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AWS Cloud Engineer
Ref No.: 18-03244
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Position Type:Direct Placement
Timesheet Submission Frequency:Weekly
Invoice submission frequency:Monthly
Timesheet Instructions for Consultants:Time/Expenses are to be entered on Kaygen s JobDiva Portal
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent
  • Minimum 10+ years in IT Industry with at least 5+ years of experience designing, implementing and maintaining solutions deployed on AWS Cloud
  • Previous Datacenter Migration experience a must.
  • Technical and functional ability to evaluate existing On-Premise infrastructure, perform detailed analysis using Network topology diagrams and translate them into architectural recommendations for implementing in cloud platform.
  • Act as a technical liaison between the customer, and vendor providing technical expertise in analyzing requirements, recommending solutions and performing validation on various components built within the new cloud environment..
  • Be a trusted advisor for cloud initiatives, providing practical and achievable solutions/ ideas, for building SaaS based Cloud environments as per customer needs.
  • Assess, identify and resolve virtual and physical infrastructure issues which impact the functionality of the application and hosting platform.
  • Experience working with IAM, Active Directory, Windows NAS, NFS, Storage, Backups, Oracle, SQL server, firewalls, and Load balancing solutions.
  • Experience in Windows administration, configuration, installation, design and maintenance are required.
  • Scripting and Automation skills to streamline Dev/Ops are desirable. Python, Powershell , Jenkins, Lambda, Chef, and Puppet.
  • Experience with monitoring and Analytics tools such as Splunk, Nagios, Cacti
  • Perform Operational maintenance activities which include platform upgrades, patching, monitoring, configuration, and troubleshooting.
  • Experience in configuring IIS servers, application deployment and troubleshooting issues.
  • Mentor peer and cross-functional engineers in learning, implementing, and operating solutions.
  • Ability to prioritize workload and work within tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work with distributed international teams in different time zones if required.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to hit the ground running and drive for result
  • Should be a team player, able to own issues and work with cross functional teams in problem solving.
  • AWS Certified – (Associate SysOps / Professional DevOps Engineer)
  • Experience in implementing ACL's, Security Groups, AWS API, EC2, Lambda, CloudFront, CloudWatch, RDS, CloudTrail, KMS and CloudFormation
  • Infrastructure Network Design and Setup (e.g. Firewalls, VPN, Direct Connect, VPC, Route53, ELB, Subnets and Routing).
  • Knowledge of implementing Windows NFS File Storage Solutions, EBS, EFS, S3, Glacier and Relation Databases (Oracle, MSSQL) through AWS/ Azure.
  • Knowledge on Security Implementation – AlertLogic, WAF & Shield, CloudHSM, SOC 1& 2 compliance.
  • Hands-on experience with AWS CLI's, and AWS API's in leveraging AWS natives.
  • Specialization in Data Migration Services and tools like Snowball, Direct Connect, VPN, FTP.