Cloud Reliability Engineer

Cloud Reliability Engineer - Strong Terraform is a must, Experience implementing IaC – Terraform, Ansible etc., Strong public cloud provider experience (AWS certification a plus) and Linux platform exp.
  • Location: Alpharetta, Georgia
  • Type: Remote Contract
  • Job #4497
Job Description: Job Title: Cloud Reliability Engineer – Strong Terraform is a must
Top 3 skills: Strong AWS knowledge, Terraform and communication
Location: Alpharetta, GA; Clinton, NJ; or Remote (Eastern Time Zone)

Job Function:?
• The Cloud Reliability Engineer – (Automation), will be a member of the Cloud Services team and drive cross-functional technology for delivering projects on an IaaS platform to meet critical technology and business requirements.?
• This is a specialized job function that focuses on the automation of availability, performance, maintainability and optimization of business applications on the NYL IaaS (AWS) platform.
• The Cloud RE – Automation Engineer, is expected to follow an Infrastructure as Code (IaC) philosophy, as well as standard development practices, to provide consistency and repeatability with our deployments.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Primary function is to deliver IaC automation which provides repeatable, reliable solutions using Terraform and GitHub.
• Enable tooling and process so that all L1/L2 operations can be done by more traditional NOC teams and remain the L3 escalation point for Cloud incidents and requests.
• Drive automation to replace manual operations
• Deliver automation to address new features and defects as part of our platform releases.
• Aid with application implementations using primarily Linux technology on AWS
• Assist and oversight production releases while partnering with internal teams to identify requirements for operational monitoring and optimization
• Review and identify IaaS issues or concerns
• Ensure alignment to cloud standards and best practices
• Follow the enterprise change management process to deploy fully tested and documented solutions/applications to a production environment
• Interprets and advise on usage to optimize, maximizing utilization of deployed resources and reduce spend
• Maintain and develop our growing Terraform infrastructure-as-code library which we use to deploy infrastructure and applications
• Collaborate with Cloud Architects and Solution Engineers to deliver projects
• Train development teams and new users on services and automation capabilities
• Provide tier 2 and 3 production operational support
• Potential for off-hours incident response
• Actively engage with peer technical teams as appropriate to ensure a holistic approach
• Willingness to learn new and emerging technologies and implement in a short time
• Ability to multi-task and manage tasks with varying priorities
• Self-motivated, innovative and able to work across diverse technical and non-technical teams.?
• Must be self-directed and willing to learn new tools and services to stay up-to-date with our evolving platforms
• Ability to communicate to non-technical and technical resources

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