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After my article on Cloud Computing Salary: where to get the most for your skills , which included this observation:
It won’t be a surprise that many of the highest-paying Cloud Computing jobs are in the US and, from everything I’ve read, recruiters are increasingly looking for talent of all categories with skills in Amazon Web Services.
…I thought this week’s job search should focus on the US and below you find the most promising cloud positions from New York to San Francisco and everything in between.
The Systems Engineer (SE) works in partnership with Zones’ Enterprise pre-sales team to help drive the expansion of infrastructure solutions within a region and/or market. The SE- Cloud Solutions is a post-sales resource who implements effective infrastructure solutions and will be responsible for planning, designing, as well as supporting deployment efforts for information data storage technology for our clients in one or more of the following areas: Azure, AWS, Google or vCloud Air solutions for the delivery of project-based assignments including proof-of-concept, analysis, design/architecture, deployment and support.
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As a Senior Database Administrator at Salesforce Marketing Cloud, you will be part of a dynamic, global team delivering and supporting technology infrastructure to meet the growing needs of the business. You will be involved in database projects that will optimize current services as well as work on building the next-generation cloud infrastructure for the global production environment. You will collaborate with the Engineering and Development teams to ensure the designed service is fully operational with streamlined process and procedures for ongoing support and maintenance.
Successful candidates will be recognized as technical experts in the Database Administration discipline and will have the ability to articulate and demonstrate both deep and broad knowledge across multiple areas of information technology in support of a SaaS infrastructure. We are looking for innovative and enthusiastic technologists who thrive on efficiency by contributing to the development of standards, processes, and automation requirements that lead to operational excellence.
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Want to be the architect who will take a cloud-based hosted solution in the retail space to the next generation? Want to build great solutions that will be used by real people?! Do you have the technical chops to drive change and take a team of talented engineers in the Big Data pathway?! If so, read on.
IBM Commerce is looking for a Software Architect to lead the way in transforming an existing set of Software as a Service (SaaS) products using the Big Data stack with the latest breed of technologies that they will find in the industry today! Candidate will collaborate with some of the best minds across IBM to innovate in the merchandising space and to provide highly available, fault tolerant, SaaS solutions. This role requires expertise in architecting solutions that span a wide range of technologies and application stacks, including the big data stack, application layer, relational databases, and User Interface (UI) technologies (Angular, D3, Dojo). Experience working in the retail industry is required.
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The selected candidate will be focused on redesigning the industry-leading SaaS product offering to enable customers to go real time by improving performance and drastically reducing pricing workflow process times. Experience with architecting highly parallel multithreaded solutions with game-changing performance goals will be an important asset for the candidate.
Experience in the development of applications using Spark, Spark Streaming, Zookeeper, Marathon and Mesos stack is preferred. Experience in developing applications using Java8/Python/Scala is preferred. Demonstrated understanding of lambda architecture with knowledge of applying relevant principles towards solving real problems is expected.
The Software Architect is expected to work closely with a variety of stakeholders, including, but not limited to Product Management, Engineering Management, other architects within the organization, team members with varying levels of experience spanning multiple geographic zones. The candidate is expected to have an understanding of the competitive landscape and provide vision and direction on the application of technologies in solving problems for customers. The preferred candidate is expected to evaluate technologies in a driven environment and promulgate the technologies within the organization.
As an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Customer Support Associate (CSA), you will field customer e-mail, phone and chat support contacts, interface with AWS Developer Support Reps, and represent Amazon and AWS as you interact directly with our Developer community to resolve support issues. You will be a part of a team of exceptionally driven, customer-obsessed CSAs and leadership. You will act as a Cloud Computing evangelist in the leading edge of this growing industry.
Amazon has built a reputation for excellence with recent examples of being named #1 in customer service, #1 most trusted, and #2 most innovative. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is carrying on that tradition while leading the world in Cloud technologies. As a member of the AWS Support team, you will be at the forefront of this transformational technology assisting a global list of companies that are taking advantage of a growing set of services and features to run their mission-critical applications. You will work with leading companies in this space and directly with the engineering teams within Amazon developing these new capabilities.
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Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Kendall Square, Cambridge MA is actively seeking a hands on System Engineer (System Admin). AWS experience is strongly preferred. This role involves extensive scripting with Shell, Python, Perl and/or C. Java coding experience would be a plus.
AWS is the fastest growing division within Amazon. Help us revolutionize the Cloud!
Amazon Web Services is a dynamic and rapidly growing business within Amazon.com. We are building some of the largest and most complex distributed systems in the world, and we need world-class people to help us implement and operate them.
We provide organizations with building block web services that allow them to innovate faster and operate their software more cost-effectively. These services-in-the-cloud include on-demand compute capacity, storage, content delivery, querying of structured data, message queuing, and more.
We have high standards for our computer systems as well as our employees: our systems are highly secure, highly reliable, highly available, and must function at massive scale; our employees are super smart, driven to serve customers, and fun to work with. The successful Systems Engineer does much more than plug computers together or tracks changes. They are instrumental in deploying, operating, and scaling a massive always-on distributed system that is core to all of AWS. We are looking for a seasoned Systems Engineer to join our energetic, fast-moving and passionate team.
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You will be expected to deliver on these kinds of things in the first six to twelve months on the job:
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