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Remote Sr. Cloud Engineer

Bay Pines, Florida
Job Type
24 Nov 2022
Company Summary

Join a team that puts its People First! Since 1889, First American (NYSE: FAF) has held an unwavering belief in its people. They are passionate about what they do, and we are equally passionate about fostering an environment where all feel welcome, supported, and empowered to be innovative and reach their full potential. Our inclusive, people-first culture has earned our company numerous accolades, including being named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list for seven consecutive years. We have also earned awards as a best place to work for women, diversity and LGBTQ+ employees, and have been included on more than 50 regional best places to work lists. First American will always strive to be a great place to work, for all. For more information, please visit . Job Summary

Participates in the design, planning, management, maintenance, and support, and any other technological duties associated with an organization's cloud computing environment.

Open to remote candidates!

Essential Functions
  • Develop, test, and implement repeatable process to provision cloud-based infrastructure using IaC; Develop code using enterprise grade source code control, artifact management, testing, change management, user documentation.
  • Develop, test, and implement APIs to consume IT services (e.g. AD, DNS); Develop code using enterprise grade source code control, artifact management, testing, change management, user documentation.
  • Analyze cloud-based services to determine how to automate their deployment consistent with company policies and standards. Implement automated provisioning of these new services.
  • Implement Security and Compliance Controls.
  • Develop and Publish Technical Standards.
  • Actively participate on an Agile infrastructure product team including daily standups, demos, retrospectives, sprint planning, etc.
  • Perform work consistent with agreed upon team goals and priorities; Assist team members as requested or required.
  • Build test automation suites to ensure the quality of products
  • Designs, codes, unit test, debug, and document those programs.
  • Customizes Cloud software based on research and customer needs.
  • Prepare detailed specifications from which programs will be written, designed, coded, tested and debugged.
  • May consult with users and develop business relationships and integrate activities with other IT departments to ensure successful implementation
  • Monitor and report to management on the status of project efforts, anticipating/identifying issues that inhibit the attainment of project goals and implementing corrective actions.
  • Full Stack application development experience.
  • Tests and delivers Cloud software on time.
  • Provides maintenance of developed Cloud software including regression testing and debugging.
  • Formulates and defines system scope and objectives for assigned projects.
  • Performs maintenance, installations, upgrades, and other technical duties associated with the support of product applications platforms and/or product systems platforms.
  • Responsible for top-tier implementation and integration with backend databases.
  • Formulate and define system scope and objectives through research and fact-finding to develop or modify internal business systems.
  • Required to perform duties outside of normal work hours based on business needs.
  • Required to perform duties outside of normal work hours based on business needs.
Knowledge and Skills/Technology Used
  • Experience and solid understanding of various Cloud engineering practices
  • Experience translating Cloud requirements and experience with Cloud
  • design solutions
  • Thorough knowledge of networking concepts; Hands-on experience working with networking technologies; Basic networking troubleshooting knowledge
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft AD, Azure AD, and cloud specific identity and access management (users, groups, roles, permissions)
  • Cloud routing, peering, internet ingress and egress, cloud network design skills; Global / geo load balancing; Network security groups
  • Strong role-based access design
  • Strategies for managing quotas and limits
  • Advanced knowledge of cloud services associated with job role
  • Knowledge of pros / cons / implications of implementing various cloud services
  • Advanced knowledge of platform specific logging and monitoring services; Design of logging and monitoring strategies
  • Collaborate and create cloud governance policies
  • Create advanced, modular, parameterized pipelines using cloud native tools
  • Fluent in role-specific programming languages (Terraform, CloudFormation, ARM, Python, YAML, C#, PowerShell, Linux shell, etc.); Ability to create advanced IaC modules and reusable functions
  • Advanced design skills including modularity, reliability, parameterization
  • Deep understanding of modern software development testing strategies (Test Driven Development, etc.)
  • Thorough understanding of API design objectives and implementation techniques
  • Thorough knowledge of source code control systems and strategies; Code branching and forking; pull requests
  • Thorough knowledge of IaC testing tools and integration into development and deployment processes
  • Fluent in multiple application development languages at an expert level
  • Experience with various computer platforms and application environments
  • Expertise with developing multiple tiers of multi-tiered Cloud software applications
  • Expertise in designing programs and applications
  • Experience designing application systems
  • Constantly updating personal technical and business knowledge and skills and mentoring others to increase the knowledge and skills of the team
  • Strong organizational or Project Management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
Typical Range of Experience
  • Typically have 5-7 years of directly related experience
  • Experience with Cloud Platform and Automation / IaC
  • Having experience working with distributed team is preferred

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal work hours and/or responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

First American invests in its employees' development and well-being, empowers them to provide superior customer service and encourages them to serve the communities where they live and work. First American is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer. Based on eligibility, First American offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, PTO/paid sick leave and other great benefits like an employee stock purchase plan.
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  • Job Reference: 796594529-2
  • Date Posted: 24 November 2022
  • Recruiter: First American Financial Corporation
  • Location: Bay Pines, Florida
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent