Senior Cloud Platform Engineer

Qualys   •  

Raleigh, NC

Industry: Business Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 269 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to automating the build and deployment of software and application services on the Qualys cloud platforms
  • Deploy software patches and upgrades into staging and production environments and perform post deployment verification
  • Deploy new applications and services into staging and production environments
  • Expand and add capacity for existing Qualys applications in staging and production environments
  • Provide 24x7 operational support (L3) when on-call
  • Perform complex troubleshooting of multiple applications, monitor and improve operations performance, security and resources usage
  • Provide post-mortem data and root cause analysis for service incidents
  • Response to inquiries and incidents. Submit and implement change requests
  • Transfer operations support knowledge to L1/L2 through training and writing technical documentation and KB articles
  • Collaborate with various DevOps teams to engineer and manage the Continuous Delivery Platform

 Technical Skills Requirements:


  • Extensive experience with deployment of applications to Amazon AWS, AZURE and other major cloud providers.
  • Extensive experience with deployment/automation/management tools such as Jenkins, Puppet, Anseble, Chef, Docker, Terraform, VMware.
  • Programming languages: Python, Perl, Java, Shell scripting.
  • Experience in Linux system administration and able to write bash scripts
  • Understanding of network elements such as firewalls, load balancers, DNS, NAT, TLS/SSL
  • Understanding of Oracle databasetechnologies.
  • Experience with virtualization technologies like VMware, KVM, OpenStack, or Docker
  • Working experience with open source software like Java,  PHP, Apache, Tomcat, Maven, Ant, MySQL, Groovy, Ruby, Python
  • Experience working with one of the monitoring tools like Nagios, Zenoss or Splunk
  • Experience working with Puppet Configuration Management tool

Familiarity with some / all of the following Technologies:

  • ITIL knowledge (certification or experience)
  • Databases: PostgreSQL, SQL Programming, Cassandra
  • Big Data/Data Warehouse Tools: Hadoop, Spark
  • Source control/integration: SVN, TFS, Git, Jenkins, Artifactory
  • Distributed Computing: Docker, Apache Mesos and Spark


Business Skills Requirements:

  • BS Degree in Computer Science or related technical field for 6+ years
  • Able and willing to learn new technologies and tools
  • Able to work under pressure in 24/7 environment
  • Patience and dedication when working with clients, vendors, and internal teams
  • Strong analytical, critical, and creative problem solving skills
  • Able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and adapting when priorities change 
  • Excellent customer service skills with a professional demeanor
  • Able to drive results and set priorities independently