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Kforce AWS Platform Engineer in Hillsboro, Oregon

Kforce has a client in search of an AWS Platform Engineer in Hillsboro, OR.Duties:

  • Enable productive workflow management and job orchestration via Airflow

  • Participate in system design planning and review to support a largely 24x7 operation

  • Participate in providing technology assessments in support of automation and technology migration initiatives

  • Recommend improvements; maintain/monitor production and non-production systems to ensure infrastructure performs at maximum efficiency

  • Recommend system design and configuration that minimizes cloud consumption costs

  • Provide support of our applications including escalation and system performance of production platforms

  • Perform systems analysis and tuning to ensure optimal operating systems response for multi-user applications

  • Implement/maintain IT security guidelines

  • Use innovative methods and technologies to identify and solve problems related to performance, scalability, reliability, and availability

  • Automating operational processes using scripting languages

  • Develop, implement, and continually improve system and monitoring and alerting capabilities and procedures

  • Write knowledge base documents to improve operations, SOP and contribute to IT organization

  • Bachelors' degree or equivalent work experience in a technical or quantitative field; Masters or MBA degree a plus

  • 2 years of project experience deploying cloud solutions (AWS)

  • Amazon Web Services operation, maintenance, implementation and design; Includes Airflow, Snowflake, EMR Clusters, EC2 management, IAM, CloudTrail, CloudWatch, EBS management, AMI, Jenkins, containers and more; Work with Enterprise Platform team to leverage enterprise products and processes

  • Experience working with big data technologies, (e.g., Spark, Hadoop, Python)

  • Strong scripting for task automation in Python or other scripting language

  • AWS or other cloud management system APIs

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Cloud technology

  • CICD tools and processes

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ensuring that solutions leverage industry best practices

  • Demonstrated ability to generate and maintain technical documentation

With a commitment to innovation, this client employs some of the world's top engineers and designers! It was ranked as one of the 'Happiest Companies to Work For' and awarded an 'Employees' Choice Award 2018 Best Place to Work' by Glassdoor. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. If you would like to make a difference globally and locally, apply now.Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours