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Senior AWS Cloud Solutions Engineer (Remote)

Company: The Hartford
Location: Hartford
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Job Description:

You are a driven and motivated problem solver ready to pursue meaningful work. You strive to make an impact every day & not only at work, but in your personal life and community too. If that sounds like you, then you've landed in the right place.

The Hartford’s Hartford’s Cloud Transformation Acceleration IT organization is seeking a highly motivated AWS Cloud Solutions Engineer to lead efforts to transform and migrate our on premise platforms to AWS as well as lead new development efforts leveraging AWS services. Successful candidates must demonstrate strong leadership skills, proficiency in working in a matrix technical environment, excellent technical acumen, proven experience in delivering quality solutions as well as clearly demonstrated ability in setting and executing on a strategic vision. Coaching and mentoring of teammates new to AWS is key.

Candidate must have the ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment. Successful candidates will have a willingness to learn and understand existing processes and systems, possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to translate business needs into technical solutions (communication with non-technical team members is as essential as communicating with technical team members).  They should be able to make decisions quickly in consultation with team members and subject matter experts and be able to build strong relationships, actively participate in team environment and understand the dynamics and critical nature of the business.

Responsibilities of the position include:

·         Design and develop cloud based solutions in AWS that are scalable, highly available, and easily maintainable.

·         Deliver business solutions using state of the art technical frameworks, web and database technologies.

·         Effectively partner with subject matter experts and key stakeholders.

·         Interpret business requirements into low level technical design.

·         Collaborate with fellow developers to design, develop, implement and support complex business solutions

·         Mentor Jr. team members.


·         Hands-on experience working with AWS core services and deploying cloud based solutions.

·         Advanced Cloud Certification or ongoing efforts to obtain these designations.

·         Computer Science / Information Technology related degree or related technical experience along with several years of Java development experience.

·         Knowledge of Agile methodology such as Scrum and Kanban.

Technical Skills used in Role:


·         AWS: EC2, ELB, S3, RDS, DynamoDB, Lambda, APIGateway, CloudWatch, IAM, KMS, SQS, SNS

·         OOP, SOA, and Design pattern concepts related to web and Rest API application development, system processing, batch processing.

Preferred Skills:

·         Relational databases: Oracle, SQLServer, PostgreSQL, MySQL

·         Programming Languages: SQL, and PL/SQL

·         Web technologies: CSS, JavaScript, HTML

·         Knowledge of Java programming concepts - hand's on java development not required for this role.

Must be authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship

Remote candidates welcome

As a condition of your employment for HIMCO, you will be required to affirm to HIMCO’s Code of Ethics and understand that you will be required to comply with the disclosure of accounts, holdings and pre-clearance of trades for the accounts of you and your household family members as more fully described in the Code of Ethics Key Points.  If you will be deemed to be a “Covered Associate” under HIMCO’s Pay to Play Policy, you will also need to disclose all political contributions that you have given within the past 2 calendar years.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity or Expression/Religion/Age

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