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Lead Cloud Engineer Waterloo, Canada

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Lead Cloud Engineer Description

Job #: 93509

We are looking for an experienced AWS Engineer to join our team and work on a project for Client, a leading provider of imaging and IT solutions for healthcare and industrial applications. You will be responsible for migrating Client's on-premise environment to AWS, using security best practices, EKS. You will also advise the Client team on how to optimize their service costs and performance on AWS.



  • Build a secure and scalable AWS environment from scratch, using Terraform, Kubernetes, and EKS
  • Migrate existing applications and data to AWS, using the lift and shift approach
  • Deploy and manage products on EC2 instances, using Helm charts and Ingress controllers
  • Provide guidance and recommendations on how to use AWS services effectively, such as OpenSearch, etc
  • Collaborate with the Global Services team (responsible for setting up the Landing Zones) and the Client team to ensure a smooth and successful migration and operation


  • At least 3 years of experience in GCP or AWS engineering, with a focus on security, K8S/EKS, and Landing Zones
  • Strong knowledge of AWS services and tools, such as EC2, S3, OpenSearch, etc
  • Proficient in Terraform, Helm, and Ingress controllers
  • Experience in migrating and deploying applications and data to AWS, using a lift and shift approach
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • System Engineering: AWS Engineer focused on: Security, EKS, Landing Zone, and Migration to AWS (built an environment from scratch)
  • Taking existing on-prem stuff -> moving to AWS; lift and shift style; drive the boat / push us/Agfa team
  • Landing Zone - is driven by Global Services; Be able to advise on e.g. Charts to be moved to EKS in a certain way/setup. Advice on service cost optimization
  • Helm Chart - instantiating Ingress controller + OpenSearch + few other services
  • Terraform is used to instantiate EC2 instances and then have Agfa EIP installation


  • Extended Healthcare with Prescription Drugs, Dental and Vision Insurance, and Healthcare Spending Account (Company Paid)
  • Maternity/Parental/Adoption Leave Top-up
  • Life and AD&D Insurance (Company Paid)
  • Employee Assistance Program (Company Paid)
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) with company match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Employee Discounts
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program

About EPAM

  • EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential

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