Senior Cloud Engineer
Coimbatore, IND
6d ago

Job Summary

As a member of the IT Operations group, reporting to the Senior Manager of Platform Services, the Senior Cloud Engineer is responsible to perform cloud engineering duties as a member of a growing team of dedicated cloud engineers & architects.

You will have opportunity to work on wide range of cloud technologies within Amazon Web Services. You will network with individuals at all levels of the organization as a spokesperson and an expert in your field.

You will perform hands-on duties on cloud technologies primarily focused on PaaS services, troubleshooting and managing cloud services.

Key success factors will include a positive attitude, good work ethics and the ability to work independently as well as within teams.

As part of this well-respected IT group, you will enjoy a wide variety of hands-on work in emerging technologies within a supportive team environment.

Job Description Details

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Design and configure cloud solutions and cloud automation.
  • Work closely with the Network and Security teams to architect, deploy and configure cloud connectivity, the underlying cloud foundation and cloud security layers (cloud accounts, network buildout, cloud subnetting, and security settings).
  • Write and maintain scripts to increase efficiency and reduce human intervention.
  • Build / manage CI / CD framework for CloudFormation activities.
  • Manage and maintain cloud services and settings using cloud vendor console.
  • Configure backup & disaster recovery and troubleshoots issues related to backup and DR.
  • Support proof-of-concept initiatives in cloud sandboxes to address business challenges.
  • Assist application teams to refactor and migrate applications to public cloud services.
  • Identifycloud savings opportunities through improved configuration of existing systems.
  • Monitor for and review alerts and notifications related to cloud service events.
  • Adhere to and comply with change management processes and procedures.
  • Assist with design and planning of cloud service offerings.
  • Assist with setting processes and determining tools for enterprise service delivery.
  • Advocate for cloud through participation and leadership in cloud center of knowledge and cloud ideation work-sessions.
  • Support manager in streamlining processes for enterprise level service delivery.
  • Support manager in developing technical roadmaps for future cloud implementations.
  • Review new and emerging cloud offerings for enterprise fit and business use.
  • Resolve cloud issues and participate in global incident management as needed.
  • Ensure security is integrated into all cloud architecture solutions.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications :

    Bachelor’s degree in computer scienceor related field, or equivalent education / experience

    5+yearsofexperienceinAWSisa must and overall 7+ years of experience in IT

    ExperienceinCloud migration, Cloud serviceimplementationand troubleshootingis required

    Very good experiencewith Linux&WindowsOSand scripting in Python, YAML, JSON etc.,

    Candidate with AWS certification is preferred

    Microsoft Azure knowledge is nice to have

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :

    Knowledge :

  • Strong knowledge in development orand support of IaaS and PaaS cloud servicesin AWS
  • Thorough understanding of cloud (VPC, ALB / NLB, EBS, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, EC2, Cloud Security etc.,)
  • Knowledge of Cloud Orchestration, Automation, and Infrastructure as Code (CloudFormation)
  • Skills :

  • Highly skilled in scripting
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Abilities :

  • Accustomed to work within the ITIL framework of Incident, Problem, Change, Configuration and Release Management
  • Ability to be an on-call escalation point for production support and scheduled off-hours / weekend work if / when required
  • Additional qualities :

  • Desire to focus on and please the customer, ability to understand requests from the customer’s point of view
  • Commitment to high professional and ethical standards in a diverse workplace
  • Environmental working conditions & Physical effort :

    Currently work is performed remotely (work from home), with the abilitytoremain as such if agreed upon during the hiring process.

    Personal computer will be supplied, adequate network connectivity while working remotely is required and is the responsibility of the individual

    When officesre-open, workingfrom Coimbatore or Pune location is expected to resume.

    Officeshaveadequate lighting and ventilation and a normal range oftemperature and noise level

    A frequent volume of work and deadlines impose strain on routine basis

    Flexibility in working hours is expectedandflexing as required by current projects

    Minimal physical effort is required. Work is mostly sedentary


    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.

    They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.

    Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

    EEO Statement :

    We recognize the value of diverse workforce and aim to create employment opportunities such that all employees achieve their full potential and work in an environment free of discrimination and harassment.

    We are an Equal Employment / Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, caste, color, religious creed, ethnicity, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by central, national, provincial or local laws.

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