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Principal Cloud (AWS) Engineer

Company: Lumeris
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

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Principal Cloud (AWS) Engineer

Position Summary:

The Principal Cloud Engineer is responsible for working closely with the Development Engineers, Architects and Operational teams on the build-out, testing and design of the company's enterprise applications. This position requires strong knowledge of AWS Cloud technologies and the ability to quickly ramp on new technologies.

Job Description:

  • Research, analysis, and creative thinking to address requirements and gaps within technical solutions.
  • Conduct proof-of-concepts to validate proposed solutions.
  • Implement and build solutions within the cloud either via manual processes or preferably via automation (e.g., scripting or Infrastructure-as-Code).
  • Work closely with the Architects on the design of new solutions.
  • Write and maintain documentation and procedures regarding the company's Cloud infrastructure.
  • Recommend and develop runbooks that define day-to-day support, maintenance, troubleshooting knowledgebase of the Cloud infrastructure.
  • Streamline repetitive processes through the use of custom scripts and automation tools.
  • Conduct training sessions to facilitate service transition of new solutions to operational support staff.
  • Provide tier 3 support of Cloud infrastructure.
  • Instinctively works to identify root cause for chronic and major incidents.
  • Attend training seminars, conferences, and trade shows to broaden knowledge of current and future technologies.

Education, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent job-related experience
  • Requires at least 8+ years of related experience
  • Required working knowledge of AWS technologies:
  • Auto Scaling
  • Lambda
  • RDS
  • CloudFormation
  • Control Tower/Guardrails/Config
  • SSM
  • CloudWatch
  • CloudTrail
  • Bash and Python scripting

  • Fundamental knowledge of AWS technologies:
  • EC2
  • ECS
  • EKS
  • VPC and associated networking concepts
  • ELB
  • API Gateway
  • Kinesis
  • S3
  • EFS
  • DynamoDB
  • QLDB
  • Route 53
  • Transit Gateway
  • Linux Red Hat/derivatives
  • PowerShell scripting

  • Experience with complex infrastructure projects is required.
  • Exceptional understanding of data and how to leverage data for the representation of desired outcomes.
  • The ideal candidate must demonstrate the ability and desire to be a problem solver in both leader and individual contributor roles
  • Experience leading teams through technical conversions
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and prioritization skills
  • Open to learn new things, even when experience is lacking
  • Requires solid communication and interpersonal skills; with the ability to work constructively in a collaborative team environment
  • Previous experience in a Software-as-a-Service company preferred
  • Previous experience in the healthcare industry preferred
  • Previous experience working with agile scrum preferred
  • Associate AWS certified Solutions Architect preferred

Working Conditions

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee works in normal office working conditions.


  • The job description describes the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. The physical activities, demands and working conditions represent those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job duties and responsibilities.

Lumeris is an EEO/AA employer M/F/V/D.


St. Louis, MO

Time Type:

Full time

Keywords: Lumeris, St. Louis , Principal Cloud (AWS) Engineer, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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