Senior Cloud Platform Engineer

  • Allstate,
  • Charlotte, NC
  • 20 minutes ago
Engineers, Engineering, Web, Computer, System, Programming, Linux, Application, Networking, Network, HTTP, SSL, SMTP, API, Java
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Where good people build rewarding careers.

Think that working in the insurance field can't be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. You'll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers' lives. We'll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, you'll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you'll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.

Job Description

Are you passionate about cloud native technologies? Do Cloud Foundry & Kubernetes sound awesome? If so, then come join us and help solve some big challenges. You will be joining a world class team that likes to have fun while being passionate about delivering value to its customers!

Allstate is looking for experienced Cloud Platform Engineers to join Platform Services & Enablement's Platform Engineering team. Platform Engineering is responsible for the engineering and operation of the Allstate Platform as a Service (PaaS) offerings comprised of Pivotal Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes, as well as the application continuous delivery tools and pipelines, and supporting infrastructure applications.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee and develop the Allstate's Platform as a Service offerings using Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes
  • Design platform architecture with various cloud providers (Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure)
  • Provides guidance and direction to application teams to ensure compliance with the standards and best practices
  • Design and implement continuous integration and continuous delivery processes to deliver applications to production, fostering a culture of continuous process improvement
  • Contribute to technology strategy and engineering roadmaps around cloud platforms;
  • Execute strategic engineering proof of concepts around cloud platforms
  • Champion for the appropriate use of open source and commercial technology based upon industry trends and innovative concepts
  • Mentor and share knowledge with team members


Job Qualifications

  • Four year degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related area, or equivalent work experience
  • Hands-on experience with resilient cloud solutions at scale
  • 8+ years of System Administration, Site Reliability Engineering, or DevOps Engineering experience
  • Hands-on style - willingness and competence in producing necessary changes in our infrastructure and processes
  • Will be working primarily in an Extreme Programming environment and must be willing to work in a paired programming/engineering model
  • Able to facilitate diverse teams, multi-task, and work under pressure
  • Able to work effectively across organizational and geographical boundaries
  • Identify creative solutions for technical challenges
  • Able to communicate effectively across groups of diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to communicate and present ideas and solutions


Key Responsibilities (Cont'd)

  • Demonstrable experience designing and implementing complex applications and distributed systems into private and public cloud infrastructure (AWS, vSphere, Azure, etc...)
  • Proficient with either the Linux command line and troubleshooting tools
  • Solid understanding of complex, multi-region, highly available state-less and state-full deployments
  • Experienced in one or more key areas of the Cloud Foundry platform architecture
    • Layer 7 Routing/Load Balancers (F5/nginx/haproxy/envoy)
    • Authentication/Authorization (LDAP, AD/FS, SAML/SSO)
    • Application runtimes
    • IaaS (AWS, Azure, vSphere)
    • CI/CD, automated deployment tools (automation pipelines, Jenkins, Concourse a plus!)
    • Container orchestration (Kubernetes/Docker Swarm)
    • Networking/Network Virtualization
  • Intermediate level understanding of network protocols/functions (HTTP, HTTPS, SSL/TLS, SMTP, DNS) and troubleshooting (using tools like tcpdump and wireshark)
  • Knowledge of REST API and web applications. Able to make changes to code of moderate to complex applications in one of the following languages/frameworks: Java (Spring Boot), Go, NodeJS


The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary - but that's just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you'll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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