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Senior AWS Cloud Architect

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PDS Tech is seeking a candidate for the Senior AWS Cloud Architect position located in Warren, NJ. 
The AWS cloud architect is responsible for the following activities: 
• Develops and maintains documentation of cloud environments, integration platforms, data flow map, server inventories, network design diagram, entity-relationship diagram, process workflows. 
• Defines/develops roadmaps and plans to migrate current application infrastructure to AWS Cloud and reduce hardware footprints and devises cost-effective ways to support cloud-computing environments. 
• Lead the design, implementation, testing, documenting of infrastructure technologies with varying degrees of hands-on execution tasks. 
• Lead system performance benchmarking and establish standards and best practices to support high-performing computing environments. 
• Familiar with AWS Simple Calculator for estimating costs and factors that impact cost control factors 
• Minimum 6+ years of good hand-on experience with AWS foundation services related to compute, network, content delivery, administration and security, deployment and management, automation technologies. 
• Experience with developing, building and operating sophisticated and highly automated Cloud infrastructure (AWS, Docker, Openstack, VMware, or Rackspace) a must. 
• Prior success in automating a real-world production environment a must. 
• Familiarity with AWS Cloud Formation, Opswork, Elastic Beanstalk, Code Deploy/, Pipeline/Commit, Openstack Heat, Cloudify or/and DSL such as YAML JSON required. 
• 5+ year development experience with continuous integration (CI/CD) and automation tools such as GIT/SVN, Jenkins, Chef, Ansible, Puppet 
• Prior development experience with Linux Container (LXC, Docker or CoreOS Rocket), Virtualization technologies (KVM, XEN) on Linux (Ubuntu or Redhat preferably) 
• 5+ year hands on experience to build and develop Microservices based and IaaS infrastructure with prior experience in AWS CodeDeploy, Docker Swarm, Kuberentes and Mesos 
• Experienced in building scalable applications (12-factor, micro-services, immutable production) 
• Cloud monitoring implementation and strategy (icinga, zabbix, nagios, sense, graphite, splunk, elastic search 
• Exposure to automated testing tools (BDD, TDD) and Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA, REST) 
• Strong programming/script skill in Python, Perl, Ruby shell, Node.js and knowledge of OOP design patterns
• Familiar with deployment patterns/strategy (blue/green, canary, rolling, draining) 
• Have R&D experience especially in building R&D tool environment in cloud computing environment is a plus. 
• BA/BS degree or equivalent experience; Computer Science or Math background preferred. 
• Strong verbal and written communication skills, with ability to work effectively across organizations
 
Job Number: 1610059769
Job Location: Warren, NJ
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 11/18/2016
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: Jan Manalaysay
Address: 300 E JOHN CARPENTER FWY STE 700
City, State: IRVING, TX 75062
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737
Fax Phone: 214/647-9630
Website: https://pdsjobs.force.com/candidates/job_detail_logged_in?id=a1i50000002FrTx&URLSource=cjhunter

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