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Sr. Cloud Engineer in Richmond, VA at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

**U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time.**

Vaco is looking for a Senior level Cloud Engineer to work on a fast-growing team! You will be focusing on scalable deployments of both infrastructure and security. If you have solid experience in Cloud/Automation then this might be the role for you!

You will bring solid experience in software engineering using emerging and traditional technologies and methods such as: Cloud Infrastructure, DevOps, TDD, and CI/CD pipelines to name a few.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Applying principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software Security, Scalability, Documentation practices, refactoring, and testing techniques
  • Developing on AWS or other IaaS cloud providers with knowledge of AWS security controls
  • Experience with multiple programming languages such as Go, Python, Java, etc...
  • Write code that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project
  • Experience with Git and Agile software development
  • Work with product owners to understand product vision and requirements
  • Ability to work independently where needed, and ability to take direction where needed
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Good personal communication skills are vital
  • Past experience with working with information security teams and technologies

Other Responsibilities will include:

  • Collaborate with the other IT disciplines inside the larger organization, including network engineering, storage engineering, systems management engineering, and platform engineering to provide consultancy for security-related issues.
  • Design and engineer future security products/solutions as defined by ISRM requirements. - Lead strategic design and implementation of solutions - Life-cycle management of security tools.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • 3+ years' using cloud based hosting solutions (AWS-EC2/S3, Azure, Google Cloud)
  • 3 + years with automation tools for server provisioning and Open Source tools (Ansible, Cobbler, Ironic, Chef and Chef Metal)
  • 3+ years' developing automation workflows and routines, using Open Source Tools (Chef, Puppet, Hudson), or Vendor Based Tools (HPSA/OO, vCAC, uDeploy)
  • 3+ years' DevOps experience and the development of tools for automation and end-user process improvement
  • 3+ years' experience with Linux, server automation and scripting
  • Good understanding of basic TCP/IP principles and current LAN technology including use of system based Network Capture utilities.
  • Excellent customer service and communication (oral / written) skills required.
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in computer science preferred
**U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time.**