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This Week’s Cloud Computing Jobs: New Zealand’s Cloud House

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Cloud House is a New Zealand based AWS Advanced Partner. They specialise in high­-end cloud enablement for New Zealand businesses. Currently experiencing rapid growth, there are great opportunities for training and growth in careers with them. Cloud House will get any accepted applicants working visas and help set them up in New Zealand. They only employ AWS certified engineers, developers, sysadmins, etc. This gives them an edge in deploying, managing and supporting their customers.

DevOps Engineer

Job Description

As a DevOps consultant at Cloud House you are responsible for ensuring that the team and client have an understanding of the infrastructure and software needed, take a
shared responsibility for setting up the build pipeline and collaborate on automating the provisioning of cloud infrastructure everywhere applicable.
There are a lot of moving pieces to fit together so communication is essential to ensure nothing falls through the cracks. You will be depended upon for advice regarding the
cross-­functional aspects of user stories, which may not always be obvious from the start. Watching out for performance bottlenecks and scaling pitfalls are all within the
realms of a DevOps consultant at Cloud House. In addition to technical skills, Cloud House also need excellent leaders so your patience and a desire to take others along
with you are key.

Job Responsibilities

  • Coding or scripting automation for scale, reliability and costs.
  • Process re-­engineering to achieve business outcomes using CI/CD
  • Staying on the leading edge of AWS and Cloud technology
  • Communicating with all of your team.

See the full job description.

SOLUTIONS ARCHITECT

Job Description

The Solutions Architect will be responsible for creating and driving the technical strategy. Partnering with sales in the management of client accounts with complex and multi­faceted relationships with Cloud House. You will partner with customers and the Cloud House infrastructure team to craft highly scalable, flexible and resilient cloud architectures that provide solutions to solve customer business problems and accelerate the adoption of Cloud House services.
As a trusted customer advocate, the Solutions Architect will help organizations understand and implement best practices around advanced cloud-­based solutions, and
how to migrate existing enterprise application workloads to the cloud. You will have the opportunity to help shape and execute a strategy to build mind-share and broad use of Cloud House services with our customers. In You will also need to be adept at interacting, communicating and partnering with other members within the Cloud House team.

Job Responsibilities

  • Creating full architecture diagrams for client migration and re­-architecting.
  • Work onsite at client organisations, a degree of social skills and positive interaction is required at all time.
  • A first class understanding of every service AWS provides and how they can be implemented to improve our clients optimisation in the cloud.
  • Collaborate with sales in pre­ and post-­sales to drive revenue growth across a defined set of customers.

See the full job description.

Cloud Systems Engineer

Job Description:

The Cloud Systems Engineer is a core role at Cloud House. Your job will consist of a combination of system administration and platform engineering with direct responsibility for the builds and ongoing support of multiple clients’ AWS cloud environments. You will help drive the deployment of solutions designed for clients and work with other Engineers in the maintenance of our system architecture and preparation for new
technical AWS implementations. You will get the chance to collaborate with other expert engineers and our team to continue finding new areas that can be improved by bringing a DevOps mindset to all of the areas we manage – AWS, private clouds, backup systems and monitoring solutions. This is a great opportunity to build your skills in both depth and breadth in a highly technical, fast-­paced environment while working with a wide variety of cutting edge, public, private, and hybrid cloud environments.

Key Responsibilities

  • Our Cloud Systems Engineers play a critical role in the success of our clients and are called upon to design and support the right solutions for our clients.
  • Effectively work in a consultative role for each client in person, by phone and email to make recommendations to improve performance of the client’s solution and to proactively plan for client driven changes and growth.
  • All successful candidates will possess a high degree of self­-management, personal accountability and strong communication skills.

See the full job description.

AWS Operations Engineer

Job Description

Cloud House is seeking a world-­class technical professional to manage our technology strategy and relationship with large customers.

You will enjoy keeping your existing technical skills honed and developing new ones, so you can make strong contributions to deep architecture discussions and implementation process. You will regularly take part in deep ­dive education and design exercises to create world-­class solutions built at Cloud House using the AWS platform.

You’ll work in the Cloud House infrastructure team to craft highly scalable, flexible and resilient cloud architectures that provide solutions to solve customer business problems and accelerate the adoption of Cloud House services.

In collaboration with your team, you will drive growth and implementation across a broad set of customers. You will also need to be adept at interacting, communicating and partnering with other members within the Cloud House team.

Responsibilities

  • Going into client organizations; igniting passion and understanding of cloud computing in the customers.
  • Be a thought leader in AWS computing contributing our knowledge base with technical deep dives.
  • Drive AWS growth and implementation across a broad set of interesting and diverse customers.

See the full job description.
We update our job listings monthly. Check back here to see what’s available.

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Michael Sheehy

I have been UNIX/Linux System Administrator for the past 15 years and am slowly moving those skills into the AWS Cloud arena. I am passionate about AWS and Cloud Technologies and the exciting future that it promises to bring.

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