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Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Veratech is has a fulltime position opening for a Cloud Infrastructure Engineer role in Arlington, Virginia.
Our client is one of the " Big Four" consulting organizations with the largest professional services network in the world by revenue and number of professionals. Our client provides audit, tax, consulting, enterprise risk and financial advisory services with more than 286, 200 professionals in 150 countries and territories.
Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Our client is looking for exceptional problem-solvers to help address our clients most compelling Cloud needs. You will work along-side top engineers and technical thought leaders building Cloud solutions helping shape the future of global enterprises. You will be at the heart of the technical solutioning and leading-edge product development.
Work you will do
Lead/support implementation of core cloud components and document critical design and configuration details to support enterprise cloud initiatives. The Cloud Infrastructure Engineer will be primarily responsible for utilizing technical skills to coordinate enhancements and deployment efforts and to provide insight and recommendations for implementing client solutions. Engineers will work closely with other cloud teams, project managers, engineers, and other functions.
Identify hardware, software, and external service cost estimates and resource requirements
Inform stakeholders of the strategy for deployment of new implementations, as well as, the maintenance and upgrades of existing equipment
Ensure compliance with incident, problem, and change management procedures and execute ticket-based requests with little or no additional help
Participate and manage technical project review meetings to ensure technical designs meet the client s operational requirements and infrastructure/security standards
Develop a technology roadmap based on established client priorities to meet strategic engineering goals, such as Enterprise Architecture, Quality Assurance, Performance, Operations and Support
Improve infrastructure operations through better use of monitoring, cloud coding, and scripting best practices
Deliver fully functioning network services with secure access points between the client environment and the commercial service provider environment
Understand software development and Agile best practices as it relates to work coordination, acceptance criteria, and deployment management
Lead the development of the technical artifacts, such as an Implementation Plan, System Administration Guide, Operational Turnover Plan, System Security Plan, etc.
Automate infrastructure migration to cloud environments and identify on-premise technologies and their cloud counterparts
Support security engineering efforts, including perimeter security, encryption, micro-segmentation, and firewall configuration
Perform network engineering relating to security, segmentation, connectivity, and protocols
Focus on results and be delivery oriented, with a keen interest on quality and the ability to meet deadlines.
Certifications (Desired): Google Associate Cloud Engineer; AWS Solutions Architect Associate; Azure MCSA: Cloud Platform (Infrastructure Focus); VMware VCP Data Center Virtualization.
Bachelor' s degree and at least 3 years of technology consulting or other relevant industry experience
Prior professional experience in IT Strategy, IT Business Management, Cloud & Infrastructure, or Systems Engineering
Experience working independently with minimal supervision and guidance
Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with experience exercising mature judgment
Proven experience effectively prioritizing workload to meet deadlines and work objectives
Demonstrated ability to write clearly, succinctly, and in a manner that appeals to a wide audience
Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation creation tools, as well as Internet research tools
Must be able to obtain and maintain required clearance for this role
Migration Strategy: Advisory on Migration Disposition/Type (As-Is, Replatform to IaaS, Refactor to PaaS/Cloud Native, etc.)
Compute: Infrastructure, Platform Sizing, Consolidation, Tiered and Virtualized Storage, Automated Provisioning, Rationalization, Infrastructure Cost Reduction, Thin Provisioning
Experience with Operating systems and Software: Upgrade Planning and Implementation, Clustering and Grid Computing, Linux-on-Mainframe
Experience with Open Source: Sizing and Performance Analyses, Selection and Implementation, Platform Design and Selection
Experience with Virtualization: Virtualization Server, Storage, Desktop, Network; Reducing Sprawl
Experience with Infrastructure-Based Processes: Monitoring, Capacity Planning, Facilities Management, Performance Tuning, Asset Management, Disaster Recovery, Data Center support.
Experience with Servers, Infrastructure, Platform Sizing, Infrastructure Cost Reduction
Possess one of the following certifications for the design/development of cloud platforms and/or applications using a cloud platform:
o Pivotal Cloud Foundry - Administrator or Developer
Possess any additional certifications (one or more) for the design/development of distributed solutions on a leading infrastructure platform such as:
o IBM Certified Solution Architect - Cloud Computing Infrastructure v3
o Google Cloud Platform Qualified Developer
o Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect
o VMWare Certifications (Data Center Virtualization, Cloud Management and Automation, Network Virtualization)
o Red Hat Certified Architect
Experience with legacy system engineering assessments, discovering the build and details surrounding the system in order to re-build it in a new hosted environment
The engineer will then work with the client to create a Migration Plan, a detailed technical document illustrating the future state architecture of the system in its new environment, supporting the functionality of the system and meeting all required specifications for security, performance, and otherwise as indicated by the client.
Veratech is an innovative IT Staffing and Managed Solutions company, reinventing how top talent and leading organizations are connected. Utilizing our industry experience, process, tools and talent network - we provide flexible contingent and permanent staffing solutions to power your business. Veratech moves you forward - helping you build high-performance teams to deliver on tomorrow s promise, today. For our consultants and employees, we create exciting opportunities to promote career growth and personal success.
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