Position Title: Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Position Description: Protingent has an exciting direct hire opportunity with our client in Mountain View, California.
Build, design, deploy, maintain, and lead the implementation of Cloud solutions across multiple public cloud offerings, e.g., AWS, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure. Participate in technology evaluation and reengineering teams to support strategy-definition and continuous process improvement activities
Help implement the technology direction, vision, and strategy to enable Cloud technology adoption Implement and refine cloud future state architectures and roadmaps including architecture standards, guidelines, and industry best practices.
Act as project lead around further software defined services and offerings
Develop, enhance, and maintain automation of cloud enablement tools
Recognize and resolve all business issues and impact
Assess urgency of issues and facilitate follow-up and resolution accordingly including service quality initiatives to support a " five nines" product availability environment
Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required.
Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required; maintain data center environmental and monitoring equipment.
Participate in the design, implementation, and management of workload automation initiatives
Adhere to firm Change Management, Problem Management policies and familiarity with ITIL or other formalized IT operations foundations
Bachelor' s Degree
5+ years of relevant IT experience
3+ years working with cloud platforms
5+ years of experience as an enterprise systems administrator in a client or server environment, including deployment automation tools, such as Ansible
Extensive knowledge of Linux based systems including Hardware, software, networking, and storage
Experience architecting cloud infrastructures on Amazon Web Services (AWS) for small, medium scale and enterprise level applications
Certifications on Amazon Web Services, including Solutions Architect, Developer, Google Cloud or Azure are highly desirable
Specific experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS), including VPC, EC2, Network, ELB, EBS, EMR, Redshift, RDS, and IAM
Broad experience with cloud adoption, including application readiness assessment, prototyping of new environments, server builds, data migration, performance tuning of cloud environments
Technical knowledge of infrastructure components such as Network, Storage, Linux/Windows,
Application knowledge of Java, .Net, and IT security
Experience with configuring software defined networking and security configurations, including security groups and ACLs
Experience with DevOps procedures and processes and with working in an Agile environment
Experience with troubleshooting very complex distributed environments pertaining to connectivity and application performance and monitoring tools and offering high-level strategic planning and advice to an entity that will allow for the successful adoption or migration of Cloud-based technologies or services
About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.