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Senior Cloud AWS Engineer/Architect (178 views)

Des Moines, IA
November 6, 2020

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Title                        : Senior Cloud AWS Engineer/Architect

Location                 Des Moines, IA

Rate                       : DOE /If your experience and skills match call us immediately for submission

Duration                : 11 Months

Interview Type     : Skype only

Work Status         : Successful applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

Job Type               :  C2C,C2H,W2

Experience          : 10+ YEARS

Prefer W2           : U S C/ G C /H1B Transfer/OPT/CPT/H4 EAD and other US work authorization are accepted

Description 

The Business Requirements for this position are a secure and stable AWS environment that enhances the agency’s ability to provide services. This position drives the culture of moving to the AWS cloud and is responsible for generating excitement and trust for the AWS environment. The AWS Engineer in this position is responsible for assisting other IT staff members to develop and meet the functional business requirements.

Senior Cloud Engineer/Architect to be the SME and technical thought leader for the Iowa Department of Public Health adoption and migration to AWS. This person is the senior contributor in implementing next-gen technology stacks for the organization’s digital transformation. He/She ensures software and systems management integration to achieve their objectives of reliability and scalability. IDPH has a current AWS production environment and seeks a senior AWS engineer to take overall responsibility for the AWS infrastructure.   

The Senior Cloud Engineer/Architect is a hands-on technical position that requires thinking clearly in a highly stressful, fast-paced environment.   The expectation is that this person hits the ground running on the first day. 

Responsibilities:

  • Architect, implement and maintain solutions that ensure our services’ availability, capacity, performance, and security, such as auto-scaling, load balancers, gateways, endpoints, forward and reverse proxies, firewalls, traffic inspection, and remote access capabilities.
  • Provide expert level design and operational practices for AWS
  • Own technical recommendations for critical aspects of our technology operations in areas including Production, deployment process automation, monitoring, and security
  • Ensure alignment between security architecture frameworks, standards, and overall IT cloud strategy
  • Provide training on various cloud security and cloud technologies and mentor other staff on these topics
  • Create and maintain build scripts, templates, and other artifacts for the Infrastructure stack
  • Support Continuous Integration (CI) and build servers, and ensure adherence to CI principles
  • Support the migration of applications to the cloud infrastructure and assist in analyzing, tuning, and re-architecture when necessary to ensure adherence to business requirements.

Technical Competencies Required:

  • EC2, including understanding options and requirements, monitoring and detailed monitoring options
  • EC2 Snapshots
  • EC2 AMI process.
  • Understanding of Auto-scaling, including consequences and requirements
  • RDS for database, S3, and Glacier for storage and backups.
  • Lifecycle management, OS updates
  • Elastic Container Registry
  • Elastic Container Service
  • Kubernetes Service
  • Integration with CI/CD
  • Dev/test/prod deployment process
  • How to USE S3 and other AWS services and resources
  • How to use 3rd party mail services Ex. SendGrid
  • Identity Access Management (IAM)
  • CloudWatch
  • CloudTrail (with networking coordination for flow logs)
  • Resource Access Manager
  • VPCs, Subnets, Internet Gateways
  • VPC Flow Logs
  • ACLs
  • VPN Configuration, setup, and troubleshooting
  • Experience with a Software Repository
  • Lambda experience
  • Tagging
  • Software deployment experience
  • Integration with CI/CD
  • How to MAKE USE OF S3, RDS, and other AWS services and resources
  • Secrets Management
  • Dev/test/prod deployment process awareness/understanding
  • GuardDuty
  • Third-party logging product (Sumo Logic) or “ELK Stack” preferred
  • Control Tower
  • AWS Organizations
  • Service Catalog
  • AWS Single Sign-On
  • Account Factory
  • CloudChecker setup
  • Certificate Management

Non-AWS Skills Requirements:

  • OKTA
  • Microsoft AD Experience
  • Linux
  • QA and operations experience

REQUIRED:

  • IT experience with a minimum of 3 years of Senior Level Experience with AWS installation and Cloud Automation tools configuration. – 10 YEARS REQUIRED
  • Demonstrated experience with the next generation AWS security stack.
  • Demonstrated experience working with AWS to provide highly-available, secure, and reliable services that take advantage of AWS’s catalog of pre-existing solutions where possible.
  • Demonstrated experience leveraging AWS Identity & Access Management services and the integration of 3rd party solutions with these systems. A thorough understanding of AWS Organizations’ best practices related to security and governance across multiple accounts is required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated technical leadership
  • Ability to partner with the IT, engineering, and security teams to develop, deploy, and maintain secure cloud architectures aligned to internal standards and current best practices.
  • Partner with Security and Network Engineering to enable global routing across AWS accounts, regions, and physical locations.
  • Demonstrated experience conducting reviews and evaluations of new AWS services and service enhancements relevant to our current and future state infrastructure.

Required / Desired Skills                            

IT experience with a minimum of 3 years Senior Level Experience with AWS installation, and configuration of Cloud Automation tools.  

Required         10        Years

Demonstrated experience with the next generation AWS security stack.   

Required         3          Years

Demonstrated Experience working with AWS to provide highly-available, secure, and reliable services that take advantage of AWS’s catalogic of pre-existing  

Required         3          Years

Demonstrated Experience leveraging AWS Identity & Access Management services and the integration of 3rd party solutions with these systems. A thorough

Required         3          Years

Strong verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated technical leadership Strong verbal and written communication skills with demonstrate     

Required         3          Years

Ability to partner with the IT, engineering and security teams to develop, deploy, and maintain secure cloud architectures aligned to internal standard   

Required         3          Years

Partner with Security and Network Engineering to enable global routing across AWS accounts, regions, and physical locations while maintaining appropriate   

Required         3          Years

Demonstrated experience conducting reviews and evaluations of new AWS services and service enhancements relevant to our current and future state inform       

Required         3          Years

AWS Solutions Architect and AWS Security Architect a plus         

Desired    

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Thanks
Vinay/Siva
Vinayp@Sohanit.com/siva@sohanit.com
PH:402-241-9609/402-241-9606
Apply here or Please send to resumes@sohanit.com

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Position Keywords: AWS,CI/CD,EC2 Snapshots, Lambda

Pay Rate: DOE/If your experience and skills match call us immediately for submission

Job Duration: 12 Months

% Travel Required: None

Job Posted by: Consulting Services

Job ID: OOJ - 2481

Work Authorization: Successful applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S

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