AWS Cloud Engineer
Development & Test
Mount LaurelNJ Contract To Hire Jun 11, 2024
100% REMOTE - AWS Cloud Engineer opportunity!

Our client, a New Jersey based Technology and Infrastructure Solutions Company, is seeking a
n AWS Cloud Engineer to join their dynamic team. This position is a 6 month contract to hire role and is 100% remote.

The Engineer, Cloud III will design, deploy, and manage large scale complex cloud infrastructure solutions that meet our business needs. You will be responsible for developing technical strategies to meet business objectives and ensure that cloud infrastructure aligns with industry standards and best practices. You will mentor Cloud Engineers Level I and II to deliver high-quality services and solutions to our business.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Design, deploy and manage large-scale cloud infrastructure solutions using cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud.
  • Develop technical strategies that meet business objectives, considering performance, security, and budget.
  • Mentor Cloud Engineers Level I and II, providing technical guidance and support.
  • Collaborate with the Development, DevOps, and Security teams to ensure that cloud infrastructure is optimized for application performance and security.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory compliance standards and industry best practices.
  • Conduct architecture review and assessments of cloud infrastructure solutions.
  • Stay up-to-date with emerging cloud technologies and trends and recommend adoption where appropriate.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance.

Education and/or Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or a related field; or equivalent years’ experience in system administration, engineering, or cloud operations role.
  • Five (5) + years’ experience system administration, engineering, or cloud operations role.
  • Experience supporting production workloads\services primarily in AWS and secondary Azure Platforms.
  • Experience with the deployment and use of instrumentation, monitoring and logging systems.
  • Experience in diagnosing and trouble-shooting complex production issues.
  • Proficiency in provisioning and configuring infrastructure using Infrastructure as Code tools using Terraform and CloudFormation.
  • Responsible for writing and reviewing codes and also contributing to all technical discussions. 
  • Some containerization and container orchestration expertise with technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, and ECS\EKS.
  • Strong expertise of the DevOps culture, practices, and tools.
  • The ability to review and provide input on cost optimizing of AWS and Azure cloud platforms.
  • Ability to create highly available, secure, cost effective and performant auto-scaling systems.
  • Strong ownership, urgency, and drive to launch and maintain services.
  • Excellent communication, prioritization, and analytical skills.
  • Mentor and provide guidance to team members.
  • Advanced degree in Computer Science or an Engineering discipline, preferred.
  • Familiarity with common identity services, constructs, and protocols, such as IAM, OAuth, OpenID, AD DS, LDAP, ADFS, and SAML, preferred.
  • High degree of knowledge of networking concepts and experience with Software-Defined Networking, preferred.
  • Understanding of network security including firewalls, WAF, IDS, IPS, and DDoS protection, preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: (nice to have, not required)
AWS SysOps Administrator, AWS DevOps Engineer, and AWS Advanced Networking Specialty certifications a plus.

Must Haves:
Must have Terraform experience including several years of hands on experience (Not looking for Architect), about 3-5 years of experience
  • Must be able to support multiple environments (MSP style- multiple clients)
  • Must have AWS experience
  • Must have Powershell or Python Scripting Skills