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Principal Cloud Engineer

Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632

Posted: 02/14/2019 Industry: Back-End Development / Programming Job Number: 7656
Job Title:                               Principal Cloud Engineer

Areas of Responsibility
  • Collaborate cross functionally to develop our target state cloud architecture and supporting organization model along with the platform roadmap required to achieve that target state.
  • Drive cloud/ technology discussions and facilitate decision with other teams within the organization.
  • Executes POCs and feasibility studies to validate next-gen product concepts and technologies leveraging results to guide business and technology decisions.
  • Enforce adherence to architectural standards/principles, global product-specific guidelines, usability design standards, governance, cost controls, etc.
  • Drive technical designs to consensus and approval.
  • Work with product owners and other functional teams to translate the roadmap into releases.
  • Keep abreast of and gain expertise in the evolving technology and understand how new technologies could be applied
  • Stay current with IAAS & PAAS trends and incorporate emerging technology to benefit the platform.
Skill Sets
  • 1-2 years of experience in all aspects of cloud computing including infrastructure, storage, platforms and data
  • Experience in cloud computing based services architecture, technical design and implementations including IaaS, CaaS, PaaS, and SaaS delivery models.
  • Ability to script in JSON, Java or other programming languages
  • Understanding of Terraform, GIT, ansible playbooks and cloud templating
  • Ability to create business cases for new technology proposals
  • Thorough understanding of infrastructure automation, continuous integration/deployment and cloud delivery models.
  • Deep expertise in public cloud architecture and transformation strategy as well as product architecture.
  • Knowledge of infrastructure design & server infrastructure implementation.
  • Experience with networking and web standards such as DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP, HTTP, web security mechanisms, proxies, firewalls & application delivery controllers.
  • 2-3 years primary hands on experience with Amazon AWS (mandatory)
  • Balance of strategic and tactical skills and the ability to work on cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to write technical documentation (platform architecture, strategy, engineering etc.)
  • Ability to work on multiple concurrent complex projects and to coordinate the work of others in the cloud environment.
  • Experience with build tools, CI/CD, DevOps and agile principles
  • Possess an understanding of system testing including platform, integration, load and scale testing.
  • Proficient at multitasking and proactive in work responsibilities


  • B.S. degree in Information Technology, Business Administration or other technical discipline

Vrinda Dinesh

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