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Cloud Engineer
at Kforce Inc.
Framingham, MA

Cloud Engineer
at Kforce Inc.
Framingham, MA

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RESPONSIBILITIES:

Kforce's client is currently looking for a Cloud Engineer for a direct-hire position in Framingham, Massachusetts (MA). Summary: The Cloud Engineer will work collaboratively within the Cloud Engineering Department reporting to a team lead or manager. This is a key role and the ideal candidate will participate engineering design initiatives across various disciplines of Cloud Products, and drive execution of these deployments to the highest standards. The Cloud Engineer must have a proven track record managing technical initiatives, and a demonstrated expertise in related Cloud technologies. We are looking for experienced personnel who want to help drive the future transformation of this critical technology ecosystem. Responsibilities:
  • Determines how existing applications, legacy systems, databases, web interfaces, and/or hardware logic which may be currently operating on multiple platforms, work with internal teams to meet the new and emerging business requirements in the cloud
  • Participate and lead technical architecture planning, data architecture design, project execution, user acceptance testing, and deployment of products and services into an enterprise environment moving to the cloud
  • Partner with teams to address the security analysis of cloud initiates in collaboration with the technology and business unit personnel
  • Researches and evaluates emerging cloud technologies
  • Leads aspects of the cloud migration initiative, including its impact on infrastructure, networks and security
  • Provide input to project teams, including determining development and deployment strategies, including code management, continuous integration and other aspects of DevOps
  • Research, analyze and recommend approaches for solving difficult and challenging development and integration problems
  • Deploy and maintain a cloud network data center infrastructure and processes necessary to safeguard data systems


REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 8-10 years of experience as an Engineer in a technology related field with focus on digital solutions
  • 2 to 4 years of experience with modern Cloud Technologies at least half of which should be on a public cloud platform (Microsoft Azure, AWS, GCP)
  • 2 to 4 years of hands on Linux/Unix experience
  • Demonstrated hands on experience with multiple modern automation platforms such as Terraform, Puppet, Ansible, Cloud Formations, etc.
  • Demonstrated hands on experience with open source middleware software (Apache, Tomcat, NGINX, Node.js, etc.)
  • Proven technology practitioner with experience in delivering large and complex technology solutions across a variety of platforms
  • Well versed in Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services cloud solutions, architecture, related technologies and their interdependencies
  • Strong hands on experience with Cloud based infrastructure and services
  • Understanding of networking concepts and technologies (DNS, load balancing, firewalls, etc.)
  • Ability to translate complex technical concepts into high-level designs and act as a subject matter expert in software design, implementation, deployment, and support across our full platform
  • Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail, and proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Experience with Agile/iterative methodologies
  • Travel 10% on average
Preferred:
  • Software development experience with Java, JavaScript or Python (Highly Preferred)
  • Strong analytical skills, with excellent problem-solving abilities
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to formulate data-driven decisions
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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