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Cloud Implementation Manager
Ref No.: 18-03264
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Start Date / End Date: 04/02/2018 to 12/24/2018
Location/Duration
  • Work location(s) – Based out of downtown Chicago (Client Center)
  • Duration of assignment – 4/2 to 12/24/18 (w/ potential for full time)
  • Typical anticipated hours per week/schedule - 40
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES - List the activities the role requires on a regular basis. Identify the major end result the position is expected to achieve for each of these activities.
  • Consulting with internal stakeholders to understand technical needs, analyzing solution options and making a recommendation based upon your knowledge and experience
  • You have a knack for picking up new technologies quickly and the ability to apply concepts learned in other technologies and frameworks to those new platforms.
  • Administer and maintain multiple infrastructure domains on Cloud (AWS/Google/Azure)
  • Worked with a development team(s) to drive efficiencies or develop solutions
  • Ensured continuous health of systems through monitoring/alerting tools once application is launched
  • Setup backup and replication jobs, verify success and conduct regular testing
  • Created and updated scripts to automate manual processes
KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE/COMPETENCIES -What skills and knowledge are required for this job? What type of and how much prior experience is required to do this job?
Experience and Knowledge:
  • 5-7 years of experience in leading large-scale projects / implementations on AWS, Azure, Google Cloud (preferred)
  • Deploying high-volume consumer apps
  • Google Cloud Certified
  • Strong communication skills
  • You have some experience or have even mastered mobile technologies.
  • Strong knowledge of networking and virtualization, certification or equivalent skillset in a cloud environment
  • You have front-end development experience: HTML5, JavaScript/ JQuery, CSS
  • Experience with Angular, node.js and templating engines like Handlebars, Ninja, or equivalent
  • You have worked with, and are proficient with Python ORMs; MVC pattern and frameworks; Rest API architecture, Postgres SQL and/or NoSQL databases like Cassandra (preferred) or Mongo
  • Mobile app development experience helpful but not required
  • Strong data engineering background with prior experience in large-scale distributed data processing platforms such as Kafka, Spark, Kinesis
  • Solid understanding of backups, monitoring and security best practices
  • Strong knowledge of HTTPS and load-balancing
  • Working knowledge and experience in disaster recovery and best practices
  • Experience with Linux operating systems a plus
  • Experience with public cloud offerings and working in hybrid cloud architectures
  • Minimum of Bachelor degree preferably in MIS or equivalent IT field experience required.

Skills needed:
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills are a must
  • Ability to multitask, while still meeting ticket and project deadlines
  • Lead projects working across multiple disciplines in order to produce results
  • Experience orchestrating the deployment of infrastructure through scripting technologies