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Cloud Infrastructure Platform Engineer
Ref No.: 17-09515
Location: Uniondale, New York
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 09/28/2017
Title: Cloud Infrastructure Platform Engineer
Location: Uniondale, NY
Duration: PERM (some flex on remote)

Rate: DOE
Start: ASAP
Industry: Operations and Finance Software Company
Process: PS (1-2PM EST and after hours) , pending next step

The Cloud Infrastructure Systems Engineer represents a technical and experienced position in the IT organization. This position will be called upon to represent IT organizations by internal and external organizations. An individual in this position is responsible for making the production systems more reliable by performing day-to-day operations including system monitoring, troubleshooting, problem identification, resolution and restoral following established and documented procedures and with minimal direction.
They are also expected to create and develop troubleshooting and restoral procedures and to use their technical expertise to troubleshoot and resolve newly encountered problems that have not been previously documented. They are expected to use strong decision making skills to prevent and resolve all technical server issues within the complex including those that are system wide as well as individual customer problems. They must be able to work independently on tasks of moderate and high complexity and assist the applications groups when necessary. They are expected to use their technical knowledge and ability to work with others to solve technical issues in a timely fashion. They will assist in project work in addition to their operational responsibilities. They are also responsible for customer care, troubleshooting and problem resolution.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Troubleshoot issues across the entire Cloud stack: IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, security, performance, automation and delivery
  • Solid knowledge of shell scripting and at least one scripting language (PowerShell required, Python a plus)
  • A track record of designing and executing small to medium scale systems automation projects with strong autonomy.
  • Assist in performing regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions.
  • Understanding of networking concepts, topologies, and troubleshooting
  • Proactive mindset to look for issues, and automate solutions.
  • Solid trouble shooting and problem solving skills.
  • Able to obtain, understand and interpret performance data.
  • Solid understanding of networking/routing and protocols in a distributed computing environment.
  • Create and maintain logs, records, diagrams and reports of any and all systems.
  • Experience in following ITIL framework for incident, problem and change management
  • Ability to multi-task and adjust priorities based on workload.
  • Experience working with Co-Lo's, and managed service providers
Top Priorities:
  • Scripting background required for the role, or the experience with Azure's IaaS offerings
  • Fluent in at least Powershell (Ruby, Python, C# ability a big plus) with an ability to create and enhance scripts from the ground up autonomously.
  • Oracle & Linux

If interested in the role, please send your most up-to-date resume to

Vanessa Perez