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Cloud Operations Engineer in Chesterfield, MO at Strategic Staffing Solutions

Date Posted: 11/16/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

JobID: 142128

Strategic Staffing Solutions is searching for a Cloud Operations Engineer with 5-7+ years’ experience!

We are recruiting for a Fortune 500 Company and YOU could be their next hire!

*Not available but know someone with your similar experience….


Title: Cloud Operations Engineer

Role Type: W2
Location: St. Louis MO

Duration: 2+month contract
Work Schedule: 40 hours per week

Apply to: Derek Stone, Sourcing Specialist, at Reference JO#142128

Position Overview

The Cloud Operations Engineer will build and maintain secure, resilient, highly-available, scalable and performing IT infrastructure in public cloud environments.  This role provides administration for cloud deployments and assures those environments are appropriately configured and maintained.  The engineer will collaborate with application development teams during build, test, and release activity.


  • Design, build, and deploy secure and compliant infrastructure systems in public cloud environments.
  • Work with partner IT organizations to develop, document, and implement solutions in a consistent, repeatable manner
  • Work closely with developers in application troubleshooting, design, and continuous integration from an operational perspective.
  • Proactively maintain a broad knowledge of cloud engineering trends and technology advancements
  • Respond to Service Requests and Incidents. Plan and implement Change Requests.
  • Develop and maintain detailed, shared technical process and procedure documentation


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related work experience
  • 7+ years’ experience performing relevant IT roles
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience with application deployment, setup and configuration on Amazon Web Services
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with designing, implementing, and diagnosing services hosted with public cloud-based providers (Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud)
  • Solid knowledge of AWS services, including:  CloudWatch, IAM, CloudTrail, Lambda, EC2, ECS, VPC, EBS, ELB, KMS, Config, SNS, SQS, SES, SWF, S3, Glacier, and tagging
  • Experience with infrastructure automation and continuous delivery tool chains (e.g. Terraform, Jenkins, Ansible, AWS Cloud Formation, Consul, Vault)
  • Experience with Docker containerization and orchestration frameworks
  • Experience supporting multi-tier web application architectures
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications
  • Proficient with administration and troubleshooting of complex infrastructure, applications, and middleware.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with application development teams.
  • Experience in agile methodologies
  • Some experience in application development for cloud platforms using technologies like Grails, Angular frameworks, Java/J2EE, Spring Boot, Spring, Microservices, REST, Node JS and others

The S3 Difference

The global mission of S3 is to build trusting relationships and deliver solutions that positively impact our customers, our consultants, and our communities.  The four pillars of our company are to:

  • Set the bar high for what a company should do
  • Create jobs
  • Offer people an opportunity to succeed and change their station in life
  • Improve the communities where we live and work through volunteering and charitable giving

As an S3 employee, you’re eligible for a full benefits package that may include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Vacation Package
  • Life & Disability Insurance Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Derek Stone, Veteran U.S. Army 2nd Ranger Btn. 

Strategic Staffing Solutions-Sourcing Specialist

120 S. Central Ave., Ste. 1250 Clayton, MO 63105

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