Principal Cloud Engineer

$180,000 - $200,000 yearly
Job Category: Technology
Position Type: Direct Hire / Permanent
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Washington, District Of Columbia
Job ID: 141071
Benefits: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance
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LaSalle Network is partnered with a dynamic player in the federal government sector, whose mission is to empower agencies with cutting-edge data solutions that drive innovation, efficiency and progress. They are currently seeking an experienced Principal Cloud Engineer to join one of their federal projects supporting the Department of Transportation in the Washington, DC area.

As the Principal Cloud Engineer, you’ll use your experience to architect, build and design solutions that integrate public Cloud services. You will incorporate techniques like Infrastructure as Code to ensure repeatable deployment of resources. You’ll provide expertise in the use of Cloud reference architectures and solutions to support software development in a DevOps environment. This opportunity is full time and hybrid in Washington D.C.

Principal Cloud Engineer Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical, managerial and administrative direction for problem definition, analysis, requirements development and implementation for complex to extremely complex systems within cloud infrastructure. Troubleshoot cloud performance issues
  • Analyze network traffic and provide capacity planning solutions
  • Producing Infrastructure as Code (IaC) or Configuration as Code (CaC), delivering solutions with a code-first approach with sufficient comments and structure
  • Collaborate with engineering and development teams to evaluate and identify optimal cloud solutions
  • Diagnose and resolve complex performance, security and/or technical challenges
  • Support all tiers of applications deployed in the cloud, configuring network, cloud-native services, infrastructure and privileges for development teams

Principal Cloud Engineer Requirements:
  • 10+ years of related experience managing cloud environments, possessing extensive skills and knowledge in cloud service provider selection, implementation techniques, application data migration techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements
  • 12+ years' experience in information technology with 8+ years of focused, hands-on experience deploying/configuring workloads within either AWS or Azure – preferred experience is DevOps focused
  • Must possess at least 1 Professional or specialty certification from a cloud provider
  • Experience designing and implementing cloud architectures
  • Strong knowledge of enterprise computing and operating systems such as Linux and Windows, and experience with troubleshooting
  • Professional Architect Certification within either AWS or Azure

If you are interested in this opportunity and meet the qualifications, please apply today!

Thank you,

Autumn Kemske
Project Manager – Technology Services
LaSalle Network

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.