Smartronix

Founded: 1995
Employees: 501-1000
Information Tech

Cloud Engineer

We are seeking a driven and talented Cloud Engineer to join our thriving Cloud Services business unit and work with some of the best Cloud Architects and Cloud Engineers in the market.  This individual will bring a passion for technology, a strong technical skill set, and an ability to deploy Production-ready solutions, software and tools for our customers.

 

The Cloud Engineer is a very hands-on individual.  They will assist other team members in the development and deployment of environments for our customers. They will have opportunities to be involved at all stages of a project - covering requirements capture and assessment, cloud services deployment, security and compliance, systems engineering and operational readiness.  They will bring not only knowledge of core AWS services but experience performing systems engineering tasks as part of a project team.

 

Core Responsibilities:

 

  • Understand project scope, timelines, objectives and direction of overall account
  • Work directly with other team members, customers and key stakeholders
  • Take direction from, and provide clear and timely updates to, Project Lead or Project Manager
  • Deploy and configure cloud services according to best practice (e.g.: EC2, VPC, RDS, IAM, CloudFront, Route53, CloudWatch, KMS, Redshift, S3 and Glacier, Kinesis)
  • Work with Solution Architects to conduct proof of concepts (POCs) and assist in Production implementations
  • Assess existing application stacks and suggest cloud native services for applicability
  • Assess existing environments for opportunities to simply, automate or bring efficiency to technical processes
  • Performing various software installations and configurations (e.g.: SQL Server, Active Directory)
  • Schedule and perform COTS software upgrades
  • Identify system or performance issues, and develop resolutions
  • Draft or contribute to architecture diagrams and data flow mappings
  • Produce well-written technical project documentation
  • Write, or contribute to, operational runbooks for long-term environment support
  • Participate in operational readiness activities
  • Participate in planning, implementation, and growth of assigned account
  • Participate in Change Management processes
  • Maintain core working hours but remain flexible to needed after-hours maintenance windows (as necessary)
  • Be available for on-call support, and able to provide cloud and systems engineering expertise when operational issues or outages are escalated
  • Participate as a team player capable of high performance and flexibility in a dynamic working environment
  • Take ownership of issues and act with high sense of urgency when required
  • Achieve and maintain AWS certifications

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Required Skills

 

  • Experience assessing, deploying, configuring, testing and operating AWS services
  • Hands-on experience and knowledge of AWS services and standard, best practice configurations, including EC2, VPC, RDS, IAM, CloudFront, Route53, CloudWatch, KMS, Redshift, S3 and Glacier, Kinesis
  • Hands-on, day to day experience with Window and UNIX/Linux system administration, including knowledge in shell scripting and DNS
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills including analyzing log & trace files, opening service requests, collecting documentation, working with Vendors, and driving problem resolution.
  • Ability to coordinate COTS product installations, configurations and upgrades, with application owners, Project Lead and Project Manager
  • Ability to create well-written documentation and procedures
  • Experience with AWS data services (e.g.: Redshift, EMR) or RDBMS (e.g.: SQL Server, Oracle) preferred
  • Experience with infrastructure configuration management tool (e.g.: Chef, Puppet) desired but not required
  • Experience working in a customer-facing or consultant capacity preferred
Required Experience
  • 4 year related information technology degree
  • additional 4 years of related job experience can be substituted in lieu of degree
  • Public Trust clearance or ability to obtain required
  • additional background and financial credit check required

Years Of Experience:

5+ to 7 Years

Level of Education:

4 Year Degree

 

 

Job Location
Herndon, VA or Remote, , United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular
 
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