AWS DevOps/Cloud Engineer

San Francisco, CA 94105

Posted: 04/12/2019 Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 11700

Blackstone Technology Group, an award winning technology consulting and talent agency, is partnering with a risk management company  located in the San Francisco Bay Area to identify a DevOps/Cloud Engineer to join their team on a direct hire/fulltime basis. 

DevOps/Cloud Engineer
San Francisco, CA
Direct Hire/Fulltime 


This DevOps/Cloud Engineer will help design and build a new cloud platform for SaaS based products. The role will be involved in all major activities related to architecture, deployment, scripting/automation, security, and operations of the cloud platform on AWS and Azure. The platform is based on micro-services (using Akka and Play Framework), Containers (using Docker/Kubernetes) and Big Data (using Hadoop/Spark).

Roles & Responsibilities
  • Design, build and automate the AWS infrastructure (VPC, EC2, Networking, EMR, RDS, S3, etc.) using Terraformfollowing AWS Well-Architected Design
  • Deploy and configure Kubernetes clusters. Including networking configuration, centralized monitoring, logging and auto-scaling.
  • Design and build a CI/CD Pipeline to deploy applications using Jenkins and Docker.
  • Design and configure security policies based on IT/InfoSec guidelines. Including IAM, SSO, Security Groups, Data Encryption, etc.
  • Leveraging previous experience, assist development teams in building, deploying, and operating next generation applications in the cloud.

 
Qualifications
  • B.S. degree in Computer Science (or equivalent).
  • 5+ years of DevOps engineering experience.
  • Experience in cloud engineering experience (Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure) in deploying and managing production environments.
  • Strong knowledge of cloud and network security best practices.
  • Strong scripting and automation skills and experience (Python, PowerShell, Terraform, and Cloud Formation, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and understand complex problems or processes, identify and understand requirements, and develop solutions.
  • Experience with source control management (Git preferred).
  • Experience with micro-services, Docker, and Kubernetes.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and consultative skills. Work effectively with clients, vendors, peers, and business/IT management.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of software development life cycle (SDLC) including Agile Development Methodology.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to stay current on trends and development within functional area of experience along with the industry.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
  • Willingness to learn, a can do attitude, and motivated to succeed and grow.
  • Knowledge of at least one programming languages (e.g. Java, C/C++/C#).
  • Must demonstrate accountability, sound decision making, analytical thoroughness, clear and concise communications, and the ability to lead and mentor team members.

Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’ s global talent practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

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