DXC Technology AWS Solutions Engineer in Plano, Texas

Job Description:

DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) is the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, helping clients harness the power of innovation to thrive on change. Created by the merger of CSC and the Enterprise Services business of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, DXC Technology serves nearly 6,000 private and public sector clients across 70 countries. The company’s technology independence, global talent and extensive partner alliance combine to deliver powerful next-generation IT services and solutions. DXC Technology is recognized among the best corporate citizens globally. For more information, visit www.dxc.technology .

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • This Requirement is for the DXC AWS Offering Delivery and Transformation for the role of Cloud Solutions Engineer with DevOps/SysOps skills.

  • The Cloud Solutions Engineer is a role focused on helping clients adopt and transform to AWS Cloud infrastructure.

  • The Cloud Solutions Engineer will be deploying and managing, operating the highly scalable and fault tolerant systems in AWS Public Cloud for a variety of large clients in various industries including Financial Services, Pharmaceutical, and Media/Entertainment.

Essential Job Functions

  • Primary responsibilities as a Cloud Solutions Engineer will be to review and provide feedback on all logical and detailed designs and to deliver to the detailed design.

  • Defines technology-based business solutions within scope of project.

  • Reviews and approves design decisions, within established level of authority, prior to implementation.

  • Leads system design activities and/or reviews system designs to assure that applications solutions will exhibit expected levels of performance, security, scalability, maintainability, appropriate reusability and reliability upon deployment.

  • Participate in reengineering of existing client applications to ensure they leverage additional benefits provided through the AWS Cloud.

  • Work cross-functionally within the organization and with external partners, and clients.

  • Engineers and develops scripts and configurations that meet the requirements of the project scope and as per design of the Solutions Architect.

  • Understands low-level tools, techniques, software, hardware, programming languages and third party tools/libraries applicable to the success of the final solution.

  • Accountable that artifacts produced per project requirements are scalable, robust and follow best practices.

  • Performs client training and enablement, both developing customized training materials, and conducting or participating in training sessions

  • Manage expectations and status of escalated issues with the Project Manager as well as the client on a weekly basis, or daily if issues are critical/blocker

  • Responsible for escalation and 3rd level support of solution issues to the support team, raising of issue tickets and tracking their progression to resolution.

  • Identify, research, evaluate, recommend and contribute to development of new tools and technology

  • Accountable for committing all technical artifacts to the knowledge base/repository on a regular basis.

  • Document technical articles or knowledge base for use by other delivery staff, technical support personnel and/or customers and partners.

  • Participate in the internal Q&A boards.

  • Cross-mentor other staff members.

Basic Qualifications

  • Passionate commitment to quality and success.

  • BA/BS degree in Information Technology/Information Science/Engineering/ Computer Science or related field or equivalent education and experience.

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently, as well as part of a team.

  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities, and work effectively under the pressure of time constraints in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.

  • Proven track record with 5-7 years of Solutions Engineer and/or Solution Architect experience in a consultative role in a customer environment with experience at the enterprise level.

  • Strong writing skills that lead to clear, concise, and unambiguous technical and non- technical documentation.

Other Qualifications

  • Strong experience in system administration, coding experience, and implement the cloud solutions through Infrastructure as code.

  • Flexible, continuous learner and knowledge sharer, excellent communicator, works well 
in team environment, appreciates challenge, comfortable and effective working in new 
areas that require experimentation and rapid problem solving.

  • Excellent knowledge of AWS Public Cloud architecture, design, administration, and support experience.

  • Excellent knowledge for the AWS services for not limited to:

  • AWS Security (IAM, Roles, Policies, etc.)

  • S3, EC2, ECS, EBS, AMI

  • VPC, Subnet, Route Table, Security Groups, NACL, VPG etc

  • SSM, Patch Manager

  • Elastic Load Balancing, Auto Scaling, WAF,

  • CloudWatch, Cloudtrail, AWS Config

  • CloudFormation Template

  • AWS Costs and Pricing

  • RDS setup and Configuration

  • Experience in any Languages Python, Power shell, Bash, Node.JS, Javascript etc.

  • Experience in IPSec VPN.

  • Experience with software defined networking

  • Experience in any vRouter, Proxy Server Configuration and Setup.

  • Systems Administration experience in any Operating Systems (Windows 2012 R2, Windows 2016, RHEL 6/7, Ubuntu, AWS Linux)

  • Understanding network protocols and services (DNS, HTTP(S), SSH, FTP, SMTP, DHCP, TCP,IP etc)

  • Excellent Knowledge on Active Directory or LDAP

  • Understanding and Practicing the Security Best Practices.

  • Knowledge of ITSM Process.

  • Skilled in leveraging REST APIs for integrating with internal and external systems

  • Experience with continuous integration, continuous deployment tools

  • Experience with configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible, etc

  • Experience with Windows Server and Domain/Active Directory or LDAP administration

  • Experience with monitoring and dashboard solutions (Splunk, ELK Stack, etc.) for internal and external needs.

  • Experience with virtualization technologies such as VMWare, Hyper-V, OpenStack is a plus.

  • AWS Certified SysOps Admin Certification (or similar) is a plus.

Work Environment

  • Office environment or remote work.

  • Expected travel: 25% on average, driven by project needs.

  • May require weekend work.

About DXC Technology

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Please note the above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not a complete list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

Please Note

In order to satisfy our contractual obligations with clients, the successful candidate will be required to pass a basic, standard Criminal Records check. You will also be required to sign off on DXC’s Confidentiality, Non-Solicitation and Conflict of Interest Agreement.

DXC is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome the many dimensions of diversity.

Accommodation of special needs for qualified candidates may be considered within the framework of the DXC Accommodation Policy.

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