Cloud Engineer

  • location: Philadelphia, PA
  • type: Contract

job description

Cloud Engineer

Please NO Corp to Corp or third parties -- W-2 on our payroll ONLY

Cloud Engineer III

Scope of Work:

This role will help build a highly-available, secured, and well-tested OpenShift cloud platform capable of operating at scale, focusing on container technology. Creating infrastructure from code, finding areas and processes to improve, and innovating toward those improvements are all components of this role.


- Responsible for providing senior level expertise on decisions and priorities regarding the enterprise's overall systems architecture.

- Facilitates the establishment and implementation of standards and guidelines that guide the design of technology solutions including architecture and implementing solutions requiring integration of multiple platforms, operating systems and applications across the enterprise.

- Reviews, 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 infrastructure

- Integrate, install, configure, test and support applications for cloud-based services

- Work closely with Engineering, QA, DevOps and support teams to reach overall company objectives


- Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience.

- Typically has at least 5 to 8 years of IT work experience in infrastructure/systems environments performing systems planning, architecture design, engineering (hardware and software) and optimization.

- Experience designing web applications environments on AWS

- Experience with Linux and Automation Tools such as Chef, Ansible or Puppet.

- Programming abilities in any of the following Java, C++, Javascript, Python or Ruby

Technical must-haves:

1. Hands-on experience with container orchestration technologies in an SRE role for greater than one year. Kubernetes and OpenShift are preferred.

2. Understanding of infrastructure-as-code.

3. Understanding of DevOps concepts.

4. Understanding of large-scale distributed systems.

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