Cloud DevOps Engineer

Location:  Chicago, IL


Our client is a $30B+ global company that holds the #2 market position in their industry and is committed to a major transformation that includes a move to be a very nimble, open source development, and cloud enabled organization as well as centralizing and growing their cybersecurity efforts.  Another major initiative includes their IOT/predictive analytics organization that utilizes cutting edge web services and cloud technologies to deliver amazing capabilities and products.  We are partnering with this business unit in search for a highly talented and technical cloud DevOps engineer who can help design, implement, and deploy their next generation streaming and analytics platform to the cloud.

A successful candidate will collaborate with engineering teams to implement and migrate solutions and workloads onto AWS. This person will help to build the infrastructure and tools to enable a DevOps environment and culture in a cloud-based architecture (AWS).

  • You will work on a wide range of innovative AWS use cases
  • You will set-up and configure AWS services to best practices
  • You will develop best practices for automated software deployment and configuration management
  • You will create and modify scripts for the automation of the AWS platform (Infrastructure as Code)
  • You will create code assets and tools to accelerate custom product development
  • You will coach product engineering teams to be self-sufficient

Required Skills and Experience:

  • BS level technical degree required – Computer Science or Engineering background preferred
  • 7+ years of experience as a technical specialist – 3+ years’ experience in a cloud-based environment. AWS Certification is required
  • Hands-on technical practitioner
  • Experience with Git and Jenkins
  • Experience in DevOps and Agile methodology
  • Experience with Chef, Puppet, Salt, or Ansible in production environments with many nodes.
  • Familiarity with CloudFormation and JSON.
  • Strong scripting skills, i.e., Powershell, Python, Bash, Ruby, Perl, etc.
  • Strong understanding of cloud networking architecture, cloud operations, security, automation and orchestration
  • Experience migrating applications from traditional data center infrastructures to hybrid or fully-cloud based environments.
  • Experience with Cassandra, Kafka, and Hadoop a plus
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Contact Information:

For immediate consideration please email a resume to