Cloud Systems Engineer (Full Stack Developer)

Job Title:  Cloud Systems Engineer

Advantage Tech is hiring!  We are looking for a qualified individual to join our client company based in Kansas City, Missouri. This position will provide deep technical acumen and expertise to support the development of critical enabling architecture and technical and business capabilities for a modernized system within a Cloud environment. This role is responsible for the analysis, design, development, and engineering of the software solution using a variety of cloud computing programming languages and deployment technologies. Individuals placed within this family will possess specialized technical skills in the domain of software engineering. Progression within the family is both a combination of evolved technical expertise and complexity of assignments.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Leads or contributes to the analysis, design, development and engineering of enterprise solutions for the organization’s most strategic and complex application delivery projects.
  • Develops strong partnerships and relationships with business customers and key stakeholders.
  • Leads complex and diverse technical teams through all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), including post-implementation support and maintenance.
  • Proficient in leading the analysis, design, and implementation of enterprise technology solutions for the organization’s most strategic and complex projects, utilizing broad industry awareness and expertise.
  • Proficient in leading alternative analyses, including researching vendor solutions, development platforms, third-party frameworks, and best practices, and making recommendations on platform agnostic application delivery solutions.
  • Expert at implementing complex systems and software components, in compliance with Industry and System standards, which meet customer needs and expectations with respect to key project/product performance measures; quality, schedule, and cost.
  • Requires the ability to independently design, develop, and document solutions, while adhering to all applicable standards (e.g., architectural, coding, security).
  • Proficient at analyzing business requirements and creating technical designs and specifications for less experienced team members.
  • Provides mentoring and oversight to a team of developers during the implementation phase, ensuring implementations match design specifications and adhere to established standards.
  • Proficient at creating estimates, work breakdown structures, and resource assignments on assigned development tasks.
  • Collaboratively works with management to incorporate development activities into master delivery schedule.
  • Proficient at consulting with customers in the development of technology strategies related to the portfolio in which they are engaged. Maps objectives into roadmap initiatives and works with management to define milestones and deliverables.
  • Expert at leading by example and consistently demonstrates high performance in the areas of customer service, collaboration, teamwork, and reliability.
  • Proficient at communicating status and progress on assignments. Raises issues and risks in a timely fashion and effectively contributes to mitigating activities.
  • Proficient at leading and motivating complex, matrixed project teams, that are often geographically dispersed and span multiple disciplines.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an information technology field
  • 6-10 years of relevant and progressive information technology experience
  • Familiarity with Industry software development methodologies, standards and architecture frameworks.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with some of the following technologies on a Cloud platform: AWS cloud native, Python, Java, GitLab, and Postgres
  • Hands-on experience with Amazon Web Services (e.g. EKS, ECS, S3, Aurora, Lambda, DynamoDB, API Gateway) is a distinct advantage
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Automated Testing, UML, Design Patterns, Object Oriented Design, Behavior Driven Development (BDD) and Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Experience designing and developing microservice solutions using RESTful APIs .
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Agile software development principles.
  • Expert knowledge with Industry software development methodologies, standards and architecture frameworks.
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