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Senior Cloud Engineer

POSITION OVERVIEW

At Achieve One were assisting our customers to build a leading-edge IT environment for their business requirements. We’re looking for an experienced and talented Senior Cloud Engineer to join the Engineering Services team at Achieve One.  In this role you’ll be working on various projects for an array of customers wishing to leverage existing and new applications to take advantage of emerging Cloud Technologies. Provide migration assistance to our customers selected cloud providers while building in an improved application resiliency and the ability for customers to self-serve.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide hands on setup requirements for customers to leverage their installed tool sets or newly acquired capabilities to migrate applications to could providers, I.E. AWS, Azure etc.
  • Design, develop and deliver scalable and automated services architecture
  • Develop APIs to simplify service consumption by end-users and engineers
  • Enable resilience and high availability for numerous platforms, from bleeding-edge cloud applications to on-premise legacy environments
  • Ensure full-stack software solutions are architected and delivered using industry-leading DevOps best practices and technologies
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Collaborate to define best practices and standards around DevOps and service resilience
  • Create reusable automation libraries that can be applied across the enterprise
  • Determine HA/DR, Security, Capacity, and Compliance strategies for existing and new applications
  • Develop usage standards, user self-service designs, and reporting on application KPIs
  • Create solutions to generate metrics to manage the service
  • Optimize and support our existing public cloud or data center-based solutions and workloads
  • Lead and Mentor customer Cloud Engineers

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years building full-stack software solutions, architected and delivered using industry-leading DevOps best practices and technologies
  • 2+ years of full-stack IT experience: NSX (SD Network), Windows, hardware, network/firewall concepts, public cloud services, LDAP/Active Directory, DNS, automation tools (Puppet, Chef, Jenkins, Docker)
  • Hands-on experience with AWS (EC2, Lambda, S3, RDS, VPC, Route 53, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, ECS, and IAM)
  • Hands-on experience with Orchestration tools (Chef, Puppet, Jenkins, Docker, etc.)
  • Understanding of security best practices and standards around cloud computing and access management
  • Hands-on experience with most of the following: Python, Java, Go, C#, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Node.js, shell scripting (Windows/*nix), Micro-services and RESTful web services
  • Experience with various database technologies (NoSQL, SQL) and data interchange formats (XML, JSON)
  • Understanding of VMware SDDC architecture and tool sets for managing Hybrid cloud
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Computer Science or related quantitative field or equivalent certifications and documented experience
  • Travel Required Regionally

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with the following technologies:
    • AWS S3 tools
    • Vault technologies
    • Splunk
    • Log insight
    • Elastic Search, Logstash, and Kibana
    • VMWare SDDC tool sets
    • Containerization – Docker, Kubernetes, Quay
    • Azure Tool Stack
    • AWS, Azure and VMware Certifications

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • Deals well with customer teams learning tools and methodologies for Cloud Migration and Operations
  • Comfortable performing requirements analysis, interfacing with stakeholders of various levels and documenting solutions
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to articulate technical topics to non-technical audiences both in writing, in diagrams and person
  • Demonstrable knowledge of DevOps in an Enterprise setting, both on public cloud (AWS, Azure, Etc.) and on-premise VMware solutions
  • Strong leadership
  • Energetic team player who works well across boundaries and readily adapts to change and enjoys rapid development
  • Confident of your skills, abilities and willing to share what you know, while learning from others

Solutions Architect Level 1

QUALIFICATIONS

  • General IT experience
  • Networking (Dell, Cisco)
  • Server (Dell, Cisco)
  • Virtualization (VMware, Microsoft HyperV)
  • Storage background (Dell, EMC)
  • Microsoft certification (MCSE, MCP)

Solutions Architect – Specialized in VMware

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certifications
    • VCP5,
    • NV – add on for NSX
    • VCAP
    • VCDX – Cloud Management Automation
    • VCIX
  • Background working with VM SRM
  • Background working with VM Horizon Suite

Solutions Architect – Virtualization Architect

­­QUALIFICATIONS

  • VCE Arc or VCE Deployment and Implementation Certifications
  • Preferred Certifications
    • EMCSA
    • EMCTA
    • Cisco Unified Computing Technology Support Specialist
    • VCP5 or 6
    • Cloud Architect
  • Background working with Converged Infrastructure and/or Hyper Converged Infrastructure

All Solution Architects are responsible for pre-sales, post-sales, scope work, running POCs, and demos.

Pre-Sales:

  • Meet with new and existing customer representatives to discuss and present partner solutions to support the sales opportunities
  • Support Sales Account Managers when unable to meet directly with customer by recommending partner solutions to support the sales opportunities
  • Work with customer and partner to assess current environment by collecting data and using assessment tools to properly design the solution or determine a potential opportunity
  • Design solution and create a solution design proposal to be presented to the customer
  • Build material list (cart) to be submitted for manufacturer pricing
  • Assist Sale Account Manager with presentation of solution design and quote
  • Hand off project to Post-Sales Team by providing Visios, project plan, etc.
  • Update Salesforce with customer environment and account information, attach solution design proposal to the opportunity, and any note necessary to support the opportunity

Post-Sales

  • Meet internally with Project Manager, Sales Account Manager, Pre-Sales Engineer and Technical Manager to discuss solution deployment to include the following:
    • SOW requirements
    • Review the BOM
    • Discuss or review customer’s environment
    • Develop One Pager PS quote to apply to customer facing quote
  • Meet with Project Manager and customer to set expectation and project time line:
    • Provide customer with product worksheets
    • Address any implementation prerequisite with customer and establish customer and post-sales engineering responsibilities.
    • Establish tentative implementation schedule with customer pending prerequisites have be satisfied.
  • Implement solution:
  • Review product worksheets with Project Manager and schedule implementation date with Project Manager and customer
  • Work with customer to implement solution based on project time line
  • Provide customer with knowledge transfer
  • Create and provide customer with a post-implementation report to include:
    • Solution configuration, pre-sales design diagrams and implementation summary
    • Attach post implementation report to opportunity in Salesforce
  • Follow-up with customer within a month to discuss how solution is functioning and progressing in the customer’s environment. Work with manufacturer support to address any issues.