AWS Cloud Engineer

Location: Australia
Reference: 2822976d
The Cloud Support Specialist will support, manage and maintain Cloud Computing technologies, applications and database platforms.

Specifically, this involves:
  • Provide 24/7 support of Cloud technologies
  • Deployment of applications and services into AWS using a variety of automation tools such as Cloudformation, Puppet and Cloud provider API’s.
  • Troubleshooting, performance tuning and optimisation of cloud-hosted applications and services in AWS, including cost optimisation.
  • Working with application development teams using continuous delivery practises and toolsets, ie. Git, Jenkins, automated testing tools.
  • Ensuring security methods and processes are in-line with security policies.
  • Authoring technical documentation to a high standard.
  • Liasing with 3rd party vendors and support providers for timely resolution of issues
  • Provide advice to application projects to facilitate their adoption of Cloud
  • Promote and realise automation opportunities across application deployment, maintenance and operational activities
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to build capabilities that support strategic work practices such as DevOps and Agile
  • Work with internal stakeholders s to have visibility and governance over their pay-as-go infrastructure.
  • Understanding of Infastructure as code

Professional Knowledge and Experience
  • Demonstrated experience with cloud hosted technologies
    • AWS (Mandatory)
    • O365 and Okta (Desirable)
  • Experience with automating, managing and monitoring AWS services: EC2, EBS, ELB, Route53, Cloudformation, S3, Cloudwatch, Autoscaling, VPC and RDS.
  • Strong Linux skills: debugging, package management, performance tuning and administration.
  • Experience with Windows OS build, configuration and automation.
  • Experience with Microsoft technologies (AD, DFS, Backup Utilities)
  • Experience with IT automation and configuration management (Puppet and Cloud formation strongly desired). 
  • Experience with Python, Boto and Bash/shell 
  • Knowledge of Middleware technologies (ie. Tomcat, Apache and Java). 
  • Familiarity with systems management concepts, capacity/performance management and tuning; and storage and network concepts such as subnetting, DNS and routing/switching.
  • Desirable qualifications: AWS Associate level Certified Solution Architect, Sys Ops Administrator or AWS Certified Developer.
  • Desirable experience with RDS technologies: Oracle, SQL and PostgreSQL
  • Understand advanced application hosting techniques including containers, serverless, PaaS and SaaS
  • Demonstrated experience designing and improving the reliability and operational automation of complex cloud IT systems.
  • Experience building scalable automation in one of the following; (Python, JSON, Ansible, Puppet).

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