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Cloud Engineer (DevOps) (2127)

Company: Idaho State Job Bank
Location: Boise
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Cloud Engineer (DevOps) (2127) at SMX in Boise, Idaho, United States Job Description Cloud Engineer (DevOps) (2127)at SMX (United States SMX is seeking a driven and talented AWS Cloud Engineer to join our thriving Cloud Services business unit and work with some of the best Cloud Architects and Cloud Engineers in the market. This individual will bring a passion for technology, a strong technical skill set, and an ability to deploy, employ, operate, and sustain Production-ready solutions, software, and tools for our customers. This position is remote supporting a Herndon, VA team. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: + Handle Cloud Operations (Events, Incidents, and Requests) based on a defined, ticket-driven service catalog. + Work with customer to develop and manage Kubernetes (EKS), ECS and Docker container solutions + Work with customer to develop DevOps solutions including, shared services, tooling and pipelines + Develop IaC templates to build immutable infrastructure on AWS using AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK) + Evaluate, respond to, and resolve AWS service issues leveraging AWS support when needed + Drive technical innovation and efficiency in infrastructure operations via automation and orchestration + Manage the monitoring, updating, optimization, redundancy, stability of cloud systems + Manage AWS services such as IAM, EC2, S3, VPC, Lambda, SNS, CloudWatch, Redshift, RDS, Config, ECS, EKS, ALB, security groups, CodePipeline + Assist other teams with provisioning and getting appropriate access to AWS resources. + Work with the team to estimate the cost footprint of new AWS resources and services and conduct general forecasts for our AWS architecture. + Support AWS infrastructure changes during planned maintenance windows, as well as ad-hoc support for unplanned outages. + Ensure Cloud orchestration and automation capability is operating based on target SLAs with minimal downtime. + Be a primary 'face to the customer' during the Manage phase of the customer lifecycle - communicating clearly and concisely to identify, triage, remediate, and resolve infrastructure and solution issues when customer needs are greatest. + Take direction from, and provide clear and timely updates to, Project Lead or Project Manager + Participate in troubleshooting of infrastructure and/or application related issues + Produce well-written technical project documentation and operational runbooks + Maintain core working hours but remain flexible to support after-hours maintenance and escalations (as necessary) + Participate as a team player capable of high performance and flexibility in a dynamic working environment + Take ownership of issues and act with high sense of urgency when required + Improve CI/CD tools integration/operations and full automation of CI/testing + Achieve and maintain AWS certifications Required Skills: + 5+ years of experience in an Infrastructure Operations-centric role; 2+ years of experience in cloud engineering / DevOps + Excellent understanding of AWS CDK + Good understanding of Kubernetes (EKS), ECS and Docker containers fundamentals + Strong command of CI/CD tools (Terraform, Ansible, Git, Jenkins, AWS CodeCommit, AWS CodePipeline, etc.) + Strong command of tools and processes for container deployment and management (packaging and image management, CI/CD, schedulers and orchestration, IaC, monitoring and management). + Proven ability to dissect a technical architecture into engineering plans and discrete tasks + Excellent customer facing skills and the calm professional demeanor necessary to bolster customer confidence when stress is highest + Collaborate with internal dev team to help end-to-end testing + Ability to write scripts in JavaScript, Bash, Python, or similar + Knowledge in security best practices, tools, and compliance frameworks (NIST, FedRamp, HIPAA, etc.) + Strong written and verbal communication skills Desired Skills / Certifications + BS/BA in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field or equivalent technical experience + Current operations experience within a Cloud Managed Services Provider (MSP) delivery environment. #LI-Remote #cjpost Our tradition of delivering innovative, technical solutions dates back to 1995, however, you may know us better by one of our legacy company names: Trident Technologies, Smartronix, Datastrong or C2S Consulting Group. With the support of OceanSound Partners, our private equity investment sponsor, we began operating as one business starting in 2019 and became SMX in 2021. We operate in close proximity to our clients around the globe and have core locations in Alabama, California, DC Metro, Florida, Hawaii, Maryland, and Massachusetts. Today, as SMX, we are one team and together empower government and commercial enterprises to become more effective, innovative, and resilient, no matter what challenges they face. SMX is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability status, protected veteran status, race, color, age, religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or genetic information. Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation. SMX is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Vaccination within 60-days of hire, or an approved accommodation, is a requirement of the position per Executive Order 14042 (unless precluded by State law). If a candidate is not vaccinated, they may request an accommodation once offered the position, and the accommodation must be granted prior to the employee starting in the position. Candidate will have 60 days to get vaccinated. To view full details and how to apply, please login or create a Job Seeker account

Keywords: Idaho State Job Bank, Boise , Cloud Engineer (DevOps) (2127), Other , Boise, Idaho

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