About the job Cloud Engineer
Position Cloud Engineer
Primary Job Function
The cloud engineering function provides in-depth technical expertise of cloud services, including cloud architecture, provisioning, and technical support of cloud platforms. Strong understanding of identifying optimal cloud-based solutions in support of business needs and deploying and maintaining cloud platforms in accordance with best practices and company policies. Responsible for designing, securing, and deploying cloud platforms primarily through infrastructure as code and automation. Regularly peer review small to mid-sized Infrastructure as Code scripts.
Provides technical support on cloud platform issues. Architectural design knowledge of cloud platforms, best practices, and industry trends. Create small to mid-sized cloud solution architectural designs incorporating industry best practices. May assist senior engineer or team lead in larger scale more complex cloud designs.
Minimum of five years experience in cloud computing, specifically in the design, building, deploying and system administration of cloud services. Experience with CI/CD processes. Experience working in an Agile environment. Experience coding infrastructure as code. Requires excellent analytical, communication and consultative skills, as well as sound judgment and the ability to work effectively with business stakeholders and other IT management and staff. Experience establishing guidelines, procedures and standards for platform automation is a plus. Strong OS systems knowledge is a plus. Cloud Platform certifications strongly preferred.
Daily interaction with divisional clients and peer resources in other technical support organizations (e.g. hardware, storage, etc.). Monthly interaction with vendors.
Level 3+ infrastructure support for cloud platforms.
Determine cloud platform design project requirements and the architectural requirements in support of business needs.
Independently conceives and develops general approaches to a task/technology design project.
Exercises latitude in approach to problem and solution.
Adheres to established policies.