Added Jan 12, 2022 Senior Cloud Automation Engineer [Terraform] (23171) Remote, Remote | Contract Apply

Job Description

LRS has prospered for over 30 years because our corporate philosophy embraces honest, ethical and hard-working people. If that describes your approach to IT consulting, we need to talk!

LRS Consulting Services is seeking a Senior Cloud Automation Engineer for a 100% remote contract to hire opportunity with our client in Allen, Tx.

LRS Consulting Services has been delivering the highest quality consultants to our clients since 1979. We've built a solid reputation for dealing with our clients and our consultants with honesty, integrity, and respect. We work hard every day to maintain that reputation, and we're very interested in candidates who can help us. If you're that candidate, this opportunity is made for you!

The Technology & Security Operations department is seeking a talented and self-motivated Cloud Systems Engineer with a proven track record in deploying & engineering hybrid-cloud solutions for enterprise environments. The ideal candidate will have successfully implemented solutions based on fit-for-use, i.e. business continuity; service level agreements; availability; capacity; security; as well as, configured cloud infrastructure for new services. Candidates will enjoy working as both an individual contributor and in a collaborative, team environment.


Must have a minimum of 6 years of experience in information technology.
Must have experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) using Terraform
Must be able to travel up to 10% to attend a conference or a training/meeting at various locations. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree.
Experience working with Microsoft Azure.
Experience in systems administration, architecture, or engineering.
Experience with Amazon Web Services and/or Google Cloud Platform.
Experience engineering enterprise scale solutions. Experience migrating workloads between clouds. Experience with scripting and/or automation (i.e. PowerShell, Bash, Python, Dome9, Terraform, etc.). Experience with networking concepts (i.e. subnetting, protocols, WAN connectivity, virtual networks). Experience with cloud security & governance (i.e. ACLs / Firewalls / Policy).
Experience using source code repositories like GitHub.
Experience with Linux in an enterprise setting (i.e. RHEL, CentOS, Fedora).
Experience with industry frameworks and methodologies: ITIL/Agile/Scrum/DevOps/SRE.
Experience with the Financial Services Industry and regulated environments.
Experience diagramming solutions and documenting processes and standards.


Provides operational system administration support for enterprise applications in a high availability, 24x7x365 environment.
Performs IT functions such as design, analysis, evaluation, testing, debugging and implementation of applications programs in support of one or more functional areas.
Analyzes, installs, acquires, modifies and supports operating systems, database or utilities software. Performs troubleshooting, resolution and problem analysis.
Monitor alerting systems and servers.
Review issues logs and network capacity reports to identify trends and solutions that should be implemented enterprise-wide.
Maintains in-depth documentation of activities and system configuration.
Develops custom reports to meet the business needs.
Drive continual service improvement.
Prepares systems assessments or certifications.
Executes test processes and scenarios, track results, and make recommendations of system fixes.
Assist with network disaster recovery initiatives.
Implement solutions to streamline disaster recovery.
Acts as a team lead.

This position is not eligible for Visa sponsorship. LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.