Cloud Application Developer- Kansas City, MO

Date Posted: 12/02/2019

Equity Staffing has an exciting opportunity for Cloud Application Developers with a major client located in the downtown Kansas City, MO area. This is a great opportunity for someone earlier in their career with a solid application development background in AWS or Azure and solid programming foundation in Python and Go. In addition, this is a great opportunity to join and team within the organization that is expanding and working with latest and greatest cutting edge technologies!

Opportunity: 12-18 month contract
Location: Kansas City, MO ( Power and Light District area)
Pay Rate: Competitive BOE
Start Date: December 16, 2019

The Cloud Application Developer will work with the Cloud team to develop an automation platform responsible for delivering cloud infrastructure. Individual will leverage agile methodologies to increase efficiencies and scale self service abilities!

Major Responsibilities:
• Develop automation platform responsible for delivering cloud infrastructure that is scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant on Microsoft Azure Cloud
• Automate deployment, configuration, monitoring, and lifecycle management for Cloud Components
• Design/Implement self-service cloud offerings, working closely with App/Dev teams in the adoption of new MS Azure Cloud features and services
• Implement Architecture and Security standards through automation to ensure cloud infrastructure adheres to approved design patterns and security posture
• Serve as a thought leader incorporating DevOps practices for automation of application installation, code deployment, configuration, and ongoing support tasks
• Participate in designing and developing continuous automation solutions and improvements

Qualifications and Requirements:
• Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university or equivalent work experience
• Minimum four years of Senior level systems administrator experience; preferably in Public Cloud or large Enterprise Level Data Centers
• Experience operating in a large enterprise environment and understanding of implementation of systems at scale
• Cloud and automation experience:
○ One+ years working with Cloud orchestration and automation
○ Two+ years working with different Cloud platforms (Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)) and environments (Public, Private, Hybrid)
○ Two+ years working knowledge with Cloud service provider technologies. Microsoft Azure preferred or AWS.
• Relevant Technologies Include: Python, Go, Git, VSCode, Ansible, Terraform, Azure DevOps, Azure Functions, Kubernetes, .NET, Bash/Powershell

Preferred skills/experience education:
• Working with server less technologies
• Working with an Agile Development software team
• Familiar with build and deployment automation
• Comfortable programming against an API
• Implement Pipelines for infrastructure automation
• Understanding of GitOps for configuration management
• Software engineering experience



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