Cloud & DevOps Solutions Engineer

Full Time



    Job Description

    Life at AE:
    Our culture is unique and defined by our 10 core values. This continued focus throughout our 70+ year history has enabled us to continue to achieve an extraordinary growth year over year. These accomplishments have allowed us to be named among Top Workplaces in the Madison area.

    We're looking for people driven by our values:
    Client First Mentality
    Care For Your Family
    Engage Locally
    Embrace Diversity
    Practice Honesty & Integrity
    Work Hard & Work Smart
    Laugh & Have Fun
    Propose Solutions
    Listen & Ask Questions
    Take Ownership & Show Respect

    Life at AE includes a bunch of incentives besides a comprehensive insurance package, a 401K...the standard basket of goodies. We also provide an ever-evolving employee experience that includes Birthday cake at 9am, AE Cares Days, referral bonuses, remote work and flexible schedule options, lunch and learns, a collaborative work environment, an environment where the intern's ideas are given as much respect as the executive management. We believe that the experience a client has with our team should be an extension of our values.

    The Role:
    A Cloud & DevOps Solutions Engineer (YOU?!) is responsible for hands-on technical post-sale implementation and pre-sale consulting.

    You are enthusiastic about technology and are able to explain complex technical concepts in easy-to-understand terms. You will work closely with our talented team of Solutions Architects, Account Managers, and Project Managers to deliver success within new and existing accounts while having responsibility for technical post-sale activities including the design, configuration, and implementation of cloud and DevOps solutions.

    You are genuinely curious, continuing to scale your expertise and knowledge, never afraid to get your hands dirty. You appreciate the variety of challenges (shall we say opportunities?!) that come up when working with clients. You will find a collaborative environment at AE where everyone brings different strengths and is eager to help each other.

    A Day in the Life:
    • Work with client technical audiences providing cloud and DevOps engineering excellence during post-sale implementation and pre-sale opportunities covering cloud security, infrastructure-as-code, CI/CD processes, platform engineering, application security, and security/network orchestration and automation ("SOAR").
    • Assist clients with building out secure and scalable DevOps tooling and processes.
    • Guide clients through the adoption of a CSP platform (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform).
    • Deliver a delightful client experience through personality, communication, and technical mastery.
    • Participate in designing client solutions based on business and technical needs.
    • Build in-depth knowledge of clients' technical priorities, challenges and initiatives mapping them to AE's core offerings and competencies.
    • Research new technology, reflect on market direction, and develop new services and solution offerings.
    • Build value-added relationships within the domain of new or existing accounts to become a trusted technical advisor.

    What You'll Need:
    • Deeply knowledgeable and experienced with at least one CI/CD platform (GitHub, GitLab, Azure DevOps, Jenkins, BitBucket, CircleCI, et. al), one IaC tool (Terraform strongly preferred, ARM, CloudFormation, et. al), and competent with at least one language appropriate for automation/scripting (Python, PowerShell, Golang, C#, NodeJS).
    • Foundational understanding of one or more of the following: public CSP (Azure, AWS, Google Cloud Platform) cloud networking, Kubernetes, FaaS/serverless, CSP databases, CSP storage solutions.
    • Comfortable with an API, CLI, and GUI.
    • Possess or are on a path to public CSP (Azure, AWS, Google Cloud Platform) professional level accreditation. Certification not required, but a plus.
    • Careful communicator who writes well and listens like an interpreter. You re-read written communication before sending or printing.
    • Actively organized individual exercising methods toward organization, task management, and note-taking.
    • Receptive to professional feedback, able to self-assess, and able to provide thoughtful feedback.
    • Comfortable and successful engaging someone who wears a tie, skirt, t-shirt, or combination in front of a whiteboard, at a podium, on a conference call, or during happy hour.
    • Enjoy rapidly gaining context and knowledge in new technology areas with minimal supervision. You have a personal lab within a cloud service provider, basement, or bunker.
    • Ability to maintain or obtain certification in cloud and other relevant technology domains - as professionally required or personally interested.
    • Enjoy yearly national travel to events and conferences with a team.
    • Active contributor to organizational culture, able to form and express continually curated opinions of your own.

    AE Business Solutions does not sponsor applications for employment visas
    AE Business Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer