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Infra Engineer-Systems Senior-CIO Org
Ref No.: 18-14995
Location: Dallas, Texas
Job Title:                      Sr. Cloud Engineer - Storage
Location:                      Dallas TX 75201
Duration:                      04+ Months Contract (Strong Possibility Of Extension)


Description:
Client  Corporate IT is looking for an experienced and talented Sr. Cloud Engineer with expert level knowledge of AWS storage technologies who will be instrumental in transforming how IT computing services are leveraged to support company growth. This role will involve driving strategy, architecture, roadmaps, and execution of projects that will enable Salesforce to continue as the model for cloud IT infrastructure services.


Responsibilities:
● Participate in system design planning, review, and implementation to create enterprise solutions built on AWS and other cloud providers.
● Develop and maintain standards for cloud platforms, operating systems, blueprints and artifacts.
● Execute large and transformational infrastructure projects (e.g. on-premises to cloud).
● Collaborate with peers and partners in the execution of technology product evaluations, code reviews, proof of concepts, pilots and the technology adoption lifecycles.
● Delivery of programmable infrastructure (Infrastructure as Code) and automation/orchestration of OS and applications.
● Recommend modifications to systems in order to improve efficiency, reliability, and performance for delivering application and infrastructure in the cloud.
● Commitment to quality, reliability, uptime, customer satisfaction, and data security.
● Participate in agile infrastructure software development, scrum, kanban and sprints.
● Drive process adoption through documentation, brown bags, tech talks, etc.
● Subject matter expert for engineering compute and storage infrastructure in the cloud.
● Be the subject matter expert for implementing continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) for Infrastructure as Code.
● Develop containers and server less platform strategy and delivery roadmap.


Minimum Qualifications:
● Expert level knowledge and extensive hands-on experience with the design, implementation, operation, and maintenance of AWS storage technologies (EBS, S3, EFS, Glacier, AWS Storage Gateway, etc.)
● Extensive hands-on experience with the design, implementation, operation, and maintenance of NFS and CIFS/SMB within AWS.
● Previous hands-on experience with the design, implementation, operation, and maintenance of AWS compute, security, logging, and monitoring is required.
● Extensive hands-on experience with Linux systems (Redhat/CentOS or similar distributions) along with system services like DNS/DHCP, SYSLOG, SSH, SFTP, SSL, etc.
● Comprehensive experience with AWS technologies including solid understanding of EC2, ECS, EKS, ELB/ALB, IAM, VPC, Cloud Trail, and CloudWatch, KMS, Secrets Manager, Parameter Stores, Route53, Cert Manager.
● Knowledge of networking fundamentals and network requirements for a hybrid cloud environment.
● Demonstrated experience migrating on-premises applications to cloud-based offerings.
● Ability to code/script in administrative type language (e.g. Ruby, Python, PowerShell, Bash).
● Experience with configuration management tools, (e.g. Puppet, Packer, Chef, Ansible, etc.)
● Experience with orchestration technologies (e.g. Terraform, AWS Cloud Formation, VMware vRealize Automation, etc.)
● Experience with cloud-based software development tools and methodologies (e.g. Git, CI/CD, Code Deploy, CodePipeline, Build Automation and Testing, etc.)
● Experience with container technologies (e.g. AWS EKS, Docker, AWS ECS, etc.)
● Experience with migration tools (e.g. AWS App Discovery Svc, Server Migration Service, Snowball, etc.)
● Must have strong experience in systems management in a cloud computing environment including the use of virtualization, load balancing, auto-scaling, networked storage, etc.
● Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining servers, storage arrays, and clusters.
● Experience in evaluating and introducing a wide variety of systems and storage technologies and tools.
● Experience in creating both short and long term cloud computing roadmaps based on an understanding of the organizational strategic directions, technology and business needs.
● Have exceptional oral and written communication skills and work well in a distributed team environment where the goal is to spread knowledge.
● Demonstrated ability to generate and maintain technical documentation is required.
● Knowledge of Agile software development methodology.


Preferred Qualifications:
● BS or MS in Computer Science, Information Management, or a related field.
● Masters degree and 2+ years work experience or Bachelor's degree and 5+ years work experience) degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent experience.
● Certifications desired in cloud computing (AWS Solution Architect, AWS SysOps Administrator, AWS DevOps Engineer, etc.) and Linux (Redhat, CentOS, etc.).
● Experience in operating on-prem and cloud infrastructure and applications.
● Nice to have - Experience with 3rd party storage appliances running on AWS (i.e. NetApp ONTAP Cloud)
● Nice to have - Experience with data center storage technologies (i.e. EMC VMAX SAN, Cisco MDS SAN Switches, and/or EMC SRDF)
● Experience in operating on-prem and cloud infrastructure and applications.