One of our client in Los Angeles is looking for a Cloud Architect with the following skills and experience:
Hands on role, will be doing 50% Development and 50% designing new solutions
Must have excellent documentation experience
Must have strong experience in Docker or Kubernetes
Azure would be a huge plus
Must have 5 years working in an AWS environment
Must have strong Linux experience as most of the servers are Linux
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer will be a member of the Infrastructure Technology Services team.
The goal of this position is to support the company's global business initiatives and clients by providing superior technology architecture and support services.
Responsibilities will encompass a range of activities including, but not limited to, the following:
Participate in planning, implementation, and growth of our AWS foundational footprint
Monitor and manage implementation to ensure high quality and alignment with defined requirements
Deliver quality results in cross-functional work environments and teams
Provide recommendations for solutions in the areas of DevOps, Security, Governance, CI/CD, and/or Containerization
Maintain knowledge of current systems architecture and configuration
Infrastructure and Commercial Applications documentation (as built, procedures, network)
Work alongside project management teams to successfully monitor progress and implementation of initiatives
Understanding customer requirements and project KPIs
Encouraging and building automated processes wherever possible
Identifying and deploying cybersecurity measures by continuously performing vulnerability assessment and risk management
Incidence management and root cause analysis
Strive for continuous improvement and build continuous integration, continuous development, and constant deployment pipeline (CI/CD Pipeline)
Supervision: Works independently, coordinating directly with company management, vendor personnel, audit advisors and local/international IT staff. Reports directly to Senior Director, Infrastructure Technology Services team. Receives direction from the, VP of Technology Operations, and CIO regarding corporate objectives.
Attributes: Possesses excellent decision-making and problem-solving skills. Proactive, rather than reactive. Unwavering ethics and integrity. Flexible and responsive with the ability to work in a matrixed, geographically dispersed environment. A well-developed results-oriented philosophy and work ethic; the ability to "get things done".
Other Desirables: Experience managing systems in a large, international organization. Implementation, management, or experience with global technologies. Experience in following IT Governance practices including, but not limited to Change Management, and Incident Management.
Qualifications and desired experience:
5+ years architecting, implementing, and supporting AWS infrastructure and topologies
Project experience implementing core infrastructure, networking and cloud-based services for business teams or consumers
Deep product knowledge and understanding of product features including IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS Solutions
High Availability and Disaster Recovery principles, patterns, and usage
Experience configuring and tuning virtual private clouds
Experience supporting Production applications or workloads in a cloud-based environment
Performance analysis, troubleshooting and remediation techniques
Experience with networking principles and technologies (DNS, Load Balancers, Reverse Proxies)
Practical experience sizing hardware and storage needs
Strong analytical problem-solving ability
Awareness of critical concepts in DevOps and Agile principles
Experience working on Linux based infrastructure
Experience working on Windows based infrastructure
Experience working with Azure Cloud Services is a plus
Experience with PowerShell or Bash shell scripting
Experience with information security and data privacy, including Safe Harbor data protection standards, is a huge plus
Fluency with container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes)
Fluency with infrastructure as code tools such as Terraform
Fluency in web standards like HTTP, JSON and RESTful APIs
Fluency with source code management tools (Git, AWS CodeCommit)
Familiarity with SQL and relational databases (DynamoDB, MySQL, MongoDB, MSSQL)
Familiarity with a high-level scripting language (Python, Ruby, PHP, etc.)
Current understanding of best practices regarding system security measures
Ability to work independently without extensive oversight
Good communications and interpersonal skills
Positive customer service attitude
Organized and focus on quality
Strong attention to detail
Good verbal and written skills
An undergraduate degree is preferred
Technical certifications are a plus
Interested candidates may submit their resumes online or call atfor further information regarding the position.
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