Senior Infrastructure Engineer, Cloud
The Senior Infrastructure Engineer, Cloud will be responsible for ensuring the availability and optimal performance of a wide variety of hosting services. This individual will lead projects through every stage of cloud deployment using DevOps and system admin best practices. The individual will also act as a mentor for other on the Infrastructure Operations team to cross train on the technologies used.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide support to the Engineering Teams to facilitate development and testing activities
Ability to identify, diagnose, and resolve full application stack problems, end-to-end, including network connectivity, traffic utilization, authentication, ssl, and application debugging.
Provide oversight and best practices in AWS Cloud operations
Standard system administration duties including server install, system/application install, patch management, log analysis, and customer account setup.
Create and maintain comprehensive documentation as it relates to server and network topology, equipment, and configuration(s)
Continue to evolve the use of automation and configuration management
Participate in the creation, maintenance, testing, and execution of the Disaster Recovery plan
Work with hosting services, managed service providers, and contracted support to deliver innovative solutions for a wide range of product and service offerings.
Assist in capacity planning activities, to include creating and presenting technical specifications and requirements for purchasing of new servers and networking equipment
Participate in after-hours upgrades, maintenance troubleshooting, and on-call availability as needed.
Function as a project lead to ensure major projects are kept on track and key deliverables met
Function as a team lead and be able to mentor and train junior personnel
SKILLS and EXPERIENCE:
5+ years of cloud-focused experience as a 3rd level support specialist, DevOps engineer, software developer or similar
Understanding of DevOps concepts such as CI-CD, Microservices, as a Service technology as well as configuration management tools (Puppet/Chef/Ansible)
Excellent scripting and automation skills in AWS
Excellent Linux, Windows, Networking and Systems Engineering Skills
Experience identifying and implementing automated solutions, including development of the relevant tools required
Comprehensive understanding of Cloud technologies such as elasticity and horizontal scaling
Ability to script in PowerShell, Bash, Python of Ruby
Ability to troubleshoot pragmatically Microsoft Windows, Linux Concepts and Services as well as 3rd party and Open Source products in a complex environment.
Excellent problem solving and effective research skills
Good customer service skills
Dedication and willingness to work some alternative schedules as necessary
Project management experience in a hands-on role
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