Cloud Engineer Lead – Security

OneAmericaIT & Cybersecurity 6-8 Years

Job Description

At OneAmerica, we deliver on promises when customers need us most.  We believe the best way to serve our customers is to know that every individual, employee, family, and business we work with has unique personal and financial goals.  We keep our promises, so we can help them achieve their goals and realize their definition of financial success.

Job Summary

Responsible for driving in the transformation of our technology into a cloud first architecture by partnering with the business, Cloud Architects and Engineering teams. The Lead Cloud Engineer will work with other infrastructure/application partners and key stakeholders to understand cloud usage dependencies and develop optimized engineering patterns. The Lead Cloud Engineer abreast of the fast-moving cloud space and uses that knowledge to engineer new cloud solutions enabling developers to utilize cloud technologies and capabilities to deliver value for our business. This role will be responsible for driving engineering designs, implementations, and operational excellence for the cloud platform.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Collaborate with cloud transformation project team and key stakeholders
• Identify security risk, prioritize, and drive activities/solutions to mitigate risk
• Subject matter expert on securing cloud environments
• Install, configure, maintain, and document security solutions used to reduce risk in a cloud architecture
• Keep abreast of emerging security technologies and make appropriate recommendations regarding their alignment to the cloud strategy
• Work with key business stakeholders to clearly communicate security standards and best practices to protecting information assets
• Serve as an escalation point and provide troubleshooting guidance and direction in resolution of escalated issues and/or complex Cloud security issues.
•I identify solutions that represent opportunities to leverage cloud services and architectures by evaluating quality attributes, technology risk, capacity variability, and other factors where a cloud native architecture solution can add benefit to the overall solution
• Drive guidance and governance of SaaS/IaaS/PaaS Applications on current and new technologies or requirements that might impact business solutions
• Lead and participate in design discussions/product architecture reviews and assist engineering teams design products that adhere to SaaS/IaaS/PaaS principles

• Design and build highly available and scalable systems on cloud platforms (primarily Azure)
• Identifying the best technical solutions that can be rolled out efficiently and, in a cost-effective manner
• Provide expertise and advice to help teams building solutions on cloud platforms including design, planning, management, maintenance and assessing systems for potential weaknesses or issues
• Provide expert level support for workloads in public cloud providers, primarily Microsoft Azure.
• Partner with the operations team to ensure streamlined deployment of applications and resources on the Azure platform
• Ensure new products and updates meet requirements pre and post release.
• Work closely with the Service Delivery Managers (SDM) and Cloud Engineers to ensure day-to-day activities align with overall Cloud Roadmap
• Focus on consistent execution and delivery excellence of projects to the organization.
• Design and implement end-to-end infrastructure solutions across multiple disciplines including, compute, network, storage on cloud or on-prem.
• Place a focus on technical debt elimination through cloud migrations
• Engage in architectural discussions and lead direction from a cloud security engineering and operations stand point

Job Requirements

Required Education and/or Certifications

Bachelor’s degree OR any combination of education and experience which would provide an equivalent background
Recommended Education and/or certifications

Microsoft Certified Security Engineer
AWS Certified Security Engineer Professional
Required Work Experience

7+ years of experience in designing and implementation of complex IT systems or consulting experience with distributed applications or systems architecture
4+ years of experience in a Cloud Engineering or Architecture role
4+ years of practical experience with Microsoft Azure and or AWS
3+ years of cloud experience, focusing on security
3+ years of practical experience developing automated deployment scripts and tools
3+ years of practical experience with software defined everything and infrastructure as code, leveraging Terraform and other toolsets
2+ years of DevOps/DevSecOps experience
2+ years developing software using API calls, microservices, serverless compute
2+ years’ experience in current scripting languages such as powershell, python or similar
Experience using DevOps tools and processes; creation of CI/CD pipelines
Or any combination of education and experience which would provide an equivalent background
Salary Band: 07C

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the majority of OneAmerica associates are currently working remotely in accordance with our safety protocols.  The selected candidate will be expected to temporarily work remotely for an unspecified period of time as determined in OneAmerica’s sole discretion.  When normal business operations resume, the selected candidate will be expected to physically return to work in the office located in Indianapolis, IN.

Disclaimer:  OneAmerica is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Posted On

October 25, 2021