Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions

Cloud Engineer

Job Locations US
Primary Posting Location : Country
US
Requisition ID
2021-373286
Position Type
Full Time
Category
Professional: (IT, Finance, Legal, HR, Talent Acquisition, Administrative, Customer Service)

Summary

Cloud Engineer

 

At our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses! We are seeking a highly dynamic Cloud Engineer to provide advanced design and engineering support for the Company’s cloud infrastructure footprint.  This role manages, maintains and supports our cloud environments across multiple data centers, for a multitude of client projects.  As a Cloud Engineer, you will be responsible for cross-functional collaboration to develop, maintain and continuously upgrade our cloud architecture support model. You will serve as the cloud subject matter expert to our network of technical talent and enterprise-wide business units.

 

Take this opportunity to join North America’s leading business solutions provider and build your career working with amazing people in a growing industry! Apply today!

 

What we offer:

  • Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Training and Career Development
  • Generous Paid Time-Off 

Responsibilities:

  • Work with technology teams to develop target state cloud architecture, as well as planning for ongoing cloud technology optimization.
  • Drive cloud/ technology discussions and facilitate decision with other teams within the organization.
  • Manage/execute POCs and feasibility studies to validate next-gen product concepts and technologies leveraging results to guide business and technology decisions.
  • Enforce adherence to architectural standards/principles, global product-specific guidelines, usability design standards, governance, cost controls, etc.
  • Keep abreast of and gain expertise in the evolving technology and understand how new technologies could be applied.
  • Develop a roadmap to leverage/use IaaS and PaaS across the organization.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in MIS, Computer Science, or comparable major or equivalent experience required
  • 8+ years of experience in Technology Infrastructure
  • 5-10 years of experience supporting mission critical infrastructure services at a large organization
  • 2+ years of experience in all aspects of cloud computing including infrastructure, storage, platforms and data
  • Experience in cloud computing based services architecture, technical design and implementations including IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS delivery models; Experience with networking and web standards such as DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP, HTTP, web security mechanisms, proxies, firewalls & application delivery controllers
  • Possess an understanding of system testing including platform, integration, load and scale testing; Excellent troubleshooting and technical problem-solving skills

Responsibilities

The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

 

Job Duty

 

Areas of Responsibility

  • Work with technology teams to develop target state cloud architecture, as well as planning for ongoing cloud technology optimization.
  • Drive cloud/ technology discussions and facilitate decision with other teams within the organization.
  • Manage/execute POCs and feasibility studies to validate next-gen product concepts and technologies leveraging results to guide business and technology decisions.
  • Enforce adherence to architectural standards/principles, global product-specific guidelines, usability design standards, governance, cost controls, etc.
  • Drive technical designs to consensus and approval.
  • Work with product owners and other functional teams to translate the roadmap into releases.
  • Keep abreast of and gain expertise in the evolving technology and understand how new technologies could be applied
  • Develop road map to leverage/use IaaS and PaaS across the organization.

Supervisory Responsibilities

 

Direct Reports

- This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

 

Indirect Reports

- This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports

 

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

 

- Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job 

- Travel up to   0%

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job

Education Level: (Required):    Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

   

Field of Study/Area of Experience:    8+ years of experience in Technology Infrastructure

 

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

 

Required Characteristics

  • 5-10 years of experience supporting mission critical infrastructure services at a large organization.
  • 2+ years of experience in all aspects of cloud computing including infrastructure, storage, platforms and data.
  • Hands on experience with AWS and/or Microsoft Azure. 
  • Experience in cloud computing based services architecture, technical design and implementations including IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS delivery models.
  • Thorough understanding of infrastructure automation, continuous integration/deployment and cloud delivery models.
  • Deep expertise in public cloud architecture and transformation strategy as well as product architecture.
  • Experience with networking and web standards such as DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP, HTTP, web security mechanisms, proxies, firewalls & application delivery controllers.

Preferred Characteristics:

  • Ability to script in JSON, Java or other programming languages
  • Understanding of Terraform, GIT, ansible playbooks and cloud templating
  • Ability to create business cases for new technology proposals
  • Knowledge of infrastructure design & server infrastructure implementation.
  • Balance of strategic and tactical skills and the ability to work on cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to write technical documentation (platform architecture, strategy, engineering etc.)
  • Ability to work on multiple concurrent complex projects and to coordinate the work of others in the cloud environment.
  • Experience with build tools, CI/CD, DevOps and agile principles
  • Possess an understanding of system testing including platform, integration, load and scale testing.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and technical problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient at multitasking and proactive in work responsibilities

Environmental & Physical Requirements

 

Office / Sedentary Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.

 

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law.  The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

 

Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes.  Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

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