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Job Id:

19255

Job Category:

IT Infrastructure

Job Location:

Baltimore, MD  21202

Security Clearance:

Not Defined

Business Unit:

Piper Companies

JOB DESCRIPTION

Piper Companies is seeking a Cloud Engineer who will work on a small team to preform daily activities in a VMWare environment to an enterprise customer base in Baltimore, Maryland (MD). The Cloud Engineer will have the opportunity to work for one of the top-rated companies in the area. 

Responsibilities of the Cloud Engineer include:

  • Perform day-to-day activities in a VMware environment.
  • Understand client/stakeholder needs and create a coherent technology vision to meet/exceed their respective expectations.
  • Meet project deadlines and manage and prioritize multiple simultaneous projects while adhering to a time allocation model
  • Assess the scope and impact of incidents and respond, with a sense of urgency that matches the incident, following appropriate policies and procedures
  • Effectively communicate at all levels of the organization. 
  • Manage through conflict and challenging situations with positive outcomes for the clients and company.     
  • Make decisions and judgments based on standard procedures.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, manage workload and adapt to changing business conditions.
  • Active participant on the IT Leadership team, collaborating with peers on steady state as well as strategic direction.
  • Ability to create and communicate a clear business case justifying project, team, and technology costs.
  • Proactive, upbeat and collaborative communication style, with the ability to be direct, tactful, and transparent. 
  • Provide continuous improvement regarding the quality of delivered services.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Proven track record to build new public, private and hybrid cloud compute and storage infrastructure from POC to launch and provide ongoing maintenance
  • Develop and propose Managed Hosting standards and best practices for processes, procedures, and technical standards.

Expected Knowledge of:

  • A wide spectrum of technologies which include but are not limited to:  Enterprise Storage and Server Platforms, Linux servers, Collaboration, high availability solutions, and virtualization technologies.
  • Infrastructure components from key vendors including Cisco, VMware, Juniper, ELK, F5 and Citrix.
  • Enterprise productization processes, including developing product guides, asset management, data protection, capacity management, performance management, and lifecycle management.
  • Heavy Automation experience
  • Enterprise System Management tools.
  • Active Directory Group Policies and LDAP authentication to include software deployment, security settings, and application settings.
  • Intermediate Knowledge in Amazon Web services components including EC2, Elastic Map Reduce, S3, EBS, CloudTrail
  • Deep understanding of cloud security concepts including Firewall, VPC’s, Encryption, Authentication and Authorization (SSO, Active Directory/LDAP etc.) strategies
  • Additional experience with other major cloud providers including AWS, Google Cloud Platform and Azure highly desired
  • Experience with Third Party Cloud Automation, Platform Management and Cost management tools are highly desired
  • Scripting languages, such as Perl, Bash, Java, Python, Linux Shell, PowerShell/vbScript, and PowerCLI

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science preferred. Equivalent work experience can be substituted for college education.
  • 4+ years of experience supporting and implementing enterprise-class solutions operating in a 24/7 environment.
  • Certifications within engineering discipline and IT industry (ITIL, RHCE and CCNA) are highly desired.
  • 3+ years professional experience in designing technology solutions
  • Certifications within engineering discipline and Cloud industry (VCP, AWS, GCP or Azure) certifications are highly desired.

 

Salary Range: $110,000-115,000 commensurate with experience and education

Full benefits: Full Healthcare, Dental, Vision, 401k, PTO, Holidays

 

Please send ONLY qualified candidates to Joseph Gros at jgros@pipercompanies.com 

 

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Job Id:

19255

Job Category:

IT Infrastructure

Job Location:

Baltimore, MD  21202

Security Clearance:

Not Defined

Business Unit:

Piper Companies