Kforce DevOps Cloud Engineer - AWS in Jersey City, New Jersey

Kforce's client in Jersey City, NJ is seeking a DevOps Cloud Engineer.Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the activities of Software Quality Engineering and Automation team and function necessary to architect, develop, implement and provide on-going maintenance of an overall DevOps/Cloud based framework

Strategically design and implement architectures that support core organizational functions, and assure high availability. Specifically, ensure compliance with this through documented roadmaps, development guidelines, and procedures that support these four principles:

  • Design for leverage: Seek to improve application quality, consistency and performance through the use of standards, a focus on interoperability and share ability, and robust security mechanisms based on application architecture analysis and design best practices

  • Design for sustainability and growth: Ensure that a sound migration path exists from the current to future versions of software architectures, reusable components, and development tools

  • Design for simplicity: To allow less-skilled developers to create and maintain application solutions. Improve developer productivity, and facilitate the speed of architectural and design changes to application solutions

  • Design for flexibility: Ensure that application architectures facilitate known flexibility needs, but also strive to enable emergence of innovation that is yet unknown

  • Experience in DevOps or cloud service development, compute engineering, architecture, and implementation

  • Demonstrated experience in architecting and implementing DevOps process and tools in a Cloud based environment

  • Hands on experience designing and implementing solutions with cloud orchestration tools

  • Strong working technical experience with designing, building, installing, configuring and supporting large enterprise-wide applications

  • Strong working knowledge of cloud architectures across various types (private, public and community), layers (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) and providers such as AWS, Azure, VM Ware, etc

  • Strong understanding of security, business continuity and network architectures on the cloud

  • Strong working knowledge of software driven data center concepts - such as cloud automation using AWS cloud formation templates

  • Strong working knowledge and demonstrated experience in a Cloud based DevOps environment

  • Experience with continuous integration (-CI-) and continuous deployment (-CD-) methodologies using Jenkins, or similar applications

  • Experience with version control tools such as GIT, Stash, or similar tools

  • Experience in build tools such as Apache ANT, Maven, Bamboo or cruise control

  • Experience in software provisioning tools like Chef, Puppet

  • Highly skilled in Java, J2EE, JavaScript, XML, JavaScript, ASP, HTML, DHTML or equivalent development tools

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Years