Staples Lead Cloud Engineer in Framingham, Massachusetts
The Cloud Engineer will work collaboratively within the Cloud Engineering Department reporting to a team lead or manager. This is a key role and the ideal candidate will participate engineering design initiatives across various disciplines of Cloud Products, and drive execution of these deployments to the highest standards. The Cloud Engineer must have a proven track record managing technical initiatives, and a demonstrated expertise in related Cloud technologies. We are looking for experienced personnel who want to help drive the future transformation of this critical technology ecosystem.
Determines how existing applications, legacy systems, databases, web interfaces, and/or hardware logic which may be currently operating on multiple platforms, work with internal teams to meet the new and emerging business requirements in the cloud
Participate and lead sub-tracks of the technical architecture planning, data architecture design, project execution, user acceptance testing, and deployment of products and services into an enterprise environment moving to the cloud.
Partner with teams to address the security analysis of cloud initiates in collaboration with the technology and business unit personnel
Researches and evaluates emerging cloud technologies
Leads aspects of the cloud migration initiative, including its impact on infrastructure, networks and security
Provide input to project teams, including determining development and deployment strategies, including code management, continuous integration and other aspects of Dev Ops
Research, analyze and recommend approaches for solving difficult and challenging development and integration problems
Deploy and maintain a cloud network data center infrastructure and processes necessary to safeguard data systems.
Configure (through automation) infrastructure and applications for high performance and highly available operation to meet business needs
Act as the technical lead during the design and engineering phases, working in conjunction with a Technical Project Manager and Cloud Engineering Owner to create the development plan
8 - 10 years’ experience as an Engineer in a technology related field with focus on digital solutions
2 to 4 years of experience with modern Cloud Technologies at least half of which should be on a public cloud platform (Microsoft Azure, AWS, GCP)
Demonstrated hands on experience with multiple modern automation platforms such as Terraform, Puppet, Ansible, Cloud Formations, etc.
2 to 4 years of hands on Linux/Unix experience
Demonstrated hands on experience with open source middleware software (Apache, Tomcat, NGINX, Node.js, etc.)
Proven technology practitioner with experience in delivering large and complex technology solutions across a variety of platforms
Well versed in Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services cloud solutions, architecture, related technologies and their interdependencies
Strong hands on experience with Cloud based infrastructure and services
Understanding of networking concepts and technologies (DNS, load balancing, firewalls, etc.)
Ability to translate complex technical concepts into high-level designs and act as a subject matter expert in software design, implementation, deployment, and support across our full platform
Travel 10% on average, 25-50% some months
Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail, and proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
Strong analytical skills, with excellent problem-solving abilities
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to formulate data-driven decisions
Has relentlessly high standards (is never satisfied with the status quo)
Experience with Agile/iterative methodologies
API Management tools and techniques
Performance & Load Testing with high data volumes
IOT Technology, Machine Learning, Data Analytics
Postgres, MongoDB, Kafka
REST web services/JSON structures
Git Version Control with Github or Bitbucket
Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.