Cloud Associate System Engineer

at SkillStorm Commercial Services LLC
Location Jacksonville, FL
Date Posted August 9, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Contractor


SkillStorm is seeking a Cloud Associate System Engineer for one of our clients in Jacksonville, FL.

Candidates must be able to work on SkillStorm's W2; not a C2C position. 


  • Good knowledge of implementation of a variety of secure & scalable cloud infrastructure solutions On AWS.
  • Good knowledge scalable designs for migrating applications to AWS, Azure, private clouds.
  • Support the GuideWell team by creating solution options and estimates for cloud migration projects.
  • Collaborate closely with customer point of contacts as well as internal teams to optimize delivery.
  • Document standard operating procedures with appropriate controls to ensure smooth delivery.
  • Be the cloud champion by continuously learning new technologies and identifying technical areas for GuideWell to invest in, to stay ahead in the market.
  • Follow cloud technologies roadmap so that new solutions can be proposed to customers.
  • Good understanding / knowledge of implementation of AWS organizations, IAM policies and AWS network architecture including VPCs, Subnets, Direct Connect

Skills & Experience:

  • 12 month+ of hands-on cloud migration experience in AWS.
  • Practical experience designing and building solutions utilizing AWS services such as EC2, S3, RDS, KMS, Lambda, IAM, Kinesis, ECS.
  • Knowledge in AWS cloud infrastructure is mandatory; Strong work experience in SAN, OS, network, disaster recovery, high availability, firewalls, load balancers, and other advanced hardware concepts, clustering and VMWare etc. is required.
  • Extensive experience with one or more orchestration/automation platforms: AWS CloudFormation, Puppet, Chef, Ansible etc.
  • Practical experience working in DevOps team/organizations with applied skills in scripting, Git, Maven/Nexus and Jenkins.
  • Must be very well versed in cloud security and must be able to educate customers on moving to the cloud.
  • Working knowledge of RDBMS databases on the cloud is preferred.
  • Past work experience designing and architecting cloud migration projects is mandatory.
  • Should possess strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Consistent incorporation of best practices and standards in delivery.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) & interpersonal skills – able to influence customer stakeholders.
  • Team player & ability to work proactively, provide mentor ship & directions to the team & take technical decisions with minimal supervision.
  • Eagerness to learn new technology/new concepts.
  • Good To Have AWS Certified Solutions architect – Associate.
  • Experience provisioning, administering and troubleshooting a majority of services on Cloud Platforms.
  • Experience in automation using one or more automation platforms such as Python, Chef, Puppet, Ansible
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