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DevOps Cloud Network Engineer - REMOTE

  • Location: Lincolnshire, 60069
  • Salary: 155000.0
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 13 days ago

MATRIX has partnered with a premier client in filling multiple full time employee positions where you can work 100% REMOTELY.  These positions are all due to rapid growth. This is a great opportunity to expand your career and work with a well known company and look towards career growth.

Are you a DevOps cloud engineer with Python experience?  Are you extremely collaborative and enjoy working with your teammates in a fast paced environment?  Are you looking for your next long term career opportunity? This position may be for you!!!

TITLE:  DevOps Cloud Engineer

As a DevOps Network Engineer, you will be responsible for leading and ensuring that best practices and methodologies are applied to the design, deployment and operations of Cloud Network and data center infrastructure projects. You must possess strong knowledge of Infrastructure as Code automation, and python scripting, and be able to apply this knowledge to manage data center and cloud based network infrastructure. The candidate will primarily act in a DevOps role for the enterprise data network platforms with responsibilities to improve software-defined network maturity and drive efficiencies through automation. You will be responsible to provide technical guidance and leadership internally and to partner teams to drive solutions. You will provide design and deployment guidance. You should have experience with and a strong knowledge of Incident, Problem and Change management processes. You will drive technical resolution of High-Severity & Low Severity Incidents.


  • Design, deploy and support automation and scripting solutions to drive new capabilities, visibility, and efficiency for Core Network infrastructure.
  • Function as a resident software development subject matter expert for an infrastructure team focused on route/switch network technologies
  • Create Low Level Design, High Level Design, Implementation Plan, and Acceptance Test Plan documents in accordance with Alight standards.
  • Create, update and publish standards to ensure network meets business and compliance needs
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance around DevOps best practices
  • Identify opportunities to reduce manual deployment/validation efforts and drive zero touch automation and network self healing
  • Manage and govern relationships with technology vendors utilized in the enterprise network.
  • Ensure compliance with departmental and enterprise security configuration standards.
  • Provide direct support of audit and ad hoc consulting engagements
  • Own platform life-cycle management
  • Ongoing on the job training and self study professional development
  • Operations Tier 3 escalation resource for incident resolution

Successful candidates will possess:

  • Exceptional interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to document solutions, present ideas to cross-functional teams, and explain operational issue background and root cause to vendors and senior leaders
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Solid understanding of cloud based solutions and services (preferably in AWS)
  • A solid understanding of what comprises a scalable, robust, supportable design
  • A passion to drive automation, scripting, machine learning, and self healing
  • A bias toward action, along with an internal drive for continuous improvement
  • A passion for teamwork
  • Ability to work in a flexible work environment that embraces rapid change, emphasizes continuous learning, and attacks new challenges
  • Ability to adequately discuss technical issues with technicians, engineers, architects and vendors.
  • Ability to work as part of an integrated team that is geographically dispersed, as well as work independently as required.
  • Familiarity utilizing REST APIs
  • Familiarity with Infrastructure as Code methodologies and tools (i.e. Terraform)
  • Proficient knowledge of common DevOps tools such as Git/Github, Jenkins, containers, etc.
  • Familiarity with programing languages (Python proficiency a plus) to help deliver automation.  
  • Demonstrated knowledge of network routing and switching fundamentals.
  • Experience with Palo Alto Firewalls, Cisco and Juniper.

This position is a DevOps role. As such, periodic late night maintenance work will be required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent certification
  • At least 3 years of information technology experience
  • At least 3 years of experience deploying and supporting automation solutions
  • At least 3 years of experience with Python or Terraform

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1+ years of networking software experience
  • 1+ years of experience with cloud services
  • 1+ years of experience with AWS Lambda
  • 1+ years of experience with network routing and switching
  • 4+ years of experience with Python or Terraform
  • AWS Solutions Architect Associate Certification


Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

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