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Cloud and Container Specialist

  • Location: Scottsdale, 79905
  • Salary: 65.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 2 months ago

100% Remote position
Contract: Long term, 
100% Remote 


We are actively seeking a Senior Cloud & Container Specialist:

Qualifications and skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Engineering and/or related field or equivalent experience, plus 8 years of related experience or Master’s degree and 6 years of related experience.
  • Professional and experienced understanding of software engineering concepts, principles, and theories and skilled at applying technical standards
  • Knowledge of Cloud and cloud infrastructure,
    • Azure preferred, AWS
  • Solid knowledge of the software development process
  • Experience as a DevOps Engineer or similar software engineering role
  • Proficient with Git and Git workflows
  • Working knowledge of databases and SQL
  • Scripting languages such as Bash, Python, Powershell
  • Deployment of continuous integration and continuous deployment technologies such as Gitlab etc.
  • Platform as a Service (PaaS) technologies
    • Kubernetes
    • Docker Swarm
    • Rancher, or OpenShift.
  • Cloud automation tooling
    • Ansible
    • Terraform
    • Terragrunt
    • Packer.
  • Problem-solving attitude
  • Collaborative team spirit

Preferred qualifications:

  • Certification in Cloud Technologies
    • Azure
  • Kuberntes Certifications
    • CKA
    • CKAD
    • CKS
  • Experience using AKS, Azure App Service
  • Experience working with GitLab and GitLab Runners using GitLab-CI

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

About Us

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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For hourly W2 contract roles MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options.  Please see for more information.

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