Senior Cloud Engineer Senior Cloud Engineer …

S&P Global
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
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S&P Global
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Senior Cloud Engineer
Grade: 11A

The Location: New York, NY

The Team:
We define and enable target state architecture. Accelerating our teams to build secure applications and platforms at scale. We help each other in times of need, and we are proud of our work. We are visionaries, thought leaders, multipliers, coders, hackers, and much more. Above all, we are a global team of diverse folks that enjoy working together to create smart solutions.

The Impact:
This is a hands-on cloud engineering role and part of the Ratings Technology Cloud Architecture organization. Cloud Architecture team leads strategic initiatives, builds future state architectures, defines standards, fosters knowledge sharing and collaboration in achieving our vision. The team has broad expertise in Ratings organization's critical platforms, applications, data, and cloud domains. All team members provide leadership, innovation, timely delivery, and the ability to articulate business value. Be a part of a unique opportunity to define and enable S&P Ratings technology vision.

What's in it for you:
We are looking for an experienced Cloud Engineer/Architect to work with the engineering leaders and scrum teams to develop, implement, and maintain cloud-based solutions. You will be responsible for developing, deploying and debugging cloud stacks, educating teams on new cloud initiatives, and ensuring the security of the cloud infrastructure. You are expected to have excellent troubleshooting skills, stay current with industry trends, and should be a great collaborator. You will be part of a world class team of subject matter experts with diverse skillsets. Together you will shape technology strategies, design architectures, build platforms, driving principles and standards that will achieve our future state vision.

What we are looking for:
  • Be relentlessly curious, take ownership and challenge the status quo
  • Have in-depth knowledge of the cloud and multi-cloud landscape as well as hands on understanding of how to implement solutions in a regulated setting
  • Enabler for experienced engineers and the teams they support to drive business value
  • Shape and leverage advanced conceptual thinking to solve complex and/or completely new or novel situations that have never been dealt with before.
  • Actively pursue innovative solutions that align with our technology vision.
  • Translate project-specific needs into a cloud solution that will suit those needs and considering the project needs in terms of automation, performance, security, and cost.
  • Design the cloud environment from a holistic point of view, ensuring it meets all the company's requirements, goals, standards, and design principals.
  • Automate deployment, maintenance, monitoring, and management tasks within implemented cloud solutions.
  • Train and guide SRE teams to support cloud solutions.
  • Create self-service and automated environments to reduce administration overhead and onboarding processes.
  • Respond timely to incidents around the cloud platform. Identify and isolate root cause quickly.
  • Collaborate with product owner, software solution architect and application developers to provision Dev/QA/Staging/Prod cloud environments which matches business, functional and performance specifications.
  • Conduct and assist in regular capacity planning, cost analysis, and security reviews.
  • Orchestrate and automate cloud-based platforms based on standards.
  • Provide support for Production, DR, and lower environments making sure platform is stable and highly available.
  • Follow security management specification and workflows. Operate and automate security management.
  • Work closely with teammates in day-to-day agile development and maintenance activities.
  • Identify and initiate changes to improve cloud operation efficiency.
  • Master's or Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent job experience.
  • 5+ years cloud or infrastructure related work experience.
  • AWS Professional certification is strongly desired with hands-on working experience in AWS, expertise with Azure and Alibaba is a plus.
  • Solid Linux and networking skills.
  • Solid knowledge and experience of software development, build, deployment, and operation.
  • Skills and experience to translate application requirement into infrastructure architecture.
  • Demonstrated experience writing Infrastructure-as-Code using some of following tools: Terraform, Ansible, Packer, and CI/CD tools like Jenkins, ADO, GitHubs, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience in technologies such as KNative, Istio, Containers, and Kubernetes.
  • Solid knowledge about Linux system operation, knowledge about Windows system operation is a plus.
  • Experience of managing and supporting HA/DR system in cloud environment.
  • Functional understanding of the DevOps model and agile project management.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and analytics skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication in English.
  • Passionate about work and eager to learn new skills.
Any of following experience is a plus:
  • Knowledge/Experience in database (MySQL/PostgreSQL/SQL Server/MongoDB).
  • Working experience in international company.
S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $83,200 to $190,100 . Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location.
In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive plan.
This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, visit .

About S&P Global Ratings:

S&P Global Ratings is the world's leading provider of independent credit ratings. Our ratings are essential to driving growth, providing transparency and helping educate market participants so they can make decisions with confidence. We have more than 1 million credit ratings outstanding on government, corporate, financial sector and structured finance entities and securities. We offer an independent view of the market built on a unique combination of broad perspective and local insight. We provide our opinions and research about relative credit risk; market participants gain independent information to help support the growth of transparent, liquid debt markets worldwide.

S&P Global Ratings is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

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Job ID: 262471
Posted On: 2021-06-25
Location: New York, New York, United States
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