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Job Function: Senior AWS Engineer

Employee type: Contract 

Industry: Software/IT 

Seniority Level: 5 years +

Company: Skill Deploy

Job Description

Successful candidate: 

Skill Deploy is searching for a talented Amazon Web Services engineer who can take ownership of our development process while helping us maintain a culture of excellence. Ideally, you've been there, done that before. 

You'll be joining our client's first-rate team as a key-player, providing leadership and oversight . 

You're a good fit for this role if you:

- Are AWS certified 

- You're able to work with a team in the EST time zone

- Have experience managing infrastructure with Terraform

- Are able to manage scaling with Kubernetes

- You're motivated and accountable

- You communicate at a high level while staying in constant contact with your team and project managers.

About the Role: 

- We are forming a team of A-players to reconstruct and enhance the cloud infrastructure of a large corporation in the financial industry

- Beginning work at phase 1 with subsequent phases to follow

- Top-pay remote contract position


- You'll partner with our client and other members of the AWS team to craft highly scalable, flexible and resilient solutions 

- Provide oversight and leadership as you apply your skills towards solidifying platform security, addressing IAM, and networking. 

- Build new features and improve existing features to meet customer needs along our product roadmap.

Desired Skills and Experience: 

- Responsible and communicative!

- 5+ years of experience as a certified AWS engineer

- Excellent understanding of cloud optimization, security assessments, and cloud management.

- Ability to work in a remote team environment. Self-driven, organized and motivated to deliver results.

- Strong attention to detail while understanding and implementing strategies that follow industry best practices.

- You understand and can help to implement a Zero Trust approach to networking

- You can put together a plan for development, security, and optimization

- You understand the "lift and shift" approach for migrating applications to the cloud


- Contract position. Contract - to -hire is a possibility

- Flexible work schedule 

About Us: 

Skill Deploy

Company - Software - 10 - 20 employees

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