Senior Cloud Engineer

Cloud, AWS, DevOps
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description


The Senior Cloud Engineer is responsible for helping lead the creation of a technology framework and providing technical expertise in support of IT Core Technology initiatives in cloud computing and automation, with a focus on the implementation services that run on cloud platforms.

The Senior Cloud Engineer reports into the IT Core Technology organization but would be embedded into the Cloud/DevOps effort to provide senior level engineering work and to evangelize best practices. Additionally, the Senior Cloud Engineer will be responsible for ensuring that critical applications are designed and optimized for high availability and disaster recovery from an infrastructure perspective. This includes assisting in porting and migration of on-premise apps to cloud and ensuring secure and well-designed workflows both hybrid and native.

Ten or more years experience in designing large and complex IT operations in small to medium-sized organizations, ideally in a media and technology environment. The position requires strong collaborative and interpersonal skills with a group of high performing SME's across a multitude of disciplines (cloud, network, storage, identity, development)

  • Demonstrate applied knowledge of cloud architecture and implementation features (OS, multi-tenancy, virtualization, orchestration, elastic scalability)
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge of DevOps tool chains and processes
  • Act as a technical lead within the group for cloud end-to-end architectures, including AWS, Azure, and future providers
  • Develop solutions architectures and evaluate architectural alternatives for private, public and hybrid cloud models, including IaaS, PaaS, and other cloud services
  • Contribute to cross-functional DevOps development activities with other groups
  • Define optimal design patterns and solutions for high availability and disaster recovery for applications
  • Assist in driving scope definition where needed, technical design, and validation of proposed operational workflows
  • Ensure delivered solutions meet/perform to technical and functional/non-functional requirements
  • Provide technical expertise and leadership in the diagnosis and resolution of an issue
  • Ensure delivered solutions are handed off operationally with appropriate documentation (e.g. best practices, design documents, run books)


  • 10 + years of experience spanning at least two IT disciplines, including technical architecture, network management, application development, and operations
  • Mandatory 5 + years hands-on experience with AWS core infrastructure components including expert level experience with IAM, EC2, VPC, ELB, and Route 53
  • Strong hands-on experience with AWS and VMWare enterprise implementations, especially pertaining to migration to cloud and hybrid environments
  • Experience working with less technical departments and translating technical requirements into actionable tasks and projects
  • Exposure to multiple, diverse technologies and processing environments
  • Knowledge of all components of a technical architecture
  • Strong understanding of network architecture including internal routing
  • Strong understanding of client/server systems
  • Strong applicable knowledge of cloud security concepts and AWS best practices
  • Experience working in a media and entertainment environment highly preferred
  • Ability to balance project-based workloads and daily tasks
  • Tenacity in taking on new challenges in technology and learning new skills through self-guided and official training
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work with project management tools to provide detailed reports and project task timelines
  • Industry Certifications Preferred

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