Lead/Principal Cloud Engineer

Allianz Technology of America

The lead/principal engineer is a hands on engineer who also will act as a technical mentor for Cloud Engineers and Analysts, contribute to projects from conceptualization to execution using best practices. The individual will own clearly defined deliverables of customer projects and help drive successful project deliverables. a deep understating and hands on experience of the following is expected: ~crlf~~crlf~•Cloud Computing on AWS and Azure~crlf~•Migrations to AWS and Azure~crlf~•Professional Services and Consulting engagements~crlf~•Security/Compliance Services~crlf~•Managed Cloud Services~crlf~•Automation/DevOps~crlf~•Outsourced IT Infrastructure Solutions

• Proficiency designing and coding Infrastructure as Code and automation scripts for AWS & AZURE management ~crlf~• Be part of client focused projects while contributing tasks such as cloud deployments, migrations to cloud, reviews of client cloud environments from the perspective of best practices, security/compliance and cost, automation. Etc.~crlf~• Team player, strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills is a must~crlf~• Help manage customer expectations and promote the teams capabilities ~crlf~• Demonstrable knowledge of continuous integration and/or continuous deployment tools and scripting; hands on experience having implemented and used such tools.~crlf~• Identify client requirements and provide solution design and technical descriptions.~crlf~• Ensure seamless handover to managed service provider team~crlf~• Ability to conduct thorough investigations, including a deep dive into reliability and scaling issues from both a code and infrastructure perspective~crlf~• Contribute to the technical knowledge base.~crlf~• Solid experience (8+ years) with functional, technical and integration related topics~crlf~• Experience with short and accurate documentation and modeling activities~crlf~• Experience with IT transformation, solution design, architecture and migration~crlf~• Proven communication skills and appetite to work in complex multi-national / multi-cultural environments~crlf~• Strong stakeholder management experience with strong interpersonal skills~crlf~• Team player mentality - focus on collaborative engagement~crlf~• Excellent written and verbal communication skills ~crlf~• May perform other duties as assigned~crlf~• Available for travel (if required)~crlf~

• Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.~crlf~• Certified AWS solutions architect or Azure equivalent. ~crlf~• Ten (10) years of software applications and/or information technology experience.~crlf~• 3-5 years of hands on experience using automation tools for AWS and/or Azure; enjoys using technology to solve engineer problems with automation~crlf~• 3+ years of experience writing scripts with Powershell, Python, and/or Terraform~crlf~• Experience with Ansible, Jenkins, GitHub, Jira, Confluence or similar tools highly desired~crlf~• Solid grasp and knowledge of Windows and Linux servers and networking fundamentals to support Infrastructure as Code assignments~crlf~• Experience in a very large enterprise 24x7 production environment, preferably in a global / international company~crlf~• Strong conceptual abilities and implementation of pragmatic methods and procedures~crlf~• Openness to new ideas and change, ability to learn, flexibility, adaptability, willingness to innovate, unconventional thinking~crlf~

At Allianz, we foster a workplace where every person feels welcome, connected and valued.

Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 85 million private and corporate customers and more than 142,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.~crlf~~crlf~Allianz is an equal opportunity employer. Everybody is welcome, regardless of other characteristics such as gender, age, origin, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.

At the core of the Allianz Group’s strength lies digitalization and its promise of growth opportunities through a ‘digital by default’ strategy. Allianz Technology is the principal driver behind transforming Allianz into a digital group – a quest to which nearly 7,500 Allianz Technology employees around the globe have committed themselves. We at Allianz Technology of America equip the Allianz Group in the Americas with the most cutting edge digital solutions in the industry, bringing Allianz to the fingertips of its customers. At Allianz Technology of America, innovation is more than a buzzword; it is the business of the day, every day.

An equal opportunity employer.~crlf~~crlf~


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