Octagon Technology Staffing is in search for a Lead Cloud Engineer for an agile, dynamic team of technical experts responsible for the delivery of cloud-based services and solutions for the enterprise.
Work in an Agile-based environment to engineer, design, and deliver cloud-based platforms and solutions for mission-critical systems. Instrument systems to provide the best possible operational monitoring and metrics.
Assist with performance testing and tuning of complex and high-traffic environments.
Create, update and enhance written processes and documentation with a focus on ease of understanding and completeness.
Develop relationships with and work alongside other functional IT groups such as networking, storage, database and security. Engage in problem resolution and root cause analysis of system and application incidents.
Participate in change management and incident management processes.
Perform after-hours or weekend system maintenance and application support as needed.
Architectural and engineering experience across a broad portfolio of Azure and/or AWS services (VMs, Containers, Functions, Microservices, Automation/Orchestration, Networking/Content Delivery, Database, etc.)
Specific experience/familiarity with a combination of Docker, Kubernetes, GitHub, Ansible/Chef/Puppet, Splunk, ServiceNow, and related cloud systems and tools
Specific experience/familiarity with at least two scripting languages/interfaces such as Unix Shell (bash), Python, AWS CLI, Azure CLI, PowerShell, or Groovy
Demonstrable experience performance tuning, troubleshooting and resolving problems quickly and effectively in a production environment
Working knowledge of Internet Protocols, Networking, and TCP/IP
5+ years of systems architecture/engineering experience in a large-scale enterprise environment, including the design, implementation, and support of Enterprise scale Java-based applications
General understanding of standard IT security concepts as they relate to production environments
Working knowledge of disaster recovery, high availability and other technologies and principles that support business continuity; experience with DR capabilities in cloud and/or virtualized environments
Expertise with enterprise data center technologies including storage platforms, network switching, and security infrastructure within a virtualized data center
Experience with standard software development methodologies, knowledge of agile methodology highly desirable. Azure, AWS, or related cloud-oriented certifications a plus.