RESPONSIBILITIES Kforce has a client seeking a Cloud Engineer in Washington, DC. Essential Functions Interface, partner, and influence stakeholders to promote simplification, standardization and innovation and to ensure risk are understood and minimized Establish policies and standard operating procedures to enable consistent and repeatable execution Propose appropriate changes to standards, policies, and procedure based on emerging businesstechnology trends and operational challenges with the existing guidelines utilizing performance metric and operational SLA Plan for adequate capability on systems based on utilization metrics and planned projects to establish supply and demand forecasts Design and verify the technology solution meets business and technical requirements and follows enterprise architecture guidelines, technology standards and methodology, and compliance and security standards Maintain and operate the application design It includes but not limited to monitoring, performance and capacity metrics, SLAs, resiliency and disaster recovery plans Define success criteria for validation of technology solution and application designs Develop and document an integrated test plan for certification of technology solutions and application design in compliance with existing best practices Provide work guidance or technical assistance to less senior engineers REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree or Equivalent Preferred Masters or other advanced degree 6 to 8 years of related experience A minimum of 5 years with assessing architecture quality and resiliency viz. scalability, availability, throughput, failover, etc. 3+ years working in Enterprise DevOps model - Automation of application code deployment (Jenkins, Maven, Git, Nexus etc.) 2+ years AWS experience 2+ years Docker and 1+ year orchestration (Kubernetes) administration and troubleshooting Experience in Public Cloud Architectures, Cloud brokering solutions or Cloud Management Solutions for Public Cloud Experience with Infrastructure Automation, Infrastructure capacity monitoring and automated scaling solutions Linux expert level and experience in Scripting Python, Perl, Bash Experience with automationmanagement frameworks (Puppet, Chef, Ansible, SaltStack) Kforce is an Equal OpportunityAffirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.