Lead Cloud Automation Engineer

  • Experian
  • 180 Cobb Pkwy SE, Marietta, GA 30060, USA
  • Sep 28, 2021

Job Description

Company Description

Experian is a global leader in consumer and business credit reporting and marketing services and a constituent of the United Kingdom's FTSE 100 index, with total revenue for the year ended March 31, 2020, of US$5.2 billion. We support clients in more than 100 countries and employ approximately 17,800 people in 45 countries.

Job Description

The Lead Cloud Automation Engineer would play a key role in project delivery with hands on experience in managing enterprise cloud platform. The engineer will work closely to design and build automated operational processes focusing on scalable cloud deployments with paradigm of infrastructure as a code.
The role will be a critical member of a global enterprise cloud services engineering team working to build and support multi-cloud automated platform (IaaS). The successful candidate will bring a strong background in automated software engineering in cloud operations with strong emphasis on scripting, automated software engineering practices and supporting an enterprise level cloud platform.

What you´ll be doing:
  • Standardize, automate the provisioning and support aspects as reusable cloud services and interfaces
  • Develop infrastructure as code on AWS / Azure / GCP using best practices and implementations for non-production and production environments
  • Implement automated configuration and deployment process towards improving functionality, availability, and manageability of our enterprise cloud offerings
  • Lead technical operations on key initiatives or projects from requirements to design to implementation
  • Ensure the availability, performance, reliability, and reporting of global cloud data centers and enterprise networks
  • Improve productivity in delivery orchestration, proactive monitoring, self-healing automation and operations validations
  • Solve problems related to these mission critical services and build automation to proactively detect and prevent their re-occurrences
  • Support technology automation Compute, Storage, Backups and Operating system in the public cloud as well as on-premises
  • Collaborate via open communication reaching across functional borders to analyze, tune, and configure automated platform infrastructure and systems


What your background looks like:
  • 5+ years of experience in software engineering comprising of designing, developing and operating robust and highly scalable cloud infrastructure services
  • Proven experience in cloud infrastructure project with hands on migration expertise on public clouds such as AWS and Azure
  • Master in writing Cloud Formation Templates (CFT) or Azure RM Templates to build cloud services as code (IaC)
  • Proficient in automation/configuration management using Ansible, Terraform or equivalent
  • Expertise in coding and scripting using: Python, Perl and/or Ruby
  • Strong scripting experience with the AWS SDK and CLI
  • Strong background in Linux/Unix and/or Windows administration
  • Understand Authentication & Authorization Services, Identity & Access Management
  • Understanding of AWS Cloud Networking and core Internet Protocols such as TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP and routing in distributed networks
  • Experience in cloud infrastructure project with hands on migration expertise on public clouds such as AWS and Azure
  • Working knowledge of SQL, NoSQL and Managed DBs such as SQL, MySQL and AWS RDS
  • Knowledge of Cybersecurity organization practices, operations, risk management processes, principles, architectural requirements, engineering and threats and vulnerabilities, including incident response methodologies
  • Knowledge about AIPs designing RESTful services and integrated with other providers
  • Ability to use wide variety of open source technologies

Beneficial certifications:
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate
  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional



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