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Cloud Engineer
Ref No.: 17-04847
Location: Franklin, Wisconsin
Position Type:Direct Placement
Our client based out of Franklin, WI is looking for a full-time permanent cloud engineer.

Cloud Engineer is responsible for infrastructure project management, infrastructure processes, vendor managed services management and architecture delivery. This position requires passion about IT solutions, understanding business needs and business value creation.

Position Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
• Leads large, complex infrastructure projects that may require cross-department and business unit resources and coordination
• Provides deep subject matter expertise across multiple infrastructure areas, including multiple cloud environments
• Keeps current with industry technology trends to identify solutions that may benefit the business
• Identifies and evaluates future technology options, with a focus on cloud-based solutions, to support technology growth and organization maturity
• Assists with selection of appropriate third-party vendors based on established qualifications and manages partner resources and their deliverables
• Negotiates and writes proposals and statements of work for initiatives requiring vendor assistance
• Promotes security and data loss prevention strategies
• Build, maintain, and audit all related documentation as it relates to configuration, processes, service records, topologies, support contacts
• Perform any and all other duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Experience:
• B.S. in Computer Science or a related field or equivalent experience
• Minimum of 3 years of experience in systems engineering
• Possess a basic understanding of Linux OS, Oracle DB, Middleware and networking systems
• Routing, switching, VPN, network security knowledge
• Experience with problem management and incident change processes and procedures
• Excellent communication and organizational skills
• Excellent customer service skills and focus

Preferred Skills and Experience:
• Virtualization technologies such as VMware, OpenStack, NSX, OVM
• Assist in the evaluation of IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, private, hybrid, public cloud services
• DevOps experience with TerraForm/Ansible
• Has managed or participated in the development of cloud-based platforms
• Cloud rollouts and operations
• Support and consult with development teams using Cloud platforms
• Prior experience adapting existing system architectures to new data center environments
• Security and access control in a cloud environment
• Expert knowledge of infrastructure operating standards
• Has worked on multiple projects as project leader on issues of high complexity that require in-depth knowledge of multiple technical areas