Randstad Lead Cloud Engineer in Coppell, Texas

Lead Cloud Engineer

job details:

  • location:Coppell, TX

  • salary:$60 - $85 per hour

  • date posted:Thursday, October 11, 2018

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Finance and Insurance

  • reference:650478

job description

Lead Cloud Engineer

job summary:

This role will focus on designing and developing enterprise cloud capabilities and solutions for all cloud service types; IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS. This role will collaborate with the Infrastructure, Technology Risk Management and Application Development organizations during design and development phases, providing guidance, interpretation, and engineering expertise. The role will additionally focus on the overall project technical and architecture design, cost effectiveness, quality of solution, knowledge transfer, and mentoring of the project technical team members. Lastly, the role will be keenly aware of cloud computing industry trends with regards to technology and adoption while also being proficient in the understanding of and application of various automation related tools and languages.

location: Coppell, Texas

job type: Contract

salary: $60 - 85 per hour

work hours: 9am to 5pm

education: Bachelors


Principle Responsibilities

Contributes to and supports the corporate Enterprise Cloud strategy, standards and best practices associated with all aspects Cloud offerings

Contributes to and support the corporate adoption of the DevOps methodology and Agile project management

Provides expert level design and engineering support towards the successful delivery of IT?s cloud project portfolio

Contribute towards continual service improvement activities related to the delivery of cloud services

Develop and implement internal systems, processes, and best practices to be used by other teams designed to increase productivity

Participate in deep architectural discussions to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment, security, cost effectiveness and high availability in the cloud

Design, implement, and test disaster recovery and business continuity architecture

Create and implement automation in the form of infrastructure as code for cloud platform solutions

Ensure all infrastructure components meet proper performance and capacity standards


Experience (mandatory) ? 5+ years? experience in IT platform, storage, networking, and virtualization engineering

5+ years? experience in the design & implementation of distributed applications (preferred)

In depth, practical experience with Cloud methodologies (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS), automation, orchestration, trends and industry-leading cloud vendor offerings

Experience in architecting and implementing cloud based solutions with robust Business Continuity and Disaster Recover requirements

4+ years practical experience designing, building, and automating solutions utilizing AWS services such as EC2, S3, RDS, KMS, Route 53, Lambda, IAM, Kinesis, ECS and API Gateway

3+ years? experience working with cloud automation tools such as Terraform. AWS CloudFormations experience is also a plus.

3+ years? experience in building CI/CD pipeline automation in tools like Jenkins/Cloudbees with scripting languages such as Groovy, Ruby, or Python

3+ years practical experience working in DevOps team/organizations with applied Agile development practices

3+ years hands on experience with automated tooling such as Chef and Test Kitchen

Hands on experience with Docker and container orchestration

skills: Knowledge/Skills

Maintains current knowledge of marketplace changes, technology changes, and client businesses pertinent to cloud, server, storage and network virtualization

Possess a strong understanding of SDLC principles and processes

Ability to succeed in a fast-paced, high demand environment

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Demonstrates strong customer service awareness and orientation

Exemplifies leadership characteristics in support of DTCC corporate objectives

Executive presence - ability to communicate effectively with levels of Senior Management

Education, Training, or Certification Bachelor?s Degree in computer science or engineering preferred

AWS associate certifications or higher preferred

DTCC Core Competencies Communicates with Impact; Demonstrates Customer Focus; Demonstrates Openness; Integrity and Trust; Embraces Innovation and Change

Level Specific Competencies Aligns Performance for Success; Ensures Operational/Process Excellence;

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.