Lead AWS Site Reliability Engineer in Cincinnati, OH at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 9/26/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  1002547
Apex Systems, the nation’s 2nd largest IT Staffing organization, has an immediate and high profile opportunity for a Lead AWS Site Reliability Engineer to work for a large financial organization located in Cincinnati, OH. 
If interested in any AWS Engineering opportunities in the greater Cincinnati area, please send a resume to Zach Zuke, Account Manager, at zzuke@apexsystemsinc.com. If you’d like to receive Job Alerts from Apex that match your specific criteria, visit itcareers.apexsystemsinc.com.
GENERAL FUNCTION: Responsible for analysis, design, implementation, automation, and ongoing support of the AWS Cloud infrastructure for the organization. Provides leadership and assists with the development and implementation of strategy.  Builds and deploys cloud solutions of a moderate to high level of complexity.  Follows corporate standards to implement public cloud solutions.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Partner with architecture, security, infrastructure, and application teams to perform detailed technical AWS design and implementation. 
  • Design and implement automation of AWS services to support both production and non-production workloads for the bank. 
  • Partner with application development teams throughout the lifecycle to develop software for reliability.
  • Manage the AWS platform and associated management tools.
  • Design, implement and maintain Continuous Integration and Delivery environments for AWS service provisioning.
  • Assist with problem resolution for cloud management issues.
  • Create and update automation to eliminate routine management processes.
  • Maintain appropriate controls and documentation to ensure compliance of audit requirements and qualifications.
  • Articulate the need for scalability and understand the importance of improving quality through testing.
  • Engage vendor support as required
  • Support Disaster Recovery Tests
  • Perform capacity and performance management analysis.
  • Assume additional responsibilities as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  None
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Information Systems or comparable experience
  • 3-5 years’ experience with Public Cloud
  • Proficiency with AWS platform, AWS certification highly preferred
  • Experience with DevOps practices, including infrastructure as code and GitFlow
  • Experience with Orchestration Platforms, such as Jenkins, AWS codeStar, and AWS Pipeline
  • Experience with Terraform or CloudFormation.
  • Experience with Ansible or AWS Systems Manager
  • Experience with Python or Go
  • Experience with OpenShift or Kubernetes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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