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Software Engineer AWS in Alpharetta, GA at NextGen

Date Posted: 5/19/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Software Engineer

AWS Expert


  • Develop and implement internal systems, processes, and best practices to be used by other teams designed to increase productivity.

  • Responsible for designing cloud architecture of applications and mapping business requirements into system / technical requirements

  • Design, implement, and maintain server, storage, network, and security infrastructure

  • Design, implement, and test disaster recovery and business continuity architecture

  • Take part in the solution implementation, delivery and troubleshooting

  • Recommend architecture to meet business requirements

  • Create and implement automation for cloud platforms as well as monitoring and alerting purposes

  • Ensure all infrastructure components meet proper performance and capacity standards

  • Participate in and evaluate proof-of-concepts for server, storage, network, and security technologies to support the cloud infrastructure

  • Utilizes their deep knowledge of operations engineering, connected services, and information technology to innovate and influence operational approaches and solutions in traditional data centers and in AWS


  • Minimum 5-7 years of infrastructure experience.

  • 4 + years of hand-on experience implementing solutions on AWS

  • Hands-on experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) such as EC2, EMR, Dynamodb EBS, ELB, S3, ElasticIP, Route 53, IAM, Gateways, VPCs, CloudWatch, Lambda scripts, etc.

  • Proficient with SQL databases and knowledge of standard methodologies

  • Ability to work across all layers of an application, from back-end databases through UI

  • Hands on Python development experience

  • Good working knowledge of Big Data technologies such as Hadoop, Hive, Spark

  • Knowledge in Deployment Management Tools such as Chef, Ansible, or Terraform

  • Experience with Linux operating systems (RHEL/CentOS).

Additional Job Details:

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

  • 4 - 6 years of experience

  • AWS Certification highly preferred (AWS Certified Associate/Professional: SysOps Administrator, DevOps Engineer, Solutions Architect)

  • Ability to identify and articulate sources of customer value from data & advanced analytics.

  • Ability to create roadmaps and decompose phases and steps to realize value.

  • Experience with Configuration management tools and principles.

  • Strong background in cloud network security and high availability principles.

  • Expertise in storage design for high availability and disaster recovery.