Senior Cloud Engineer

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  • Location:

    St. Louis, Missouri

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job ref:

    346497

  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiration date:

    11/17/2021

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Senior Cloud Engineer for an opportunity with a client located in St. Louis, MO.



Responsibilities:

  • Support the global design, implementation, and maintenance of public cloud infrastructure
  • Build and maintaining cloud environments to enable the company to scale their shared-service public cloud infrastructure
  • Provide technical engineering and system administration to build resilient cloud infrastructure that leverages cloud-native capabilities, including auto-scaling and automated management
  • Solve complex problems
  • Take a new perspective on existing solutions
  • Exercise judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information
  • Work on highly complex problems, tasks, or projects
  • Coordinate the design, development, and maintenance of could infrastructure, network, and layout
  • Build and maintain public cloud platform infrastructure as code services
  • Responsible for public cloud infrastructure in terms of non-functional requirements like availability, reliability, and security
  • Collaborate with other areas to make certain infrastructure components comply with company security policies
  • Proactively maintain a broad knowledge of cloud engineering trends and technology advancements
  • Monitor and improve Cloud system uptime, performance, high availability, and disaster recovery readiness
  • Provide regular status, incident, operational, and change reports
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Education:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work experience

Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of experience performing IT-related roles
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience with application deployment, setup, and configuration on public cloud services
  • Advanced engineering knowledge of Public Cloud Services: Monitoring, Access, Storage, Compute, Access, Networking, Security, Database Services, and Configuration
  • Experience designing, developing, deploying, and testing in public cloud architecture
  • Research, design, analyze, and modify cloud-based enterprise-wide systems and application software
  • Support planning of system deployment and infra-configuration to meet industry and corporate compliance standards
  • Evaluate operational requirements and provide solutions to support software development in a DevOps environment
  • Solid understanding of and background in SQL and NoSQL data stores
  • Team-oriented with the ability to collaborate effectively with highly skilled cloud ops engineers
  • Some background in Information Security and compliance controls
  • Some experience in Agile methodologies
  • Cloud Architecture or SysOps Associate or Professional certifications
  • Insurance industry knowledge
  • Certification as an Information Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Experience in application development for cloud platforms using technologies such as: Angular frameworks, Grails, Spring Boot, Spring, Java/J2EE, Micro Services, REST, NodeJS, and others
  • Knowledge and experience in infrastructure for cloud platforms using technologies like Cloud Formation, Terraform, NFS, Docker, SAN, Consul, Vault, Docker Orchestration tools, CI/CD (Jenkins, Spinnaker)
  • Experience with programming and infrastructure automation (e.g. AWSCLI, Terraform, Ansibul, Shell, Python, Java, and JSON)
  • Experience in using build and deployment tools like Gradle, Maven, Powershell, Shell Scripts, etc.

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

EEO Employer

Signature Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Signature will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 888.838.1020.