Cloud Engineer in Stamford, CT at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 10/16/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contract to Hire
  • Location:
    Stamford, CT
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/16/2020

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Cloud Engineer with our industry-leading client in Stamford, CT.

Due to client requirement, applicants must be willing and able to work on a w2 basis. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to script or code to achieve automation and process efficiency
  • Implement automation and configuration management tools
  • Facilitate CI/CD code build processes
  • Deploy traditional on-premises technologies and modern cloud infrastructure and platforms
  • Assume multiple roles of IT professional, communicator, and business liaison
  • Implement hybrid IT by integrating different cloud services with back-end, traditional data center services
  • Migrate legacy application to public cloud service in a rehosting approach
  • Collaborate with developers and owning the “Ops” part of DevOps
  • Deploy services according to IT best practices for security, governance, identity access management, and monitoring
  • Working in tandem with our dev teams to identify and implement the most optimal cloud-based solutions for the company
  • Participate in the planning, designing, and developing cloud-based applications
  • Managing cloud environments in accordance with company security guidelines
  • Deploying and debugging cloud initiatives as needed in accordance with best practices throughout the development lifecycle
  • Educating teams on the implementation of new cloud-based initiatives, providing associated training as required
  • Employing exceptional problem-solving skills, with the ability to see and solve issues before they snowball into problems
  • Extensive knowledge of APIs to design RESTful services, and integrate them with existing data providers, using JSON or XML as needed
  • Lead and develop best practices for team
  • Building and designing web services in the cloud, along with implementing the set-up of geographically redundant services.
  • Orchestrating and automating cloud-based platforms throughout the company.
  • Stay current with industry trends, making recommendations as needed to help the company excel.

Requirements:

  • 5+ experience in a Cloud Engineer role or related position.
  • 3+ years of experience scripting system tasks or other coding experience
  • Experience in supporting web and tiered application environments
  • Experience with enterprise level applications and cloud-based services, Microsoft Azure preferred
  • Experience working with OpenStack, Linux/UNIX, Rackspace, and Docker
  • Knowledge of web services, API, REST and RPC
  • Experience with Microsoft IIS and Servers
  • Strong awareness of networking and internet protocols, including TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP, and distributed networks
  • Database experience, including knowledge of SQL and NoSQL, and related data stores such as Postgres
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, and the ability to stay focused on completing tasks and meeting goals within a busy workspace
  • Interest in Cloud Engineering and its impact on greater business practices
  • Skilled at working in tandem with a team of engineers, or alone as required
  • Certification as an Azure or AWS Solutions Architect, Cloud Security Certification, and/or OpenStack Administrator Certification a plus. (Other cloud-related certification also a plus.)

Job ID: 345925

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit http://www.eliassen.com.

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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