HERC Rentals AWS Cloud Engineer in Bonita Springs, Florida

Herc Rentals is a premier full-line equipment-rental company — providing our customers the equipment solutions they need to get their work done safely, confidently and cost effectively, while enabling them to conserve capital for their growth investments.

With over 50 years of equipment-rental expertise, approximately 4,800 employees with approximately 275 company operated locations, principally in North America. Herc Rentals is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation; industrial & manufacturing; oil & gas; government & municipalities; construction, mining, & energy; remediation & restoration; emergency response; facilities; MRO; entertainment; and ground care.

We aspire to be the supplier, employer and investment of choice in our industry, with core values that promote a culture built on integrity, respect, teamwork, and accountability.


Responsible for 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.


Educational Background

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

  • AWS professional Certifications preferred.

Professional Qualifications

  • 5+ or more years of IT implementation 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

  • AWS Experience

  • 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.)


  • Experience in Erwin or ER Studio data modeling tools, (ER Studio Preferred).

  • Understanding of the system development life cycle; software project management approaches; and requirements, design, and test techniques.

  • Domain knowledge of Salesforce Data Models, Infor, Oracle EBS, Data Warehousing (Kimbal), MDM, is a strong plus.

  • AWS Automation (DevOps knowledge) 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.

If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding career with a growth-oriented company, Herc Rentals is the right place for you! As an industry leader, we offer the opportunity for training, development, and advancement. In addition, we offer highly competitive compensation and benefits package, including a generous vacation program. Apply today to be part of a team built for success!

Herc Rentals does not discriminate in employment 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 factor.