Department: Information Technology-Systems & Operations
Salary Range: $90,000 - $100,000 Dependent on Qualifications
Pay Basis: Monthly
Position Status: Regular full-time
We are seeking a driven and talented Senior Enterprise Cloud Engineer to join a diverse team with a wide breadth of technical knowledge. This individual will bring a passion for technology, a competent virtualization skill set, and an ability to deploy and configure production-ready solutions, services and tools for our IT workloads using best practices and automation wherever possible. This position will play a pivotal part in the University's Infrastructure Services. The Senior Cloud Engineer is a hands- on individual, assisting in the development and deployment of enterprise environments. The engineer will have opportunities to be involved at all stages of the project – governance, development, and operations. Serve as project manager for projects associated with enterprise solutions, including working with internal and external stakeholders, recommending best-fit solutions, and monitoring of emerging technologies.
Bachelor's Degree with four (4) years related experience; Associate degree with six (6) related experience; High School or equivalent with eight (8) years related experience. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be considered.
Preferred Education and Experience:
BS degree with minimum 7 years of experience working directly with complex technological environments. Enterprise architectural understanding from compute resources, networking, security, data protection, data governance and design to deployment and complete system lifecycle. Cloud certifications (AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Azure Solutions Architect Expert). Experience with cloud deployment, database architecture, networking, enterprise storage, data protection, and security architecture including but not limited to EC2, ECS, VPC, S3, DynamoDB, RDS, Azure blob, Storage networking protocols, SMB/NFS File, etc. Experience with deployment and functionality of container services (e.g.: Docker, Kubernetes, Container Service). Experience working in an educational research environment a plus. Solid understanding of software design, software development, IP networking, Linux, Agile development, SCRUM, application/system lifecycle management, Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, GCP, VMware, Nutanix, and data protection experience. Experience with Ansible/AWX, Terraform, CloudFormation, and/or PowerShell leveraging an automation approach.
Ability to coordinate efforts of junior level staff and manage projects independently. Ability to assess efficiencies and make adjustments/recommendations for improvement. Good understanding of various operating systems, OS vulnerabilities and patching, third party application vulnerabilities and patching. Good troubleshooting methodology and awareness of industry standards. Good technical and problem- solving skills, good communication skills, works well with limited supervision. Analytical in troubleshooting complex issues and attain root causes analysis. Ability to produce technical documentation and training materials for training, knowledge bases, and RCA. Experience in Cloud costs optimization and managing workloads in public and private cloud environments.
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The University of Texas at Dallas is an innovative institution in the heart of North Texas on the path to achieving Tier One national research university status.UT Dallas has grown since its founding in 1969 to include 132 degree programs, with cutting-edge curricula serving a variety of undergraduate and graduate student interests.The University continues its original commitment to providing some of the state's most-lauded science and engineering programs and has also gained prominence for a breadth of educational paths, from criminology to biomedical engineering to arts and technology.The wealth of learning resources available to UT Dallas students is the result of a concentrated effort to attract the top minds on both ends of the classroom relationship. Joining the faculty's Nobel laureate and four National Academies members since 2005 are more than 200 tenure and tenure-track professors hailing from the world's best colleges, including Harvard, MIT, Cambridge and Columbia University. In addition, UT Dallas is home to more than 50 centers, labs and institutes that facilitate research and opportunities for hands-on learning. Students, meanwhile, arrive at UT Dallas well-prepared ...to succeed in higher education: In 2011, nearly 39 percent of freshmen ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school class, and 75 percent ranked in the top 25 percent.With an eye on building a future as bright as its beginnings, UT Dallas will continue its push to attain Tier One research university status and produce graduates who are well-equipped to succeed professionally.