Cloud & Automation Engineer

  • location: Camden, NJ
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $120,000 - $135,000 per year
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Cloud & Automation Engineer

job summary:
The Cloud and Automation Engineer will design and implement new solutions leveraging public cloud technologies to meet business needs. He/she will also drive increased use of automation both in the cloud and on-premise to drive greater operational efficiencies for IT platforms and applications. The Cloud and Automation Engineer is an expert in the hyperscale public cloud, specifically Microsoft Azure. The Cloud and Automation Engineer must be knowledgeable and well versed in the current and future capabilities of these cloud platforms to effectively evaluate their future or continued use in the IT environment for value protection and value creation. This role will support the Director, Technical Architecture & Automation and the IT Platforms Technical Architect in the design, estimation, and build of new and existing cloud hosting solutions for IT application needs. He/she will also own and manage the proof of concept process for test and learn activities when implementing cloud capabilities for the first time. This is not an operational role but the Cloud Engineer is expected to play a key role in evaluating and optimizing cloud usage and spend to achieve maximum value. The Cloud and Automation Engineer also needs to be knowledgeable in infrastructure-as-code, configuration management, and other automation technology related to hosting, deployment, and management of applications in the cloud. He/she is expected to identify opportunities, in partnership with managed service providers, to drive automation in the provisioning and ongoing management of cloud hosted systems. He/she will also partner with Manufacturing IT Infrastructure teams to apply cloud thinking and automation to the management of locally hosted systems in plant locations.

 
location: Camden, New Jersey
job type: Permanent
salary: $120,000 - 135,000 per year
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Design, estimate, and implement new cloud solutions as needed to meet business and IT application needs. Develop and implement the intake process, delivery procedure, and service levels for a newly created cloud engineering function.
  • Catalogue existing IT processes and identify candidates for automation. Lead tool selection and implementation in partnership with the managed service provider. Implement automated processes and transition to operations team for ongoing management and maintenance.
  • Own and manage the POC process for supporting IT teams in test and learn activites for the application of existing or new cloud capabilities to meet business need. Develop and implement the environment, process, and procedures for the Proof of Concept service inclusive of the transition from POC to project.
  • Stay abreast of updates, enhancements, and new cloud services available from Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services. Research, understand, and evaluate the applicability to lower cost and/or provide increased capability. Make proposals and recommendations, with business case, for implementing new capabilities.
 
qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, MIS, or related field required
  • 5-7 years of related experience required
  • Certifications: Azure Solution Architect (preferred) or AWS Solution Architect
  • Expert on Microsoft Azure (4+ years' experience)
  • Basic understanding of Amazon Web Services
  • Experience with infrastructure-as-code (Azure ARM, AWS CloudFormation, Terraform, etc.)
  • Experience with configuration management (Chef/Puppet, Ansible, SALT, etc.)
  • Ability to quickly learn and apply new technologies
  • Ability to understand business requirements and develop solutions to meet those needs
 
skills:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, MIS, or related field required
  • 5-7 years of related experience required
  • Certifications: Azure Solution Architect (preferred) or AWS Solution Architect
  • Expert on Microsoft Azure (4+ years' experience)
  • Basic understanding of Amazon Web Services
  • Experience with infrastructure-as-code (Azure ARM, AWS CloudFormation, Terraform, etc.)
  • Experience with configuration management (Chef/Puppet, Ansible, SALT, etc.)
  • Ability to quickly learn and apply new technologies
  • Ability to understand business requirements and develop solutions to meet those needs

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.

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