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Cloud Infrastrucuture Engineer

Ascent

Job Description

Job ID: 18001859
Title: Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Location: Bethlehem, PA
Type: contract to hire


Job Description:
Responsible for the design, hands-on engineering, implementation and support of Client's Cloud Infrastructure environment. This individual will be a driver for Client's cloud direction, act as a champion and evangelist of its use within the company, and will be responsible for establishing processes around operationalizing and providing ongoing support for the solutions in the cloud.

Responsibilities:
Plans, manages and implements technical projects for the Cloud platform overall; ensures deliverables are committed, communicated clearly and delivered on time.

Including but not limited to: account setup, initial IAM setups; network configurations; DR methodologies and frameworks; backup methodologies and frameworks; initial security frameworks and tools; Cloud monitoring and logging methodologies and tools, etc.

Owns and manages certs and other security credentials for the Cloud accounts assigned to them.
Liaisons with and provides reports and data for Compliance activities such as audits, reviews and investigations

Opens support and investigation cases with vendor support, acts as a liaison to them on behalf of the other technical teams

Provides directions and leadership for other technical teams in analyzing and resolving technology infrastructure challenges

Manages usage cost trends across cloud & non-cloud solutions; identifies and implements (or coordinates implementation of) cost optimization opportunities for the resource usage

Monitors reliability trends and proactively implements measures to increase its reliability and resiliency

Proposes and implements strategies for operational control of cloud assets, such as Tagging standards

Partners with cloud operations teams ensuring operational standards are in place to support business requirements and SLA's

Participates in long-range strategies and planning for operational success

Maintains and applies current knowledge of technology; keeps abreast of new and emerging
technologies, and helps determine if/how they can be used to add value to the business

Establish standards to streamline processes across cloud and non-cloud environments

Builds relationships with the Plan and Run teams to help drive technology strategy

Acts as change agent for technology teams to delivery on unanticipated technology opportunities and supports key business initiatives

Drives simplification efforts through existing infrastructure environments

Identifies opportunities to monitor and alert cloud and non-cloud environments - enhancing the ability to reduce production outages and address performance and capacity issues

Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Systems Analysis or a related study or equivalent experience

Experience with Insurance and/or Finance industry preferred

5+ years of experience spanning at least two IT disciplines, including infrastructure engineering, infrastructure operations, technical architecture, solutions design and management. Minimum of 2 years deep technical understanding of utility compute design and implementation

Minimum of 2 years experience leading and motivating cross-functional teams to achieve on-time completion of projects

A passion for technology that extends into personal projects and hobbies. A thinker of everything technical at heart

Strong knowledge of AWS technologies. AWS certification preferred

Strong automation and orchestration experience, Puppet and Jenkins background preferred.
Comfortable with infrastructure-as-code concepts

Strong understanding high availability and disaster recovery as it applies to private and hybrid clouds

Strong understanding of various compute technologies including x86, virtual infrastructure and Linux

Strong knowledge of UNIX/Linux operating systems, Red Hat Enterprise Linux Operating System preferred

Strong knowledge of Amazon Web Services especially around the network, security and compute stack
Significant experience working on challenges involving scaling, automation, continuous integration and continuous deployment

Experience with cloud offerings and proven experience with IAAS, SAAS and PAAS implementations
Experience with enterprise applications served through conventional data center architecture and hybrid cloud alternatives required

Self starter that demonstrates initiative and ability to work independently with minimal direction
Ability to handle competing priorities and meet tight deadlines

Able to quickly learn a broad array of technologies and apply knowledge to real-world problems; effective under aggressive timelines and high pressure situations

Excellent written and verbal communications; effective interpersonal skills; strong formal presentation abilities.

Strong ability to build, maintain and grow internal and external relationships with proven leadership skills required in order to create, maintain and enhance partnerships

High level of initiative and ability to work in a team environment

Demonstrated success partnering with both internal and external service providers to drive innovation, monitor and mitigate risk, ensure provider sustainability and internal customer satisfaction

Experience working in applications, systems or IT operations

Demonstrates knowledge of a broad range of hardware and software products

Experience working in an agile team environment

Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret complex problems or processes, identify and understand requirements, and develop alternate experience designing

Developing, testing and deploying applications/systems using proven or emerging technologies, in a variety of technologies and environments

Experience with automation tools

Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills

Requires working knowledge of two or more programming languages

If interested, please reach out!

Brendan Cronin
Recruiter
[email protected]

About Ascent:  The Ascent Services Group (ASG) is a nationally recognized technology staffing and consulting firm whose fundamental business is providing staffing services to Small, Medium, and Large Enterprise clients in our core market verticals: Financial Services, Healthcare, Technology and Life Sciences.  As consultants for ASG, you will have access to many of the top clients within the industries we serve.  Our goal is to deliver innovative talent through proven best practices and effective resource optimization.  Become one of ASG’s candidates and experience the difference!

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Job Description

Job ID: 18001859
Title: Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Location: Bethlehem, PA
Type: contract to hire


Job Description:
Responsible for the design, hands-on engineering, implementation and support of Client's Cloud Infrastructure environment. This individual will be a driver for Client's cloud direction, act as a champion and evangelist of its use within the company, and will be responsible for establishing processes around operationalizing and providing ongoing support for the solutions in the cloud.

Responsibilities:
Plans, manages and implements technical projects for the Cloud platform overall; ensures deliverables are committed, communicated clearly and delivered on time.

Including but not limited to: account setup, initial IAM setups; network configurations; DR methodologies and frameworks; backup methodologies and frameworks; initial security frameworks and tools; Cloud monitoring and logging methodologies and tools, etc.

Owns and manages certs and other security credentials for the Cloud accounts assigned to them.
Liaisons with and provides reports and data for Compliance activities such as audits, reviews and investigations

Opens support and investigation cases with vendor support, acts as a liaison to them on behalf of the other technical teams

Provides directions and leadership for other technical teams in analyzing and resolving technology infrastructure challenges

Manages usage cost trends across cloud & non-cloud solutions; identifies and implements (or coordinates implementation of) cost optimization opportunities for the resource usage

Monitors reliability trends and proactively implements measures to increase its reliability and resiliency

Proposes and implements strategies for operational control of cloud assets, such as Tagging standards

Partners with cloud operations teams ensuring operational standards are in place to support business requirements and SLA's

Participates in long-range strategies and planning for operational success

Maintains and applies current knowledge of technology; keeps abreast of new and emerging
technologies, and helps determine if/how they can be used to add value to the business

Establish standards to streamline processes across cloud and non-cloud environments

Builds relationships with the Plan and Run teams to help drive technology strategy

Acts as change agent for technology teams to delivery on unanticipated technology opportunities and supports key business initiatives

Drives simplification efforts through existing infrastructure environments

Identifies opportunities to monitor and alert cloud and non-cloud environments - enhancing the ability to reduce production outages and address performance and capacity issues

Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Systems Analysis or a related study or equivalent experience

Experience with Insurance and/or Finance industry preferred

5+ years of experience spanning at least two IT disciplines, including infrastructure engineering, infrastructure operations, technical architecture, solutions design and management. Minimum of 2 years deep technical understanding of utility compute design and implementation

Minimum of 2 years experience leading and motivating cross-functional teams to achieve on-time completion of projects

A passion for technology that extends into personal projects and hobbies. A thinker of everything technical at heart

Strong knowledge of AWS technologies. AWS certification preferred

Strong automation and orchestration experience, Puppet and Jenkins background preferred.
Comfortable with infrastructure-as-code concepts

Strong understanding high availability and disaster recovery as it applies to private and hybrid clouds

Strong understanding of various compute technologies including x86, virtual infrastructure and Linux

Strong knowledge of UNIX/Linux operating systems, Red Hat Enterprise Linux Operating System preferred

Strong knowledge of Amazon Web Services especially around the network, security and compute stack
Significant experience working on challenges involving scaling, automation, continuous integration and continuous deployment

Experience with cloud offerings and proven experience with IAAS, SAAS and PAAS implementations
Experience with enterprise applications served through conventional data center architecture and hybrid cloud alternatives required

Self starter that demonstrates initiative and ability to work independently with minimal direction
Ability to handle competing priorities and meet tight deadlines

Able to quickly learn a broad array of technologies and apply knowledge to real-world problems; effective under aggressive timelines and high pressure situations

Excellent written and verbal communications; effective interpersonal skills; strong formal presentation abilities.

Strong ability to build, maintain and grow internal and external relationships with proven leadership skills required in order to create, maintain and enhance partnerships

High level of initiative and ability to work in a team environment

Demonstrated success partnering with both internal and external service providers to drive innovation, monitor and mitigate risk, ensure provider sustainability and internal customer satisfaction

Experience working in applications, systems or IT operations

Demonstrates knowledge of a broad range of hardware and software products

Experience working in an agile team environment

Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret complex problems or processes, identify and understand requirements, and develop alternate experience designing

Developing, testing and deploying applications/systems using proven or emerging technologies, in a variety of technologies and environments

Experience with automation tools

Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills

Requires working knowledge of two or more programming languages

If interested, please reach out!

Brendan Cronin
Recruiter
[email protected]

About Ascent:  The Ascent Services Group (ASG) is a nationally recognized technology staffing and consulting firm whose fundamental business is providing staffing services to Small, Medium, and Large Enterprise clients in our core market verticals: Financial Services, Healthcare, Technology and Life Sciences.  As consultants for ASG, you will have access to many of the top clients within the industries we serve.  Our goal is to deliver innovative talent through proven best practices and effective resource optimization.  Become one of ASG’s candidates and experience the difference!

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