Senior Cloud Engineer III

Miami Lakes, FL | Perm

Post Date: 05/25/2018 Job ID: 226231 Industry: IT

Our Client a large financial institution in the greater Miami area to join their team as a full-time employee.


  The Cloud Engineer III position will be responsible for assisting in the architecture, design, implementation, and support relating to the Client’ s Cloud environment. The position will assist in the management of development/deployment pipelines, general production support, environment optimization, and monitoring of various functional areas for SLA/billing/reporting metrics. The position will require cross business and IT team collaboration for automation scripting, infrastructure provisioning, and DCM (desired configuration management). Furthermore, the position will also be responsible for providing advice and guidance to members of the Infrastructure and Operations team as well as serving as back up for the Team Lead when out and/or unavailable.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Other duties and special projects may be assigned) 

·         Assist in the architecture, design, implementation, and lead AWS public cloud build (connectivity, network, security, containerization, monitoring)

·         Automate infrastructure provisioning to standup servers, install software and applications

·         Research and consult on AWS and hybrid cloud infrastructure and operational solutions

·         Provide guidance on security configurations and risk and compliance procedures (Identity Management, Network Configuration, Data Protection, Segregation of Duties)

·         Manage storage, compute efficiency, and optimization activities, including evaluating configuration of compute size, storage solutions, and other service (network services, automation, and load balancing)

·         Coordinate with engineering and architecture teams to ensure continuity of solutions

·         Advise on best practices for improving operational processes

·         Interpret enterprise class assessments (objectives, data collection, analysis, and reporting against objectives)

·         Scripting code review and run book QA

·         Scripting of Desired Configuration Management (DCM) automations for deployment and enforcement

·         Assist during all BCP/DR (Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery) activities (test or otherwise)



·         Ability to build relationships between the customers and the team members

·         Vendor management and engagement

·         3+ years of experience in strategy, design, implementation, and support of IaaS and PaaS environments, specifically those leveraging AWS storage, compute, and network technologies

·         3+ years architecting and deploying multi-tiered applications

·         2+ years in architecting security architectures across infrastructure and applications

·         2+ years in automation/configuration management using Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Terraform, CloudFormation or an equivalent

·         2+ years with source code management tools such as GitHub, GitLab, Bitbucket or equivalent

·         2+ years with SQL and NoSQL DBs such as SQL, MySQL, Amazon DynamoDB.

·         Solid understanding of networking and core Internet Protocols such as TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP and routing in distributed networks.

·         3+ years of scripting skills in shell, Perl, Python, Ruby, PowerShell (at least 2)

·         Experience in designing and implementing application and infrastructure monitoring (New Relic, CloudWatch, Datadog, or equivalent) and logging solutions (CloudTrail, Splunk, or equivalent)

·         Experience in performance tuning, including the following load balancing, web servers, content delivery Networks, Caching (Content and API)

·         Experience in High Availability and Disaster recovery implementations

·         A working understanding with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, Bamboo or equivalent

·         Ability to build relationships between the customers and the team members

·         Ability to work independently

·         Self-motivated

·         Ability to set own goals and manage towards them

·         Good client presentation skills

·         Ability to effectively mentor team members

·         Strong written and oral communication skills




Education: College degree or equivalent work experience, which includes practical experience in Information Technology and IT Security. Experience working in, or implementing organizations and operational processes to support cloud environments (DevOps)


COMMUNICATION/LANGUAGE SKILLS:  Ability to speak, read and write in the English language; Spanish (or other languages) helpful.  Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos; write simple correspondence; and effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; and compute rate, ratio, and percent; and to draw and interpret bar graphs.  An understanding of higher mathematical concepts may be required for specific departments.


REASONING AND ANALYSIS ABILITY:  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form; and deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:  Certifications relevant to AWS and cloud technologies (Solutions Architect, SysOps Administrator, DevOps Engineer) preferred but not required


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