Cloud Support Engineer

Job type:
on-site
Start:
ASAP
Duration:
12 months
From:
Experis IT
Place:
Dublin
Date:
08/19/2015
Country:
flag_no Ireland
project ID:
968336

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Location: Dublin
Salary: €400e - €450e per day Depending on Experience
Contract Type: 12 months + (Day Rate Contractor)
Start Date: Up to 1 Months Notice Period Accommodated

CLOUD Support Engineer

Alternative Titles: Site Reliability Engineer, Cloud Platform Support Engineer, Cloud Operations Analyst, Web Engineer, Internet Engineer

Our client a global technology giant is seeking an experienced Cloud Support Engineer on a 6 month + contract basis. My client has an urgent requirement for experienced Web Based Technical Engineers; you shall play a key role within a team of vastly skilled engineers in the design, build & operate large scale business oriented services for end customer on a global scale. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a leading Technology company and some of the latest cutting edge technologies.

As a Cloud Support Engineer you shall be an experienced technologist with proven track record building large scalable services, creative thinker, problem solver, teacher, & learner. You will be at ease leading incident investigations & capable of identifying root cause in a complex, distributed environment.

Ideal candidates will come from an Infrastructure background and have good cloud technologies experience

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates must have full working rights in Ireland ie (a current Stamp 4 Visa or a EU Passport to be eligible to work in Ireland) to be considered for this role

Cloud Support Engineer KEY Responsibilities:

  • Influence element design, architecture, standards & processes to ensure Security, Performance, and Operability & Scale
  • Conduct presentation analysis/tuning & ensure accurate service capacity planning
  • Recognize gaps in current technology & processes & recommend improvements
  • Build tools, develop efficient DevOps processes, & contribute to our knowledge base
  • Participate in on-call rotation duties
  • Plan & conduct proof of concept projects with new technology & processes
  • Optimize monitoring & self-healing capabilities
  • Collaborate at depth with peers in Development & Program Management

Cloud Support Engineer ESSENTIAL Requirements:

  • Experience with continuous delivery & configuration management
  • Demonstrated understanding of instrumentation, monitoring, & deployment design principles & best practices
  • Strong analytical capabilities
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, commitments & projects
  • Demonstrated passion for customer experience & usability, including successful delivery of customer self service tools & automated management/optimization of services

Cloud Support Engineer DESIREABLE Requirements:

  • Deep hands on technical expertise in large scale systems engineering & complex distributed systems architectures
  • Experience in large scale Internet service design & implementation
  • Demonstrated expertise in web services, virtualization, cloud concepts, REST, JSON, XML, TSQL, LDAP, and Object Oriented methodologies
  • Solid understanding of network routing, load balancing, & Internet transport protocols
  • Experience managing complex projects, with significant bottom line impact
  • Proven experience in leading software development teams to deliver industry-leading technical solutions with the highest quality
  • Some knowledge and experience with the following technologies is highly desirable:
    • Cloud Services (Azure or Amazon AWS)
    • Windows Server & Services (IIS, AD, DNS, Hyper-V)
    • Deployment Platforms (Puppet, Chef, and/or SCCM)
    • Automation (PowerShell, Shell, and/or C#)
    • Databases Services (SQL Azure and MSSQL)
    • Mail Delivery (PowerMTA, SMTP)
    • Monitoring Tools (SCOM, Nagios, Gomez/Keynote)
    • Troubleshooting Tools (WireShark, NetMon, and Fiddler)