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Cloud Automation Engineer
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Information Technology company
ContractContract to Permanent
Information Technology company
Atlanta, GA ( Map it )
No permanent US residency required
W-2 and C2C available
Atlanta, GA
ContractContract to Permanent
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Job Responsibilities
3+ years of experience as a cloud engineer creating and maintaining cloud environments and their supporting infrastructures
Strong understanding of enterprise automation, integration, and modern software engineering practices
Ideally candidates will have hands-on experience with:
Configuration Management Tools – Ansible (required), Puppet or Chef
Build Systems – Jenkins (preferred), Bamboo, Travis, CircleCI
Infrastructure Orchestration Tools – vRO, Terraform
Container Orchestration Technologies – Kubernetes, OpenShift, or Rancher
Logging Systems – such as Elastic Stack or Splunk
Monitoring Systems – NewRelic or Appdynamics
Deep familiarity with cloud infrastructure design patterns and anti-patterns
Strong technical experience with common cloud and IT infrastructure technologies such as: AWS, Azure, Kubernetes, OpenStack, OpenShift, VMware vRealize Suite
Background in software-defined networking, storage systems architecture, virtualization, containers, serverless technologies, big-data, and ML platforms
Understanding of security fundamentals at the hypervisor and operating system levels
Expertise debugging networking/connectivity problems in a complex technical stack.
Ideal candidates will also have significant cloud engineering and test-driven, full-stack development experience;
Proficiency with multiple development languages – Python, JavaScript, Bash, Java, etc; and a firm grasp of API development,
Micro-service architectures,
API Gateways, and SOA frameworks

Other soft skills
Aptitude Interpersonal
Demonstrated ability to work with distributed cross-functional teams
Comfortable navigation of ambiguity and adversity
User-centered strategic mentality
Research, analysis, and collaborative decision-making skills
Ability to break a problem into solution requirements and design a solution that meets those requirements
Strong presentation and documentation skills

Job Description:
• Cloud infrastructure automation (i.e. provisioning, configuration, and management of bare metal, IaaS, PaaS, and NFV resources)
• IT process automation and orchestration
• DevOps and application release automation (i.e. CI/CD)
• Hardware provisioning and lifecycle automation (e.g. compute, storage, networking) Responsibilities:
• Help Cox build out self-service IaaS, PaaS, and NFV via end-to-end automation that achieves the following goals:
• Deliver compute, network, and storage resources and DevOps tooling for 80% of customer requests in two days or less
• Maximize developer and app owner flexibility in consuming cloud services
• Raise user satisfaction and consumption
• Improve service uptime by reducing human error
• Minimize manual handoffs between teams
• Facilitate and contribute to the definition and refinement of automation strategy, architecture, and standards for public and private cloud infrastructure
• Inject software architecture design patterns and software engineering best practices into infrastructure operations
• Comprehensively evaluate new technologies and define how the organization should integrate them into their existing stack
• Identify automation opportunities and solution reusable automation workflows
• Champion efforts to codify, deploy, and manage automation across different domains and teams
• The candidate should exhibit strong infrastructure automation skills and demonstrate significant experience working with cloud computing technologies (e.g. Kubernetes, VMware vRealize Suite, AWS)

Skills
Skill Proficiency Years Experience Percent Used
AWS
3 - 6100%
Cloud Infrastructure
Any100%
Ansible
Any75%
Cloud Computing
Any75%
Devops
Any75%
Jenkins
Any75%
MS Azure
Any75%
Puppet
Any75%
Chef
Any50%
System Architecture
Any50%
BaSH
Any25%
JavaScript
Any25%
Private Cloud
Any25%
Python
Any25%
Splunk
Any25%
VMWare
Any25%
Position Recruiter
Olga Kozlova
olga@cloudteam.com
813-906-2360