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Senior Cloud Engineer - IaC/Terraform

Company: C.H Robinson
Location: Chicago
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

In support of our shift to a cloud-first strategy, we are seeking a Senior Cloud Engineer to help build and deliver a market leading, enterprise-class cloud ecosystem. As a senior 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. You will primarily be focusing on 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 senior cloud engineer will be crucial in accelerating speed to market and innovation while ensuring that we are adhering to security and compliance principles and building highly available systems. \nThis role may be located in Eden Prairie, Kansas City, Chicago, or Seattle.\n Responsibilities: \n* Lead the design and implementation of complex Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) solutions using Terraform, including the creation of custom modules and plugins\n* Build automation and pipeline capabilities for delivery of platforms and infrastructure\n* Oversee and ensure production readiness of new technologies/systems\n* Troubleshoot and resolve complex infrastructure issues in a timely manner, including root cause analysis and problem resolution\n* Maintain documentation of infrastructure architecture and configurations, including the creation of technical guides and best practices\n* Participate in cross-training, architectural design, capacity planning, and recommendations for future state\n* Partner with community on best-practices, patterns, and practices for leveraging different technologies, and ensure adoption within teams\n* Assist with engineering efforts to reduce occurrence of failures, and ensure coping strategies are in place for failures\n* Identify monitoring/alerting/observability needs, and influence team culture to bring this rigor into the daily development cycle\n* Partner with AppDev and infrastructure teams on evaluation and feasibility assessment of new systems and technologies\n* Stay up to date with new technologies and best practices in cloud engineering\n* Mentor and provide technical guidance to junior team members\n Required Qualifications: \n* 7+ years of technology experience with steadily increasing responsibilities\n* 2+ years of enterprise experience with cloud development, and/or maintaining, supporting, and deploying to cloud environments\n* Expert level knowledge of Terraform and IaC principles, including the ability to design and implement advanced Terraform configurations\n* Experience with at least one major cloud provider (e.g. AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)\n* Proficiency in at least one programming language (e.g. Python, Ruby, Go), with the ability to write custom automation scripts and plugins\n* Strong ability to build custom cloud tooling and automation scripts, including the ability to integrate third-party tools and services\n* Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills, including the ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues\n* Proven mentorship experience\n* Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience and a high school diploma/GED\n Preferred Qualifications: \n* Experience with the Microsoft Azure ecosystem\n* Certification in one or more major cloud platforms (e.g. AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Azure Certified Solutions Expert, Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect)\n* Proficiency with containerization, and container orchestration - preferably Kubernetes\n* Experience with continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipelines\n* Strong Linux operating systems skills\n* Proficiency using metrics to measure and monitor application and infrastructure performance, and experience using APM/monitoring tools (ex. AppDynamics, Splunk, Prometheus, etc.)\n* Experience with automated testing (functionality, performance, volume)\n* Familiar with basic security principles (certificates, identity management, authorization, etc.)\n* Strong communication and collaboration skills, including the ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders\n* Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment\n* Understanding of network and security concepts\n* Experience with data management/movement and data platforms (ex. MSSQL, Elasticsearch, MongoDB, Kafka)\n* Values a diverse and inclusive work environment\nQuestioning if you meet the mark? Studies have shown that women and people of color may be less likely to apply unless they match the job description exactly. Here at C.H. Robinson, we're building a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees feel they belong. If this position excites you, we welcome you to apply whether you check all the preferred qualifications or just a few. You may just be our next great fit!\nEqual Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer\nC.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.\nAffirmative Action Employer/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran \nBenefits\nYour Health, Wealth and Self\nYour 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: \n\n* Two medical plans (including a High Deductible Health Plan)\n\n* Prescription drug coverage\n\n* Enhanced Fertility benefits\n\n* Flexible Spending Accounts \n\n* Health Savings Account (including employer contribution)\n\n* Dental and Vision\n\n* Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance\n\n* Short-Term and Long-Term Disability \n\n* Paid and floating holidays \n\n* Paid time off (PTO)\n\n* Paid parental leave\n\n* Paid time off to volunteer in your community\n\n* Charitable Giving Match Program\n\n* 401(k) with 6% company matching\n\n* Employee Stock Purchase Plan\n\n* Plus a broad range of career development, networking, and team-building opportunities\n\nDig in to our full list of benefits on [OUR CULTURE]( page.\n \n Why Do You Belong at C.H. Robinson? \nStanding 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 20 million shipments annually for 100,000 customers, and millions of dollars contributed to support causes that matter to us, our people and technology literally move the world.\nAs 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.

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