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Cloud Engineer

Company: Allstate Insurance Company
Location: Northbrook
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

The world isn't standing still, and neither is Allstate. We're moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers' evolving needs. That's why now is an exciting time to join our team. You'll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.You'll 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.Plus, Allstate is changing how, when, and where we work-to lead us boldly into our future. We're empowering our employees to create better ways of working through more intentional use of communication and collaboration practices, processes and tools.Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life's uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For more than 89 years we've thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever's 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. We've been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We don't follow the trends. We set them.Job SummaryAllstate 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 modelKnowledge/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 solutionsTechnical 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, ConcourseThe 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.For a full description of Allstate's benefits, visit more about life at Allstate. Connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn or watch a video.Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.Effective July 1, 2014, under Indiana House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1242, it is against public policy of the State of Indiana and a discriminatory practice for an employer to discriminate against a prospective employee on the basis of status as a veteran by refusing to employ an applicant on the basis that they are a veteran of the armed forces of the United States, a member of the Indiana National Guard or a member of a reserve component.For jobs in San Francisco, please click "here" for information regarding the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.For jobs in Los Angeles, please click "here" for information regarding the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.To view the "EEO is the Law" poster click "here". This poster provides information concerning the laws and procedures for filing complaints of violations of the laws with the Office of Federal Contract Compliance ProgramsTo view the FMLA poster, click "here". This poster summarizing the major provisions of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and telling employees how to file a complaint.It is the Company's policy to employ the best qualified individuals available for all jobs. Therefore, any discriminatory action taken on account of an employee's ancestry, age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual and reproductive health decision, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, race (include traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles), religion (including religious dress), sex, or sexual orientation that adversely affects an employee's terms or conditions of employment is prohibited. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment relationship, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, salary administration, promotion, job assignment, benefits, discipline, and separation of employment.

Keywords: Allstate Insurance Company, Chicago , Cloud Engineer, Engineering , Northbrook, Illinois

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