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Cloud Engineer - REMOTE

Company: C.H Robinson
Location: Chicago
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

In support of our shift to a cloud-first strategy, we are seeking a Cloud Engineer to help build and deliver market leading, enterprise-class cloud ecosystem. - As a Cloud Engineer, you will partner closely with our Application Development and Data Science teams, and work collaboratively with Infrastructure to select, build, and configure the right technologies and platforms to enable accelerated development and/or migration of applications. - Major areas of focus will be observability, performance, reliability, security, continuity, and resiliency. - The Cloud Engineering team takes an Infrastructure-as-Code approach to building in the cloud and strives for automation wherever/whenever possible. - The Cloud Engineer will be crucial in accelerating speed to market and innovation, but also in ensuring that we are adhering to security and compliance principles, are cost-effective, and are building rock-solid, highly available systems. -The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, who is not afraid to challenge the status quo, and who has a relentless desire to collaborate, experiment, improve, and perfect. -C.H. Robinson recognizes the importance of workplace flexibility. We are committed to providing a remote-friendly work environment, both now and in the future. Our global technology teams will continue to have the flexibility that enables you to work where you are most effective, whether that be remote or in the office. *Responsibilities:* * Oversee and ensure production readiness of new technologies/systems.* Partner with platform teams on deployment pipelines (building, configuring, troubleshooting), and provisioning/scaling of new infrastructure and platforms* Respond to operational issues, and engage additional teams as necessary* Participate in cross-training, architectural design, capacity planning, and recommendations for future state* Partner with community on best-practices, patterns, and practices for leveraging different technologies, and ensure adoption within teams* Assist with engineering efforts to reduce occurrence of failures, and ensure coping strategies are in place for failures* Identify monitoring/alerting/observability needs, and influence team culture to bring this rigor into the daily development cycle.* Partner with AppDev and Infrastructure teams on evaluation and feasibility assessment of new systems and technologies. *Required Qualifications:* * 4+ years of IT experience with steadily increasing responsibilities* 1+ years of Enterprise experience with cloud development, and/or maintaining, supporting, and deploying to cloud environments* Experience with the Microsoft Azure ecosystem* Proficiency with containerization, and container orchestration - preferably Kubernetes* Proficiency using metrics to measure and monitor application and infrastructure performance, and experience using APM/monitoring tools (ex. AppDynamics, Splunk, Prometheus, etc.)* Strong Linux operating systems skills* Experience with automated testing (functionality, performance, volume)* Familiar with basic security principles (certificates, identity management, authorization, etc.)* Proficiency with Terraform and Ansible* Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience and a high school diploma/GED *Preferred Qualifications:* * Proficiency with CI/CD concepts and tools* Experience with data management/movement and data platforms (ex. MSSQL, Elasticsearch, MongoDB, Kafka)* Scripting experience with languages such as Python and GoLang* Strong communication skills* Strong customer-service orientation* Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment* Values a diverse and inclusive work environment*Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer*C.H. Robinson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe in equality for all and celebrate the diversity of our employees, customers and communities. We believe this increases creativity and innovation, drives business growth and enables engaged and thriving teams. - We're committed to providing an inclusive environment, free from harassment and discrimination, where all employees feel welcomed, valued and respected.Affirmative Action Employer/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran -*Benefits**Your Health, Wealth and Self*Your total wellbeing is the foundation of our business, and our benefits support your financial, family and personal goals. We provide the top-tier benefits that matter to you most, including: * Two medical plans (including a High Deductible Health Plan)* Prescription drug coverage* Enhanced Fertility benefits* Flexible Spending Accounts * Health Savings Account (including employer contribution)* Dental and Vision* Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance* Short-Term and Long-Term Disability * Paid and floating holidays * Paid time off (PTO)* Paid parental leave* Paid time off to volunteer in your community* Charitable Giving Match Program* 401(k) with 6% company matching* Employee Stock Purchase Plan* Plus a broad range of career development, networking, and team-building opportunitiesDig in to our full list of benefits on [OUR CULTURE](https://jobs.chrobinson.com/culture) page. - *Why Do You Belong at C.H. Robinson?* Standing out among the world's largest logistics platforms, C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. For 100+ years, our global suite of services has innovated trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world's economy. With 19 million shipments annually for 105,000 customers, our people and technology literally move the world.As a FORTUNE 200 company, FORTUNE has also named C.H. Robinson one of the World's Most Admired Companies 2022. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, we are proud to be recognized as one of LinkedIn's Top Companies in Minneapolis-St. Paul 2021. And we're not stopping there--- Join us as we collaborate, innovate, and work as one global team to make life better and more sustainable for our customers, communities, and world.

Keywords: C.H Robinson, Chicago , Cloud Engineer - REMOTE, Engineering , Chicago, Illinois

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