Solution Engineer - Landing Zone

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Date: Jan 2, 2022

Location: Alpharetta, GA, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co

 

When you join New York Life, you’re joining a company that values development, career growth, collaboration, innovation, and diversity & inclusion. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. Through various resources and programs, you can grow your career while developing personally and professionally.

 

 

 

Job Function and Key Duties & Responsibilities:

 

  • The Cloud Solutions Engineer will provide input to the Cloud Center of Excellence focusing on automation technologies in AWS, including Terraform, and Ansible.
  • Identify and implement new automation solutions and techniques to enhance the platform.
  • Enhance automation of established platform offerings, including EKS, ECR, and the account vending machine.
  • Responsible for delivering on strategies and designing solutions that will align the use of cloud services and technologies to the published cloud roadmap.
  • Solution Design, Delivery and Support turning business needs into technology solutions.

 


 Key Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Provide experience in developing solutions for highly scalable, highly available, Cloud (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) services
  • Assist Cloud Architecture in creating cloud compute standards, identifying and mitigating risks with technology, and help drive solutions for the enterprise
  • Create, modify, and adapt cloud compute solutions to keep the organization aligned between the business requirements and technology capabilities
  • Actively engage with peer technical teams as appropriate to ensure a holistic approach to planning and problem solving when needed
  • Influence standards and platform(s) for future application development and help develop team members to utilize the technologies
  • Provide input into best practices with automation, systems management, processes, standards, application performance, capability, tuning, storage and network
  • Help facilitate solutions meetings with business partners and technologies teams to build consensus and decisions without compromising delivery and/or service
  • Identify alignment of existing application portfolio to cloud standards and services
  • Be a highly motivated and active within multiple work streams and manage deliveries accordingly across multiple projects
  • Evaluate new technologies that could be beneficial to the enterprise
  • Ability to analyze problems, align solutions, and articulate those in a clear discernible manner
  • Communicate with all levels of the organization, senior leadership to professional staff
  • Keeps abreast of business, operational, and technology trends that may affect the portfolio and strategy
  • Coach and mentor technical professionals

     

Required Qualifications:
 

  • Public cloud provider experience (AWS preferred)
  • Infrastructure as Code (IaC) experience (Terraform preferred)
  • Patching and config management (SCCM, Ansible, Puppet, or equivalent)
  • Managed services experience creating, managing, and delivering
  • Experience with IT transformation - data center consolidations and migration
  • Knowledge of architecture and service models (TOGAF, SOA)
  • ITIL (foundational level, but exposure to more detail than foundation is often necessary)
  • Consulting skills - able to communicate ideas, design solutions, and market them across the company
  • Understanding of the need for governance, risk, security, and compliance

     

Required Experience
 

  • Education: BS degree in Computer Science or Business preferred but not required
  • 7+ years of overall IT experience, leadership in the solution design, and implementation of highly scalable, highly available infrastructure, solutions and services.
  • 5+ years Operating Systems technologies.
  • 2+ years’ experience with Amazon Web Services.
  • Experience with large cloud migration, integration and consolidation projects.
  • Understanding of Operating Systems, storage, network, enterprise service bus/messaging, SOA, and hardware.
  • Understanding of Software Development Lifecycle Methodologies & experience using software containers.
  • In depth knowledge of application development including application servers, middleware, systems management, monitoring, configuration management, capacity planning and performance tuning, highly availability architectures.
  • Self-motivated and able to work across diverse technical and non-technical teams.
  • Demonstrated DevOps expertise including automation and continuous delivery model.

 

SF: LI-CC1

SF: LI-PC1

 

Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and volunteerism, supported by our Foundation. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of www.NewYorkLife.com.

Job Requisition ID: 84848

 

 

 


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