Lead Cloud Engineer - AWS in Charlotte, North Carolina at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 11/22/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We strive to provide comprehensive, quality and an affordable suite benefits. Our employees are eligible for Medical, Vision, Dental, Short Term Disability and 401K and other benefits. 


  • Fortune 100 Financial Services Company
  • 100-year history of dedication to customer satisfaction, success and growth
  • Tremendous growth and new business strategy leading to the need for new talent
  • Significant investments in cutting-edge technology


  • Culture: Excellent work environment that fosters collaboration
  • Growth: Ability to make an impact on the direction of the organization
  • Opportunity: Gain hands-on experience working with cutting-edge technology
  • Stability: Recent financial performance of the company has reported record profits


  • Charlotte, NC or Iselin, NJ


  • Provide expert level IT technical lead services, including the direction, evaluation, selection, configuration, implementation, and integration of new and existing technologies and tools in a cloud platform
  • Responsible for development of cloud tools & data services to support operations of Cloud infrastructure, provisioning, monitoring with (IaaS) and (PaaS) models
  • Deploying, automating, maintaining and managing AWS cloud based production system, to ensure the availability, performance, scalability and security of productions systems.
  • Expert with CI/CD delivery frameworks (e.g Jenkins), infrastructure as code software tools (Terraform, Cloud Formation), configuration management/orchestration tools (e.g. Puppet, Chef, Ansible), and version control (e.g. GIT)
  • Accountable for developing operational tools to review metrics/scorecards for cloud platform. Develop appropriate GUI interfaces.
  • Manage the governance framework for DB-Services specific to private, hybrid and public cloud platform adhering to standards and integration with existing tools.
  • Partner/Collaborate and drive accountability with internal team and vendors.
  • Ability to anticipate technology changes within a rapidly evolving environment.
  • Build, release and configuration management of production systems.
  • Suggesting architecture improvements, recommending process improvements.
  • Evaluate new technology options and vendor products.


  • Have a Bachelors degree or equivalent
  • Have either an AWS Associate or Professional Certification


  • Minimum 10+ years of IT experience or equivalent professional experience with Programming/DBMS/Data Store experience
  • Have a Minimum of 2 years of experience with AWS - With multiple AWS services beyond traditional IaaS. Familiarity with AWS Cloud products (EC2, EBS, S3, Lambda, Aurora, Dynamo DB, EMR, DMS data migration, Kinesis, SQS/SNS, etc.) experience.
  • At least 2 years of infrastructure and database automation/programming capability using Terraform and Ansible
  • Experience in CI/CD tools (Chef, Ansible, or Puppet, Jenkins, Github, Git, Maven, Docker, Atom).
  • CI/CD pipeline setup utilizing either AWS services such as CodeBuild/Commit/Deploy or third-party tools such as ElectricFlow or Jenkins.
  • At least 2 years of demonstrated programming ability, skillset in designing and developing automation scripts (Python, Ruby, Chef, Groovy etc.)
  • Good to have experience in : Java, NodeJs, Powershell, Groovy, Front-end developer skillset. J2EE, .NET Framework, AngularJS, jQuery, AJAX, LINQ, JSON, GWT, Flex, Web Services, XML, HTML, CSS


  • Hands on experience with Java, Scala, C# or other language.
  • Strong Database and middleware experience in cloud and on-prem (eg. Oracle, MYSQL, PostGre, MongoDB, NodeJS, nginx, jboss, weblogic)
  • Strong compute, storage N/W, Linux, AD, NAS exposure
  • AWS Cloud Strategy: Business Case development, application assessment, and migration planning, Cloud Operating Model design
  • AWS Security: Compliance, Cloud Security Architecture, third-party security tools/platforms, encryption/KMS/CloudHSM, IAM policies/roles etc.
  • Cloud Native Application Architecture: AWS PaaS/SaaS services, Server less architecture, Lambda, API Gateway, Lightweight architectures including JavaScript frameworks (AngularJS/React) and single page web applications.
  • Proficient with JSON