Cloud Engineer/Architect Cloud Engineer/Architect …

Acadian Asset Management
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Base + Bonus
Acadian Asset Management
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Base + Bonus
Posted by:
Tracy Smith • Recruiter
Posted by:
Tracy Smith
The Cloud Engineer will work on a cross-functional team that is responsible for implementation, maintenance, extension, and evangelism of Acadian’s cloud platform, helping to enable our architecture principles and best practices to be leveraged across the organization. The role will focus on delivering services that enable other teams to rapidly adopt our usage of AWS and SaaS offerings as the firm transitions on-prem workloads, modernizes, and builds new in the cloud. The position drives innovation across teams and provides mentorship for junior members with a goal of continuous improvement.

What You’ll Do:

  • Design and mature DevSecOps services and tooling that support our cloud initiatives
  • Contribute to the principles that guide technology decisions for Acadian; work to help define cloud strategy
  • Commitment to automation of entire SDLC and orchestration of fault tolerant architecture (e.g., circuit breakers, failover)
  • Enhance current technology portfolio through the development of automation, accelerators, templates, and functioning sample code
  • Approve and modify current designs by reviewing end-user topology, security, performance, and interoperability requirements
  • Consult on infrastructure projects to fit systems or infrastructure to the technical architecture and the needs of the end user community
  • Flexibility in work schedule is required including the ability to work extended hours, weekends, and holidays as needed, on-call rotation required


We’re Looking for Teammates With:

  • Bachelor’s in Computer Engineering or related field preferred; 5-7 years of prior experience, financial services exposure is a plus
  • Proven record of building scalable Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment pipelines
  • Knowledge of application stack architecture (e.g., microservices), PaaS development, and AWS
  • Familiarity with scripting languages including but not limited to Bash and Python
  • Experience with Terraform or other IaC tools, (e.g. Cloudformation)
  • Demonstrated expertise with Windows, Linux, Docker, and Kubernetes
  • Structured approach to troubleshooting; Practical experience with networking
  • Experience with project management life cycle and application architecture
  • Ability to work with vendors, management, and staff at all levels within the organization
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting

Why work here:

Acadian is a quantitative investment firm where ideas are empowered by technology. Our team is made up of a diverse mix of professionals who thrive in a culture that fosters ingenuity through collaboration and transparency.  


  • Casual office environment. The kitchens are stocked with free snacks and drinks.
  • Better Benefits. Get quality medical, dental and vision insurance; Paid leave bank of 20 days; Profit Sharing; Tuition & Health Club Reimbursement.
  • Opportunities to Develop Personally & Professionally. We promote local volunteerism and organize hands-on opportunities throughout the year. Work side-by-side with some of the industry’s most admired professionals.


To apply for this position or view Acadian’s open roles, please visit the Careers section of our website at: We will contact only selected candidates.  If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at

It is the policy of Acadian Asset Management LLC to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, marital status, veteran status, citizenship status, disability, or sexual orientation.


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