Cloud System Engineer

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Duration: 6+ months Contract

Job Description:
The primary role is to help build out a new cloud-based environments to host a Global Digital platform. This role will help by providing a strong understanding of cloud-based services (Amazon AWS) through automation tooling, production, QA and development environment builds.
Part of a small scrum team responsible for building Test and Production environments using public cloud service (AWS) as well as developing automated procedures (Chef) to build and deploy the environments and applications.
Design and assist in building new capability architecture
Provide a deep understanding of RHEL, Cloud Services, Virtualization, Clusters, Automation, scaling, and more
Cloud services - experience scaling virtual web infrastructure - Experience with Amazon AWS is highly desired
Experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux platform (RHEL) or derivative distributions of Linux
Expert understanding of Virtualization, Clusters, Scalability, and the like
Experience in automating processes (Chef)
Excellent scripting skills in bash, python, perl, ruby, or like languages.
Experience with J2EE environments running in High Availability configurations. Thorough understanding of the entire Web Technology Stack
Experience with webservices and enterprise level web applications
Experience with rapid release software development practices (Agile/Scrum)
Solid understanding of testing components and deliverables within the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent

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