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The Enterprise Systems Cloud Engineer position is a junior level position that will create, implement, and manage the technical operation of cloud technology solutions for enterprise applications. As an initial assignment, the position will be setting up the operational processes and procedures for the Virginia Tech Summit Research Administration System using Amazon Web Services. Training in AWS and cloud technologies will be provided – the successful person just needs to bring an enthusiasm for learning and desire to understand and develop expertise in CaaS technologies, platforms and applications.
Virginia Tech is unable to sponsor applicants for work visas for this vacancy.
-Demonstrated experience in business process analysis, including requirements, analysis and documentation, and the application of information technology to solving business needs.
-Demonstrated experience in design and delivery of comprehensive enterprise-level technology solutions.
-Broad understanding of technology architecture and the complexities of enterprise-level applications.
-Extensive knowledge about APIs. You can design RESTful services and integrate with other data providers, and you know when to use JSON or XML.
-Experience with cloud services (ideally AWS) – knowing the "gotchas," potential problems, and how to setup and manage a service in the cloud.
-A solid understanding of networking and core Internet protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP, and distributed networks).
-Lots of experience with Linux/UNIX systems and the best practices for deploying applications to those stacks.
-Experience with different databases, including working knowledge of SQL, relational data stores and maybe even NoSQL databases.
-A commitment to best practices with ability to define operational processes, implement DevOps, deployment checklists, and more.
-Experience developing software with object-oriented languages like Java.
-Experience developing or supporting solutions in Docker.
-Experience using configuration, orchestration and automation tools such as Ansible, Chef, Puppet, etc.
Employee Category: Administrative and Professional Faculty
Appointment Type: Regular
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Review Date: 05/22/2017