Sr. Enterprise Cloud Engineer


: $88,310.00 - $125,520.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Electronics/Semiconductors

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Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Job Function)
The Enterprise Cloud Engineer is responsible for leading the creation of a technology framework and providing technical leadership in support of MidAmerican Energy's initiatives in cloud computing and automation, with a focus on the integration of systems and services that run on cloud platforms. The Enterprise Cloud Engineer provides architectural and engineering leadership, designs, best practices, and implementation support.
Assists in the development and delivery of enterprise cloud strategies that align with business and IT objectives. Leads the design of enterprise cloud environments to support MidAmerican Energy and supported the affiliates. Provides leadership in infrastructure migration methodologies and techniques including mass application movements into a hybrid cloud environment. (20-30%)
Stays current on vendor product roadmaps and maintain escalations points with key vendors to ensure a consistent focus on the technical roadmap and future technology enhancements. Analyzes and tests new technology trends validating the impact to cloud strategy and reduction to overall TCO. Performs research of new technologies and makes recommendations to organizational management on new solutions. (20-30%)
Advances cloud computing expertise internally and externally to drive adoption of cloud technologies. Leads complex technical projects supporting technology decisions and standardizations. Provides well-documented detailed designs, standards, and diagrams.
Participates in the architecture review of critical system designs and provides technical guidance during the selection and implementation process. Performs feasibility analyses on current and potential future projects. (20-30%)
Performs all procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information systems assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction. Interfaces with the user community to understand their security needs and implements procedures to accommodate them. Conducts accurate evaluation of the level of security required. (5-10%)
Provides documentation for the support of information technology processes and procedures. (5-10%)
Provides technical input to assist in development of project planning. (5-10%)
Performs additional responsibilities as requested or assigned. (0-5%)

Prefer candidates from the Des Moines, Iowa location. Will consider an alternative remote work arrangement.

Bachelor s degree in information systems, computer science or related technical field or equivalent work experience. (Typically six years of additional related, progressive work experience would be needed for candidates applying for this position who do not possess a bachelor s degree.)
Eight years of experience with implementing and running large scale, distributed, highly available, fault-tolerant, multi-tier applications running on both Windows and Linux with five years of solution design experience. Strong engineering background in data centers, virtualization, networking, and storage (both traditional and software defined).
Strong understanding across Cloud and infrastructure components (server, storage, network, data, and applications) to deliver end-to-end Cloud Infrastructure architectures and designs.
Demonstrated knowledge of Cloud architecture and implementation features (OS, multi-tenancy, virtualization, automation & orchestration, elastic scalability) and ability to articulate the technical merits and value of Cloud computing.
Experience with Hyper Converged Infrastructure, software defined storage and software defined networking technologies.
Knowledge of public cloud technologies (Azure, AWS, VMware, Google, IBM, etc.)
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently.
Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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