Randstad Digital Lead CLoud Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

Digital Lead CLoud Engineer


job details:

  • location:Boston, MA

  • date posted:Friday, June 16, 2017

  • job type:Contract

  • reference:560133

Location: Charlotte, NC or remote

Digital Lead Cloud Engineer


The Digital Lead Cloud Engineer role will provide leadership in the end-to-end design, development and delivery of technology-enabled digital applications, products and services.


  • Responsible for meeting development schedules and delivering high quality solutions that meet technical specifications and design requirements

  • Oversee creation and approval of technical documentation including the Solution Definition document and Technical Design document; ensure documentation is aligned to the Functional Requirements and uses document templates that meet SDLC standards

  • Identify and manage dependencies and downstream impacts of the project to minimize adverse effects on other projects and / or programs

  • Manage day to day technical challenges and communicate to project manager any risks or issues associated with the development activities

  • Assist Project manager with the estimation of technical timelines and allocation of the technical resources to specific task

  • Coordinate coding and unit testing phases of system development and facilitate Code Reviews

  • Identify opportunities for system reuse and system simplification

  • Communicate Expectations, Roles and Responsibilities to team members and hold them accountable to meet the expectations

  • Collaborate with Cloud Vendors to ensure internal business continuity and risk controls are adhered to.

  • Collaborate with IT partners to devise capacity plan and ensure appropriate infrastructure for the end to end system delivery

  • Contribute to and/or lead the specification and software design phases of the software development life cycle. May manage the design and implementation of new software development and enhancement efforts and software testing with other technologists


Required Skills:

  • Minimum 7 years of hands-on development experience and ability to use wide variety of open source technologies and tools.

  • Ability to code and script using:

Java, Spring framework, Nginx

CI/CD tools - Jenkins, Gradle, Automated testing tools.

Python/Unix shell scripts

JavaScript frameworks, NodeJS

  • Strong knowledge in Web technology

  • Strong knowledge in database technologies, SQL/NOSQL

  • Strong knowledge in container technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes

  • Minimum 1 year of hands-on experience with Cloud services(experience in AWS preferred)

  • Strong knowledge in Continuous Integration/Delivery process and DevOps.

Desired Skills (Preferred not required):

  • Minimum 3 years of Cloud and cloud integration experience including SOA

  • Prioritizes own and others' time and effort to deliver on project priorities

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

  • Strong ability to multi-task and balance competing priorities

  • Task oriented with excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to quickly grasp new technology concepts

  • Experience working with corporate systems and processes

  • SOA cloud integration experience and understanding of SaaS, PaaS, etc.