Senior AWS Cloud Engineer

  • location: McLean, VA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $95 - $100 per hour

job description

Senior AWS Cloud Engineer

job summary:
Our MajorFinancial Client is looking for a Senior AWS Cloud Engineer.

- Consultation and communication skills

- Ability multitask and prioritize to manage time efficiently

- Ability to work with and collaborate across the team and where silos exist

- Deep curiosity to learn about new trends and how to do things better

- Ability to use data to help inform strategy and direction

Top Personal Competencies to possess

- Seek and Embrace Change - Continuously improve work processes rather than accepting the status quo

- Growth and Development - Know or learn what is needed to deliver results and successfully compete

Preferred Skills

- Solid expertise in CloudFormation And Terraform

- Experience in building and deploying applications in AWS (EC2, S3, EMR, RDS, ELB, Lambda, etc.)

* Knowledge on Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) and distributed processing techniques such as Map-Reduce

- Experience with Columnar databases like Snowflake

- Experience with cloud computing and storage services 
location: McLean, Virginia
job type: Contract
salary: $95 - 100 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
Your Work Falls Into Two Primary Categories:

Strategy Development and Implementation

- Build cloud native data platforms and capabilities that enable data analytics, reporting, model developments and machine learning

- Manage and enhance cloud native data lakes and Data Warehouse platforms.

- Collaborate with teams and leadership within IT and with business partners to advance our technical capabilities and provide data solutions that drive business results

- Create Proof of Concepts (POCs) to illustrate how cutting-edge technologies can be incorporated and enhance client's technology offerings

- Build and Test automation tools for infrastructure provisioning

- Manage CI/CD Tools within the Team

- Follow the DevOps standard methodologies established by platform team

- Provide technical guidance and educate team members and coworkers on development and operations

Operations and Technology

- Heavy experience in design, implementation and migration to AWS

- Heavy understanding of Automation and CloudFormation

- Demonstrates experience with software development languages, tools and methodologies

- Demonstrates experience presenting technical material to both technical and non-technical clients

- More than 3 years of Systems Administration Experience (preferably in an enterprise or service provider environment)

- 3-5 years of experience in a troubleshooting role

- At least 5 years of experience in Python

- A solid grasp of networking fundamentals, preferably including hands-on experience with load balancers

- Prior experience with VMware and/or other virtualization platforms

- Demonstrated proficiency in Linux

- Demonstrated proficiency with scripting languages such as Bash, Python, C, C++, Java or Ruby

- Deep understanding of scalable computing systems

- Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology

- Handle Escalated customer facing issues as needed

  • Experience level:
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
  • Cloud
  • AWS

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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