Cloud Engineer

San Antonio, TX 78216

Posted: 10/23/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Accounting Pay Rate: DOE Branch: San Antonio TX Division:

Job Description

Our client has been recognized as one of the Best Companies to Work for in Texas and has an exciting opportunity for the right individual to join an energetic and seasoned team, with an established and expanding national firm.


Headquartered in San Antonio, our client is a diversified financial services company providing a wide range of insurance, mortgage, and investment services to financial institutions, businesses, and individuals. With offices across the country, our client is committed to providing quality products, outstanding service, and customized solutions in all 50 states.




Designs and implements enterprise infrastructure and platforms required for cloud computing. Analyzes system requirements and ensures that systems are built for security, resiliency, scalability, and availability.



  • Collaborate with Business and Technology organizations to understand product offerings and provide innovative technology recommendations and solutions.
  • Designs and delivers scalable infrastructure and platforms for innovative cloud solutions and services that incorporate infrastructure-as-code automation technologies such as CloudFormation, Terraform, etc.
  • Performs complex systems development and design work that may include logic design and architecture design for Cloud computing.
  • Remain current with technology trends and new technologies, as they are made available.
  • Propose latest technology usage and integration standards.
  • Research, test and engineer new technology offerings.
  • Develops sizing models for leveraging Cloud computing services.
  • Validate and test security, performance, scalability, and resiliency of systems to ensure they meet corporate standards, security requirements.
  • Provides support for cloud systems. Identify, analyze, and resolve system problems.
  • Nurture Cloud computing expertise within the Client’s Enterprise to drive Cloud Adoption.
  • Prepare and present innovation project status and recommendations to Business and IT partners.
  • Participates in 24/7 on-call rotation after-hours, and performs all other duties as assigned.


  • Must have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or Information Systems.
  • Must have 5+ years' experience as an Enterprise Systems Engineer focusing on cloud technologies include DevOps principles and best practices.
  • Must have relevant industry certifications such as AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate.
  • Must have knowledge of cloud technologies including infrastructure components (i.e. compute, storage, network, data, virtualization, containers, optimization, services and applications) available from AWS and Azure preferred.
  • Must have strong knowledge of Linux-based operating systems like Amazon, RedHat/CentOS, or Debian/Ubuntu.
  • Must have experience with Microsoft Server Operating Systems and knowledge of cloud database technologies.
  • Must understand and be able to articulate the technical merits and value of cloud computing.
  • Must have experience with APIs, orchestration and cloud automation such as CloudFormation, Ansible, Terraform, Packer.
  • Must have strong working knowledge with strategic planning processes, especially in translating business needs to IT solutions.
  • Must have proficiency in fundamentals of programming.  Specific experience in PowerShell, .NET, Java, and NodeJS preferred.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Visio, or equivalent commercial diagramming applications.
  • Must have strong service attitude and a commitment to quality.
  • Must have excellent verbal/written communication & interpersonal skills.
  • Must have solid troubleshooting ability, including strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Must have good business judgment, a comfortable and open communication style, and a willingness and ability to work with customers and teams.
  • Must be able to use basic office equipment, including copy machine, personal computer, and fax.
  • Must be able to travel locally or nationally by car or plane.
  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time performing sedentary activities.
  • Must be able to stand, stoop, and kneel for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to push, pull, and lift up to 40 lbs. of computer-related equipment, carts, or other office items.
  • Must be able to travel locally or nationally by car or plane.
  • Requires relevant Industry Certifications, such as AWS Certified DevOps Engineer.  Cloud Certifications, such as AWS Certified Solutions Architect and MS Certified Solutions Architect – Cloud Platform preferred.
  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time performing sedentary activities.
  • Must be able to stand, stoop, and kneel to file for long periods of time.




Substance-Free Workplace and requires pre-employment drug testing.


Client does not hire tobacco users as allowed by law.


Client offers an excellent employee benefits package that includes: 401(k) with company match, medical/dental, Life, Long Term Disability, Accidental Death and Dismemberment, and Long Term Care insurance policies. Opportunities for professional growth are also offered.


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