Randstad Cloud Engineer in Atlanta, Georgia

Cloud Engineer

job details:

  • location:Atlanta, GA

  • salary:$105,000 - $120,000 per year

  • date posted:Tuesday, February 12, 2019

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Finance and Insurance

  • reference:670659

job description

Cloud Engineer

job summary:

Our client is currently seeking a Cloud Engineer to assist the organization in building and launching an all-new AWS environment for use in new initiatives. As a member of the ATC team, you will be on the ground floor on a new AWS implementation for the company, with the opportunity to utilize your expertise to become a Cloud SME for Elavon. If you are a technologist who enjoys working on new technologies in a challenging, fast-paced environment, this is a perfect opportunity for you!

location: Atlanta, Georgia

job type: Permanent

salary: $105,000 - 120,000 per year

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors


  • Work closely within the Development and Operations organizations to support the design, automation, deployments of infrastructure and middleware

  • Maintain and transform traditional infrastructure deployment model to an infrastructure as code model with automation and monitoring.

  • Design of cloud infrastructure with a focus on AWS using industry best practices

  • Delivery of Cloud infrastructure strategies aligned with business objectives with a focus on Cloud migrations and deployments.

  • Design, implementation and support of infrastructure automation utilizing standardized tooling and processes.

  • Research new cloud technologies and prototype solutions that can be leveraged to decrease costs and increase performance

  • Assess and compare cloud native PaaS with cloud-enabled traditional infrastructure

  • Mentor existing staff on cloud computing best practices and technology to drive cloud adoption

  • Assist developments teams with designing new applications with a "cloud-native" approach to application architecture.


Required Skills/Experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

  • At least 2 years experience with utilizing, configuring, and installing software for connecting distributed software and services across heterogeneous platforms.

  • At least 4 years experience within a total information technology (IT) environment.

skills: Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Technical experience in building infrastructure and applications for elasticity, resiliency,

  • and recoverability (Site Reliability Experience)

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, or equivalent technology discipline and/ or equivalent related development experience in lieu of degree

  • 7 years of experience with Linux operating systems (RHEL, Ubuntu, CentOS)

  • 2 years of experience with cloud infrastructure technologies (AWS strongly preferred)

  • Strong understanding across cloud and infrastructure components (server, storage, data, and applications) to deliver end to end cloud infrastructure architectures and designs

  • 2 years of experience automating infrastructure in a cloud environment, including the use of Git to automate workflow of code from development to production.

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