Cloud Engineer

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Werum IT Solutions is the world’s leading supplier of manufacturing execution systems (MES) and manufacturing IT solutions for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries. Werum’s PAS-X software product is run by more than half of the world’s top 30 pharmaceutical and biotech companies as well as many mid-sized drug manufacturers. Founded in 1969, Werum is headquartered in Lüneburg, Germany, and has locations in Europe, America, and Asia. Werum is part of the Körber Group’s Business Area Pharma Systems.


 
The Business Area Pharma Systems provides high quality solutions for the production, inspection and packaging of pharmaceutical products and units seven internationally successful companies under one roof.


The Körber Group is an international technology group with around 10,000 employees all over the world. It unites technologically leading companies with more than 100 production, service and sales locations and offers its customers solutions, products and services in the Business Areas of Körber Digital, Logistics Systems, Pharma Systems, Tissue and Tobacco.

For our location in Cary we are looking for

Cloud Engineer

Tasks:

  • Participate in system design planning, review, and implementation to create enterprise SaaS solutions built on AWS and other cloud providers.
  • Develop and maintain standards for cloud platforms, operating systems, security, blueprints and artifacts.
  • Collaborate with peers and partners in the execution of technology product evaluations, code reviews, proof of concepts, pilots and the technology adoption life cycles.
  • Delivery of programmable infrastructure (Infrastructure as Code), Security by Design and automation/orchestration such as network, security, server, IAM, OS and applications.
  • Recommend modifications to systems in order to improve efficiency, reliability, and performance for delivering application and infrastructure in the cloud.
  • Commitment to data security and integrity, quality, reliability, uptime and customer satisfaction
  • Participate in agile infrastructure and software development, Scrum, Kanban and Sprints.
  • Drive process adoption through documentation, brown bags, tech talks, etc.
  • Deep dive into and become an expert as needed in classic infrastructure domains i.e. server, storage, network, security, database, IAM
  • Be a subject matter expert for implementing continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) for Infrastructure as Code, Tools and various levels of automated testing
  • Develop serverless and container solutions
  • Provide operational support for Infrastructure as Code and native public cloud services (AWS: IAM, CloudTrail, CloudWatch, VPC, EC2, etc.)

Qualifications:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous hands-on experience with design, implementation, operation, and maintenance of AWS compute security, storage, logging, and monitoring as required.
  • Comprehensive experience with AWS technologies including solid understanding of S3, EBS, EC2, RDS, ECS, EKS, ELB/ALB, IAM, VPC, CloudTrail, and CloudWatch, KMS, Parameter Stores, Route53, Cert Manager, Secrets Manager.
  • Knowledge of networking fundamentals and network requirements for cloud to on premise connectivity.
  • Demonstrated experience migrating on-premises applications to cloud-based offerings and supporting their operation
  • Ability to code/script in administrative type languages (e.g. Python, Ruby, PowerShell, Bash, JavaScript), but also traditional programming languages such as Java. Additionally required is working experience using data serialization languages (JSON, YAML)
  • Knowledge of relational databases; particularly Oracle 12g with in depth SQL and SQLPlus expertise
  • Experience with configuration management tools, (e.g. Salt, Puppet, Packer, Chef, Ansible, etc.)
  • Experience with orchestration technologies (e.g. AWS CloudFormation, Terraform, etc.)
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  • Experience with cloud-based software development tools and methodologies (e.g. Git, CI/CD, CodeDeploy, CodePipeline, Build Automation and Testing, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of container technologies (e.g. AWS EKS, Docker, AWS ECS, Kubernetes, etc.)
  • Expertise in Windows Server Systems Administration, particularly Active Directory Management including GPOs.

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

  • Must have experience in systems management in a cloud-computing environment including the use of virtualization, load balancing, auto-scaling, networked storage, etc.
  • Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining servers, storage arrays, and clusters.
  • Knowledge of test driven development, with unit and functional testing as second nature
  • Experience in supporting creation of both short and long term cloud computing roadmaps based on an understanding of the organizational strategic directions, technology and business needs.
  • Have exceptional oral and written communication skills and work well in a distributed team environment where the goal is to spread knowledge.
  • Demonstrated ability to generate and maintain technical documentation is required.
  • Experience working within Agile software development methodology.
  • Ability to accurately estimate efforts, commit to timelines and complete complex technical tasks on time

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Information Management, or a related field.
  • Master’s degree and 2+ years’ work experience or Bachelor's degree and 5+ years’ work experience) degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Certifications desired in cloud computing (AWS Solution Architect, AWS SysOps Administrator, AWS DevOps Engineer, etc.)
  • Nice to have - Experience with other cloud providers (i.e. Azure, GCP, etc.).
  • Experience in operating on premise and cloud infrastructure and applications.
  • Extensive hands-on experience with Windows (2012 R2 and 2016) and Linux systems (AmazonLinux/Redhat/CentOS or similar distributions) along with system services like DNS/DHCP, NFS, SYSLOG, SSH, SSL, etc.
  • Understanding of test automation and its application in cloud environments
  • Knowledge of GxP and GAMP; generally regulated industries and environments
  • Experience deploying, configuring and deploying Data insight tools (ELK Stack, Splunk etc.)
  • Nice to have - NoSQL experience