• Location: USA, Florida, Miami
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Technology: AWS Jobs
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 3rd Oct, 2019
  • Reference: 1003lf_1570108110
AWS Engineer - Miami, FL - 6 Month Contract

My client is looking for someone who will work on automating our build and deploy pipelines to the various AWS services and enable us to operate in a CI/CD mode. 10 years total IT experience with 5 years + working in DevOps, CICD and cloud technologies.

You are a motivated engineer who is passionate about building at scale on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and defining how hundreds of engineers can be productive on AWS. You thrive at simplifying hard problems and can articulate the solution to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

You know there are tradeoffs between short-term productivity and long-term vision for the team, while being pragmatic about it. You have a deep understanding of AWS services and Cloud Infrastructure (DNS, Networking, VPC, EC2, Lambda, CloudFormation, Ansible, etc...) and how to best to use them, are passionate about cloud/infrastructure automation, and follow enhancements in the cloud industry.

* Provide DevOps technical leadership, experience, and expertise throughout all tasks
* Responsible for day to day operations of all in-house developed, open source, and commercial DevOps tooling owned by the team
* Ensure system availability, performance, capacity, and monitoring through proper response to incidents, events and problems
* Work on AWS tools and services to build next generation automated CICD tools and pipelines.
* Ensure CICD tool implementations are based on Configuration-as-Code and Pipeline-as-Code strategies
* Responsible for integrating and maintaining Code Analysis and Code Security tools across multi-stage CICD platform
* Assist integrating and supporting performance and load testing tools across multi-stage CICD platform
* Extensive knowledge on containerization using docker and multi-stage docker builds
* Automate AWS implementations for new cloud computing systems or existing systems migrating to cloud architectures
* Ensure security is integrated into all solutions developed.
* Mentor other members of the engineering team

Required Skills:
* Advanced knowledge on cloud native CICD tools AWS CodeCommit, CodeBuild, CodeDeploy, CodePipeline
* Advanced knowledge on IaC using AWS CloudFormation
* Advanced knowledge on packaging and running applications as docker containers
* Advanced knowledge on AWS ECS managing multi-cluster container environments
* Advanced knowledge on application security tools Checkmarx and Veracode
* Advanced knowledge on application deployment strategies i.e. Blue-green, canary and rolling
* Advanced knowledge on application monitoring/logging tools New Relic/ELK
* Intermediate knowledge on static/dynamic code analysis tool SonarQube
* Intermediate knowledge on python/nodejs
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
* AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional
* AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate or Professional
* Experience in nonrelational databases Cassandra/Solr, AWS DynamoDB
* Experience with Identity Management tools Okta or Auth0
* Experience with Container Security tools Aqua, Sysdig or Twistlock

Minimum Requirements:
* Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
* The expected length of relevant prior experience beyond formal education is 7 or more years
* Verified AWS Certification with validity of 1 year or more