Sr Cloud Systems Engineer in Baltimore, MD at Consultis

Date Posted: 1/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


•Maintain, support, and implement AWS and Azure Cloud infrastructure technologies

•Assist in evaluating, designing, configuring and implementing software components within assigned technology areas or projects

•Perform research and development efforts pertaining to development of new features and capabilities of our product

•Continue to increase our usage of automation across our IaaS/PaaS cloud environments

•Other responsibilities include serving as a technical point of escalation for the cloud technology areas, coordinating work with engineering and operational staff to optimize existing technologies in our environment, providing feedback to improve workgroup effectiveness and ensuring that the tools and processes are in place to manage performance, capacity, availability, and quality. 


•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with others, which could include levels of management and external vendors (i.e., collaboration, communication, organization, negotiation, leadership, etc.)

•The ability to work in a team-oriented environment and independently organize work resources from current team or other teams to solve technical problems.

•Excellent organization skills with the ability to work on multiple projects and/or assignment simultaneously

•The ability to support department goals that align with current and future Company objectives and initiatives

•Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines and changing priorities

•Strong working knowledge of Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure

•Knowledge of IBM SoftLayer Cloud and Google Cloud Platform

•Ability to automate and orchestrate the provisioning of application and infrastructure services and capabilities

•Relational database skills and SQL knowledge ( SQL creation , optimization , views , stored procedures , database monitoring and metric reporting )

•Experience in troubleshooting RPM or APT Linux Distributions

•Experience in troubleshooting WAR distributions

Experience with Apache Tomcat application server administration

•Experience with monitoring tools for Operating Systems, AWS, MySQL, Microsoft SQL, and/or PostgreSQL  

•Scripting and general software development knowledge

oLinux Bash and Windows PowerShell

oBeanstalk, Lambda, Bitnami, AWS Cloud Formation and Azure ARM

oGIT and/or Microsoft TFS


•Experience using Docker containers and some container orchestrator/aPaaS (such as Kubernetes, OpenShift, or Docker Enterprise)

•Experience with high-level language such as Python, Ruby, Node.js or C#

•Understanding of security concepts related to cloud (firewall, proxy, key management, IAM, certificate management)

•Understanding of configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible or SaltStack

•Multiple technology disciplines such as networking, storage and distributed computing

•Amazon AWS or Microsoft Azure certifications

•BA/BS in Computer Science or a related field is strongly preferred

•Must have at least 8-10 years of related work experience with operating system hardware and/or software and components in a large IT environment with many categories of devices, infrastructures, and operating systems