Tech Data - Americas

  • Cloud Platform Engineer

    Location US-FL-Clearwater
    Req Number
    2018-22186
    Weekly Work Hours
    40
    Shift
    8-5pm
    Travel Required
    Less than 10%
    Working Time
    Full-Time
  • Overview

     

    Tech Data is one of the world’s largest technology providers in IT distribution. Tech Data is currently ranked No. 83 on the Fortune 100® and has been named one of Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” for seven straight years.

     

    The Tech Data difference is in our people.  Every day customers like Best Buy, CDW, Office Depot, etc… depend on us to help them cost-effectively support the technology needs of end users of all sizes, including small- and medium-sized businesses, large enterprises, educational institutions, government agencies, and consumers.  Working for Tech Data, you will be supporting manufacturers such as, Apple, Brocade, Cisco, Dell, HP, IBM, Lenovo, Microsoft, Oracle, VMWare, etc…

     

    The video link below provides a glimpse into our world!

     

     

     

     

    Tech Data is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic cloud platform engineer. As a member of the global DevOps organization, you will play a key role in supporting the Agile transformation within the Innovation Technology department. This role will work closely with operational teams to deploy and operate enterprise-class solutions that support Tech Data's strategic focus. The cloud platform engineer will also heavily focus on driving platform improvements to ensure that the organization is delivering quality solutions while effectively managing operational costs.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities Required

    •    Build automated configuration management processes to speed up maintenance cycles and improve overall visibility into Tech Data's cloud infrastructure 
    •    Act as an escalation point to provide support for responsible workloads specific to Tech Data's Azure/AWS Cloud environments. 
    •    Review and monitor Cloud infrastructure costs in order to optimize operational expenses on the hosted environments
    •    Ensure infrastructure is configured to have both proactive and reactive monitoring rules/alerts in place
    •    Implement and manage Cloud Infrastructure to support Agile Delivery initiatives.   
    •    Monitor, troubleshoot, and update the software builds on existing Cloud-based  systems, as well as keep new images updated with the latest software version and updates 
    •    Maintain strong security policies in the Cloud environment for both servers and users
    •    Report progress and status of assigned tasks to project teams and managers 
    •    Design, test, debug, implement, and document solutions that support continuous improvement efforts on our Cloud platforms 
    •    Report progress and status of assigned tasks to project teams and managers 
    •    Perform capacity planning, issue resolution, and change management processes to ensure resources are being effectively managed  
    •    Develop and maintain documentation and diagrams outlining automated solutions and infrastructure architecture 

    Qualifications, Required Knowledge Skills & Abilities and Working Conditions

    Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
    •   Able to perform basic mathematical calculations.
    •   Able to recognize and attend to important details with accuracy and efficiency.
    •   Able to communicate clearly and convey necessary information.
    •   Able to create and conduct formal presentations.
    •   Able to interact effectively with all levels of management.
    •   Able to negotiate skillfully, promote/sell ideas persuasively, and close transactions with mutually beneficial results.
    •   Possesses strong multi-cultural interpersonal skills.
    •   Possesses strong leadership skills with a willingness to lead, create new ideas, and be assertive.
    •   Possesses strong organizational and time management skills, driving tasks to completion.
    •   Able to constructively work under stress and pressure when faced with high workloads and deadlines.
    •   Able to work independently with minimum supervision.
    •   Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
    •   Able to be immobile for long extended periods.
    •   Able to build solid, effective working relationships with others.
    •   Able to exhibit ability to be sensitive to the needs, concerns, and feelings of others.
    •   Able to quickly learn new systems and technology.
    •   Able to use relevant computer system applications at a basic level.
    •   Able to use relevant computer system applications at an intermediate level.
    •   Able to use relevant computer system applications at an advanced level.

     

    Experience:
    •    3 to 5 Years of relevant work experience.
      
    Education & Certifications:
    •    Bachelor's Degree with Computer Information Systems Field of Study preferred.
    •    Technical with 5+ Years IT experience field of study required.
    •    Other Education / Certifications: Experience implementing solutions leveraging cloud infratructure (Microsoft Azure preferred).
    •Demonstrate proven ability to manage the network, security, infrastructure, and server less technologies in the public cloud (Microsoft Azure preferred)
    Knowledge of Configuration Management and Infrastructure as Code concepts (e.g. Chef, Puppet, Ansible).
    •Working experience on PaaS Technologies and solutions (App/Microservices preferred)
    •Demonstrated ability to collaborate across multiple functional/technical teams to deliver a project.
    •Demonstrated growth mindset, enthusiastic about learning new technologies quickly and applying the gained knowledge to address business problems.
    •Hands on experience coding/building enterprise-scale applications using latest web technologies
    •Good understanding of infrastructure and network design
    •Strong understanding of security best practices
    •Candidate must be able to demonstrate the ability to write functional code using at least one language (.Net, Python, Ruby, JavaScript, or C#)
    •Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must
    •Experience with agile methedology is preferred

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