Lead AWS Cloud Engineer

Job#: 2018331

Job Description:

Title: Lead AWS Cloud Engineer 
Direct Hire 
Apex Systems is supporting a fortune 200 company out of Cleveland Ohio with a Lead AWS Cloud Engineer. The Lead Amazon Web Services Cloud Engineer manages processes and technologies that enable business value by delivering high quality software at speed and scale. The role focuses on standardized architectures and platforms that are built and managed via automation. The incumbent is responsible for the leading the design, documentation, configuration, support, and enablement of cloud native solutions in a global ecommerce environment. 
Education Requirements
-Bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in a Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Information Technology field of study (e.g., Information Technology, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Computer Systems Management, Mathematics) or equivalent experience.
Must Haves 
-8+ years of IT experience
-5+ years of hands-on Amazon Web Services cloud engineering and administration experience 
-Strong experience supporting the Amazon Web Services stack - VPCs, EC2, S3, EKS, Availability Zones, Security Groups, ELB/ALB, Control Tower, CloudFront, Lambda, IAM and similar technologies.
-3+ years hands on experience working with Kubernetes and container orchestration.
-3+ years’ experience with automation and deployment tools (Jenkins, GitHub Actions, Argo CD)
-Understand concepts of security related tooling and scanning (Web App Firewall, SAST, DAST).
-Knowledge of Apache based Webserver, or Nginx.
-Experience supporting Linux or *nix operating systems.
-Ability to break down work in manageable pieces to delegate to junior team members.
Nice to Haves 
-Strong understanding of cloud and infrastructure components (compute, storage, network, data, and applications) to deliver end-to-end cloud Infrastructure architectures, designs & recommendations
-Understanding of Infrastructure as Code approaches to infrastructure management
-Skilled in infrastructure-as-code languages such as CloudFormation or Terraform
-Skilled in task automation via scripting.
-Strong understanding of container security, management, deployment, and orchestration in Amazon Web Services
-Experience managing and supporting Microservices designs and patterns
-Ability to drive innovation and work as an individual contributor in a fast-paced environment
-Application Performance Management (Dynatrace or similar).
-Knowledge of LDAP concepts and experience working with a LDAP Directory.
-Experience with Agile development and release practices.
-Take an active role in continuous improvement of software development tools, methodologies, and policies.

























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Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

Employee Type:

Cleveland, OH, US

Job Type:
Infrastructure and Security

Date Posted:
April 19, 2024