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Lead Cloud Engineer
Ref No.: 18-13310
Location: Tampa, Florida
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• Contributes to and supports the corporate Enterprise Cloud strategy, standards and best practices associated with all aspects Cloud offerings
• Contributes to and support the corporate adoption of the DevOps methodology and Agile project management
• Provides expert level design and engineering support towards the successful delivery of IT's cloud project portfolio
• Contribute towards continual service improvement activities related to the delivery of cloud services
• Develop and implement internal systems, processes, and best practices to be used by other teams designed to increase productivity
• Participate in deep architectural discussions to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment, security, cost effectiveness and high availability in the cloud
• Design, implement, and test disaster recovery and business continuity architecture
• Create and implement automation in the form of infrastructure as code for cloud platform solutions
• Ensure all infrastructure components meet proper performance and capacity standards

• 5+ years' experience in IT platform, storage, networking, and virtualization engineering
• 5+ years' experience in the design & implementation of distributed applications (preferred)
• In depth, practical experience with Cloud methodologies (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS), automation, orchestration, trends and industry-leading cloud vendor offerings
• Experience in architecting and implementing cloud based solutions with robust Business Continuity and Disaster Recover requirements
• 4+ years practical experience designing, building, and automating solutions utilizing AWS services such as EC2, S3, RDS, KMS, Route 53, Lambda, IAM, Kinesis, ECS and API Gateway
• 3+ years' experience working with cloud automation tools such as Terraform. AWS CloudFormations experience is also a plus.
• 3+ years' experience in building CI/CD pipeline automation in tools like Jenkins/Cloudbees with scripting languages such as Groovy, Ruby, or Python
• 3+ years practical experience working in DevOps team/organizations with applied Agile development practices
• 3+ years hands on experience with automated tooling such as Chef and Test Kitchen
• Hands on experience with Docker and container orchestration