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Senior Cloud Applications Engineer


Reston, VA, US

Req ID:  1391
Level of experience:  Senior Level
Remote:  No
Travel Required:  None

Senior Cloud Applications Engineer sought by Ellucian Company L.P. in Reston, VA 40 hrs/wk. Duties: Ensure availability and performance enterprise applications using technologies including Python, Java, node.js, Ruby, MySQL, Postgres, messaging protocols for integration with other applications, and any other required technologies in support of the Ellucian SaaS products.  Work with software developers and DevOps teams on building and maintaining tools and scripts enabling continuous deployment from the DevOps pipeline. Monitor and optimize system performance based on Ellucian and industry standards.  Support for client issues including but not limited to performance, communication, networking, integration and application. Maintaining the underlying deployment of the entire application/database/infrastructure stack including AWS (preferred) infrastructure. Design and documentation of deployment architecture, processes, and tools Collaborate with developers, architects, and business analysts to gather information pertaining to Architectural Design, User Functionalities, UI, System Behavior, & Batch Dependencies required to Design, Develop, Utilize, Automate & Enhance Deployment pipelines & Performance Monitoring framework.  Architect, implement, customize software libraries and APIs for health, performance and availability monitoring framework (Single Pane of Glass) of Ellucian’s SaaS Platform and Analytics products Perform routine software maintenance activities like Operating System security updates; Disk Cleanup & Defragmentation; Data Backup etc.  Develop custom programs & author scripts required for automating these routine activities on Ellucian’s SaaS Platform and Analytics products.


Requires: Min. Requirements: Bachelor's degree or higher in computer science, computer engineering, or related field plus minimum of Five years of experience with enterprise applications in a 24x7x365 operational environment with contractually defined SLAS. Specific skills or other requirements: 2 years of experience with cloud technologies deployments and tools such as cloudwatch and cloudformation. 3 years of experience in relational databases. 2 years of experience with automation tools, such as ansible / terraform / jenkins or similar tools. 3 years of experience in scripting and or application development using programming and scripting languages, Java/node.js/unixshell/python/ruby. 2 years of experience with system and application monitoring tools, such as Nagios/pingdom/logicmonitor/solarwinds/zenoss. 2 years of experience with performance analysis and optimization using apm tools such as Appdynamics or newrelic. Please reply with resume to: Dawn Dieterly Rowe, 4 Country View Road, Malvern, PA 19355


Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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