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  1. 1. Cloud Computing Jobs By Chas Bollow I currently work for CounterTrade Products in Arvada, CO as their Manager of Staffing & Recruiting. I have a total of 20 years of experience in the IT industry with 15 years in the IT Staffing & Recruiting industry. I have worked for TRIAD Consultants, Ajilon, and Keane as a recruiter, account manager and consultant. I am an author of an eBook, Black Holes, Résumés and Jobs and I write a blog for job seekers called the Job Hunter’s Blog . I have been on all sides of the hiring equation and knows the pain of hiring staff, looking for a job, and recruiting.
  2. 2. What exotic skills are needed for cloud computing? <ul><li>Let’s look at some companies! </li></ul><ul><li>NetSuite Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Yahoo! </li></ul><ul><li>NetFlix </li></ul><ul><li>Cisco </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>NetSuite Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Software Engineer (San Mateo, CA/Boston, MA/Austin, TX) </li></ul><ul><li>You must have an intimate, working understanding of modern web applications from database to browser.  You must have a proficiency in SQL , Object Oriented languages and extensive experience with database driven applications. You must be an excellent communicator in both technical and non-technical contexts. You must have a record of working to deadlines in a rapid development cycle and prioritizing competing demands.  </li></ul><ul><li>Requirements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>B.S. in Computer Engineering or equivalent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5+ years software development experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5 years SQL database experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5 years experience with Java , C# or C++ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Understanding of HTTP, Internet protocols, Web browsers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Superior communication skills </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Recommended </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Agile SCRUM experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Experience with Financial, HR and Payroll Systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Experience with Enterprise business application development </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Yahoo! </li></ul><ul><li>Senior Linux Software Engineer, Cloud Computing and Data Infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>The overall goal is to support infrastructure needs by providing a secure and scalable operating system for cloud and non-cloud properties to build on. </li></ul><ul><li>Minimum Job Qualifications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Excellent software development, debugging and testing skills in C/C++ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deep operating systems knowledge (especially Unix/Linux/BSD ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Good knowledge of open source development models on UNIX and experience dealing with Linux distros and organizations (especially RedHat ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hands-on experience in debugging complex system issues across the stack including kernel, drivers as well as user space modules </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Experience in kernel programming, tuning and benchmarking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Good understanding of gnu compilers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Familiarity with hardware virtual machine software ( Xen, VMware , etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Proven track record delivering solutions in large scale production systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Demonstrable analytical and problem solving skills in a fast paced industry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Preferred Job Qualifications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>BTech/MTech in Computer Science with 7 years of industry experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Knowledge of generic software product life cycle and testing methodology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scripting skills in Perl/PHP & UNIX shell programming . </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Netflix </li></ul><ul><li>Senior Software Engineer Cloud Performance (Los Gatos, CA) </li></ul><ul><li>Netflix hires extraordinary performers and gives them the freedom to make an impact. You may be aware of our booming streaming business, but are you aware of our advanced usage of cloud computing? In anticipation of our business' rapid growth, Netflix, an early cloud adopter, now ranks among the top users of cloud-based infrastructure-as-a-service (a.k.a. IAAS ). </li></ul><ul><li>Responsibilities include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Drive cloud performance & scalability optimization at Netflix and at our cloud partners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drive cloud performance & scalability optimization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Proactively define and expose metrics that can improve our services' performance, scalability, and availability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>As a member of this team, you will also work on parts of our core software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Define and evangelize best-practices at Netflix for Cloud usage </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Minimum Job Qualifications: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>10 years of relevant software engineering experience - 6 years of experience with high-traffic, large-scale distributed systems and client-server architectures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Experience with Cloud Computing platforms (e.g. Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google App Engine) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Object-oriented programming experience with Java </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BS/MS in computer science (or equivalent) </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>CISCO </li></ul><ul><li>Software Engineer (San Jose, CA) </li></ul><ul><li>In this role you will help design, develop and deliver Cloud Management product(s) for enabling holistic, scalable infrastructure in a highly virtualized service (server, storage and network services) offerings. The right candidate must demonstrate professional software development skills as below. Experience Level: (5-10 years) </li></ul><ul><li>Must Have Skills (at least 3 of the following): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Strong C++/Java </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strong Object Oriented design, modeling and programming </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>XML Infrastructure experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Experience with meta-model driven systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Experience/understanding of policy driven systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Experience with information-model driven systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Understanding of management of network appliances: Load Balancers, Firewalls, Offload/Acceleration </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Exotic Skills for cloud computing? <ul><li>SQL & Object Oriented Dev </li></ul><ul><li>SQL Server, Oracle and DB2 database exp </li></ul><ul><li>Java , C# or C/ C++ </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding of HTTP, Internet protocols, Web browsers </li></ul><ul><li>Unix/Linux/BSD </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual machine software (Xen, VMware , etc. ) </li></ul><ul><li>Perl/PHP & Unix shell programming </li></ul><ul><li>J2EE </li></ul>
  8. 8. Exotic Skills? <ul><li>Have programming skills changed in the last 10 years? No, not really. </li></ul><ul><li>Are these the same skills we needed in 2000? 2005? 2009? Yes. </li></ul><ul><li>The skills have not changed. However the methodology and architecture and end products have changed. How we get the data and information to the users and how they get data has changed. </li></ul><ul><li>Cloud Computing is about eliminating expensive on-site servers, complex software and hardware worries. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Cloud Job Titles (You can be anything you want in the cloud!) <ul><li>Project Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Architects </li></ul><ul><li>Software Engineers </li></ul><ul><li>Software Developers </li></ul><ul><li>SQA (QA & Testing) </li></ul><ul><li>Storage Engineers </li></ul><ul><li>Network Engineers & Architects </li></ul><ul><li>System Administrators (Windows, UNIX, LINUX) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Top Employers (According to Cloud Computing .) <ul><li>IBM – Seems to be lots or architecture positions, but not many Software Engineers or Developer. Why? </li></ul><ul><li>VMware </li></ul><ul><li> – Software Engineers & Developers </li></ul><ul><li>CA Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft - Software Engineers & Developers </li></ul><ul><li>Amazon </li></ul><ul><li>Amazon Careers </li></ul><ul><li>Cisco – Hardware, Storage & Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Apptis, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Google </li></ul>
  11. 11. Colorado Cloud Jobs (according to <ul><li>IBM </li></ul><ul><li>Sungard </li></ul><ul><li>*HP </li></ul><ul><li>(*according to & </li></ul>
  12. 12. Questions & Contact Info <ul><li>Chas Bollow – Manager of Staffing & Recruiting </li></ul><ul><li>CounterTrade Products in Arvada, CO </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>303.424.9710 x221 </li></ul><ul><li>eBook: </li></ul><ul><li>Blog: </li></ul>