Senior Cloud Engineer

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.

Senior Cloud Engineer

The Information Technology department at OneAmerica is on a journey to transform our current capabilities to become a digitally enabled organization. We are shifting from stand-alone systems to collaborative intelligent solutions that work together to deliver workflow management, customer engagement, data and innovation. Our cloud teams have the potential to shape the future by solving thought-provoking problems and using transformational technologies to further enhance our capabilities in this journey. You’ll have the chance to thrive in a culture of ownership and delivery as these efforts continue to expand. These opportunities can enable you to be at the center of a groundbreaking transformational success story at OneAmerica.

The Senior Cloud Engineer is responsible for assisting in the transformation of our technology into a cloud first architecture by partnering with the business, Cloud Architects and Engineering teams. The Senior Cloud Engineer will work with other infrastructure/application partners and key stakeholders to understand cloud usage dependencies and develop optimized engineering patterns. The Senior Cloud Engineer stays 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.

Responsibilities include:

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
Provide guidance and governance of SaaS 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 principles
You’ll collaborate with application developers and architects, infrastructure engineers and architects, and operations staff to develop iteratively better cloud deployments to solve real business problems
You’ll build highly available and scalable systems on cloud platforms (primarily Azure)
You’ll oversee the on-prem tool set and work to modernize those tools to Cloud based tools to increase stability and automation of issue resolution
Provide oversight and enable tool monitoring to ensure Cloud costs stay within budget expectations
Develop automation and processes to quickly and rapidly deploy, manage, configure, and scale cloud-based systems and stacks
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
Assist in the design, setup, configuration, and migration of systems to commercial cloud environments
Provide support for workloads in public cloud providers, primarily Microsoft Azure.
Coordinate adoption of technology standards related to runtime infrastructure
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.
Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree OR any combination of education and experience which would provide an equivalent background
5 or more years of experience in designing and implementation of complex IT systems or consulting experience with distributed applications or systems architecture
3 - 5 years of experience in a Cloud Engineering or Architecture role
3 or more years of practical experience with Azure
3 or more years of cloud experience, focusing on networking, infrastructure management concepts and tools
3 or more years of experience with Infrastructure and Application monitoring tools such as Sitescope, APM, AppDynamics, SolarWinds, and SCOM
Understanding of SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS technologies, evaluation methodologies to help choose the right solutions
Experience in implementing SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS Architectures
Experience developing automated deployment scripts and tools for system provisioning and configuration
Experience scripting in PowerShell, Python, Perl or other similar languages
Experience with software defined everything and infrastructure-as-code using cloud specific toolsets such as Terraform
Experience with networking, internet security architectures and protocols relevant to Cloud environments
Proven experience performing server, network and storage system designs and implementation
Practical experience in cloud cost and capacity management
Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
Experience with IT compliance and risk management requirements (e.g., security, privacy, SOX, HIPAA)
Must be well organized and possess outstanding follow-through and attention to detail
Agile team experience
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment to deliver on common enterprise goals is a must

To learn more about our products, services, and the companies of OneAmerica, visit

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 [insert location].

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

July 12, 2021