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DevOp Cloud Engineer at NEC Corporation of America in rancho cordova, California

Posted in Software 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Location: Rancho Cordova, CA

With more than 117 years of technology innovation, a global team of 100,000, and 64,000+ technology patents, NEC is in the business of providing solutions that focus on safety, security, operational efficiency - enabling people to live brighter, more enriched lives. We call this orchestrating a brighter world.

DevOp Cloud Engineer


  • Working in tandem with our engineering team to identify and implement the most optimal cloud-based solutions for the company

  • Planning, designing and developing cloud-based applications

  • Managing cloud environments in accordance with company security guidelines

  • Deploying and debugging cloud initiatives as needed in accordance with best practices throughout the development lifecycle

  • Educating teams on the implementation of new cloud-based initiatives, providing associated training as required

  • Employing exceptional problem-solving skills, with the ability to see and solve issues before they snowball into problems

  • Using your extensive knowledge of APIs to design RESTful services, and integrate them with existing data providers, using JSON or XML as needed

  • Lead and develop best practices for larger Cloud Engineer team

  • Building and designing web services in the cloud, along with implementing the set-up of geographically redundant services

  • Orchestrating and automating cloud-based platforms throughout the company

  • Stay current with industry trends, making recommendations as needed to help the company excel


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering; Master’s degree a plus

  • Certification as an Azure Solutions Architect, Cloud Security Certification, and/or OpenStack Administrator Certification a plus. (Other cloud-related certification also a plus.)

  • Five years’ experience in developing software using languages such as Python, SQL

  • Experience with cloud deployments, configuration, testing, and automation

  • Experience with SOA applications and cloud-based services, preferably Azure

  • Experience working with OpenStack, Linux/UNIX, Rackspace, Docker and Microsoft Azure

  • Three to five years’ experience in a Cloud Engineer role or related position

  • Knowledge of web services, API, REST and RPC

  • Strong awareness of networking and internet protocols, including TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP and distributed networks

  • Database experience, including knowledge of SQL and NoSQL, and related data stores

  • Extensive experience with open-source technology, software development and system engineering

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, and the ability to stay focused on completing tasks and meeting goals within a busy workspace

  • Interest in Cloud Engineering and its impact on greater business practices

  • Skilled at working in tandem with a team of engineers, or alone as required


Headquartered in Irving, Texas, NEC is a leading provider of innovative IT, biometrics, network, and communications products and solutions for service carriers and Fortune 1000 and SMB businesses across multiple vertical industries, including healthcare, government, education, and hospitality. NEC delivers one of the industry's broadest portfolios of technology solutions and professional services, including unified communications, wireless, voice and data, managed services, server and storage infrastructure, optical network systems, microwave radio communications, and biometric security. NEC is a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, a global technology leader with a presence in over 44 countries and more than $37.5 billion in revenue. For more information, please visit

NEC Corporation of America and its subsidiaries is committed to the maximum utilization of all human resources and the goal of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action. We provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, genetic characteristics, height, weight, arrest record pertaining to misdemeanors or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran, or any other class protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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