Cloud Platform Engineer (T.G) #92

  • Back-end
  • Remote (Remote)
  • This position has been filled


About the position

Must Haves:
– AWS Certified (*Associate Architect for Cloud Engineering team. *Cloud Developer -or- Associate Architect for Automation/DevOps)
– Python
– Cloud Formation
– Terraform

Nice to Haves:
– IaC coding
– Configuration Management experience (Chef, Ansible, Puppet, SaltStack)**Candidate must be proficient writing Python based API calls to AWS resources**

Timezone overlap:
– 8-hours with EST


• Creates and maintains documentation as it relates to all aspects of the Cloud platform implementation
• Ensures that Cloud environments remain in compliance with the current standards and works with consuming teams to update when required
• Develops automation for the standardization of the Cloud environments and architectural design patterns for consumption by project teams
• Creates and maintains runbooks/playbooks for operational support of the Cloud environments
• Participates in troubleshooting sessions including working with business teams, analyzing logs and data, opening service requests with CSPs, working with Vendors, Partners, and CSP Support, and driving problem resolution
• Reviews architectural designs for applications to ensure reliable and performant design patterns are implemented
• Assesses the Production readiness of new Cloud-native services and define operational characteristics and maintainability in respect to the current standards and industry/CSP best practices
• Defines and tracks operational metrics for Production performance, reliability, scalability and availability dimensions
• Contributes to the team’s continuous improvement through research, creation of knowledge articles, and participating in discussion groups
• Continuously works to improve the quality and cost optimize of Aflac’s Cloud environments
• Continuously learning and sharing knowledge with team members and project teams
• Performs other duties as required

Skills required

• Cloud Architecture experience (AWS, Azure, or GCP)
• Programming/scripting experience (Python, PowerShell, Ruby, Java, JavaScript)
• Configuration Management software experience (Chef, Ansible, Puppet, SaltStack)
• Infrastructure-as-Code expertise (Terraform, CloudFormation, CDK)
• Familiarity with running and scaling distributed software systems (load balancing, high availability, systems monitoring, etc.)
• Familiarity with structured text (JSON, YAML, XML)
• Proven application production support experience
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Passion for automating routine tasks
• Solid understanding of networking and network-related structures
• Willingness to be a part of a culture of continuous improvement
• Experience with Linux, Unix, and Windows operating systems internals and administration
• Ability to multitask and adapt to quickly changing priorities
• Ability and willingness to work off-hours on occasion

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