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AWS Cloud Engineer

Date: Mar 4, 2023

Location: Bonita Springs, Florida, United States

Company: Herc Rentals

Req #: 37243

Herc Rentals Inc. is a premier, full-service equipment rental firm – providing our customers the equipment, services and solutions they need to achieve optimal performance safely, efficiently and effectively. A pioneer of the equipment rental industry, Herc Rentals continues to evolve and grow through technological innovations, expanded product offerings and value-added services and consultative solutions to support its customers’ projects. 


With more than 55 years of equipment rental expertise, approximately 5,100 employees and approximately 295 company-operated locations across North America, Herc Rentals serves a broad range of end markets, including construction; industrial operations, refineries and petrochemical operations; governmental entities and contractors; disaster recovery and remediation; infrastructure; railroad operations; utilities; film, television, live entertainment and special event production; agricultural operations; and facilities management..



Short Description

AWS Architecture: Designing secure, efficient, reliable, scalable, highly available and fault tolerant systems on AWS. Selecting appropriate services based on data, compute, and database and/or security requirements. Lead efforts to identify appropriate use of AWS architectural best practices. Estimate AWS costs and identify cost control mechanisms. Responsible for any technological duties associated with Amazon cloud computing, participate planning, maintenance, support, and manage Herc infrastructure.  


  • Review and Design Architecture: Both High-Level and Detailed Designs
  • Understand HERC Business Needs
  • Identify necessary improvements in the AWS architecture to align with the AWS Well-Architected Framework and Best Practices
  • Implement the necessary improvements to the Architecture
  • Research, present and accurately articulate benefits and goals of technologies such as Big Data, Hadoop, NoSQL, Data Virtualization, and Data Services.
  • Protect information, systems, and assets while delivering business value by advising best practices for the creation of a secure cloud environment
  • Ensure that AWS Architecture aligns with needs 
  • Monitor Performance for effective use of AWS resources
  • Evaluate AWS Products and Service for impact on architecture and recommend adoption as necessary
  • Ensure continuing ability to scale and optimize
  • Advise application teams on deployment options
  • Oversee Provisioning of AWS architecture components
  • Ensure development teams follow Best Practices
  • Ensure Architectural standards are followed
  • Provide L3 support for Incident management and provide a focal point for AWS
  • A “can do” attitude and ability to take ownership of assigned work.


    Professional Experience

    5+ or more years of IT implementation experience
    AWS Experience
    Implementing experience with primary AWS services (EC2, ELB, RDS, Route53 & S3)
    Leading highly-available and fault-tolerant enterprise and web-scale software deployments
    Infrastructure automation through DevOps scripting (E.g. shell, Python, Ruby, Powershell)
    Configuration management using CloudFormation, ANSIBLE & JENKINS
    Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations
    Strong practical Linux and Windows-based systems administration skills in a Cloud or Virtualized environment
    Experience managing data center operations, including data assurance, monitoring, alerting and notifications
    Customer facing skills to represent AWS well within the customer’s environment and drive discussions with senior personnel regarding trade-offs, best practices, project management and risk mitigation
    Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges
    Deep hands-on experience leading the design, development and deployment of business software at scale or current hands on technology infrastructure, network, compute, storage, and virtualization experience
    Proven experience with software development life cycle (SDLC) and agile/iterative methodologies required
    Integration of AWS cloud services with on-premise technologies from Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, HP, SAP etc
    Experience with IT compliance and risk management requirements (eg. security, privacy, SOX, HIPAA etc)
    AWS professional Certifications highly desirable

    Educational Background

    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, other related field or equivalent work experience.; advanced degree preferred

    Conditions of Employment


    • AWS Automation (DevOps knowledge) preferred
    • Domain knowledge of Salesforce Data Models, Infor, Oracle EBS, Data Warehousing (Kimbal), MDM, is a strong plus
    • Experience in Erwin or ER Studio data modeling tools, (ER Studio Preferred)
    • Expert in leading large global data migrations and integration efforts
    • Expert in leading technical migration, data integration and consolidation activities from traditional to cloud data structures
    • Self-motivated leader with forward-thinking visionary and entrepreneurial thinking to lead the change
    • Understanding of the system development life cycle; software project management approaches; and requirements, design, and test techniques


    Our long-term strategy underscores the understanding that our success depends on the dedication and capability of our team members. We are focused on attracting, retaining and empowering talented and dedicated people to build the best team in the equipment rental industry. We also seek to build a team that reflects the variety of people, cultures and communities we interact with every day and to create an inclusive, productive environment in which all team members feel valued and respected.


    Herc Rentals provides an excellent compensation and benefits package, which includes a competitive salary, retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive medical, dental, vision care, life insurance coverage, paid vacation and holidays. 


    Herc does not discriminate in employment based on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, political affiliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.


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