Cloud Engineer (remote)

Posted Date 6 months ago(3/1/2022 4:24 PM)
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Knowledge Services is actively seeking a DevOps Engineer for a 6 month contract (likley to extend) with our client. This role is 100% remote and is an immediate need.


DevOps team members follow Lean Agile process and are involved in the full lifecycle of an application. They are responsible for the design and implementation of the continuous delivery pipeline, including Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD) and automated environment provisioning. The DevOps engineer is also responsible for developing the DevOps toolchain, having a firm grasp of open source technologies and tools. DevOps engineer would support release on-demand practice, developing new DevOps fixtures, prototyping new architecture, implement and update enablement solutions, providing assistance performing technical peer reviews, managing operations as well as supporting software in production.


  • Understand the current APS system architecture state; responsible for the development and implementation of the infrastructure activities.
  • Responsible for the administration/configuration of CI/CD pipeline, integrate the CI/CD system into the onboarding process, and scale the CI/CD system to meet CMS’ demand.
  • Utilize CMS approved cloud services to increase security best practices and scan software code for security violations and adherence to CMS policy and standards.
  • Coordinate application performance testing with ETC team (performance test center) and perform capacity modeling to project the effects of workload testing.
  • Conduct resource usage analysis, including tracking and trending of system resources on the cloud for AWS Cost Optimization.
  • Setup and monitor application capability utilization, availability, setup process, and scripts for application and database logs monitoring using Splunk and Kibana.
  • Provide status updates to stakeholders and escalates issues when necessary.
  • Understand of Cloud security best practices, familiarity with container (Docker, ECS, EKS)
  • Infrastructure provisioning tool: Terraform/CloudFormation
  • Familiarity with Splunk and AWS CloudWatch
  • Hands on working knowledge around standard AWS services, such has EC2, S3, Lambda, VPCs, Load balancing, Networking and Monitoring Health of these services using tools/processes.
  • Hands on working knowledge on deploying AWS Cloud Formation scripts, SSL Certificates.
  • A good understanding of Cloud Security in AWS, specifically IAM Roles & Polices, Security Groups and Encryption keys





  • Knowledge of Kubernetes and Cluster Management. Hands on is a plus.
  • Understanding of Cloud security best practices, familiarity with container (Docker, ECS, EKS)
  • 5+ years of experience in hands on software development and/or platform engineering ideally in large-scale software projects or -aaS models.
  • Has knowledge in Cloud Account Management. Experience is a plus.
  • Experience with Docker or another container engine.
  • Automation, Continuous Refactoring, Security etc.
  • Proficiency with CI/CD tools and implementing pipelines
  • Aptitude for building systems using modern, scalable, resilient, cloud native architectures (Containers, Servlerless, etc).
  • Strong commitment to quality, documentation, and engineering excellence.
  • Proficient communication skills with an ability to reach both technical and non-technical stakeholders. You make complex things simpler, not the other way around.
  • Experience with any programming language.
  • Knowledge in secure SDLC, particularly in a cloud environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar. Master’s a plus.

Preferred Skills:

  • Agile-based knowledge and skill.
  • Familiarity with open source software stacks
  • AWS Solutions Architect Certification or AWS Sys Ops Administrator







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