AWS/GCP Cloud Engineer (Valencia, Spain)
Client: United Nations
Location: Valencia, Spain
Estimated Start Date: 1st - 15th May 2020
Initially, 100% remote work is possible until the COVID-19 situation improves. After this, relocation is expected and required.
To apply for this position, please send your resume at firstname.lastname@example.org referencing the job title. Applications from women are particularly encouraged.
Duties and Responsibilities:
IdealStaffs Consulting is looking for a Cloud Engineer consultant for our customer who will be responsible for delivering AWS technical expertise within the Cloud Services Section, including the implementation and on-going support of AWS and GCP services for UN clients.
The scope of work includes:
Design, build, implementation, and delivery of scalable AWS and GCP solutions, with a focus on IaaS and PaaS;
Review and manage technical requirements and business functional requirements to establish new cloud platforms and infrastructures;
Execute assessment, migration and implementation plans to deploy AWS infrastructures and move workloads to AWS using native AWS migration or third-party tools;
Support the evolution of the AWS and GCP services through the design and implementation of new service features;
Work in close collaboration with other technical teams including Information Security, Architecture, Service Management, etc.
Improve internal efficiency and customers satisfaction by finding opportunities to optimize existing processes and tools;
Technical documentation and related procedures and operations;
The standard work day is 8 hours per day with the possibility of overtime to cover weekends, holidays and to cover standard out of hours work. In addition, the resource will perform 7 x 24 on call support when required. The 8 hours may be performed following Geneva business hours or New York business hours.
Functional Knowledge and Skills:
Thorough understanding of Public Cloud technologies, i.e. GCP and AWS.
Proficient on core IaaA and PaaS AWS and GCP services.
Proven experience in System Administration and operating systems (Linux/Windows).
Experience with Open Source RDBMS - MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL
Experience of cloud based metering and monitoring tools
Knowledge of container architectures and deployments in cloud environments (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)
Scripting with Python, Bash, Go or similar languages and source code control like Git
Ability to grasp complex concepts, logical and analytical approach to solving problems
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks around changing priorities
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Ability to produce documentation for Agile delivery
Knowledge of ITIL service management methodology
Excellent interpersonal and client service skills
Must be willing to participate in a 7 x 24 on call support program and flexible hours including some weekends and evenings.
Certification in GCP and/or AWS (professional level preferred).
Understanding of automation technologies such as Terraform and configuration management such as Ansible.
Solid understanding of AWS Account Structure, Core Organization Services and IAM;
Knowledge of CI/CD infrastructure pipelines.
Minimum 2-5 years working experience with system administration and cloud administration, with significant exposure to GCP and AWS.
Excellent knowledge of English is required