Cloud Engineering Specialist


  • Cloud Engineer develop and apply the technological principles needed to deploy, manage, control and monitor the processes in place. Will be involved in developing and designing the concept, testing, installation, and monitoring of automation processes.
  • Work with senior leadership and architecture to formulate and carry out the strategic plan for the cloud and automation directions. Establish and support technical policies, procedures and processes to align with our cloud first strategy, which includes compliance and security efforts related to systems managed by the Infrastructure teams and in alignment with our security directives and standards
  • Development of processes and infrastructure as code required to transform traditional systems and services to modern system and services architectures in addition to cloud management and optimization with appropriately sizing, automated scaling, tagging and RBAC structure and policies.
  • Design of a Secure Cloud Foundation with our security principles, repeatable cloud patterns, templates, and/or accelerators to enable faster business IT adoption of cloud services.
  • Identify and implement cloud solutions to improve infrastructure services, as well as self-healing measures, to 99. 99% availability (i. e. Four 9s )
  • Coordinates cross-functional projects and enterprise-wide programs to insure compliance with shared infrastructure strategies in alignment with our overall enterprise strategies.
  • Support the efforts for cross training and collaboration, as well as mentoring other less-experienced members aiding in the automation, cloud directions and knowledge sharing. Develop Training schedule for various members of Cloud center of excellence.
  • Drive improved Time To Value using automated, consistent and self-documenting processes with emphasis on infrastructure as a code and CI/CD deployment process of all cloud resources.
  • Aid in the communication collaboration with the Project Management teams, Architecture and Infrastructure coordinators on project progress, issues and solutions


Advanced level knowledge of multi cloud technologies, including the automated provisioning and management of these environments with emphasis on hybrid cloud deployment models. Advanced level knowledge of private and public cloud design and services, including HA (High Availability), IaC (Infrastructure as Code), PaaS (Platform as a Service) and IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) Advanced level knowledge in the administration of storage/SAN, file, including forecasting, utilization, provisioning and redundancy Advanced levels of knowledge of cloud technologies and structures to provide solutions that aid in the protection of corporate data both in the cloud and on premise. Advanced level of expertise and understanding of micro segmentation strategies, tagging and RBAC controls and access control structures in the cloud. Experience with multi cloud technologies and migration, understanding of application mapping and dependency for the migration. Knowledge of operation management, systems security, testing, databases and mobility considerations. Knowledge and expertise of implementing VDI infrastructure in the cloud over SD Wan technology with hybrid on premise data model. Extensive knowledge of cloud security toolsets MFA, Encryption Keyvaults and native cloud security technology in Azure and AWS. Strong understanding of configuration management and software deployment principles, such as Puppet, Ansible,Chef and Terraform. Experlevel knowledge and experience with the implementation, optimization, automation, high-availability and management of infrastructure services, including NOS (Network Operating Systems/Active Directory), DHCP and DNS, Cloud resources (environments, virtual networks, resource groupings, subscriptions, tenants, etc.) Advanced knowledge in the workings and operation of virtual environments, including application, server, networking and storage Understanding of Cloud technologies, including administration, design and provisioning through the use of cloud management and broker services (e. g. vRealize, Cloudforms) Experience with deployment and engineering on demand workloads in the hybrid cloud model, and have a deep understanding of cloud billing, show back and cost controls.

Extensive experience with active scripting languages, including and especially PowerShell and Python. and the use of to further design and deploy in cloud environments Advance experience with source control, configuration management and deployment systems, such as Git Lab, Jenkins, Puppet, Ansible Solution architecture certification of Azure, AWS preferred, and a plus. Experience with Windows and Linux and associated middleware (e. g. IIS, JBoss, Apache) Experience working with databases (e. g. SQL, Oracle) Experience with Agile and Waterfall project management Hands-on experience with virtualization tools and cloud computing, Microsoft Azure and multi cloud platforms Experience with network principles and design Experience in the administration of storage/SAN, file, including forecasting, utilization, provisioning and redundancy

College degree in computer science or a related field preferred. 10 + years Infrastructure Engineering or Applications Architecture across multiple disciplines

Selective is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Selective maintains a drug-free workplace.


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