Cloud Systems Engineer

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Date Posted: Thursday, November 29th, 2018
Job Location: Austin, TX
Pay Rate: Market
Employment Type: Contract
Job Duration: 7 - 9 months
Required Skills: SYSTEMS ENGINEER, AWS, VMWARE, NETWORKING, TCP/IP

Job Description:

Title: Cloud Systems Engineer

Duration: 6 Months

Location: Austin, TX

Payrate for this role will be $50/hr on W-2 (No 1099 or C2C)

Our client is seeking a technically savvy, results-oriented, and quality-focused individual with strong, hands-on infrastructure administration skills to design, administer, tune, secure and maintain a global online gaming hosting infrastructure.

Daily Responsibilities:

- This individual will play an active role in all aspects of deployment for front-end online game server environments and will be part of a 24x7 global operations group.

- The Cloud Engineer works as a key member of the IT infrastructure team responsible for the continued development of the cloud/virtualization capabilities and the delivery and implementation of these capabilities to the game development partners.

- Delivery core administration and delivery tasks around all aspects of the public cloud /private cloud infrastructure

- Liaise with other teams within Online IT to provide for continual improvement of the cloud/virtualization capabilities

- Provide advanced (level 3) infrastructure as a service (IaaS) troubleshooting support before, during, and after project rollout of public/private cloud environments

- Rotational 24/7 on-call support as needed

- Collaborate with architecture on hosting solutions and options

- Coordinate with security and network engineering to provide a robust and secure hosting offering

- Quickly and thoroughly evaluate emerging virtualization technologies to provide objective reviews of capability, functionality, and compatibility with existing infrastructure

Required Skills:

- BS Degree in MIS/Computer science or equivalent experience

- Experience with AWS public cloud deployments, understanding of existing AWS technology offerings and experience with integrated public cloud services is required.

- High level to expert level experience with virtualization technologies such as Xen, KVM and/or VMWare

- Experience with IAAS private cloud systems such as Eucalyptus, Cloudstack, Openstack is highly desirable.

- Experience with IAAS private storage technologies such as Swift or Ceph is a plus.

- Experience with Rackspace Cloud Servers or Cloud Files is a plus

- Experience w/ NAS (NFS/CIFS/iSCSI)

- Strong TCP/IP and networking knowledge is a must with comprehensive knowledge of: WAN, LAN, routing, switching, NAT, VPN, DHCP, DNS

- Experience with Load Balancers (e.g. Cisco and Netscaler)

- Working knowledge of CDN (e.g. Akamai, LimeLight, CloudFront)

- Strong infrastructure automation skills automating tasks in any programming language; the more the better

- Must be open to changing situations and opportunities and be willing to perform all tasks assigned without supervision.

- Experience with Orchestration and Configuration Management tools such as Rightscale, Chef, Puppet.

- Outstanding customer service and interaction skills, as well as excellent verbal and written communications skills

- Constantly innovate how to improve product quality as well as group productivity.

- Self starter, with strong aptitude towards rigorous testing and validation of work.

- Experience with scripted deployments and creating custom scripts

- Prior experience with online games or other custom applications is a plus

- Familiarity with Agile development methodologies such as Scrum and Kanban is a plus.

Posted by:

Everest Consultants, Inc.
1500 NW Bethany Blvd.
Suite 235
Beaverton, OR 97006
http://www.everestinc.com

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