Cloud Engineer


Strategic Staffing Solutions


Strategic Staffing Solutions (S3) is currently looking for a Cloud Engineer for a contract opening with one of our largest clients.

This is a Contract Opportunity with our company that MUST be worked on a W2 Only. No C2C eligibility for this positionVisa Sponsorship is Available! The details are below.

Locations: Charlotte, NC (On-Site or Remote)

Duration:  12+ Months

Rate: $75-$85+

To apply: Please email your resume in Word Format to Bob Cromer at: and Reference Job Order #: 224754 or Click the Apply Button.

Cloud Engineer

Looking for a Sr Software Engineer with experience in modernizing applications and developing data products. The candidate should have a positive attitude and good soft skills, as well as experience with Java, .net, and Python. The role requires managing their own CI/CD pipelines and Expertise with AWS, with a preference for experience with terraform. Experience with data fabric and big data will be beneficial.

The ideal candidate should have at least 10 years of experience in Java, with the last 4-5 years working on AWS or converting applications to AWS. They should be able to proactively present options to the team and have the ability to take solutions and build them out. The company is not seeking front-end needs.

The candidate should have experience with Hudi, EMR, Glue, Aurora for the database, DBeaver, and Kafka. They will work with Cloud Engineers, Software Engineers, and DevOps professionals.

Overall, the company is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Sr Software Engineer with excellent soft skills, experience in modernizing applications, developing data products, managing CI/CD pipelines, and experience with AWS, terraform, data fabric, and big data.

  • Design and build highly complex software solutions using agile/XP/TDD.
  • Program well-designed, efficient code independently.
  • Collaborate with designers, developers, and product owners to build cloud native software solutions targeting PCF, Azure, AWS, mobile iOS/Android, etc.
  • Clearly communicate team wide progress and identify blocking processes/patterns that hold a team back.
  • Participate in paired programming and code reviews with juniors to expand the team’s collective knowledge and understanding of software engineering.
  • Complete independent research to refine best practices and present work to peers.
  • A breadth of experience building software solutions (through a strong mix of independent research/projects and industry expertise).
  • 5-7 years’ previous experience in software development. (Either 7 years of experience specifically in software development or five years of experience in software development in combination with 2 years alternative experience in a related field). Ideally has a portfolio of work – code samples, etc.
  • Significant familiarity and comfort in using IDEs. Knows short-cuts and frequents operations that speeds up development time.
  • Deep and solid understanding of APIs. Have been involved in designing/building/implementing APIs.
  • Significant understanding of cloud-native software engineering best practices.
  • Familiarity with a several frameworks. Resulting code is concise and easy-to-follow.
  • Experience with automation and optimization. Looks for ways to create repeatable patterns that increase the efficiency of the team.
  • Experience and ability to manage and optimize databases.
  • Understanding of functional programming and how to apply functional concepts in any language. Quick to picking up a new language or adopting a more recent version of a language.
  • Familiarity and able to comfortably work with multiple platforms.
  • Experience turning complex ideas into user stories. From that, can turn user stories into workable solutions, providing estimates to complete that work, and breaking down complex work into smaller components.
  • Previous experience collaborating on a cross-functional team.
  • Deep understanding of development cycle.
  • Ability to debug and avoid future problems by building more robust solutions.
  • Ability to look at previous personal or team experience and use this to analyze mistakes/successes, draw conclusions, and design future solutions. Resulting solutions have few bugs and quick remediation times.
  • Experience building solutions with the larger team in mind. Solutions have the goal of improving software engineering at the team level.
  • Experience with teaching and mentoring team members at various levels.
  • A deep an solid understanding of cyber security principles such as authentication, authorization and encryption. Ability to leverage and recommend common security libraries applicable to their language stack and solid experience with secure programming best practices. Knowledgeable of common attack vectors, such as SQL injection, Denial of Service (DoS), Cross-Site Scripting, etc. and methods to limit exposure. Quick to identify and remediate potential security vulnerabilities.
  • Experience working with one or more CI/CD stacks and associated best practices. Ability to setup CI/CD for new products with no guidance. Recommends and implements modifications to CI/CD processes when continuous improvement opportunities are identified.
  • Turn complex ideas into manageable pieces of work to complete as part of a product team.
  • Coach and mentor software developers.
  • Contribute to and/or lead Software Engineering Community of Practice
  • Provide technical guidance to leadership so that solutions are built with innovation and sustainability in mind.
  • Learn the business drivers of a product and help drive the technical direction of a product to fulfill the desired vision

The S3 Difference:

The global mission of S3 is to build trusting relationships and deliver solutions that positively impact our customers, our consultants, and our communities. 

The four pillars of our company are to:

  • Set the bar high for what a company should do
  • Create jobs
  • Offer people an opportunity to succeed and change their station in life
  • Improve the communities where we live and work through volunteering and charitable giving



























Job ID: JOB-224754
Publish Date: 18 Apr 2023

Tagged as: Cloud Engineer