Direct End Client - AWS Cloud Devops Engineer/AWS Cloud Engineer - 100% Remote - No C2C

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Posted 12 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

Title: AWS Cloud Devops Engineer/AWS Cloud Engineer

Location: 100% Remote

Duration: Temp to Perm


The Senior Cloud Platform Engineer leads the design, build and delivery of AWS cloud platform solutions needed for hosting business-critical apps built to win in the marketplace. As part of Enterprise Technology and Operations, this hands-on technical leadership role provides direction and guidance to support overall cloud-first strategy and implements AWS cloud solutions to enable DevOps workloads. The subject matter expert will be able to lead complex projects/initiatives for their assigned area(s) of responsibility.


  • Leads research, design, architecture and implementation of enterprise services on AWS platform utilizing IaaS / PaaS solutions - e.g. EC2, ECS, EKS, ELB, RDS, R53, S3, Lambda, API Gateway
  • Leads research, design, architecture and implementation of enterprise services on AWS Landing Zone (ALZ) utilizing Infra-as-Code (IaC) principles to continuously improve platform
  • Leads ALZ initiatives and partners with development teams to build pipelines and onboard new apps to the platform
  • Builds IaC solutions adhering to DevOps best practices and sets standards around them, using tools such as GitLabCI, CloudFormation, Ansible and Puppet
  • Performs site reliability engineering duties to build durable HA solutions and ensure proper instrumentation in place to improve monitoring, alerting and observability of platforms
  • Codes and implements platform guardrails to enable self-service frictionless delivery, giving users the ability to "build it and own it" with appropriate safeguards in place
  • Participates in Kanban standups and collaborates with Kanban team to deliver sprint releases through stories/epics, tracking all tasks and status within Jira
  • Serves as a subject matter expert to design, administer and maintain security of various infrastructure, hosting platforms, and DevOps pipelines on premises and/or in the cloud
  • Carries out duties in compliance with all state and federal regulations and guidelines. Complies with all company and site policies and procedures.


  • 4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's) in Information Technology or related field (Minimum Required)
  • AWS Solutions Architect (Preferred)
  • AWS DevOps Engineer (Preferred)


  • 5 - 7+ Years' experience in system design/architecture that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position. (Required)
  • Proven experience designing / deploying virtual infrastructure using AWS services (e.g. EC2, ECS, ELB, RDS, EFS, EBS, S3, Route53, API Gateway or related IaaS/PaaS experience)
  • Proven experience designing, building and automating VPC solutions across all AWS networking services (e.g. direct connect, VPN gateway, VPC peering, private link, transit gateway)
  • Proven experience designing, building and automating data management solutions across all AWS storage services (e.g. EBS, EFS, S3, Glacier, Storage Gateway)
  • Proven experience building serverless solutions in AWS through CI/CD pipelines (e.g. Lambda, CodePipeline)
  • Proven experience building monitoring solutions for business-critical apps, leveraging CloudWatch, Splunk, AppDynamics, ServiceNow
  • Proven experience building platform / pipeline guardrails in code with iterative improvements
  • Experience with AWS Landing Zone and Account Vending Machine to support micro account strategy for IT workloads
  • Experience Integrating ELB with ECS container services via Auto Scaling Groups and LaunchConfig
  • Agile Mindset; awareness/understanding of Agile methodologies
  • Experience working in a DevOps environment
  • Experience delivering projects via Agile methodologies
  • AWS Container Services ECS (or EKS)
  • AWS CloudFormation (YAML and/or JSON)
  • Demonstrated Python/Shell/PowerShell experience strongly preferred
  • Puppet Certified Professional (Preferred)

CI/CD Gitlab/Bamboo (Preferred)

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