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Columbia South Carolina Contract Posted: Monday, 17 July 2017

Title: Cloud Engineer

Location: Columbia, SC

Duration: 12 Months Contract


  1. Implement and maintain best practices for Private and Hybrid IaaS cloud solutions (Red Hat OpenStack, AWS, Azure)
  2. In alignment with the automation frameworks, lead or participate in a team of developers to implement cloud systems and overall service.
  3. Test and recommend industry toolsets that will be part of the automation and orchestration solutions.
  4. Transition support of the cloud service and corresponding toolsets to operations support team.
  5. Develop new cloud services to produce resilient, maintainable, and scalable technology using the ITIL framework.
  6. Develop and test new element managers and automation services.
  7. Write code and unit test Infrastructure Delivery automation through DevOps Scripting (eg Shell, Python, PowerShell, Bash, JavaScript)
  8. Write code and unit test Application Delivery automation through DevOps Scripting (eg Shell, Python, PowerShell, Bash, JavaScript)
  9. Conduct and participate in code reviews
  10. Facilitate collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders

Technical Skills:

  1. Expertise in leveraging in Automation/DevOps principles
  2. Experience implementing and applying best practices in OpenStack (private cloud) environment
  3. Experience with operational tools for the management of private cloud platforms
  4. Experience applying best practices for infrastructure and software deployment
  5. Experience implementing the orchestration and automation of build and deployment processes, continuous integration and application configuration management.
  6. Experience with REST based APIs, orchestration, automation
  7. Experience with Linux, Unix, and Windows operating systems
  8. Experience working with complex network topologies and hardware
  9. Experience working in a public cloud/Iaas environment - AWS, Azure
  10. Experience working with RHEL KVM virtualization hypervisor
  11. Experience working within the software development life cycle and methodology
  12. Experience with source control management and how they are used in delivery to conform to an organization's SDLC standards.
  13. Experience implementing and automating DevOps continuous integration and deployment pipelines and functions using industry some standard tools (Docker, Ansible, Chef/Puppet, Jenkins, Git, CircleCI)
  14. Experience translating design mockups and prototypes into working application designs

Preferred Skills:

  1. Experience implementing and maintaining Configuration Management tools such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible, SaltStack
  2. Experience using Test and build systems such as Jenkins, Maven, Ant
  3. Experience with cloud orchestration systems such as IBM Cloud Orchestrator, RedHat CloudForms
  4. Experience implementing and maintaining Containerization tools such as Vagrant, Kubernetes, Docker or LXC.

Columbia South Carolina, United States of America
Naveen Surisetty 
7/17/2017 8:06:21 AM

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