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Senior Cloud Engineer - Remote

Date Posted: 2/15/2024

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Job Description

This position may work 100% virtual/remote in a firm approved U.S. state.

Salary: $110k - $125k

The Senior Cloud Engineer is responsible for partnering and working with IT engineering teams in the review and implementation of the firm's infrastructure and transition to hybrid cloud technology that includes compute, storage platforms, and data center collocation sites globally. Additionally, the Senior Cloud Engineer identifies and provides systems implementation requirements for network engineering and security engineering as applicable to the firm's core systems platforms to ensure that the design and implementation meets the needs of the firm in the areas of stability, functionality, and availability, as well as adhering to the firm's ISO 27001 audit requirements. The Senior Cloud Engineer reports to the Manager of Infrastructure Services.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Defining the implementation for hybrid cloud to include the compute, storage infrastructure, and integration with the firm's global data center collocation sites.
  • Reviewing existing systems to identify improvements for adequate capacity, scalability, and security that effectively meet the needs of the firm.
  • Assisting with implementing and improving policies and procedures to ensure maximum availability of the firm's IT infrastructure throughout all of the firm's offices.
  • Recommending alternative technologies or improvements to enhance information systems to support organizational goals based on the Engineer's knowledge of IT and analysis of the systems' needs.
  • Reviewing detailed plans for the integration of cloud services for new systems architecture into existing platforms and integration with future infrastructure.
  • Ensuring stability of the system by identifying best practices and lessons learned after a new system has been integrated.
  • Ensuring infrastructure is in compliance of IT policies and procedures including change control management policies, systems maintenance procedural policies, disaster recovery plans, business continuity procedural policies, and system documentation policies.
  • Working with the Information Security and Compliance teams as necessary for ensuring compliance to ISO 27001 and other audit requirements as requested by the firm's IT Information Security and Compliance team.
  • Collaborates with the Applications Manager, Network Engineering Manager, and Security Operations Manager to implement a global architecture and roadmap to enhance the reliability, security, and performance of the firm's infrastructure systems and applications.
  • Coordinating with other Directors, Managers, and engineers to ensure that projects are completed efficiently.
  • Documenting and keeping current administrative procedures, security procedures, maintenance procedures, and original system design manuals, as well as updated system design manuals for all systems.
  • Overseeing the implementation of new hybrid cloud infrastructure services and changes to existing on-premises infrastructure services, ensuring that commitments are properly planned, staffed, monitored, and reported.
  • Staying current on all technology advancements in respect to their applications within the firm by working closely with key vendors to support IT infrastructure, address escalated issues, and remain updated with existing and new technologies.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in information technology or related field is required, or a minimum of 10 years of related experience beyond the minimum required in lieu of a degree.
  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years of experience in technology as a lead engineer to include a minimum of five (5) years as a senior engineer in an information technology environment.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in the implementation of IT infrastructure system
    To apply please email your resume to jdimond@ledgent.com

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Denver, CO
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:None
  • Education:None
  • Date Posted:2/15/2024
  • Contact: Jennifer Dimond (720) 617-7972
  • Pay Range: $110,000.00 - $125,000.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JN -022024-359017