Cloud Systems Engineer in New York, NY at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 1/28/2021

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    New York, NY
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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Cloud Systems Engineer with our industry-leading client in New York, NY.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

  • Provide technical expertise in cloud provisioning for networking, storage and virtualization (Windows, Linux etc..) platforms
  • Drive technical discussions across the infrastructure, application development and support teams toward cloud infrastructure deployments (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS)
  • Assist the infrastructure team to establish and improve lightweight and reliable processes for end to end service provisioning, reporting and decommissioning automation
  • Interface with cloud service providers to remediate integration related technical challenges
  • Assist with developing and maintaining cloud standards, policies, processes and procedures to support and facilitate integration projects and initiatives
  • Lead projects to introduce and implement new cloud based technologies, ensuring security compliance as well as optimal configuration in order to meet business needs
  • Effectively communicate and consult with business users, developers and the infrastructure team to design innovative cloud based infrastructure solutions, including re-architecture and migration of existing on-prem applications, which affordably meet business SLAs
  • Create and present professional grade deliverables such as timeline and project deliverable documents, technical drawings, and presentations
  • Keep pace with emerging tools, techniques, and products for cloud platforms, hosting Windows and Linux based web applications, Kubernetes, and elastic compute environments
  • BSc or MSc in Computer Science or related discipline
  • 5+ years IT Infrastructure Engineering experience
  • 2+ Years managing enterprise cloud based infrastructure environments
  • 1+ Years managing and leading complex, mission-critical infrastructure initiatives in an enterprise environment
  • Microsoft Azure certified preferred
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, including fluency in English
  • Demonstrated success in defining and executing migrations to cloud based infrastructure
  • Experience implementing and integrating existing processes with IaaS, PaaS, SaaS offerings from major cloud providers (Azure, AWS etc..)
  • Proven track record leading and working with cross functional teams
  • Excellent analytical skills in decision making, with the ability to speak in both business and technical terms
  • Excellent track record of understanding and interest in current and emerging technologies demonstrated through training, job experience and/or industry activities
  • Experience with at least one of the scripting languages PowerShell, Bash, Python, GO
  • Proficiency in Configuration Management & automation tools such as – DSC, Puppet, Ansible, Chef
  • Experience with IaaC such as ARM, Terraform, Cloud Formation.
  • Experience with CI/CD tools – Azure DevOps (Repositories, Pipelines), Git, TFS
  • Knowledge of storage solutions such as S2D, NetApp, Pure is a plus.
  • Experience with Containerization & Orchestration – Docker, Kubernetes (Azure Kubernetes Service, Azure Container Instance, Azure Container Registry, Azure Service Fabric preferred)
  • Requires knowledge of network concepts, standards, and protocols
  • Requires knowledge of operating system, database and application management
  • Independent worker with proven ability to simultaneously execute multiple projects in a demanding environment
  • Good project management skills and/or substantial exposure to project-based work structures, project lifecycle models, etc…
  • Experience in application & network security design is a plus
  • Experience with web services and XML standards (SOAP, REST, WSDL, XML Schema, etc.) a plus
  • Knowledge of programming in modern languages – Java, C#, etc. a plus
Job ID: 348392

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

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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