job summary: Randstad technologies is looking for an AWS engineer to support our telecommunications technology client. This is a long term contract opportunity, and it will be remote for the duration of the project. We are looking for an engineer who has hands on expereince with AWS, Java, and Kubernetes from an enterprise environment, and someone who is passionate about technology and being on the forefront of technology. This job involves supporting a full range of development and operational activities necessary to deliver services on an end-to-end basis supporting the global client Video On Demand infrastructure, including but not limited to; design, implement, troubleshoot, analyze and maintain the VOD infrastructure of internal and external customer environments; including network connectivity and utilization, Windows / Linux server administration, virtualization, performance tuning, architectural design, software & hardware deployments, process development & analytics development. Identifies, researches, and resolves technical problems while maintaining documentation of said networks, systems and processes. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals while providing support, root cause analysis and remediation strategies for identified local and cloud systemic issues. Requires the development of creative technical solutions aimed at improving performance, workflows, methods and procedures. location: Virtual, Virginia job type: Contract salary: $59 - 69 per hour work hours: 8am to 5pm education: Bachelors responsibilities: Function as a technical leader within an Agile team responsible for the day-to-day, 24x7x365 on-call engineering, system administration and operation of Client's VOD (Video On Demand) ingest and delivery infrastructureLead process improvement strategies, build a solid collaborative environment for all stakeholders, possess and display deep and broad technical knowledge while applying a broad scope of influence. Provide input into system design while composing and publishing technical requirements and architectural designs. Demonstrate deep understanding of end-to-end operational process life cycles and system designs Innovate and evaluate at a senior level; drive solutions through other teams; think strategically across one or more technologies demonstrating a vertical depth of knowledge. Stay current on cutting-edge technology while educating peers and encouraging knowledge growth and collaboration. Drives and champions change; innovatively solves problems; is willing to take risks and contribute innovative ideasSupport, & maintain the VOD infrastructure via Windows / Linux operating system installations, upgrades, patching, tuning, log parsing, construct data serving methods, system configurations. While guiding and ensuring holistic operational monitoring and alarming practices across Client VOD devicesPerform application software installations, upgrades, and troubleshooting across products including but not limited to; NetApp, Isilon, Oracle, MySQL, Apache, Aspera, Puppet, Elemental, Ateme, RGB Networks, thePlatform, Nagios, Harmonic, MediaInfo, Sencore, and other Client VOD related devices. Lead the planning, testing and execution of aforementioned system and application level upgradesResponsible for ensuring all Sky Video on Demand assets are up and viewable and responsible for communication with Sky stakeholdersReviews, advises and designs standard software and hardware builds, system options, risks, costs versus benefits and impact on the enterprise business process and goals.Develops and documents the framework for integration and implementation for changes to technical standards. Assists in the development of and manages an architecture governance process.Provides technical guidance to project team areas as appropriate. Tracks industry trends and maintains knowledge of new technologies to better serve the enterprise's architecture needs.Build and improve the performance of cloud applications and infrastructureIntegrate, install, configure, test and support applications for cloud-based servicesWork closely with Engineering, QA, DevOps and support teams to reach overall company objectives qualifications: Experience level: ExperiencedMinimum 5 years of experienceEducation: Bachelors skills: CloudAWSEC2EMR Elastic Load BalancerCloudWatchTCP/IP CloudFormation Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status. For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.