Cloud DevOps & Infrastructure Engineer

Pittsburgh, PA

Posted: 08/09/2019 Employment Type: Contract Job Industry: Information Technology Job Number: 19-01677
 
CPI is hiring a Cloud DevOps & Infrastructure Engineer on a contract-to-possible-hire basis for our large defense industry client in Pittsburgh, PA. Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance is preferred at the time of hire or obtainable within a reasonable time period.   Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. Citizenship is required.
 
No third-party applicants will be considered. If you are a third-party contracting company, please do not respond to this position.

Our client offers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13, 000+ top professionals, they partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.
 
Education Requirements:
Bachelor' s degree in software engineering or a related technical field is required (or equivalent experience), plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master' s degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience. All educations requirements will be verified.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
As a Cloud DevOps & Infrastructure Engineer you will guide internal customers on how to configure and deploy PaaS infrastructure consisting of identity and access management, network architecture, application security, logging, monitoring, deployment and more. You will collaborate with Software Architects on how to best design their cloud applications for optimal scaling including content caching, compute optimizations, continuous integration and delivery pipeline, load balancer setup, and more. You will interface with internal and external customers to deploy solutions and deliver workshops to educate and empower them. Additionally, you will work closely with Project Management to build and constantly drive excellence in our solutions.

In this role, you are the Platform Engineer working with Critical internal and external Platform Consumers. Together with the team, you will support successful implementation of Application PaaS in the Cloud through architecture guidance, best practices, data migration, implementation, troubleshooting, monitoring, and more.
 
Candidates should have demonstrated strengths and experience in some of the following areas:
  • Experience working with, or are familiar with the differences between, public, private, and mixed cloud environments.
  • Container technologies such as Docker, or LXC.
  • Deployment of continuous integration and continuous deployment technologies such as Jenkins, Puppet, or Chef.
  • Experience maintaining production-grade applications in virtualized environments (cloud computing platforms and services).
  • Effective communication and attention to detail.

Brad Blue
Director of Business Development - Information Technology

With a reputation for delivering creative and cost-effective programming within the workforce solutions industry, Brad is a results oriented, seasoned business development professional with Contract Professionals, Inc. He effectively leads the company’s IT Division, to deliver sophisticated IT talent to a diverse and growing client base. 

Brad comes with 19 years of industry experience, working with some of the largest and most well respected international companies in the world. He possesses management oversight experience from a local to a national level; executing creative and complex workforce solutions to Fortune 15 - Fortune 5000 companies.

Brad enjoys connecting deserving job seekers to their desired professions.He’s successfully delivered 1000's of skilled candidates to hiring managers in the financial services, telecom, health care, education and aerospace/defense industries.

Brad is also an expert at client relationship development and management. He is known, industry wide for his ability and willingness to place a high value on client satisfaction. He does this by conducting regular audits of the workforce solutions he delivers to his clients. If there is a better or most cost effective way to do it, he’ll find it and deliver.

Brad is a true problem solver and long-term relationship builder, with a keen eye for talented human resources.

Brad grew up in a Phoenix suburb. When he is not working, he enjoys trying new sports & activities with his large family.

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