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      AWS Solutions Architect

St. Louis, MO

Brooksource is seeking an experienced AWS Solutions Architect to join our industry leading Fortune 70 Telecommunications client in supporting a major application undergoing modernization on the AWS platform. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in guiding the team through the challenges of this modernization journey, leveraging their expertise in AWS architecture, specifically within EKS (Elastic Kubernetes Service) environments. This individual will work closely with our development and testing teams to optimize and enhance our AWS infrastructure, ensuring smooth operations and driving continuous improvement.


·     Collaborate with cross-functional teams to fine-tune and right-size the AWS environment, focusing on EKS and Kubernetes clusters.

·     Lead environment upgrades, including Kubernetes versions and EMIs, and provide guidance on best practices for upgrading

·     Assist in resolving production issues promptly, while proactively identifying opportunities to enhance and optimize the environment

·     Drive capacity planning and right-sizing initiatives, optimizing deployment processes and ensuring efficient resource utilization

·     Establish and optimize pipelines for deploying applications on AWS, leveraging tools such as GitLab and Terraform

·     Provide leadership in FinOps, leading cost optimization efforts and ensuring efficient resource allocation

Must Have Skills:

·     6-10 years of experience in AWS, with a proven track record of handling complex integrations

·     Strong understanding of AWS architecture, with a focus on EKS (Elastic Kubernetes Service

·     Proficiency in GitLab, Terraform, Kubernetes, and pipeline optimization

·     Experience in FinOps leadership, driving cost optimization initiatives

Nice to Have’s:

·     Strong soft skills, including communication and collaboration abilities

·     Prior experience in a similar role within the telecommunications industry

Software Architect III Maryland Heights, MO

For over 16 years, Brooksource has established and maintained relationships that are designed to meet your IT staffing needs. Whether it’s contract, contract-to-hire, or permanent placement work, we customise our search based upon your company’s unique initiatives, culture and technologies. With our national team of recruiters placed at 21 major hubs around the nation Brooksource finds the people best-suited for your business. When you work with us, we work with you. That’s the Brooksource promise.

Brooksource is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances.

Benefits & Perks:

Brooksource offers competitive medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account, Dependent Care FSA, and supplemental coverage with plans that can fit each employee’s needs. We offer a 401k plan that includes a company match and is fully vested after you become eligible, paid time off, sick time, and paid company holidays. We also offer an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) that provides services like virtual counseling, financial services, legal services, life coaching, etc.

Pay Disclaimer:

The pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.


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