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Cloud Engineer, Manassas, VA
Our client is seeking a Sr. Cloud Engineer for a contract-to-hire opportunity in Manassas, VA.
The Cloud Engineer will focus on cloud initiatives leveraging AWS and other cloud technologies across our government program. This position will work within a Cloud and on-premise data center environment and effectively harness the power and versatility of Cloud technologies to achieve operational efficiencies and cost savings.
- Collaborate as part of larger delivery teams which may include project managers, security officers, business analysts, architects, developers, and change management professionals to implement Cloud services.
- Troubleshoot and resolve client issues with cloud and Red Hat OS related trouble tickets.
- Gather technical requirements, assess client capabilities and analyze findings to provide appropriate cloud solution recommendations and adoption strategy.
- Bachelor's Degree
- Type of Credentials/Licenses: AWS Certified Solutions Architect, CISSP, VMware VCP, Red Hat RHCA
- Extensive AWS experience
- VMware architectural experience
- RedHat administration experience
- Working knowledge of SAN storage technologies
- Practical experience implementing AWS and Microsoft Azure
- Automation experience with Puppet and Chef, Experience programming in Ruby
- Experience with cloud-based development and deployment
- Production experience with deployment and management of AWS and Microsoft Azure
- Experience configuring and tuning virtual private clouds
- Experience with Active Directory, Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS), SAML, web Single Sign-on (SSO), OAuth and related authentication technologies
- Transport Layer Security / SSL principles and management
- Experience with networking principles and technologies (DNS, Load Balancers, Reverse Proxies)
- Practical experience sizing hardware and storage needs
- Strong analytical problem solving ability
- B.S. in Computer Science, related fields or commensurate work experience
- 5+ years project experience deploying cloud solutions (Azure or AWS)
- 3+ years architecting and implementing Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services infrastructure.
- Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.
- No calls, inquiries, or Third Party Vendors please.
- We are an equal opportunity employer (Unable to sponsor H1B Visas).
Since 1988, The ACI Group, a national IT staffing firm, has been committed to hiring the industry’s leading professionals and presenting exciting career opportunities. We have access to varied types of contract, permanent and contract-to-perm positions and offer a choice of employment options including a full benefits package.
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