Cloud Engineer


Strategic Staffing Solutions


Strategic Staffing Solutions is currently looking for a Cloud Engineer for a contract opportunity with one of our largest clients!

Candidates should be willing to work on our W2 ONLY.

Job Title: Cloud Engineer

Remote: Yes

Location(s): Bloomfield CT

Role Type: W2 ONLY, NO C2C

Contract Length: 4 months

How to Apply: Please send resume and contact information to Suganya, Sourcer at

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Test, validate, and deploy patches and security updates across the client’s Group’s OpenShift and OpenStack infrastructure in line with client’s vulnerability management SLAs
  • Leverage test environments, test procedures, and pilot groups to allow thorough testing of patches prior to full deployment- Partner with application teams to address issues discovered during patching and remediate them so that upgrades can continue.
  • Identify and deliver on opportunities to automate, orchestrate, or otherwise improve our security processes, including detection and assessment of vulnerabilities, regression testing patches, and deployment/remediation of vulnerabilities.
  • Enable infrastructure, platform, and application teams to drive a stronger security posture, by leveraging security and vulnerability management tools like Brinqa and Red Hat Advanced Cluster Security (ACS)
  • Due to the nature of our production environment, this role may require flexible hours/scheduling (e.g., if the engineer is upgrading a critical environment, they may need to work after-hours in lieu of working a normal daytime shift)

Required Skills/Qualifications:


– Patching, lifecycle, vulnerability management, or other relevant information security experience

– Experience with on-premises infrastructure


– Direct administration experience with Kubernetes (OpenShift and EKS), OpenStack, and/or Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)

Technologies Used: –

Automation: Terraform, Ansible, Jenkins, Tekton- Compute: Linux OS, Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift, EKS- Hypervisor: OpenStack- Experience listed above can be supplemented or substituted with a proven track record of working with other disruptive technologies and other successes.


High School Diploma or equivalent; Bachelor’s degree in a computer-related field preferred but NOT required – 1-5 years of relevant IT work experience.

Job ID: JOB-221079
Publish Date: 07 Mar 2023

Tagged as: Cloud Engineer