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Cloud Engineer

Date: Apr 1, 2019

Location: LAKE FOREST, IL, US, 600455202

Company: Grainger

The candidate will work closely with management to develop future plans and schedules and provide input into presentations and/or Engineering and Architecture Additionally, the qualified candidate would be expected to consume new concepts and technologies quickly, as well as be able to educate technologists on their applicability and usage.


Basic Qualifications

  • BS Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related degree and 5+ years of prior relevant experience
  • Experience with advanced System engineering/Architecture/Administration in a large and distributed environment
  • Experience with Linux (RHEL, CentOS) and MS Windows Server (2008 R2, 2012 R2, 2016 etc.) environments and the ability to build, configure, and maintain via Command Line Interface (CLI)
  • Solid understanding of cloud computing design and security principles
  • AWS CLI Scripting
  • Demonstrated understanding / proficiency in application containerization, APIs or web services
  • Knowledge of common DevOps tools such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Jenkins, Git
  • Wide range of knowledge across IT disciplines including software, hardware, network engineering
  • Demonstrable experience working on complex programs, projects, and large cross-functional teams
  • Experience using orchestration tools/deploying infrastructure as code (eg Terraform, CloudFormation, etc)


Working flexible hours and traveling as required


Desired skills

  • Proven experience with Amazon Web Services
  • Recognized cloud certification (AWS CSA/Developer/DevOps Engineer, CompTIA Cloud+, CCSK or others)
  • Demonstrated experience utilizing Agile frameworks for project lifecycle and/or understanding of Agile development concepts 
  • Experience deploying and/or managing a Splunk Enterprise environment
  • Demonstrated understanding and/or on-the-job experience with configuration management systems (e.g. Puppet, Chef, or Ansible)
  • Experience with test automation and continuous integration and deployment
  • Individual should be comfortable working in a fast-paced, startup-like environment
  • Advanced knowledge of cloud technologies. Amazon Web Services preferred, but other cloud platforms such as Microsoft Azure, OpenStack and others are relevant as well
  • Proven effective communication skills (written, verbal and presentation)
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Proven effective leadership skills

Job Segment: Cloud, Computer Science, System Administrator, Linux, Testing, Technology

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