Principal Cloud Application Engineer

3+ months agoPleasanton, CA


Kforce has a client in search of a Principal Cloud Application Engineer in Pleasanton, CA.Key Tasks:

  • End to end solution architecting, designing and developing large applications/systems using cloud and traditional integrations
  • Perform hands on development of cloud applications and integration solutions on a variety of platform
  • Research and resolve technical issues and recommend appropriate interventions/modifications as needed
  • Ensure work processes and products meet Company IT standards
  • Assist development of the Cloud Application Development reference architectures and patterns
  • Recommend cloud and integration best practices and assist with system engineering
  • Lead technical proof of concept activities to push the frontier and test new technologies


  • 8+ years of progressive IT experience, with demonstrated success in software architecture, design, development, testing, operationalize, monitoring and support
  • 5+ years of solid work experience developing cloud applications on cloud platforms like Azure
  • 5+ years of experience developing microservices using Java, NodeJS, Python, PostgreSQL, Redis, Kafka and other frameworks like Spring
  • 3+ years in depth working (as developer) experience on API management solutions like google APIGEE or similar
  • Solid experience developing UI/UX components (SPAs, MPAs) using industry best tooling like React/Redux, Angular, HTML5
  • Solid experience in practicing CI/CD and DevOps including thorough experience in automating various tests (unit, component, concurrency, multi-user, load) with Git, Jenkins or similar tools
  • Solid experience in deploying applications on Kubernetes using Helm
  • Good knowledge of Istio
  • Ability to quickly grasp & learn new technologies and develop POC/prototypes
  • Good communication skills and extensive experience working with technical teams and management
  • Must have deployed Production ready apps and supported complete project lifecycles
  • Willingness to learn and share knowledge
  • Good troubleshooting/debugging skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Familiarity with mobile app development
  • Experience with Healthcare and/or insurance industry and/or implementation of HealthCare or Insurance systems
  • Creation of clear documentation of tests, work completed and prototypes, operational readiness guides
  • Excellent team player
  • Familiarity with Azure resources will be a bonus
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm offering Technology and Finance & Accounting jobs with top employers nationwide. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement opportunities, with over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kforce offers many consultants comprehensive benefits depending on employment status, including medical, dental, 401(K), life insurance and disability. Our vision is to be "the firm most respected by those we serve."