Senior Associate, Cloud Solutions Engineer (Remote Role)

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Date: Sep 7, 2022

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co

 

 

When you join New York Life, you’re joining a company that values career development, collaboration, innovation, and inclusiveness. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. You’ll have the opportunity to grow your career while developing personally and professionally through various resources and programs. New York Life is a relationship-based company and appreciates how both virtual and in-person interactions support our culture.

 

This position involves a hybrid work schedule – working remotely: Monday & Friday / on site: Tuesday through Thursday

Description

When you join New York Life, you’re joining a company that values career development, collaboration, innovation, and inclusiveness. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. You’ll have the opportunity to grow your career while developing personally and professionally through various resources and programs. New York Life is a relationship-based company and appreciates how both virtual and in-person interactions support our culture.

New York Life is seeking an experienced and skilled Cloud Reliability Engineer that will be a member of the Actuarial Services team and drive cross-functional technology for delivering projects on the IaaS platform to meet critical technology and business requirements. Strong networking skills will enable this position to be successful while also work with a Cloud Solution Engineer to automate, deploy, and provide day-to-day support for networking related projects to the IaaS platform. This role provides the right individual with a ground floor opportunity within our new, emerging Cloud Technologies platform.

 

Responsibilities

  • Pair with Cloud Solution Engineer to implement networking related projects to the IaaS platform
  • The individual should be well versed in infrastructure as code practices using Terraform and 3+ years Cloud experience.
  • Automate and deliver repeatable, reliable solutions using Terraform and GitHub
  • Aid with application implementations using primarily Linux platform on AWS
  • Automate remediation of platform defects and security vulnerabilities
  • Participate in monthly production platform releases
  • Review and identify IaaS issues or concerns
  • Interpret and advise on usage to optimize and maximize utilization of deployed resources to reduce spend
  • Drive automation to replace manual operations and existing processes
  • Provide L3 Escalation Platform Support
  • Collaborate with Cloud Architects and Solution Engineers to deliver solutions and projects
  • Encourage collaboration between teams
  • Must be self-directed and willing to learn new tools and services to stay up-to-date with our evolving platforms
  • Ability to communicate to non-technical and technical resources

Required

We are looking for someone with the following skill set:

  • Must have strong hands-on AWS and Terraform experience
  • 4+ years of Network Engineer experience
  • 4+ years of overall IT experience, proficient in Linux and networking
  • 3+ years with Cloud (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) services and platforms, AWS & Azure
  • 3+ years of automating solutions and implementation of highly scalable, highly available services using Terraform
  • Experience with AWS Transit Gateways, Direct Connect, Private Links, Peering, VPC, VPC Flow logs, Insights, DMZ's, RT53
  • Ability to troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve network problems across the IaaS platform
  • Understanding of design-for and support-of routing protocols for WAN and LAN connectivity
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid understanding/experience with Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) process
  • Solid understanding of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
  • Versed in infrastructure as code practices using Terraform.

Preferred skills/experience

  • Public cloud provider experience (AWS certification a plus)
  • Strong operating system and admin knowledge of the Linux platform using Bash
  • Practical understanding of infrastructure technologies - compute, network, storage
  • Ability to relate to software engineering challenges and practices
  • Working knowledge of DevOps and delivery tools (GitHub)
  • Practical knowledge of coding practices (such as python, .Net, C#, Java)
  • Ability to be self-directed, a good team player and capacity for effective time management
  • Solid background in Cloud Service provider product offerings – AWS, Azure

Education

  • Hashicorp Terraform and AWS certifications a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred, but not required

 

 

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 the Foundation. We're proud that due to our mutuality, we operate in the best interests of our policy owners. 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: 87187

 

 

 


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