Sentek Global is seeking a proven and reliable AWS Cloud Engineer to provide services on a 1099 basis to help us meet the demands of a dynamic and growing cloud-based infrastructure. Telework is an option for this position.
Work with Chief Technology Officer to build, scale, and secure cloud infrastructure, focusing on a Linux environment.
Continuously improve the cloud infrastructure in order to easily deploy, scale, secure, and be fault-tolerant.
Build and innovate tools or use automation to replace operating manual processes, deployment, and operational tasks.
Collaborate and help build utilities and tools for internal use that will enable the Engineering and Operations team to operate safely at high speed and wide scale.
Lead efforts on introducing new technologies into the environment that adhere to our operational best practices and agency requirements.
Migrate existing applications to cloud infrastructure.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems or related technical discipline OR equivalent combination of education and experience.
Three (3) years' experience with these technologies/tools: Cloud technologies, specifically AWS (all core AWS products), Virtualization (VMWare/OpenStack/Zen/Hyper-V), Linux systems administration (Debian/RHEL/CentOS/Ubuntu), Windows systems administration (server and desktop).
Two (2) years’ experience with network design (including load balancers, proxy/reverse proxy, CDN) and security products (including firewalls, IDS/IPS, SWG, etc.).
Experience with Software Defined Networks is a plus.
Must have excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills to build productive working relationships.