Job Description :
COMPANY OVERVIEW: Creating value by bringing together the right people to achieve results is our motto. Our clients and employees say they choose to work with us because of how we work with them - with service that exceeds their expectations and a personal commitment to their success.

Our client, a major airline operating an extensive international and domestic flight network and providing one of the largest cargo networks in the world

JOB DESCRIPTION:
This is a senior infrastructure engineering role for public and private cloud environments. The successful candidate with have specific experience building and supporting public cloud PaaS and IaaS environments for public facing applications using Infrastructure as Code. This contractor will create automation for infrastructure build and configuration management and write troubleshooting documentation for virtual systems hosted within public cloud environments. They will work with multiple managed service providers, providing guidance on the deployment of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and as a Level 3 escalation point for Operations issues regarding those environments.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor degree in computer science or equivalent IT experience of 10+ years required
2+ years of infrastructure engineering with one or more of Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, IBM SoftLayer, or similar PaaS/IaaS vendor required
3+ years Systems Administration or Engineer experience required
JSON, YAML, and Python experience preferred
Red Hat Enterprise Linux server certification preferred
Developer experience with PaaS solutions combined with the above would be an excellent fit

RESPONSIBILITY LEVEL:
Third level support for public cloud related problems
Engineering tasks for automation of public cloud infrastructure
Develop automation scripted tasks for Development and Production environments
Advisor for Managed Service Providers

SKILLS:
Orchestration / Automation skills: JSON and YAML for Infrastructure as Code
Scripting in Python and Linux shell.
Configuration management skills: Puppet Enterprise or Ansible
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Problem solving skills: IT troubleshooting for compute and networking
Customer service and interpersonal skills: Ability to explain public cloud concepts and troubleshooting techniques to IT engineering and Operations teams
Security skills: Familiarity with both native and 3rd party mechanisms for securing data in public cloud platforms

MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Builds Infrastructure as Code environments for Public Cloud environments
Write automation for infrastructure deployment and ongoing maintenance
Assists Developers and Operations (DevOps) teams with use of Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Builds templates for virtual machines used for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Works with middleware teams to automation deployment and configuration of their tools
Assist multiple managed service providers to deploy and support Level 3 infrastructure problems
Uses ITIL compliant change management ticketing system to request and accept work
Troubleshoots advanced problems with Development and Production systems as necessary
Diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve remote system problems in public cloud hosting environments
Monitor system performance and reliability over time

MUST HAVE
Cloud *and 3 Yrs.
Puppet *and 4 Yrs.
Python *and 3 Yrs.


I''d love to talk to you if you think this position is right up your alley

If you''re looking for rewarding employment and a company that puts its employees first, we''d like to work with you. We''re driven, people driven. We also offer flexible Insurance options.

Gurjant (Gary) Singh
Sr. IT Recruiter
Email: gsingh[at]ameritconsulting[dot]com

NOTE: Candidates that are offered a position are required to pass pre-employment drug and background screening

Client : Direct Client