Pierce Professional Resources

Cloud/DevOps Engineer

US-NJ-Jersey City
6 months ago
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Information Technology


Upon securing this role, the Cloud/DevOps Engineer will join a dynamic new team within the Infrastructure department to develop and implement cloud and automation solutions. The engineer will also work with various technology teams such as Unix, Windows, Network, Database, security, application support and development teams to gather requirements and automate current processes to make them private and public cloud ready.

A successful applicant will be a genuine technology enthusiast with a high degree of self-motivation, eager to learn new skills on daily basis, who can think strategically while working as a member of a fast paced global team.


- Develop scripts and other types of code to automate the provisioning and maintenance of large scale environments and configuration management
- Contribute to the design and architecture of enterprise automation infrastructure
- Migrate current home grown scripts to industry standard tools following DevOps best practices
- Assist in design and implementation of hybrid cloud solutions including AWS, Azure, and vSphere
- Support various technology groups, identify manual processes and develop automation for them
- Implementation and automation of IaaS and PaaS services in AWS including EC2, Lambda, EBS and S3 as well as Azure
- Automation and scripted deployment using CLI, REST APIs and scripting languages
- Work with various App and Infrastructure teams to enhance their internal processes
- Participate meetings with internal stakeholders across IT
- Act as an ambassador for the team and technology spreading the knowledge to others


Must Have:
- Hands-on, results-oriented, delivery-driven individual requiring minimal guidance
- Solid command of at least one programming/scripting language (Python, Bash, Puppet DSL, Ruby, etc) and being able to write code independently
- Knowledge of Puppet Enterprise or Open Source and its architecture (components and their functionality, modules/manifests, Puppet Forge)
- Experience with version control systems
- Adherence to computer programming and security best practices
- Working knowledge of core AWS and/or Azure platforms
- Ability to prioritize, work in a high-pressure, fast-moving environment
- Ability to anticipate, plan for and tackle road-blocks
- Good written and verbal communication skills
- Great inter-personal skills
- Excellent analytical skills

Nice to Have:

- Other configuration Management and Orchestration tools (Chef, Ansible, Salt, Terraform)
- Working knowledge of other Public Cloud Service Providers (vSphere) and management tools
- Experience in Linux/Unix environment and shell scripting
- Practical experience with automation of Windows OS
- Additional programming/scripting languages
- Experience with database systems (MySQL, MS SQL, Oracle and NoSQL platforms)
- Knowledge of TCP/IP Networking

Basic Qualifications Required:
BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or another STEM field


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