Back to Job Search

Cloud Engineer

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Expiry Date: 02 October 2023

"All candidates must be directly contracted by ASK Consulting on their payroll and cannot be subcontracted. We are unable to provide sponsorship at this moment".

Job Title: Cloud Engineer

Location: Bloomfield, CT 06002

Contract Duration: Long-Term Contract with possibilities of extension

Pay Rate: $48-50/hour 

About the Opportunity:

We are seeking a skilled DevOps Engineer to join our dynamic team in a contract position. As a DevOps Engineer, you will play a critical role in ensuring the security and stability of our client's OpenShift and OpenStack infrastructure. Your work will be pivotal in safeguarding our systems, protecting against vulnerabilities, and automating security processes to enhance our overall security posture.


Test, validate, and deploy patches and security updates across our OpenShift and OpenStack infrastructure, adhering to vulnerability management SLAs.

Utilize test environments, test procedures, and pilot groups for comprehensive patch testing before full deployment.

Collaborate with application teams to address issues uncovered during patching and facilitate remediation.

Identify and implement opportunities for automation and orchestration to enhance security processes, including vulnerability detection, patch regression testing, and deployment/remediation.

Empower infrastructure, platform, and application teams to bolster their security posture by leveraging security and vulnerability management tools like Brinqa and Red Hat Advanced Cluster Security (ACS).

Be open to flexible hours/scheduling as needed, especially during critical environment upgrades or after-hours maintenance.

Technologies Used:

Automation: Terraform, Ansible, Jenkins, Tekton

Compute: Linux OS, Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift, EKS

Hypervisor: OpenStack

Experience with the technologies listed above can be supplemented or substituted with a proven track record of working with other disruptive technologies and achieving successful outcomes.


Prior experience in patching, lifecycle management, vulnerability management, or relevant information security roles


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

Minimum Educational Requirement:

High School Diploma or equivalent; Bachelor's degree in a computer-related field preferred.

Minimum Experience:

1-5 years of relevant IT work experience.

Note: This is a contract position, and the candidate must be on our company's payroll; subcontracting is not permitted.

If you are talented and looking for a challenging role where your skills can shine, we encourage you to apply! Your expertise will contribute to the ongoing success and security of our organization.

About ASK:

ASK Consulting, is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities.