This role can be located in either our Bethlehem, PA Regional office or our Holmdel, NJ location.
The Cloud Automation Engineer is responsible for managing design and engineering activities related to cloud initiatives and the DevOps suite of tools used to deploy applications to the cloud.
Responsible for designing, building, and supporting advanced cloud automation workflows and tools used to support automated CI/CD pipeline application deployments into AWS using Jenkins, Artifactory, Puppet, Packer and Terraform
Responsible for designing and implementing enterprise-wide layered cloud image management and deployment optimization system with support for public/private software repositories
Design, development, and support of automation modules using Puppet Enterprise integrated with enterprise metadata
Adhere to the process and security standards when building application infrastructure in AWS
Serve as enforcer for DevOps practices to prevent "technical drift"
Maintain key service level agreements
Onboarding of new applications into standardized release pipeline
Work closely and collaborate with technical peers, business operations and enterprise testing teams
Provide guidance and direction to App Dev teams in regard to DevOps processes and technical/pipeline standards
Participate in team wide Change Management process as both implementer and verifier ensuring changes are completed efficiently and correctly
Keeper and enforcer of the technical and tools standards
Participate in security reviews for application security groups
Minimum 4 - 5 years' experience with DevOps practices and automation tooling
Experience with Terraform or Cloud Formation scripting
Puppet Development experience
Experience with DevOps orchestration tools such as Jenkins
Experience with AWS cloud services
Experience with managed container services (ECS, EKS, and Fargate) is a plus
Experience with Thick AMIs (Amazon Machine Images)
Familiarity with Packer
Understanding of application code and build scripts
Strong understanding of infrastructure components and how they are architected in AWS
Must be able to multi-task and work well with changing priorities in a fast paced, 24x7 environment
Experience with public cloud migrations/transformations
Must be highly collaborative and be able to work in a team environment, with technical and business people
Experience with java, python, .Net scripting
Excellent communication, problem solving and customer service skills with the ability to translate technical detail into non-technical information
A strong ability to learn new technologies
Strong ability to coordinate activities in a coordinated and highly visible manner
Education: Bachelor's degree in computer science or workforce equivalent Technical certifications preferred
Guardian has been helping people protect their futures and secure their lives for more than 160 years. Every day, we serve approximately 29 million people through a range of insurance and financial products. As one of the largest mutual insurance companies, we know what matters most: putting the needs of our customers first. Because everyone deserves a Guardian. Learn more about Guardian at guardianlife.com
Guardian is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, disability, military or veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.
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