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AWS DevOps Engineer/Consultant

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Date: Dec 29, 2020

Location: Malvern, PA, US, 19355

Company: Softchoice

Why you’ll love Softchoice:


At Softchoice, our purpose is to unleash the potential of people and technology. 


Our company was built around the idea that there is no success without team success. We foster a culture of inclusion and fairness, where diverse interests, experiences, and backgrounds are celebrated. We strive to empower and unleash the potential of everyone, to ensure that every employee has a path to success. We are in it together to make life better for each other, our customers, our partners, and our communities.

The impact you will have:


Your chance to transform businesses as an AWS DevOps Engineer/Consultant.


We’re on a mission to help our clients unleash the full potential of the public cloud – and we’re hiring a new AWS DevOps Engineer/Consultant to make that happen. If you are passionate about driving customer outcomes using best-in-class DevOps solutions and creative problem solving, we have an exciting opportunity for you.


As part of our new Cloud Transformation Team, you will work closely with a cross-section of Softchoice’s most innovative experts and architects. From designing tailored DevOps solutions, to having the tactical know-how to put the pieces together, you will lead the way on how to use the best of DevOps technology and to transform all kinds of customer environments using automation, advanced tooling and a dedication to outstanding customer results.


What you'll do:


  • Deliver excellence: Develop, test and manage DevOps cloud native and 3rd party tooling and automation technologies, delivered through code, templates and scripts to ensure top-quality client experiences, delivered with consistency and efficiency. 
  • Lead by collaboration: Work with software developers, application architects, QA engineers, and operations teams to deliver on – and exceed – client expectations. You will also team up with SME’s, practice leads and vendors to fine tune our strategy and overcome obstacles to adoption at every step.
  • Evangelize the New: You aren’t just deeply familiar with cutting-edge concepts and technologies. You know how to tailor your insights to customers, occasionally working onsite with customers as a consultant to explore their needs to provide a compelling vision forward.


What you'll bring to the table:


  • Expert-level understanding about DevOps culture, methodologies, coding and automation.
  • Innate ability to learn fast as the DevOps tooling and landscape is continuously revising itself.
  • Proven experience driving results with relevant technologies and methods, such as architecting and implementing public cloud application solutions on Azure.
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience using and managing DevOps tooling, monitoring, infrastructure-as-code and automation tools. (Relevant technologies include: Azure Monitoring, CloudWatch, Prometheus, Grafana, Kibana, Nagios/Zabbix; New Relic, DataDog; Terraform, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Jenkins, ARM Templates, CloudFormation, Azure DevOps / VSTS, Jenkins, Codeship, Travis and so on).
  • Experience working with Containers and associated technologies including Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Advanced software development skills and strong scripting experience, for example: Bash, Python, PowerShell, or Perl.
  • Bonus points for having multiple related certifications for Azure, AWS or GCP and for being a master git user.
  • Great communication and consultative skills, with the ability to occasionally work onsite with customers and be able to present technically advanced topics to large groups of people with confidence and impact.
  • End to end ability to chart a strategy and identify the solution, while also being able to deliver it and support the client through adoption and maturity.
  • Experience working in professional services and/or software engineering for clients in a provider to client relationship. Bonus if experience in a consulting firm.


Some reasons why our employees love working here!


•    Softchoice has been recognized as a Best Workplace in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute for 15 consecutive years.
•    Softchoice has been certified as a Great Place to Work in the United States for several years.
•    Meaningful work that drives professional development.
•    Ability to enter and grow within the technology industry. 
•    Being part of a winning, high performance team. 
•    Every employee has 2 paid volunteer days per year to give back to a cause of their choice.
•    We have raised over $3 Million through our staff-run charity Softchoice Cares. 
•    You have the opportunity to take an ownership position here at Softchoice.  
Inclusion & Equal opportunity employment:


Softchoice is an equal opportunity employer committed to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging. Individuals seeking employment at Softchoice are considered without regard to any protected category including but not limited to, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, diverse-ability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.


Require an accommodation? We are ready to help:


Softchoice is proud to provide interview & employment accommodation during the recruitment and hiring process. If you require accommodation to apply or interview for a position, please reach out directly to asktalentacquisition@softchoice.com. We are committed to work with you to best meet your needs.

Our commitment to your experience:


Softchoice is committed to the safety of our candidates and our employees. With that in mind, we have implemented virtual interviewing for all candidates. We understand that you may need to interview with distractions around you (such as children or furry friends) and we will most likely be doing the same! For those joining Orange Nation, we will be onboarding all new employees remotely. Rest assured, though, that offering a human and inspiring onboarding experience is our top priority.


Prior to commencing employment:


Completion of a satisfactory criminal record check, education verification and reference checks are required for employment.



Mid-Senior Level 

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia