Cloud Reliability Engineer


Date: Sep 22, 2022

Location: Remote, GA, 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.


Remote role except for 3 days per quarter required in the office) 

New York Life is seeking an experienced and skilled Cloud Reliability Engineer that will be a member of the Cloud 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 the ground floor opportunity within our new, emerging Cloud Technologies platform. 


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Pair with Cloud Solution Engineer to implement projects out to the IaaS platform
  • The individual should be well versed in infrastructure as code practices using Terraform and 2+ yrs 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
  • 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 Skills:

  • Must have strong hands on AWS and Terraform experience
  • 2+ yrs of overall IT experience, proficient in Linux and networking
  • 2+ yrs with Cloud (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) services and platforms, AWS & Azure
  • 2+ yrs of automating solutions and implementation of highly scalable, highly available services using Terraform
  • 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


Desired Skills:

  • Public cloud provider experience (AWS certification a plus)
  • Good 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



  • Hashicorp Terraform and AWS certifications a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field is a plus, 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

Job Requisition ID: 87387




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