Sr Cloud Engineer

ALPHARETTA, GA 30005

Posted: 04/08/2019 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Category: Cloud Architect/Engineer Job Number: 52472
Sr Cloud Engineer

This engineer is expected to have extensive working knowledge implementing, migrating, managing, and operating systems/applications in a cloud environment. Whether it is IaaS, PaaS or FaaS, you will be developing and implementing Service Oriented Architectures, including service-to-service communications, service discovery, and fault tolerance. Along with technical skills, this developer is expected to be excellent communicator, participate in team building and prioritization skills, and expected to have ability to be flexible and responsive in a fast paced environment. 

Fundamentals: 
Should have 5+ years of developing custom software with Any of languages like Java, Python, Javscript, C++, or Ruby 
Must have extensive experience with Linux/UNIX systems and the best practices for deploying applications to those stacks. 
Should be very comfortable with most of POSIX commands, OS parameters tuning, bash-scripting. 
Should be proficient in OS security controls, privileges and escalation. 
Must have sound knowledge of Networking and core Internet protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP, and distributed networks). 
Must exploit external REST APIs and also design RESTful services to integrate with other data providers. 
Must have Extensive knowledge of Data formats JSON, XML, AVRO and others. 

Tools: 
Must have worked with 
Any of Relational databases like Oracle, Postgres etc 
Any of NoSQL databases like Cassandra, Couchbase, MongoDB etc 
Should have done Production Support before even in traditional non-cloud applications. 
Must have done Continuous Integration/Delivery on previous engagements with tools like Jenkins, Go.CD, Bamboo etc. 
Should have extensive knowledge of build tools like Maven, Gradle and the artifact lifecycle from Snapshots to Releases and Patch fixes. 
Should have experience working with deployment and orchestration technologies (such as Docker, Kubernetes, Mesos, OpenStack, Puppet, Chef, Salt, Ansible, Jenkins). 
Should have consumed/worked with Virtualization Tools and Storage tech. 
Good to have setup/designed standard IT security practices such as Encryption, Certificates and Key management. 
Good have done Capacity/Resource Planning in Infrastructure given an Application load and concurrency. 
Good to have exposure to Big Data Applications like Hadoop, Spark and MapReduce etc. 

Cloud: 
Must have experience with one of the Cloud services AWS, GCP or Azure. 
Must know how to setup a geographically redundant service in the cloud. 
Must know how to design and setup security mechanisms like identity management/authorization like AWS IAM and policies 
Must know how to setup network isolation with VPCs, security groups and NACLs. 
Must be proficient on at-least on any cloud automation frameworks like Terraform, Cloud-formation etc. 
Should have exposure to FaaS like Lambda/Cloud Functions. 
Must be comfortable with Cloud based Monitoring, Alerting and Event-Management tools 

Process: 
Strong commitment to best practices, on operational processes, security, devOps, deployment checklists, and more. 
Must work alongside with multiple teams like Development, Security and Architects. 
Good communication and some Project Management skills with exposure to tools like JIRA and processes like Kanban, Agile.
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