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Senior Cloud Engineer

Vaco Technology

This is a Contract position in Reading, PA posted September 2, 2021.

Vaco Technology is currently searching for a Senior Cloud Engineer for a direct hire role in Indianapolis but considering 100% remote option as well.

Responsible for assisting in the transformation of technology into a cloud first architecture by partnering with the business, Cloud Architects and Engineering teams.

The Senior Cloud Engineer will work with other infrastructure/application partners and key stakeholders to understand cloud usage dependencies and develop optimized engineering patterns.

Responsibilities include: Identify solutions that represent opportunities to leverage cloud services and architectures by evaluating quality attributes, technology risk, capacity variability, and other factors where a cloud native architecture solution can add benefit to the overall solution Provide guidance and governance of SaaS Applications on current and new technologies or requirements that might impact business solutions Lead and participate in design discussions/product architecture reviews and assist engineering teams design products that adhere to SaaS principles Collaborate with application developers and architects, infrastructure engineers and architects, and operations staff to develop iteratively better cloud deployments to solve real business problems You’ll build highly available and scalable systems on cloud platforms (primarily Azure) You’ll oversee the on-prem tool set and work to modernize those tools to Cloud based tools to increase stability and automation of issue resolution Provide expertise and advice to help teams building solutions on cloud platforms including design, planning, management, maintenance and assessing systems for potential weaknesses or issues Assist in the design, setup, configuration, and migration of systems to commercial cloud environments Provide support for workloads in public cloud providers, primarily Microsoft Azure.

Coordinate adoption of technology standards related to runtime infrastructure Partner with the operations team to ensure streamlined deployment of applications and resources on the Azure platform Ensure new products and updates meet requirements pre and post release.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree OR any combination of education and experience which would provide an equivalent background 5 or more years of experience in designing and implementation of complex IT systems 3
– 5 years of experience in a Cloud Engineering or Architecture role 3 or more years of practical experience with Azure 3 or more years of cloud experience, focusing on networking, infrastructure management concepts and tools 3 or more years of experience with Infrastructure and Application monitoring tools such as Sitescope, APM, AppDynamics, SolarWinds, and SCOM Understanding of SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS technologies, evaluation methodologies to help choose the right solutions Experience developing automated deployment scripts and tools for system provisioning and configuration Experience scripting in PowerShell, Python, Perl or other similar languages Experience with software defined everything and infrastructure-as-code using cloud specific toolsets such as Terraform Experience with networking, internet security architectures and protocols relevant to Cloud environments Proven experience performing server, network and storage system designs and implementation Practical experience in cloud cost and capacity management Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly Experience with IT compliance and risk management requirements (e.g., security, privacy, SOX, HIPAA) Must be well organized and possess outstanding follow-through and attention to detail Agile team experience Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment to deliver on common enterprise goals is a must