This week’s Cloud Computing jobs

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1.   DevOps Engineer

PRA – Melbourne

Job Description:

  • Our client is an established IT consulting organisation working with cutting edge technologies to provide cloud automation and security services for tier 1 clients.
  • They are currently looking for an experienced DevOps Engineer to join their growing team of talented and technically oriented staff.
  • You will ideally bring strong and preferably broad experience across Infrastructure and Development to be able to bring in new ideas, fine-tune and maintain the existing company stack.
  • You will need to understand the principle of elastic cloud and why it is important in a DevOps environment and likewise you will be passionate about DevOps and keen to grow in this merging area.
  • A sound understanding of automation and release management, with proven experience is essential.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Hands-on experience with a range of technology such as Jenkins, Puppet, Linux, Docker, etc.
  • You will bring sound development principles using bash/python/Golang/SQL/Perl/C++/PHP/Javascript,
  • Cloud technologies such as AWS or MS Azure.

2.   Watson DevOps Engineer – AlchemyAPI

IBM – Denver,CO – USA

Job Description:
We’re looking for talented DevOps Engineers to join our team. Contributors in this role will oversee our heterogeneous production and development infrastructures as well as a host of internal services. Work closely with the engineering organization and use every tool in the tool shed to keep our operation running smoothly.
Roles and Responsibilities:

  • An understanding of best practices related to administration, monitoring, security, logging, continuous deployment, etc
  • Proven proficiency with Unix environments
  • Scripting experience: bash, Python, etc
  • Configuration management skills: Chef, Puppet, Ansible, etc
  • Comfortable with cloud infrastructure: Apache Web Server (AWS), SoftLayer, etc

3.   AWS Engineer

Cognizant Technology Solutions – US-Texas-Dallas – TX USA, CLT

Job Description:
Cognizant is a leading provider of Information Technology, Consulting, IT Infrastructure, and Business Process Outsourcing services. Cognizant’s single-minded mission is to dedicate our business process and technology innovation know-how, deep industry expertise, and worldwide resources to working together with customers to make their businesses stronger. As a customer-centric, relationship-driven partner, we are redefining the way companies experience and benefit from global services. Our unique delivery model is infused with a distinct culture of high customer satisfaction. Cognizant delivers a trusted partnership, cost reductions and business results.
Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Hands on experience in AWS provisioning and good knowledge of AWS services like EC2, S3, Glacier, ELB, RDS, SQS, SWF, EBS etc
  • Application deployment and data migration on AWS
  • Hands on experience in Enterprise VPN and Amazon VPC integration with data center
  • Expert in DevOps scripting and tools
  • Prior experience in developing Cloud Formation Scripts for AWS Orchestration
  • AWS Troubleshooting
  • Previous continuous integration and deployment expertise ( Jenkins or similar)
  • Linux and Windows administration
  • Knowledge of monitoring, logging and cost management tools that integrate with AWS

4.   DevOps Engineer (Foster City, CA)

Philips – US-CA-Foster City

Job Description:
To support our ambitions to be at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare industry by working on our advanced Enterprise Imaging and Informatics solutions, we are looking for a DevOps Engineer to build innovative and highly scalable solutions to help build best in class CI (Clinical Informatics) / CD (Clinical Diagnostics) pipeline by making use of cutting edge technologies and tools. Also, build a world-class infrastructure that could span across cloud, bare metal and / or a hybrid environment to support our DevOps ambitions. We believe in building incrementally, thoughtfully managing what we have, automating “all the things,” continuously integrating and delivering, prioritizing the many exciting projects on the roadmap, and, above all working together to improve people’s lives through meaningful innovations in healthcare.
Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Support and improve our tools for continuous build, automated testing and release management.
  • Streamline, standardize and automate build and release processes.
  • Provide automation and provisioning through use of configuration management tools.
  • Continuously look to improve the efficiency of our build / release / deploy process (via automation, new tools), driving towards the implementation of Continuous Delivery.
  • Communicate and collaborate among cross-functional teams in a multinational environment.
  • Manage our infrastructure on AWS and our own Datacenters.
  • Ability to work in an agile way with complex systems and regulated environment.

5.   Lead Cloud Engineer

Medidata Solutions – London, United Kingdom

Job Description:
The Lead Cloud Engineer role, within the DevTools group at Medidata, involves the continual development of our existing deployment and infrastructure automation tools. The role will also require coming up with new cutting edge tools and workflows to manage an ever growing amount of applications, services and data which comprise our Medidata Clinical Cloud SaaS solution.

  • Build and maintain deployment and infrastructure automation tools.
  • Research new developments and technologies that could help us get code into production more quickly, safely and efficiently.
  • Assist with the ongoing operations of our production systems.
  • Configure and build monitoring and logging tools to monitor our applications and servers.
  • Work with engineering teams to improve their use of our cloud resources.
  • Ensure that our applications and services are horizontally scalable, highly available and are deployable with our existing tools.
  • Act as a last line of support for difficult operational problems.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Ruby on Rails – our current primary deployment tool is a Rails application.
  • JavaScript – for a better in-browser UX for developers, and on the server side in some of our newer tools.
  • Chef and Ansible – we use both for configuration management and deployment.
  • AWS – using and helping others to use a wide range of AWS services.
  • Improving our monitoring – as our services grow in number we need help with instrumenting and monitoring them so that we can anticipate unhealthy conditions before they cause outages downstream.
  • Some ops – your primary focus will be on building tools but sometimes you’ll be directly involved in operations.
  • Learning – you will be solving hard problems, and investigating them will lead you into unfamiliar territory.


Written by

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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