Cloud Engineer

Location
Work From Home
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 21, 2021
Closes
Sep 18, 2021
Ref
87434958#GIJ--Allstate.1
Category
IT
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified

The world isnt standing still, and neither is Allstate. Were moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers evolving needs. Thats why now is an exciting time to join our team. Youll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.

Youll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.

Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from lifes uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For more than 89 years weve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatevers coming next to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. Weve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We dont follow the trends. We set them.

Job Summary

Allstate is looking for Cloud Engineers within ATSV Infrastructure Services. Within IS, the cloud engineers are responsible and accountable for the engineering and operation of the Allstate cloud platforms. The cloud platforms are comprised of multiple public cloud environments, continuous integration and continuous delivery tools and pipelines that enforce our security and operational standards.

The Cloud Engineer will design and build opinionated, secure cloud environments and platforms for Allstate. Job responsibilities will include automating public cloud services by building continuous integration and delivery pipelines that are used by infrastructure teams as well as application teams. They will partner with consumers of the cloud platforms to align their applications to our standards and to solicit feedback for the purpose of improving our platforms.

Job Description

Builds the various opinionated cloud environments and platforms while aligning them with business and security strategies and requirements
Builds standards, designs, and automates the deployment of software in cloud environments
Improves engineering practices and guides teams in using frameworks for infrastructure as code and immutable infrastructure concepts
Manages complex technical designs in engineering and operating cloud platform infrastructure
Contributes to the strategy and designs for the continuous integration and continuous delivery frameworks and tools
Contribute to technology strategy and engineering roadmaps around cloud platforms; executes strategic engineering proof of concepts around cloud platforms
Defines and develops new products and services that provides functions- as-a-service and are user centric
Decides on the appropriate use of open source and commercial technology based upon industry trends and innovative concepts
Will be working primarily in an Extreme Programming environment and must be willing to work in a paired programming/engineering model

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Experience

Four year degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related area, or equivalent work experience
4+ years of application development and infrastructure engineering experience
Able to mentor different teams across the various engineering practices including extreme programming, product mindset, cloud/as-a-service approach, and infrastructure as code
Hands-on style - willingness and competence in producing necessary changes in our infrastructure and processes
Able to work in diverse teams, multi-task, and work under pressure to meet aggressive schedule targets
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

Technical Skills

Demonstrable experience designing and implementing complex applications and distributed systems into public cloud infrastructure (AWS, GCP, Azure, etc)
Experience and solid understanding of complex, multi-region, highly available state-less and state-full deployments
Solid understanding of security and compliance frameworks, standards and implementation in public cloud environments
Experience with infrastructure technologies such as network, compute, and storage
Experience in using DSLs/frameworks for managing infrastructure as code like (or similar to) CloudFormation, Terraform, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, BOSH, etc
Experience in infrastructure programming using languages like Python, Ruby, Go
Hands on experience using continuous integration/delivery tools like (or similar to) git, Jenkins, Concourse

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 thats 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, youll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.For a full description of Allstates benefits, visit allstate.jobs/benefits/

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