12 days old
2018-07-112018-08-08

Cloud Engineer

Baltimore, MD 21202
  • Job Code
    629356
  • Payrate
    $46 To $58
job summary:

Randstad Technologies, a leading provider of IT staffing and services has an immediate need for an experienced Virtualization Engineer to sit on site at our client location in Baltimore, MD. for a Contract to Hire opportunity.

Overview:

- Design, build, maintain and troubleshoot both public and private cloud infrastructure

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Understand client/stakeholder needs and create a coherent technology vision to meet/exceed their respective expectations.
  • Meet project deadlines and manage and prioritize multiple simultaneous projects while adhering to a time allocation model
  • Lead the design, implementation and maintenance of open source software and infrastructures like RHEL, CentOS, and Ubuntu
  • Assess the scope and impact of incidents and respond, with a sense of urgency that matches the incident, following appropriate policies and procedures
  • Effectively communicate at all levels of the organization.
  • Manage through conflict and challenging situations with positive outcomes for the clients and company.
  • Develop and cultivate strategic relationships that benefit IT and the organization.
  • Make decisions and judgments based on standard procedures.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, manage workload and adapt to changing business conditions.
  • Active participant on the IT Leadership team, collaborating with peers on steady state as well as strategic direction.
  • Ability to create and communicate a clear business case justifying project, team, and technology costs.
  • Proactive, upbeat and collaborative communication style, with the ability to be direct, tactful, and transparent.
  • Provide continuous improvement with regard to the quality of delivered services.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Proven track record to build of new public, private and hybrid cloud compute and storage infrastructure from POC to launch and provide ongoing maintenance
  • Develop and propose Managed Hosting standards and best practices for processes, procedures, and technical standards.

Expertise:

- 4+ years of Cloud Infrastructure engineering experience (overall 10 years)

  • A focus on the Red Hat Linux environment with experience in Automation, Authentication/Identity Management, Patching/Package Management and standard technology stacks used in the industry today.
  • A wide spectrum of technologies which include but are not limited to: Enterprise Storage and Server Platforms, Linux servers, Collaboration, high availability solutions, and virtualization technologies.
  • Infrastructure components from key vendors including Redhat, Dell, Cisco, VMware, Juniper, ELK, (ElasticSearch), F5 and Citrix.
  • Enterprise productization processes, including developing product guides, asset management, data protection, capacity management, performance management, and lifecycle management.
  • Heavy Automation experience
  • Enterprise System Management tools.
  • Active Directory Group Policies and LDAP authentication to include software deployment, security settings, and application settings.
  • Scripting languages, such as Perl, Bash, Java, Python, Linux Shell, PowerShell/vbScript
  • Kubernetes - Utilized by organization but open to other container solutions.
  • Familiarity: Fedramp/ fed guidelines
  • AWS

Skills/Requirements:

  • Intermediate Knowledge in Amazon Web services components including EC2, Elastic Map Reduce, S3, EBS, Cloudtrail
  • Deep understanding of cloud security concepts including Firewall, VPC's, Encryption, Authentication and Authorization (SSO, Active Directory/LDAP etc.) strategies
  • Additional experience with other major cloud providers including AWS, Google Cloud Platform and Azure highly desired
  • Experience with Third Party Cloud Automation, Platform Management and Cost management tools are highly desired
  • Enterprise productization processes, including developing product guides, asset management, data protection, capacity management, performance management, and lifecycle management.
  • Enterprise System Management tools.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science preferred. Equivalent work experience can be substituted for college education.
  • 4+ years of experience supporting and implementing enterprise-class solutions operating in a 24/7 environment.
  • Certifications within engineering discipline and IT industry (ITIL, RHCE and CCNA) are highly desired.
  • 3+ years professional experience in designing technology solutions
  • Certifications within engineering discipline and Cloud industry (AWS, GCP or Azure) certifications are highly desired.
 
location: Baltimore, Maryland
job type: Contract
salary: $46.00 - 57.96 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:

- Design, build, maintain and troubleshoot both public and private cloud infrastructure

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Understand client/stakeholder needs and create a coherent technology vision to meet/exceed their respective expectations.
  • Meet project deadlines and manage and prioritize multiple simultaneous projects while adhering to a time allocation model
  • Lead the design, implementation and maintenance of open source software and infrastructures like RHEL, CentOS, and Ubuntu
  • Assess the scope and impact of incidents and respond, with a sense of urgency that matches the incident, following appropriate policies and procedures
  • Effectively communicate at all levels of the organization.
  • Manage through conflict and challenging situations with positive outcomes for the clients and company.
  • Develop and cultivate strategic relationships that benefit IT and the organization.
  • Make decisions and judgments based on standard procedures.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, manage workload and adapt to changing business conditions.
  • Active participant on the IT Leadership team, collaborating with peers on steady state as well as strategic direction.
  • Ability to create and communicate a clear business case justifying project, team, and technology costs.
  • Proactive, upbeat and collaborative communication style, with the ability to be direct, tactful, and transparent.
  • Provide continuous improvement with regard to the quality of delivered services.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Proven track record to build of new public, private and hybrid cloud compute and storage infrastructure from POC to launch and provide ongoing maintenance
  • Develop and propose Managed Hosting standards and best practices for processes, procedures, and technical standards.
 
qualifications:

Expertise:

- 4+ years of Cloud Infrastructure engineering experience (overall 10 years)

  • A focus on the Red Hat Linux environment with experience in Automation, Authentication/Identity Management, Patching/Package Management and standard technology stacks used in the industry today.
  • A wide spectrum of technologies which include but are not limited to: Enterprise Storage and Server Platforms, Linux servers, Collaboration, high availability solutions, and virtualization technologies.
  • Infrastructure components from key vendors including Redhat, Dell, Cisco, VMware, Juniper, ELK, (ElasticSearch), F5 and Citrix.
  • Enterprise productization processes, including developing product guides, asset management, data protection, capacity management, performance management, and lifecycle management.
  • Heavy Automation experience
  • Enterprise System Management tools.
  • Active Directory Group Policies and LDAP authentication to include software deployment, security settings, and application settings.
  • Scripting languages, such as Perl, Bash, Java, Python, Linux Shell, PowerShell/vbScript
  • Kubernetes - Utilized by organization but open to other container solutions.
  • Familiarity: Fedramp/ fed guidelines
  • AWS
 
skills: Preferred Skills:

ELK Stack - Elastic Search

Experience with Python

Kubernetes - Utilized by organization but open to other container solutions.

Familiarity: Fedramp/ fed guidelines

AWS


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