Senior Cloud Engineer - Global Atlantic Financial Group Des Moines, Iowa, United States Bookmark Share Print 76 0 0

Listing Description


Responsible for working as a centralized cloud engineering and operational team member focused on running the cloud, assisting teams in DevOps activities, and management of a self-service cloud platform. Reports to VP of IT Infrastructure and Operations. Key responsibilities will include the following:

  • Deliver cloud services and/or infrastructure in alignment with target architecture.

  • Accountable for operational monitoring, management, incident escalation, and reporting functions.

  • Serve as technical project manager for various projects.

  • Optimize performance and capacity, as well as ensure proper resource management regardless of the platform used or infrastructure location.

  • Partners with Information Security Risk Management and Security Operations on build and maintenance of cloud workloads to ensure initial and on-going compliance with security guidance and best practices.

  • Oversees patching and vulnerability remediation activities as part of Vulnerability Remediation as a Service (VRaaS) function and ensures performance of same.

  • Performs cost planning, monitoring, management, and reporting - maintain transparency and proper metering.

  • Manage and maintain shared infrastructure and DevOps tooling, such as GitLab, AWS CodePipeline, Saltstack, Artifactory, Sonarqube, New Relic, CloudHealth, etc.

  • Provides DevOps expertise and coaching related to deploying and configuring IaaS resources.

  • Lends DevOps capacity to projects and other initiatives across the IT landscape.

  • Participates in the selection of, manages and partners with cloud vendors for the purpose of providing redundancy and cloud operations capacity. 

  • Aids the Cloud Architect in assessing projects for approval and implementation based on predefined architecture standards.

  • Creates, manages, and prioritizes a backlog of work, including requests for assistance, remediation work, and operational tasks. 

  • Meet service level agreements made to business teams and ensure proper disaster recovery processes and risk mitigation.

  • Works across traditional technology infrastructure and cloud computing environments.


  • Bachelor’s degree in an IT related field or similar combination of education and experience.

  • Minimum 5 years experienced in cloud technology including building and supporting cloud solutions.

  • Skilled in Agile delivery methodologies.

  • Solid knowledge and experience in cloud technologies from Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure.

  • Understanding and experience in software-defined infrastructure.

  • Demonstrated experience in cloud engineering, DevSecOps practices, and cloud integration.

  • Experience in cloud deployment configurations, containerization, and scripting technologies.

  • Ability to develop complex systems and data flows and implement automation where needed.

  • Demonstrated analysis and communication skills, able to resolve technology and business problems.

  • Demonstrated ability to work well with cross-functional groups.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects, meet deadlines, and adjust priorities appropriately in an evolving work environment with shifting time frames; self-starter with high degree of initiative, urgency, and follow through.



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