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Senior Cloud Data Operations Engineer (Contract in San Francisco)

LaBine and Associates
San Francisco, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Senior Cloud Data Operations Engineer with strong hands-on experience managing, and operating a FedRamp compliant AWS (GovCloud) data Platform


  • Support/Operate an Enterprise Data Services Platform (RedShift/EMR/OpenSearch Service)
  • Built/enhance upon the current solution to ensure that is able to meet NFRs, service-level agreements (SLAs), and operational-level agreements
  • Drive issue resolutions and root cause analysis with on-call duty
  • Create and maintain runbooks for all operational processes
  • Implement operational best practices for running data applications in the Cloud, and promote these best practices to the team and to the end-users
  • Identify gaps and configure AWS services in use for optimal performance and user experience
  • Automating processes/tasks to increase operational efficiency and customer experience
  • Proactive monitoring and optimization of solutions
  • Implement a proactive Monitoring & Alerting of potential bottlenecks to prevent/mitigate/resolve performance issues
  • Implementing recovery strategies to execute in the event of cloud downtime or failures
  • Troubleshoot/investigate data platform issues and implement workarounds/solutions in all environments (production/non-production)
  • Identifying and implementing cost-saving strategies to reduce cloud operational costs
  • Experience with enterprise rollout to production using CI/CD pipeline

Qualifications / Requirements Include:

  • Solid hands-on experience deploying, managing, and operating a production data platform implemented in AWS GovCloud: ­ Security, Identity & Compliance: AWS Identity & Access Management, AWS Key Management Service, AWS Secrets Manager, AWS Certificate Manager ­ Management/Compliance: Amazon CloudWatch, AWS CloudTrail ­ Analytics: Amazon RedShift, Amazon EMR, Amazon OpenSearch Service formerly known as ElasticSearch Service
  • Ability to work independently and in a collaborative environment with cross-functional teams
  • Strong client-facing experience
  • Strong development experience in Python and Shell
  • Knowledgeable of Spark processing engine & Big Data/Hadoop framework
  • Experience implementing highly available and disaster Recovery data solutions in AWS
  • The ability to discuss and explain system architecture and component design
  • Hands-on experience with FedRAMP data applications built-in AWS GovCloud
  • Working knowledge of Configuration management, Change management, and database administration
  • Experience with application/IAC security testing tools is a plus
  • Experience with installing/configuring and troubleshooting issues with SSL Certificates.
  • Deploying & Provisioning environments
  • Familiarity with Terraform & GitLab to maintain

Nice to have:

  • Analytics: Amazon QuickSight, AWS Glue, Amazon Athena
  • Databases: Amazon DynamoDB, AWS Database Migration Service, Amazon RDS
  • Compute: AWS Lambda, Amazon EC2
  • Storage: Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
  • Strong development experience in Scala & Java

This is a long-term contract in San Francisco (hybrid/remote). MUST be a US citizen, or at least have I-140 to be eligible for employment with this company.

LaBine and Associates


San Francisco, CA



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