Cloud Services Engineer

Offer by Connections IT Services




About this job

Job type: Full-time
Role: System Administrator


cloud, azure, amazon-web-services

Job description

No Agency or 3rd Party
Sponsorship is Available 

Position ID: cITs01926

Location: Dallas/Ft Worth, TX, US

Duration: 24 MTHS

Title: Public Cloud Engineer

At the core of the Company is our commitment to each customer and each employee. We are dedicated to developing and delivering what our customers value with our Customercentric planning, innovative marketing, and an exceptional customer experience supported by our team of talented technologist.

About the Opportunity

This role serves as a member of the Cloud Infrastructure and Services team, within our Information Technology Services Group. Day to day this role is responsible for designing, engineering, and deploying applications using a variety of cloud technologies in conjunction with application and infrastructure architects.

Required Skills and Experiences:

  • Manages public cloud infrastructure engineering with guidance from principal infrastructure architects
  • Configures, administers, governs, and automates:
    • AWS
    • Azure
    • IBM SoftLayer
    • IBM Cloud Foundry
  • Originates and updates runbook and support documents for customer requests
  • Ensures timely delivery of assigned project deliverables related to public cloud platforms
  • Manages changes, requests, incidents and problems related to public cloud
  • Collaborates with project managers, other engineers, architects, administrators, and customers to deliver projects on time and within budget
  • Develops documentation for requirements, architectural designs, engineering drawings and diagrams, as well as operational policies and procedures
  • Develops and documents best practices for system installation, deployment, and operation
  • Manages technology proof of concept selection criteria, evaluation, and testing
  • Explores and stays abreast of new technologies that can bring value to the organization
  • Encourages an environment of sharing and team work among the project teams

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training
  • 3 years of experience as a systems or infrastructure engineer, specifically in AWS, Azure, GCP, or IBM Cloud
  • Excellent understanding of Agile and ITIL best practices
  • Demonstrated experience in scripting using bash, python, PowerShell, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training
  • 5+ years of experience as a systems or infrastructure engineer
  • 3 years of demonstrated experience in public cloud technology and automation
  • Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes experience a plus

Proficiency and demonstrated experience in:

  • Public cloud platforms and related technologies
  • Automation technologies
  • Infrastructure as code technologies
  • Certified public cloud developer / architect
  • Superior documentation and collaboration skills
  • Superior customer service skills and experience
  • Deep and wide understanding of application hosting and datacenter technologies
  • Demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and ability to adapt to changing priorities and work environments
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously with a keen desire to learn and expand depth of knowledge
  • Ability to thrive in a sense-of-urgency environment and leverage best practices
  • Ability to analyze complex problems and implement solutions and/or workarounds
  • Experience in DevOps Toolchain methodologies, including Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment
  • Proficiency in Agile project management methodology, specifically within the infrastructure area
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio)
  • Google CRE, AWS Solutions Architect, IBM Cloud Architect, Azure AZ-102 or equivalent certification
  • Ability to explain technical concepts and adjust messaging based on the audience, including non-technical groups
  • Ability to influence through outstanding interpersonal skills, collaboration, and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work well within a team environment, as well as independently

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