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AWS Engineer : 20-01611
Ref No.: 20-01611
Category: Software Engineering
Location: Tempe, Arizona
Primary Skills:AWS Certified, Chef, Jenkins, Deployment, Cloud Formation
Duration: 6 Months + (possible extension)    
Contract Type: W2 Only

Description :
We are hiring an AWS Engineer to create, maintain, and implement R&D Lab in AWS using Chef/CloudFormation and Jenkins for deploying code.
  • Work with R&D Developers and Solution Architects to determine the project requirements and specifications.
  • Build and maintain the R&D infrastructure and build environments in AWS as needed.
  • Develop and maintain CloudFormation Templates / Terraform Plans for infrastructure & application deployments
  • Develop and maintain Chef Cookbooks & Recipes and maintain Chef Environment.
  • 3+ years of experience working with AWS services such as CloudFormation, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, AWS Config, S3, EC2, VPC, IAM and KMS.
  • 3+ years of solid experience in design, build and configuration of automation tools such as Chef, Jenkins and Atlassian Suite products (Jira/Confluence/BitBucket)
  • Experience with scripting & workflows using CloudFormation/Terraform, Ruby & Python, JSON, YAML
  • Experience with Docker and other Cloud Container platforms (AWS ECS) and tooling like Kubernetes.
  • Very good understanding of N-tier application architecture and application servers such as Tomcat.
  • Familiarity with logging/monitoring using tools such as Splunk is a plus.
  • Experience with CI/CD Pipeline, Blue/Green deployments, and DevOps principles is a plus.
  • Familiarity with Cloud Security concepts is a plus.
  • Experience with other Cloud Platforms (Azure, Google, etc) is a plus.
Mandatory Skills:
  • AWS Solutions Architect Associate certification is REQUIRED.
  • AWS System Operator certification is REQUIRED.
  • Chef Basic Fluency Certification or equivalent experience is REQUIRED.
Preferred Skills:
  • AWS Architect Professional certification is PREFERRED.
  • AWS Certified Architect Associate.
    To follow up with any questions, please contact Harleen at 408-816-2474.

Akraya is an award-winning IT staffing firm and the staffing partner of choice for many leading companies across the US. We offer comprehensive benefits including Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Cafeteria Plan (HSA, FSA, and dependent care), 401(k) (enrollment subject to eligibility), and Sick Pay (varies based on city and state laws).

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