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Reference # : 18-09066 Title : Sr AWS Engineer
Location : Richardson, TX
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date : 10/08/2018  
Client:Caxton Associates
Title: Sr. AWS Engineer
Location:  Park Ave NYC, NY (Midtown).
Duration: 1yr +
Positions: 5
Pay Rate: 60 to 70$/hr Max to candidate.
Required Skills:
·         Must have 10+ years of experience working in the US for US companies.
·         Must have a minimum of eight (10) years of experience in System administration and development experience.
·         Must have At least seven (7) years of experience working with design and implementation of systems and applications at Amazon Web Services (AWS).
·         Must have experience working in AWS via the CLI and management console.
·         Must have experience Knowledge architecting and configuring Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs).
·         Experience with development and implementation of vulnerability remediation strategies.
·         Experience with configuration and execution of vulnerability and web application scans.
·         Experience with automating server configuration for security including logging, key changes, and system hardening.
·         Must have experience with setting up administrator and service accounts and troubleshoot creates/updates and Maintains system documentation, interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.
·         Must have a deep understanding of monitoring AWS instances and services.
·         Must have experience Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform capabilities and best practices architectures, and engineering solutions within multiple Cloud accounts and services.
·         Must have experience working in AWS via the CLI and management console.
·         Must have experience architecting and configuring Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs).
·         Experience  with Operations for firewalls, routers and switches and the ability to formulate access control lists (ACLs) via the Command Line Interface (CLI).
Strong knowledge of software evaluation principles and practices.

·         Caxton is looking for Senior Software Developers to be responsible for designing, building and administering a secure cloud platform based on industry standards, best practices and guidelines.
·         Determine technical standards and specifications and lead the design, build and support of shared services cloud platform components.
·         Providing professional support services and/or the integration of their respective products.
·         Implement the products based on best Practices.
·         Review the current architectural landscape and make appropriate recommendations.
·         Must be able to compare various solutions and determine the one which best fits the need.
·         Designs, develops and maintains infrastructure and backend applications.
·         Provides experience in web application technologies and middleware solutions.
·         Researches new technologies and products for their applicability to business processes.
·         Provides tier 1 and tier 2 support for the platform.