of networking and internet protocols, including TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP and distributed networks.
-Diagnose and troubleshoot technical issues with a variety of cloud vendors.
-Experience with operating systems such as Linux, Unix & Windows
-Experience with on-premise cloud technologies such as Pivotal and vRealize Automation
-Ability to interface with and communicate complex technical concepts to a broad range of internal and external stakeholders.
-Skilled at working in tandem with a team of engineers, or alone as required.
-Strong verbal and written communication skills to assist clients both internal and external and the ability to stay focused on completing tasks and meeting goals within a busy workspace.
-Time management skills with the ability to manage multiple streams and lead less experienced engineers.

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