Cloud Ops Engineer (AWS expert)  – Senior Technical Consultant

Client: A multi-national financial services firm offering world class investment solutions and retirement expertise.
Location: Tokyo, Japan 


Functioning as a Senior Technical Consultant for engineering & supporting the AWS Core Cloud Services and the long-term ownership of their strategic development in the firm. Help drive the strategy and enabling of effective adoption of AWS services and look for opportunities to collaborate with all Technology Infrastructure Services teams, in support of the Product roadmap. Play a key role in showcasing the cloud capabilities of the AWS core services available to developers & application product owners.
 
This is a fully hands on technical role requiring end to end stack knowledge to successfully deliver high quality feature rich code & automation for the cloud service.

 

Key Responsibilities
 
This position requires a strong flexible, approachable self-starter with solid technical programming background and influencing skills, who can lead the way, assist development teams with architecture, design decisions, coding, trouble shooting and any other technical issues related to moving existing or creating new applications into AWS using the core services.
 
  • Technical expert with responsibility of delivering secure, automated, self-serviced, innovative & cost-efficient core services into AWS using extreme programming methodologies.
  • Illustrate a sound technical understanding of all cloud-based technologies, both from an infrastructure & development perspective ensuring practical experience can substantiate this understanding to benefit influencing others to adopt cloud.
  • Enable customers to understand & use the services in the most effective way to realise business benefit quickly using all means possible supported through a global operating engineering product model.
  • Identify new improvements / requirements on cloud, propose solutions and show courage of conviction to evangelize change
 
Experience and Qualifications Required
 
  • A strong development & infrastructure engineering background with hands on experience of cloud-based technologies across multiple cloud providers, proficient in at least 3 different languages (ideally Ruby, Go, Python) focusing on delivering services that are loosely coupled, highly scalable & codes to cope with failure at every level.
  • Excellent knowledge of creating & managing continuous delivery pipelines enabling continuous integration using test driven development with high coverage in a multi-tenant, full stack Production enterprise cloud configuration where rolling intra-day upgrades are BAU and where security & audit requirements are met by default.
  • A technical, pragmatic leader & coach for best practise agile Kanban based Product teams using pointed MVP value add stories enabling rapid agile delivery to our customers. Demonstrative effective problem-solving skills across the entire stack using traditional RCA methods rather than just relying on tools.
  • Full transparency of work with others to ensure maximum knowledge transfer & collaboration across the global teams. Highly motivated team player that forms strong relationships with colleagues with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills in English, although Hindi, Chinese & Japanese very useful.
  • A keen evangelist with interests in technology, security, cloud native application development
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