Lead Cloud Network Engineer - Consultant

Lead Cloud Network Engineer - Consultant

Tampa, FL
Intermedia Group has an opening for the following Consultant:
TITLE: Lead Cloud Engineer
TYPE: Contract to hire
CLIENT: Fortune 100 Financial Services Client
DURATION: 6 months +
Additional Details
  • This is more of a network generalist who can run with cloud or ground (beyond Linux admin work)
  • Candidates must be familiar with scripting – have a developer mindset, as well as a network mindset
  • Must be 50 percent Dev and 50 percent network generalist
  • Candidates must be able to discover requirements for cloud/network projects (rather than work from the requirements first)

Role Description
The Lead Cloud Engineer role will focus on designing and developing enterprise cloud capabilities and solutions for all cloud service types; IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS. This role will collaborate with the Infrastructure, technology risk management, and application development groups during design and building phases, providing guidance, interpretation, and engineering expertise.
The role will additionally focus on the overall project technical and architecture design, cost effectiveness, quality of solution, knowledge transfer. Mentoring of the project technical team members may also be part of some initiatives.
Lastly, the role will be keenly aware of cloud computing industry trends with regards to technology and adoption while also being proficient in the understanding of and application of various automation related tools supportive of the DevOps practice and methodology. 
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Contribute and supports the corporate Enterprise Cloud strategy standards and best practices associated with all aspects of cloud services 
  • Support the corporate adoption of the DevOps methodology and Agile project management 
  • Provide expert level design and engineering support towards the successful delivery of IT’s cloud project portfolio 
  • Develop and implement internal systems, processes, and best practices to be used by other teams to increase productivity
  • Participate in deep architectural discussions to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment, security, cost effectiveness and high availability in the cloud 
  • Recommend architecture enhancements to meet business requirements 
  • Design, implement, and test disaster recovery and business continuity plans
  • Create and implement automation for cloud platforms as well as monitoring and alerting purposes
  • Ensure all infrastructure components meet proper performance and capacity standards 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science (Engineering field preferred)
  • AWS Associate Certification or higher (preferred)
  • Minimum of 10 years' experience in IT platform, storage, and network virtualization architecture and engineering 
  • In depth knowledge of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Microsoft Windows Server platform 
  • Experience with Business Continuity and Disaster Recover design, planning and implementation for virtualized infrastructures 
  • 4+ years practical experience designing and building solutions utilizing AWS services such as EC2, S3, RDS, KMS, Lambda, IAM, Kinesis, ECS, AWS CLI, Data pipeline. (Azure service a plus)
  • 4+ years practical experience working with cloud automation tools such as AWS CloudFormations and/or Terraform 
  • In depth practical experience with Cloud methodologies (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS), automation, orchestration, trends and industry-leading cloud vendor offerings 
  • 4+ years practical experience working in DevOps team/organizations with applied skills in scripting using Bash, Python or similar, Git, Maven/Nexus and Jenkins 
  • 4+ years hands on experience with automated tooling such as Chef and/or Puppet
  • Hands on experience with Docker and container orchestration (preferred) 
  • Current knowledge of marketplace changes, cloud technology changes, server, storage and network virtualization
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with good executive presence for stakeholder presentations
Interested Applicants
If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please respond including the following:
• Full MS WORD Resume
• Current and required compensation
• Contact information
• Availability
Upon receipt, one of our managers will contact you to discuss in full
Jason Denmark
Managing Director

131 Varick Street
Suite 936
New York, NY 10013
Voice: 212-248-0100

Email: jdenmark@intermediagroup.com
Corporate Web Site: www.intermediagroup.com
OPEN JOB LIST: http://intermediagroup.com/jobs

Recruiter Contact

Steve Fleischner | Managing Partner
Intermedia Group Inc. | New York, NY
Main: (212) 248-0100
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