Cloud Engineer

Location: South of Pittsburgh, PA

Job Type: Contract

Responsibilities:

  • Work on provisioning Infrastructure as a code using scripts, implement new highly scalable and redundant global AWS environment.
  • Also work on transition on premises infrastructure to Cloud.
  • Execute ongoing operational cloud management functions to ensure applications are operating optimally.
  • Perform maintenance, upgrades and optimization as needed.
  • Provide day to day support and management of infrastructure including 3rd party hosted data center and cloud-based systems.
  • Assist with the creation of the migration process of legacy systems to the company’s cloud environments.
  • Providing management updates.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • 5+ years of Information Technology (IT) experience.
  • 2+ years of Cloud Technology experience, preferably AWS.
  • AWS Cloud services: VPC’s, ALB/NLB, ASG, EC2, ECS, S3, Storage Gateway, API Gateway, Lamda, SNS, SES, Route53 and Cloudfront. Encryption/KMS/CloudHSM, Inspector, Macie, IAM policies/roles, Shield, WAF, Cloudformation, etc.
  • General knowledge on Data center designs and architectures and Basic Business contingency scenarios.
  • Industry best practices for building Cloud infrastructure as a code.
  • Various 3rd party tools/products available for monitoring and security.
  • Networking (TCP, HTTP, DNS) and security (firewalls IP table, openswan VPN, SSH)
  • A team player with good communication skills.
  • Able to multitask and task-oriented assignments.
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