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Senior AWS Cloud Architect

Company: Tier4 Group
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

6-8 month contract (with possible conversion to PERM/Direct Hire)

Must work onsite in Centennial, CO

*Sorry, no C2C/3rd parties

Day to Day Responsibilities:

Designing, deploying, automating and managing AWS cloud-based production system, to ensure the availability, performance, scalability and security of production systems.

Build, release and configuration management of cloud production systems.

Pre-production Acceptance Testing to help assure the quality of our products/services.

System troubleshooting and problem-solving across AWS platform and application domains.

Suggesting architecture improvements, recommending process improvements.

A true believer in cloud-native, hybrid cloud and continuous deployment

Comfortable with scripting & using a Git repo for code management

Evaluating new technology options and vendor products.

Ensuring critical system security through the use of best-in-class cloud security solutions.

A team player. We have a great group of diverse folks working together in harmony.

Must Have:

Overall all 15+years of experience with 6+ years of professional enterprise experience.

Have 3+ years of experience building and managing hybrid cloud platforms supporting large, highly available enterprise-grade applications.

Experience building and managing large, highly available enterprise public or private clouds

Strong AWS: 4+ years' experience with using a broad range of AWS technologies (e.g. EC2, EMR, S3, Redshift, VPC, Glacier, IAM, CloudWatch, SQS, Lambda, CloudTrail, Systems Manager, KMS, Kinesis Streams) to develop and maintain an Amazon AWS based cloud solution, with an emphasis on Well-Architected Framework.

Professional Architect certification on AWS cloud.

Experience with Kubernetes, Kafka & the Elastic Stack.

DevOps: Solid experience as a DevOps Engineer in a 24x7 uptime Amazon AWS environment, including automation experience with configuration management tools. CI/CD process setup and support (Jenkins, AWS CodePipeline, GitLab etc).

Have strong understanding and experience on Site Reliability Engineering, Observability and Chaos engineering.

Scripting Skills:

AWS Infrastructure-as-a-Code using Terraform scripting.

Strong scripting (e.g. Python, shell) and automation skills.

Operating Systems: Linux/Ubuntu system administration.

Monitoring Tools: Experience with system monitoring tools (e.g. Nagios, PagerDuty, ZenOSS).

Problem Solving: Ability to analyze and resolve complex infrastructure resource and application deployment issues.

Networking: Understanding network topologies and common network protocols and services (DNS, HTTP(S), SSH, FTP, SMTP).

Nice to Have:

Have a 4-year college degree in Computer Science / Information Technology, a Master's degree is preferred or equivalent professional experience.

Industry certifications in DevOps and Kubernetes.

Keywords: Tier4 Group, Colorado Springs , Senior AWS Cloud Architect, Professions , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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