Sr. Cloud Engineer Omaha, NE, contract to hire

Omaha, NE 68101

Posted: 05/15/2023 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Application Link: 4204

Job Description

Sr. Cloud Engineer Omaha, NE 9 month contract to hire

Our client, a dynamic and energetic leader in their industry, is looking for the right person to become a part of an energetic innovative team. Please apply with CSS now for this important position and we will discover together if you are as right for the opportunity as the opportunity is for you.

As a Sr. Cloud Engineer, you will help drive the delivery of first-class cloud solutions (on the AWS platform). You will use cloud-based technologies to modernize infrastructure, provide infrastructure automation services, and migrate workloads to the cloud. You will also partner with software development teams to streamline and automate release management pipelines
The Ideal Candidate Will Have:
  • 3-5 years of engineering experience on a major cloud platform (AWS preferred)
  • 5+ years of experience with server administration (Linux preferred), networking or infrastructure required
  • Experience with AWS services:
  • Networking: VPC / Subnets / Route Tables / VPG / Security Groups
  • Compute: EC2 / AutoScaling / Load Balancers
  • Database: RDS / Aurora / DynamoDB
  • Other: SQS / SNS / S3 / IAM / EKS / CloudWatch / CloudFront / Kinesis / Lambda
  • Advanced experience with Infrastructure and Application Monitoring concepts
  • Advanced experience administering Kubernetes clusters.
  • A strong background in scripting and/or programming languages (BASH, Perl, Ruby, Python, YAML, Java, etc.)
  • 8+ years of relevant, broad engineering experience is required

  • Cloud certifications from the major cloud providers (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Advanced knowledge in designing & implementing infrastructure-as-a-code (IaC) using Terraform, Ansible, and GitLab
  • Advanced knowledge of containerization technologies such as EKS, Docker, and Pivotal Cloud Foundry
  • Advanced knowledge of networking, firewalls, load balancers, etc.
  • Advanced knowledge of private cloud and hybrid cloud configurations required
  • Knowledge of ITSM delivery

Core Responsibilities:
  • Utilizes industry best practices to continuously develop and maintain a resilient, secure, scalable, and efficient cloud-hosted platform to support the ongoing cloud transformation
  • Provide recommendations for cloud design, infrastructure design, software development design/architecture, application frameworks, and/or interfaces.
  • Automate and evolve the pipelines to continuously integrate and deploy code (CI/CD)
  • Implement tools and automation to provide self-service capabilities to the organization for building, configuring, maintaining, and monitoring cloud-based infrastructure and cloud platform services (Infrastructure as Code and Configuration as Code)
  • Leverage technologies (such as Terraform and Ansible) and scripting languages to build automations to enhance the efficiency and reliability of processes
  • Leverage the observability platform (Dynatrace) to identify and address cloud infrastructure deficiencies, availability gaps, performance bottlenecks, and improve mean time to resolution (MTTR)
  • Troubleshoot production issues and respond to after-hours escalations. Escalate support issues to vendors (when necessary) to drive timely resolution of issues for critical systems
  • Collaborate with peer organizations, product delivery teams, and support organizations to provide guidance on technical matters in a clear, concise, and easily understood manner
  • Take a lead role on technical projects and serve as a technical mentor to other members of the Cloud Operations team
  • Create and deliver documentation and presentations to developers and operations teams to share knowledge (Architecture diagrams, system flows, run books, procedures, etc.).
  • Actively participate in community of practices and demonstrate expertise with cloud computing technologies
  • Follow emerging industry trends and build proof of concepts to evaluate current cloud technologies, concepts, designs, and provide new recommendations
  • Periodically lead the testing and maintenance of the disaster recovery plan for our hybrid multi-cloud environment

Additional Information:
9 month - contract, contract to hire - U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time


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