IT Cloud Systems Engineer

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IT Cloud Systems Engineer

Dublin , 6 month rolling contract

One of my clients, a global IT consulting firm, are looking for an IT Cloud System Engineer for a client site in Dublin This role will be focused on IT service delivery and operations. The successful candidate will have to support users of the clients infrastructure(On-premise, Cloud), software, and applications across the business.


Key Skills/Requirements:


  •  Linux administration, AWS, Automation/configuration management, go-getter, positive attitude.


  • Experience in Data Center operations, VMware


  • 4 to 5 years of experience with monitoring, troubleshooting, and diagnosing infrastructure systems.
  • Strong experience on any public cloud services – Amazon Web Services(AWS), Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud Compute(GCP).
  • Significant experience in Linux/Unix administration.
  • Automation/configuration management using Puppet/Chef/ Ansible, Terraform, or similar tools.
  • Experience in source code management, CI/CD tools.
  • Expertise in multiple coding and scripting languages including Shell and/or Python, PowerShell.
  • Working knowledge on Monitoring tools like LogicMonitor, Prometheus, Grafana 
  • Hands-on experience in Kubernetes and Containers would be an advantage.
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Experience in handling Data Center operations would be a plus.


  • Deploy, automate, maintain, manage and optimize cloud/on-premise infrastructure -to ensure availability, performance, scalability, and security of production systems.
  • Design, test, implement continuous integration and deployment pipelines using GitLab CI, Jenkins, etc.
  • Troubleshoot production issues and deployment issues.
  • Install, configure, maintain Windows and Linux server software.
  • Create and maintain documentation on configuration, troubleshooting, design, etc.
  • Work in partnership with the IT team to align Information Technology with the overall company direction and vision.
  • Maintain IT infrastructure systems within the company network -both cloud-based and local including servers, SAN, LAN/WAN, and other IT infrastructure applications. 
  • Design, set up, and maintain virtual servers in the VMware environment.


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