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Senior AWS DevOps Engineer - Full Remote - Contractor in USD

For an international organization in Geneva, we are urgently looking for a REMOTE Senior AWS DevOps Engineer with a history of working in an agile environment.

Candidates need to be able to work normal office hours of Switzerland.

Tasks and responsibilities:
  • Carry out the technical integration, and operations of a large production cloud application infrastructure environment, following established application management practices and change management process;
  • Act as a second level application support coordinating the support of online applications – analyze detected application issues, follow up established issue escalation process. Assist development teams in resolving application issues;
  • Monitor application logs, and automated application alerts to ensure online applications are working as expected. Apply documented work around procedure in case application functions are degraded. Escalate to technical owners or respective development teams any application errors that require further investigation or application code fix;
  • Implement required application operational procedures, application updates, verify backup and patching requirements;
  • Actively participate in legacy application migrations to Cloud infrastructure;
  • Liaise with ICTD CI/CD team for proper application deployment via application pipelines, helping with integration and deployment troubleshooting;
  • Assist the Cloud platform team with any infrastructure maintenance activities;

  • Bachelor or Master's degree;
  • +8 years of professional experience as a technical specialist;
  • +3 years of hands-on experience supporting application build and deployment in a AWS Cloud environment Excellent knowledge of administration, configuration, and integration of Cloud infrastructure and services and, in particular, for the AWS Cloud;
  • Excellent knowledge of managing application lifecycle, application deployment, online application support, troubleshooting application integration or performance-related issues;
  • Good understanding of AWS system and application architecture;
  • Good analytical skills and the ability to document complex ICT platforms and processes;
  • Proven ability to coordinate and collaborate with technical teams, managing in a cross-cultural environment;
  • Knowledge of System administration and middleware configuration;
  • Knowledge of ITIL Service Management methodology;
  • Knowledge of Networking and Information Security concepts;
  • AWS DevOps Engineer and/or AWS Certified Solution Architect certification is an advantage;
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Administration;
  • Fluent in English;

Interested: Please forward your CV to apply@goproconsultancy.com