Cloud Engineer (AWS)
Type: 6+ contract
Location: Chicago, IL

Contact: Ashley at
Note: This position is remote for the foreseeable future.

Responsibilities: This AWS Engineer will be working alongside other engineers on a current AWS implementation.  This will be moving legacy AWS infrastructure into brand new AWS org using infrastructure as code. This includes:

  • Migrating operations of non-scalable and/or non highly available platforms to a high availability and scalable architecture (web applications, databases, storage, etc)
  • Implementing process automations for application and platform operations and delivery
  • Implementing optimized AWS architectures that account for cost, availability, and scalability needs

Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 2+ years’ experience with AWS Foundational Services (EC2, VPC, S3, RDS, etc.)
  • 1+ years’ experience with Terraform is a must; as well as other Infrastructure as Code tools (CloudFormation, Packer)
  • Experience implementing traditional VM, container (Docker, Kubernetes), and serverless based architectures
  • Experience implementing CI/CD frameworks using common tools (AWS CodePipeline/CodeBuild/CodeDeploy, TeamCity, Jenkins)
  • 2+ years system engineering/administration experience on Linux would be helpful
  • 1+ years’ experience with Configuration Management tools (Ansible, Chef, Puppet) would be a plus
  • Strong scripting experience on both Linux and Windows (Bash, Python, PowerShell) including use of the AWS SDK or CLI
  • Strong understanding of enterprise, network, system and application-level architecture
  • Experience utilizing common source control systems (Git, VSTS, SVN) and project structure/organization

Ashley Falkenberg
Senior Recruiting Consultant
Forbes Technical Consulting LLC | 401 N. Franklin |Suite 3S | Chicago, IL 60654

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