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Sr. Cloud Consultant / Architect – AWS

Sr. Cloud Consultant / Architect – AWS

Location: Atlanta, GADepartment: Managed Services

Type: Full TimeMin. Experience: Experienced

 

Sr. Cloud Consultant / Architect – AWS

The ideal candidate is someone who…

Operates with the highest levels of integrity
Thinks Big and takes on Big Challenges
Has a continuous thirst for knowledge and is a perpetual learner
Strives to make themselves and everyone around them better
Has a passion for technology

Overview:

Do you like helping customers and partners solve technical problems? Would you like to do this using the latest cloud computing technologies? Do you have a knack for helping companies understand application architectures and integration approaches, and the consultative and leadership skills to launch a project on a trajectory to success? The ideal candidate would be familiar with security best practices for applications, servers, and networks. Do you want to be part of the 2nd Watch team to establish Amazon Web Services cloud solutions as a leading technology platform?

2nd Watch (www.2ndwatch.com) is a global systems integrator based in the US, and we specialize in helping enterprise customers migrate their infrastructure to the cloud using the majority of opensource technologies. We’re well funded, growing rapidly and have already established an impeccable track record of customer success across the country.

We're building our team with talented and passionate Sr. Cloud Engineers who will have the opportunity to help shape and deliver on a broad use of Amazon's utility computing web resources.

We’re hiring exceptional Cloud Engineers to work with our customers. 2nd Watch puts our customers first and we obsess over ensuring their trust is our first priority. To earn that trust in a constantly changing technology arena like cloud-computing, it requires building a world-class team to tackle unforeseen challenges. 

Responsibilities:

Owning the technical engagement and ultimate success around specific implementation projects.
Developing a deep expertise in AWS technologies.
Being subject matter expert and taking on a consultative role as it pertains to cloud adoption.
Ensure that our applications and infrastructure are designed and implemented to the highest security standards thus maintaining and enhancing customer trust
Evangelize security within 2nd Watch and be an advocate for keeping customer information secure
Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges
Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

Must possess customer facing skills that will allow them to represent 2nd Watch well within a solution provider’s environment as well as directly to our customers
Drive discussions with senior personnel within the company and possess a technical background that enables them to easily interact with and give guidance to software developers and architects
Working knowledge of AWS and/or Azure, or experience building High-Availability or High Traffic infrastructure
Linux Engineer: 5-10 years of Linux experience. They must be high-level subject matter expert with multiple distro’s (RHEL, CentOS, etc), Apache, MySQL, Tomcat, OpenVZ, VMware, Chef, Puppet
Windows Engineer: 5-10 years of Windows experience designing solutions with technologies like: MSSQL, Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, IIS 7 & 8, Exchange, Active Directory, VMWare, Hyper-V,etc.
The successful candidate will be highly technical and analytical
Demonstrate 5-10 years of implementation/consulting experience
Possess experience working within the software development or Internet industries
Understanding of application, server, and network security
Working knowledge of Python, Powershell, Puppet and Terraform
Strong verbal and written communications skills are a must, as well as the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations
Technical degree; Computer Science or Math background highly desired
Working knowledge of software development practices and technologies highly desired
Industry certifications
You will have access to several customer production sites and applications.  Confidentiality and non-disclosure of client information is a requirement and non-negotiable 
Familiarity of a disaster recovery process and reporting security breaches is desired
Familiarity with and experience working with the following compliance standards: Sarbanes Oxley, HIPAA, PCI (Add more if needed)
Travel may be required

In return we’ll give you the opportunity to help build something truly spectacular!

For the right candidate, we offer a great package including relocation, base, stock options and excellent medical benefits.

 

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