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Northwestern Mutual is looking for enthusiastic technologists who are looking to take a leadership role in cloud native technology. The Senior Cloud Platform Engineer will have the opportunity to lead efforts across the entire Cloud and DevOps Division for engineering projects, problem solving, and operational excellence. They will collaborate in architectural direction along with the Principal Engineers and provide continuous development of cloud platform capabilities while relying on advanced cloud infrastructure knowledge in problem solving opportunities. This role requires extensive public cloud experience and a exceptional level of enthusiasm of cloud native technology with a proven track record of self-motivated accomplishment. This is an exciting opportunity to build upon leadership experience in cloud computing.
About the Cloud Platform Team - The Northwestern Mutual public cloud platform experience is a multi cloud native environment that is built on AWS, Azure, Kubernetes, Docker, Terraform, Ansible and other open source projects. Our platforms are multi-tenant environments utilized to run mission-critical workloads at enterprise scale and are currently used by thousands of developers across hundreds of teams.
Build, improve, and perhaps reimagine platform capabilities and services while addressing a variety of technical needs & issues including automation/self-service, security concerns around identity & access, data protection, CICD security, high availability, monitoring, scalability, self-healing, and effective cost postures
Develop Infra as Code for platform capabilities and services using Terraform, Lambda, Kubernetes native deployments, & Docker for the entire Lifecycle of application and infrastructure
Lead in the execution and development of key projects and initiatives. Examples may include IaaS automation, cost management, security auto-remediation, IAM role, and policy management
Operate as a leader of specific team tracks to plan, execute and release features and future capability
Be a technology leader & drive innovation by scouting the market for new technologies, tools and quickly prototype to ensure that the platform is constantly evolving in its capability
Mastery of traditional or cloud computing including Networking, Compute, Storage, Development, Data, Operations, or Security
Demonstrated advanced experience with Infra as Code concepts and tooling including Ansible, Terraform, Python, JSON, and YAML
Experience with modern deployment methodology and tooling
Advanced proficiency with modern development and scripting languages (Python, Golang, JS, .Net Core)
Strong planning, documentation and practices are required
Demonstrated implementation of high-availability concepts
Ability to teach, mentor, and collaborate in a team environment. Project tracks may include 5-7 engineers at a time
Experience in analyzing performance and availability metrics, and deriving course of action to remediate issues and failures
Excellent troubleshooting skills within area of expertise.
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Req ID: 25647 Position Type: Regular Full Time Education Experience: Bachelor's Desired Employment Experience: 3-5 years Licenses/Certifications: FLSA Status: Exempt Posting Date: 07/15/2019 - provided by Dice Associated topics: forensic, identity, leak, malicious, phish, protect, security, security officer, threat, vulnerability
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