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Cloud System Engineer (REMOTE)

Orlando, FL
Date Added: November 16, 2020
Software Resources has an immediate, long term contract job opportunity for a REMOTE Cloud System Engineer.

This position is seeking a candidate who is an expert in Microsoft Azure deployments of enterprise-scale applications, particularly AKS. The ideal candidate will also have experience on other cloud platforms including AWS.

The Systems Engineer is a critical member of the of the CGS Tower Systems Engineering Team. They are responsible for end-to-end technical support of complex enterprise-scale applications which use a variety of technologies both on-premises and in the cloud. Their work includes: using their expertise to ideate and implement continuous service improvements; consulting with product teams on new/improved systems and features; and collaborating on both off-the-shelf and custom instrumentation to monitor and automate the production environment. The role will apply systems reliability engineering principles, DevOps practices, and ITSM service operation disciplines.

Basic Qualifications:
” Utilizes skills and experience to provide technical leadership in standing-up enterprise-scale software and services in Microsoft Azure. This includes combining the right combination of cloud and on-prem resources to build reliable, available, and supportable solutions.
” Utilizes skills and experience to provide technical leadership with OS performance monitoring, tuning, and troubleshooting.
” Utilizes skills and experience to provide technical leadership assist with web/application server configuration, performance monitoring, tuning, clustering, and debugging.
” Utilizes skills and experiences to act as a liaison to the DevOps process with project delivery team. Evaluates new applications/systems for both operational best practices and technical feasibility against current operational standards.
” Participates in major incidents by providing technical leadership to interpret data from OS, applications, middleware stacks, and performance management tools. When engaged, takes responsibility for identifying the point-of-failure and to restoring normal service operation.
” Assists with post-incident and problem management activities, demonstrating exceptional troubleshooting methodology and root cause analysis practices.
” Assists in creating concise and accurate documentation for Level 1 and Level 2 teams so they can achieve the resolution of simple to moderate incidents/issues without escalation.
” Part of a 24×7 on-call rotation.

Preferred Qualifications:
” 5+ years’ experience in a role supporting and/or deploying enterprise-scale solutions which demonstrated strong analytical and problem-solving skills to achieve business results.
” 3+ years’ experience deploying and/or supporting systems and applications in Microsoft Azure utilizing a wide-variety of Azure cloud products and services.
” Proven expertise setting-up, operating, and tuning a variety of performance management and monitoring tools such as: AppDynamics, SiteScope, Splunk, New Relic, Grafana, etc.
” Proven experience working with multiple operating systems, including Microsoft Windows Server, a variety of Linux distros, as well as containerized application deployment strategies such as Docker, ECS, AKS/Kubernetes, etc.
” Demonstrated understanding of a variety of cloud platforms, products, and services, including both Microsoft Azure and AWS.
” Demonstrated understanding of how to configure and use code management, configuration, and deployment tools, including: Chef, Rundeck, Jenkins, git, github, Terraform, CloudFormation, Azure Resource Manager, etc.
” Demonstrated understanding of full-stack application operational concepts such as: NodeJS, Angular, React, etc.
” Demonstrated understanding of computer networks and network infrastructure, including: HTTP, TCP/IP, SNMP, DNS, routing, switching, and load balancing. Should include experience with at least one load-balancing platform such as Azure Load Balancer.
” Demonstrated understanding of basic database concepts in relational and NoSQL databases, including: ability to write queries, understand and fix common problems, etc.
” Familiarity with current software development lifecycle (SDLC) concepts and best-practices and CI/CD pipelines.
” Familiarity with IT Service Management (ITSM) processes, especially: incident management, problem management, and knowledge management. ITIL Certification is desired.
” Familiarity with problem analysis best practices, especially Kepner-Tragoe.
” Proven history of being able to initiate change and act with integrity when tough decisions have to be made.
” Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a track record that demonstrates the ability to work effectively across a wide range of constituencies in a diverse corporate and client environment.
” Excellent organizational and time management skills that enable working in a fast-paced team that is self-motivated to independently complete tasks on multiple projects simultaneously.

Required Education:
Bachelors or Equiv. Exp.

Don’t delay. Join the Software Resources team today!
Software Resources specializes in connecting talented IT professionals with challenging job opportunities that transform jobs into careers.
To meet our clients hiring needs, we continuously source talented IT Professionals with all levels of expertise and in all disciplines. We offer world class major medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) with match, short term disability, Life Insurance and AD&D. You, our future employees, can make a tremendous difference to our company and our clients. Please apply to this job and experience the Software Resources difference. You can view all of our jobs at https://www.softwareresources.com/careers/
Company Overview
Software Resources is a national staffing and recruitment firm delivering the best candidates to our clients and the best jobs to our candidates since 1992.
We are a certified woman owned business in business to place contract, contract-to-hire, and direct-hire talent in Technology (IT, creative, marketing), finance, accounting, and executive-level positions. We serve many vertical markets including Entertainment/Media, Cruise Industry/Leisure travel, Hospitality, Government, Personal Care, Professional Services, Energy/Utilities, Security, and Financial Services.
Headquartered in Lake Mary, FL in the Orlando metro area, we have branches and sales professionals across the US. Wherever you’re located and whatever the need, count on Software Resources to provide exceptional candidates who are fully vetted and ready to go. Call (800) 774-8036 or visit us online at https://www.softwareresources.com/ and leave the recruiting to us!

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