Cloud Systems Engineer at Careerlink (Omaha, NE)

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The Cloud Systems Engineer helps to ensure the health, efficacy, and growth of our cloud platform. This role also focuses on balancing organizational and customer needs with cost-effective, cloud-based solutions as well as ensuring all cloud solutions are secure by default.

The Cloud Systems Engineer creates and publishes standards and guidance, enabling other IT teams to deliver cloud-based solutions more efficiently and effectively. This role also provides support for deployed application infrastructure, monitoring cloud performance and keeping the cloud infrastructure updated.

Essential Functions of the Job
  • Utilizes industry best practices to design and implement cloud solutions with architectures that are secure, scalable, resilient, monitored, and auditable.
  • Escalate support issues to vendor, to engage professional services, for quick resolution of issues on critical systems for cloud-based systems.
  • Ensures cloud optimization is being followed with a focus on balancing costs with business priorities.
  • Monitor cloud-based system performance, troubleshoot, and resolve errors. Benchmark system performance and metrics against set standards.
  • Support cloud migration efforts in collaboration with other technology and business teammates.
  • Identifies and remedies single points of failure and security risks.
  • Configure and deploy cloud resources using infrastructure as code (e.g., via Terraform).
  • Periodically tests, maintains Disaster Recovery Plan for hybrid multi-cloud environment.
  • Implements automation to perform the day-to-day operations of the cloud platform.
  • Recommends, implements, and manages security controls for the cloud platform.
  • Works side by side with our architects, developers, and DevOps team to ensure solutions are secure, scalable, and reliable through architectural design reviews and consultation.
  • Maintains high availability through fault tolerance, system standardization, and vigilant disaster recovery planning.
  • Creates and maintains platform standards, guidance, and other documentation.
  • Plans and executes infrastructure maintenance, upgrades, and migrations across all environments in a way that avoids service interruptions.
  • Proactively keeps up to date on AWS services and developments.

Skills Needed to Perform the Job
  • AWS Cloud subject matter expert.
  • Networking configuration and systems administration experience on a public cloud platform (e.g., AWS, GCP, and/or Azure).
  • A deep level of knowledge and understanding of AWS VPC, EC2, and AWS data services.
  • Experience with Linux and Microsoft Windows Server operating systems with an emphasis on automation.
  • Ability to deliver cloud-based infrastructure utilizing infrastructure as code (IaC) with tools such as Terraform and Python.
  • Experience with modern development and testing techniques such as CI/CD.
  • Experience in agile software development methodology.
  • Ability to multi-task while maintaining careful attention to detail.
  • Ability to work effectively both individually and within a team environment.
  • Ability to work with a sense of urgency to meet deadlines and address competing priorities.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Effective written, listening, and verbal communication skills.
  • Effective problem solving and organizational skills.

Education Needed to Perform the Job
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, or related field or equivalent experience required.
  • Orion Industry Certification must be obtained within 90 days of employment.

Experience Needed to Perform the Job
  • 3+ years of experience in cloud computing technologies or related technical field.
  • Experience with AWS and/or Azure preferred.
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About Us

AsOne-Orion, we accomplish our best work by being personally accountable to each other and the clients we serve. We are creating a welcoming environment where everyone is respected, valued, and heard. Our willingness todisruptourselves, and the industry ensures we stay ahead of client expectations. Thinking differently is in our DNA weinnovate, push boundaries, reject the status quo, and relentlessly pursue transformative outcomes. It is our collective will towinthat drives Orions success and powers success for our clients and everyone at Orion.

Unique offerings include healthcare benefits start on Day 1, student loan repayment, paid parental leave, paid sabbaticals, free access to best-in-class financial planning, "PAWternity" leave, rewards and recognition, and more.
More Information on Careerlink
Careerlink operates in the HR Tech industry. The company is located in Omaha, NE. Careerlink was founded in 1992. It has 16 total employees. To see all 413 open jobs at Careerlink, click here.
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