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Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Engineer - software / qa / dba / etc...

City: Phoenix
Date: 30 Jul 2020
Category: Software / QA / DBA

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Another Source is partnering with Maricopa Community Colleges in the recruiting efforts for the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Engineer to join their IT team in Tempe.

Looking for a place to work where you can make a real difference in the lives of over 200,000 college students every year? Would you like to be part of an organization that adds $7.2 billion dollars to the economy and supports nearly 100,000 jobs in the fastest growing county in the United States? Come join our team at one of the largest community college systems in the country. Named one of the best mid-sized employers in the nation, which was the only educational institution ranked in Arizona in 2017.

In 2018, “The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) has been named No. 19 on Forbes magazine’s first-ever “America’s Best Employers for Women”, ranking MCCCD among 300 employers across the nation. MCCCD is the fourth-highest ranked educational institution and the only Arizona-based employer named on the list.” 2019 Maricopa is named No. 42 in "Arizona's Best Employers".

Our employees are our most valuable asset; that’s why at MCCCD we are committed to providing a comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of you and your family. Being a member of the Maricopa community you are able to participate in a wide range of benefits that gives you flexibility and choice including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, tuition waivers for you and your dependents, and retirement. Whether you’re teaching, working, or learning Make It Happen At Maricopa!

Benefits...You Bet! MCCCD is committed to providing you with a competitive, comprehensive benefits program that provides the care you and your family need to lead healthy, productive lives. Our benefits are designed to provide support for every life stage and lifestyle in our community: single, married or in a domestic partnership; with or without children; new to the workforce; or getting ready to retire.

Our benefits package includes: Medical including Teladoc, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability, ASRS Retirement, Wellness Programs, Tuition Waiver, Professional Growth Funding, Paid Leave Options, Employee Assistance Programs, Vacation, Sick, Paid Holidays

What cool stuff does this job do?

Information Technology Services (ITS) at the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is in search of an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Engineer. This role has significant oversight of large-scale cloud computing solutions across the full enterprise stack. AWS at MCCCD is a platform that will be used by a variety of stakeholders at the District Office and ten colleges. This is a hands-on role requiring heavy engagement within AWS on a daily basis. This role regularly collaborates with numerous technical subject matter experts, IT managers, and Directors, and is frequently called upon to translate business goals into cost-effective solutions using the AWS platform. Experience managing and deploying solutions in AWS in the higher education vertical is desired. ITS culture values strategic thinkers and problem solvers, those who are steadfast in their commitment to MCCCD students, engaging with people, and a natural self-starter.

If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join MCCCD as an AWS Cloud Engineer. And where will my time be spent?

30% - Designs and implements AWS cloud infrastructure solutions with emphasis on infrastructure provisioning, infrastructure management, systems monitoring, governance automation, security management, Identity Access Management (IAM), AWS processes and policies
20% - Acts as a subject matter expert and internal consultant to Maricopa Community Colleges leaders, teams and stakeholders on the cost-effective use of and technology and service deployments within AWS
20% - Supervises the cloud services team (regular team meetings, one-on-one staff meetings, job performance feedback, career planning and cross training)
15% - Troubleshoots and resolves issues with the AWS cloud environment and related trouble tickets (tier 3 support)
10% - Collaborates with other engineers and product owners to continually evolve products and services using Agile and DevOps techniques
5% - Performs other duties as assigned

Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution in any field and four (4) years of technical experience with AWS cloud initiatives including AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate or AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate certifications.


Associate’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution and six (6) years of technical experience with AWS cloud initiatives including AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate or AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate certifications.


High School Diploma/GED and eight (8) years of technical experience with AWS cloud initiatives including AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate or AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate certifications.

We would love for you to have...

Experience as a lead architect on an enterprise AWS cloud environment at a higher education institution
Experience in AWS-based security groups, networking (for example, VPC, VPN, DNS), compute (for example, EC2), storage (for example, S3, EBS, Glacier), logging and monitoring usingCloudwatchand CloudTrail, managing AWS organizations in ControlTower, identity and access management including configuring users, groups, roles and policies, business continuity and disaster recovery planning (for example, regions, availability zones), cloud platform operations and governance
Experience with both JSON and Python, automating AWS tasks using AWS tools, SDKs, cloud formation scripts, command line tools, and RESTful API integrations
Experience migrating on-premise applications and services including alternative SaaS solutions to AWS as well as understanding financial modeling and costs in AWS; preferably with PeopleSoft
Experience supervising a technical staff
Other AWS-obtained certifications (for example, AWS Certified Advanced Networking Specialty, AWS Certified Security Specialty, AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner)
Possess other relevant, current certifications (for example, Network+, CCNA, CCNP, MCSE, Project+, PMI-ACP, CSM, CSPO, scrum)
Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) will not discriminate, nor tolerate discrimination in employment or education, against any applicant, employee, or student because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status (including document abuse), age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.

MCCCD does not sponsor individuals for any type of work visas.

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