Senior Cloud Engineer
Senior Cloud EngineerJob Code: 4430Date Posted: 2017-02-02Job Type: Direct HireJob Location: Washington, District Of ColumbiaJob Description:We're seeking a Senior Cloud Engineer for our direct client in Washington, DC. The ideal candidate will be responsible for the design, creation, configuration and delivery of cloud infrastructure environments using best practices and a proactive strategy. The function of the role will include all technological aspects associated with cloud computing technology stack including; architecture, security, design, planning, management, maintenance and support. The scope of the role includes the extensive knowledge of private, public, and hybrid cloud models. Local candidates preferred. Please submit your best Word resume for this 6 month contract-to-hire position.Qualifications:* Bachelors Computer Science or related field. Equivalent experience considered.* 8+ years of systems engineering experience with at least 5 in cloud based architecture eg AWS, Microsoft Azure, or Rackspace Cloud* Experience providing enterprise Linux and Windows based system administration* Design and deployment experience with most of the following technologies: Apache Tomcat, VMWare, Windows Server IIS, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL, Oracle, and MySQL* Experience with scripting languages such as Ruby, Perl, Python, PHP etc.* Experience in automation tools such Kickstart, Chef, and Puppet* Deep technical experience in one or more of the following areas: Software design or development, Application Design, Networking, and IT Security* Experience in monitoring, metrics collection, and reporting using open source tools* Excellent organizational skills, and oral and written communication skills* Ability to be on call or assure critical incident response 24x7x365* Solid understanding of PKI. Hardware Security Module (HSM) management experience a plus.* Industry certifications, preferably MSCE, MCP, RHCE, CCNA and CCNP* Solid understanding of Software Development Lifecycle* Security compliance experience such as ITIL, PCI, ISO 27001 or SOXPosted by StartWire.