Cloud Engineer III

Town and Country, MO 63017

Posted: 05/31/2019 Employment Type: Temporary Job Category: IT/Ops Job Number: 12915

Blackstone Technology Group, an award winning technology consulting and staffing firm, is seeking a Cloud Engineer III to join our team and work at our client site in Town and Country, MO.

Our client is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company. They operate more than 55 data centers in North America, Europe and Asia and provide broadband, voice, video, data and managed services over a robust 250, 000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 300, 000-route-mile international transport network. Our client is headquartered in Monroe, Louisiana.

The FullStack Engineer will contribute to one of the products that run as part of our Cloud Application Manager family of products. The engineer will be engaged in all aspects of the development lifecycle from design to coding, testing and deployment, to production support. Engineers take ownership of new software features and help drive to solutions with assistance and input from peers and technical leadership.

The right candidate is a passionate technologist who loves all things computing. He or she will have a relentless drive to understand how things work and is always eager for a challenge. The right candidate is comfortable working a casual environment and culture, but with high standards of professionalism in software.

Position Objectives and Essential Duties:

Help translate product vision and requirements into software design.
Understanding of how to interpret customer business needs.
Big picture understanding of system design when implementing stories
Thorough understanding of AWS and Azure public cloud products & services
Thorough understanding of VMWare cloud designs.
Pair programming when appropriate.
Functional programming design patterns.
Micro service orientated design patterns.
Fully containerized production deployments. (Kubernetes)
Participate in on call rotation.
Testing & peer code review.
Challenge your peers and leadership over software correctness and best practices.
Consistent delivery in a fast paced, Agile, DevOps oriented culture.
Customer & user focus.
Clear verbal & written communication.
Build & develop against your own full stack environment locally

Required Skills:

-3 years of professional experience developing software
-1 year experience with at least *two* of the following languages: Node.js, Go, Python, Ruby, Java
-Advanced Linux admin and shell scripting
-Unit & Acceptance testing

Desired Skills:

-Passionate hobbyist in one or more computer science disciplines: Big Data, SDN, Security, AI, ML, IoT, Virtualization
-Networking experience. (OSI model, TCP/IP, VPN, SDN)

Required Qualifications:

-Bachelor' s degree in computer science, or technical field of study.

Experienced developers who can help design and implement our vision for the future of Object Storage across our infrastructure. This team is responsible for developing our next-generation, open source-based Object Storage solution, integrating it with Clouds infrastructure, and turning it into an easily deployed and supported product. Additionally, this team will develop products that are offered to our customers to help them take advantage of the Object Storage offered by Cloud. The job requires expertise in storage systems architecture, performance analysis, monitoring, and scaling. 6-8 years experience

Blackstone Staffing Services is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements digital transformation solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’ s global staff augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Staffing Services has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in IT staffing and place both technical and creative talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

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