The Redmond Cloud

Cloud Engineer

MDI Group - IT Workforce Solutions for What's Next
February 6, 2019
Atlanta, GA
Job Type


Cloud Engineer
Atlanta, GA
Full-Time/Direct Hire

Our client is actively seeking a Cloud Engineer for a direct hire role in their office in northwest area of metro Atlanta. In this role you will be responsible for helping design and build solutions in public or hybrid clouds. You will review existing systems and applications, look at the viability of moving systems into a cloud hosted environment, and work with the rest of the team to move the application or system. You will also be working with the Enterprise Architecture team to develop standards around cloud usage and migration strategies. 

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Assess existing on-premises applications for viability to move to the cloud 
  • Work with architecture and engineering teams to develop standards around cloud usage
  • Design and document migration plans for applications and systems to move them into the cloud
  • Monitor and support the team in moving applications to the cloud
  • Manage and support the cloud environments – user and subscription management
  • Manage the billing and invoicing of the cloud subscriptions
  • Be able to discuss and work with application teams to describe the pros and cons of the cloud options 
  • Experience overseeing (from a technical perspective) multiple projects
  • Document and follow all change control procedures

Must Haves:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience 
  • 3+ years of experience in analyzing and/or migrating on premise workloads to the cloud
  • Hands on technical experience with Azure or AWS cloud hosting platforms, or equivalent technical experience
  • 4+ years of experience managing and supporting VMware Virtual Systems, ESXi 5.5+, Hyper-V
  • Basic system administration experience in operating systems (Redhat 5+, Centos, Windows 2008+)
  • Experience in scripting (Bash/Shell/PowerCLI/Powershell)
  • Familiar with server and datacenter infrastructure implementation and operations management
  • Understanding of software defined networking in cloud hosting scenarios
  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills and technical problem-solving skills
  • Excellent technical documentation and communication skills with the ability to articulate business requirements into new technologies 


  • Microsoft Azure or AWS certifications optional 
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