Cloud Engineer | Beacon Technologies

Cloud Engineer

Posted on June 28, 2021



Position Details


Job Summary

Note - This role is more operational


The Cloud Engineer will be responsible for the operations of the Client Cloud Data Center working with several DT Teams to support Client Cloud operations. In addition, work with solution teams supporting their deployments and engage when there is a need to guide. Primary focus areas will be standardization, infrastructure as code, solution performance, new cloud capabilities, cost management and control, monitoring, security support, etc. The Cloud Engineer will also be responsible for supporting and developing new cloud capabilities and advancement. This is a new position that will report to the leader of Cloud Service and Solutions. The IT Infrastructure organization at the client is a centralized Shared Services organization that provides services and solutions to our five segments: Defense, Fire and Emergency, JLG, Commercial, and Corporate.

These duties are not meant to be all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

-Research, develop and deploy new functionality in the cloud to support solution teams including capability, standards, security, support, financials, documentation, etc.
-Responsible for the operations of the Client Cloud Data Center including sustainability, performance, monitoring, security control, etc.
-Designing and implementing solutions to continuously improve management of the cloud
-Continuous improvements in Cloud cost management and control
-Work with teams to define new ways to utilize and expand the client's cloud capability
-Support application teams in the operation of their cloud applications to maximize performance and resolve issues
-Work with 3rd party vendors to bring value added innovation to the organization with respect to cloud capability
-Lead standards development and documentation for the cloud
-Participate in efforts to standardize code storage via GitHub
-Work with DBA teams to establish cloud data storage standards, solutions, and operations
-Ensure the proper management of cloud assets
-Intimately familiar with Cloud Application frameworks and capabilities to be able to drive the design of next gen platform
-Work with Identity and Security teams to develop standards and procedures for properly securing cloud applications
-Good background in Cloud Operations, Monitoring and Management
-Collaborate with development, operations, and infrastructure teams to develop sound automation solutions. Troubleshoot automation issues and find practical -solutions to address barriers, enabling forward movement in the application lifecycle
-Demonstrate good judgment, identifying problems in advance and proposing solutions
-Continuous development of standards, policies, and governance procedures
-Prepare and maintain up to date documentation for internal and external customers detailing configuration of deployed solutions
-Flexibility to adapt Staying flexible to new technologies and having the aptitude to pick them up quickly.
-Leadership and communication skills to be able to present new technologies and methods to peers and grow understanding and adoption.
-Assist with financial management models to ensure optimized cost for cloud utilization. 


-Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent.
-Eight (8) or more years of experience in Information Technology, or in a related area.
-Ability to effectively communicate.
-Ability to work in a team environment.
-Strong organizational skills with exceptional follow through and attention to detail.
-Strong understanding of the business impact of IT tools, technologies, and policies.
-Ability to travel up to 10%.
-Ability to maintain a high level of technical expertise, staying abreast of new technologies and practices. 


-Experience managing and maintain solutions on Microsoft Azure cloud infrastructure/platform
-Experience with provisioning production and non-production environments on Azure to optimize usage and cost
-Experience in Microsoft PaaS Services, Container Deployment Models and N-Tier Deployment models
-Setting up proper governance and security controls to protect cloud applications, resources and Data
-Excellent technical architecture skills, enabling the creation of future-proof, complex global solutions

About Beacon Technologies

Are you looking to advance your career in information technology? Beacon Technologies offers career advancement opportunities, extensive training, and excellent benefits including paying for health and dental premiums for salaried employees. In addition to providing interesting opportunities, Beacon Technologies provides that old fashioned, personal touch, so you feel like a part of the Beacon team.