The Redmond Cloud

Sr. Cloud Engineer

Published
March 15, 2019
Location
Kansas City, MO
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Description

Genesis10 is actively seeking a Sr. Cloud Engineer position for our client located in Kansas City, MO.  This position offers competitive salary and benefits including bonus potential. 
 
Overview: 

  • The Sr. Cloud Engineer role will use the skills required of a Systems Administrator in an in-house or hosted environment, as well as working knowledge of the skills required to provision, manage, monitor, and decommission cloud services. 

Responsibilities:

  • Provides on-going support and management of cloudportals and services rendered from within.
  • Documents, adheres to, and enforces Governance, security policies, initiatives, and compliance reporting. Collaborates with management to suggest and implement strategic direction for cloud governance.
  • Examines ways to continuously improve quality of processes and design to provide optimum availability, integrity and performance of company's assets.
  • Creates and maintains resource consumption reporting for financial show back and reserved resource optimization.
  • Supports off premises/cloud initiatives and migrations.
  • Maintains and supports operational support systems.
  • Develops and maintains automation designed to reduce cost, enable resource transparency, or otherwise enforce process and procedures.
  • Prioritizes and executes tasks with high-pressure demands, within a team-oriented, collaborative environment. 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college in computer science, engineering, or related degree and minimum five (5) years of relevant professional experience.
  • Three (3) years of in-depth knowledge and experience with Microsoft Azure
  • Experience in modern source code management and continuous integration platform like Git, Team Foundation Server, Visual Studio Team Services, Jenkins, etc.
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience scripting (BASH, Perl, PowerShell, Python) and building required automation (using standard technologies such as Puppet, Ansible, and Chef)
  • Ability and experience driving and leading cloud requirement, troubleshooting, design, and implementation sessions and activities.
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred but not required:

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert MCSE Cloud
  • Three (3) years knowledge of broadcast transcoding and workflow automation systems.
  • Experience in modern source code management and continuous integration platform like Git, Team Foundation Server, Visual Studio Team Services, Jenkins, etc.
  • Familiarity with container creation and orchestration platforms; Docker, Kubernetes, Swarm, etc.
  • Ability and experience driving and leading cloud requirement, troubleshooting, design, and implementation sessions and activities.
  • Ability to conduct research into hardware and software issues and products.
  • Minimum three (3) years working knowledge of cloud services: SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, and Managed Services
  • Minimum three (3) years working knowledge of Multi-tier architectures: load balancers, caching, web servers, application servers, and databases.
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience with various virtualization technologies and multi-tenant, private and hybrid cloud environments.
  • Minimum three (3) years working technical knowledge of current systems software, protocols, and standards, including firewalls, Active Directory, etc.
  • Minimum three (3) years system administration (Windows or Linux) at the command-line level.
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience scripting (BASH, Perl, PowerShell, Python) and building required automation (using standard technologies such as Puppet, Ansible, and Chef)
  • Minimum three (3) years hands-on software and hardware troubleshooting experience.
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience documenting and maintaining configuration and process information.
  • Preferred, but not required certifications: Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert MCSE Cloud, Cisco Certified Network Professional CCNP, Google Certified Professional or Associate.
  • Only W2 candidates will be considered for this position or candidates that will convert to a full-time employee. (no third parties will be considered). 

If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, apply today!
 
About Genesis10:
Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives. If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you. Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations. We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement – project after project. To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at www.genesis10.com “Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V”
 

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