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AWS Cloud Architect/Engineer

Permanent Position in Irving, Texas

Post Date: 10/11/2019

Rate: Not Specified

Education Level: Not Specified

Reference: Job # 173451


Title: AWS Cloud Architect and Engineer

Type: Direct hire 

Location: Irving, TX 

Basic Function:

The Cloud Architect and Engineer is responsible for architecture, implementation, management, and automation of the public cloud offerings for the company.  The Cloud Architect and Engineer will assist with the initial design and provide cloud training to other members of the team.  This person will operate in a multitenant cloud environment that consists of 300+ companies, 4 global private datacenters, and public cloud presence.

In cooperation with other internal teams, he/she delivers the highest level of technical expertise and excellence in cloud management to meet the customers’ established expectations.  He/she works across multiple teams to define cloud architecture, technology requirements, policies and standards. 

Principal Responsibilities, Activities and Accountabilities: 

Responsibilities include:

In addition to hands-on responsibility, the following activities may involve oversight of others’ work:

Business Accountabilities:

Reports To:

Interactions:

Requirements and Qualifications:

Education:

Experience:

Knowledge-level Required

In-depth:

Intermediate:

Working:

Basic:

Additional:

Working Conditions:

 

 

 

 

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AWS Cloud Architect/Engineer

Permanent Position in Irving, Texas

Job Overview

Post Date

10/11/2019

Rate

Not Specified

Education Level

Not Specified

Reference

Job # 173451

Title: AWS Cloud Architect and Engineer

Type: Direct hire 

Location: Irving, TX 

Basic Function:

The Cloud Architect and Engineer is responsible for architecture, implementation, management, and automation of the public cloud offerings for the company.  The Cloud Architect and Engineer will assist with the initial design and provide cloud training to other members of the team.  This person will operate in a multitenant cloud environment that consists of 300+ companies, 4 global private datacenters, and public cloud presence.

In cooperation with other internal teams, he/she delivers the highest level of technical expertise and excellence in cloud management to meet the customers’ established expectations.  He/she works across multiple teams to define cloud architecture, technology requirements, policies and standards. 

Principal Responsibilities, Activities and Accountabilities: 

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage multiple Cloud Enterprise Agreements across different global regions
  • Design architectural standards for cloud services
  • Architect cloud solutions for IaaS and PaaS
  • Design and implement global management tools and framework for governance and cost controls
  • Architect and develop tools and solutions to integrate, automate, and orchestrate cloud operational needs
  • Design and implement identity management for cloud accounts
  • Develop and implement multi-tenant environments within public and hybrid clouds
  • Develop and implement continuous integration process, SDLC and IaC
  • Automate processes using Python, Cloud Formation, JSON, Lambda and scripting utilities
  • Evaluate and test 3rd party tools and applications to meet objectives
  • Provide mentoring through example and knowledge sharing
  • Document architectural standards and processes around those standards
  • Create implementation guidelines and reusable design templates wherever possible
  • Work with entire Cloud Practice team to develop cloud skillsets
  • Establish engineering and automation objectives for colleagues
  • Consult with customers on net new and migration cloud projects
  • Provide third-level support and provide root cause analysis of issues

In addition to hands-on responsibility, the following activities may involve oversight of others’ work:

  • Maintain and verify process documentation
  • Maintain security standards in Cloud per the Center for Internet Security benchmarks
  • Perform scheduled and emergency maintenance
  • Respond promptly to resolve issues reported through the ticketing system.
  • Assist with trusted advisor recommendations and financial planning/optimization
  • On-call rotation with other team members for 7x24 production systems support.

Business Accountabilities:

  • Comply with policies, practices and procedures.
  • Maintain positive customer relationships.
  • Resolve technical issues within Service Level Agreements.
  • Support implementation of customer initiatives.
  • Maintain technical expertise.
  • Identify and evaluate alternatives for solving problems or improving processes and procedures.
  • Provide project status updates.

Reports To:

  • Director of Cloud Practice

Interactions:

  • Company DataCenter and Cloud Services teams.
  • Various Company customers and vendors.

Requirements and Qualifications:

Education:

  • Prefer college degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Technical Certifications preferred:  AWS Certifications, Linux Certifications, Microsoft Certifications

Experience:

  • 5 years designing and administrating various cloud platforms in a large scale environment.
    • Preferred platforms:  Azure and AWS (Google is also in use)
  • 5 years developing automation and continuous integration processes
  • 10 years’ experience in an enterprise IT environment, ideally multi-tenant, that includes administration, support and implementation of networked Windows and Linux server systems.

Knowledge-level Required

In-depth:

  • AWS Cloud platforms
  • Private/Public/Hybrid Cloud automation
  • Scripting languages:  Python, Bash, PowerShell, JSON and Java
  • Continuous Integration tools and strategies
  • Troubleshooting skills, problem solving and resolution (root cause identification)

Intermediate:

  • Internetworking (TCP/IP) administration
  • Windows OS and Linux/Unix OS
  • Network security
  • OSI Model and basic Networking Theory
  • Database technologies SQL and NOSQL

Working:

  • web (MS IIS/Apache/Tomcat) administration
  • PostgresSQL databases
  • Terminal Services administration

Basic:

  • SAN technology
  • Backup technologies
  • LDAP

Additional:

  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills (develop and maintain strong working relationships),
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Excellent written and verbal communications
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, supervise project execution and prioritize tasks
  • Flexibility – work outside normal business hours
  • Strong organizational skills

Working Conditions:

  • Normal business hours with occasional extended hours as needed for project implementation or customer support.
  • Oncall rotation
  • Some Travel  (Less than 5%)

 

 

 

 

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