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261707 Requisition #

261707: Cloud Engineer - Senior

The mission of the Federal Reserve System is to foster the stability, integrity, and efficiency of the nation’s monetary, financial, and payments systems to promote optimal economic performance. Within this broad context the vital mission of the National IT Services is to deliver superior value to our customers through world-class IT services and solutions that are responsive to business needs, adaptive to change, and essential to the mission of the Federal Reserve System.

Job Summary:
Develops conceptual, logical and physical IT engineering designs, that support the infrastructure requirements of varying levels of technical and business application projects. Completes analysis of business requirements, as it relates to technical infrastructure design, and ensure traceability of the design to the business requirements. Assesses testing requirements and prepares testing strategies, as well as preparing implementation and transition plans.    Senior level position requires a seasoned professional with a full understanding of industry practices. Requires high level of experience and proficiency in field.

*Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The Cloud Engineer Senior will be accountable for:

• Working knowledge of architecture and design of solutions using cloud-based technologies
• Serving as a hands on technical Engineer to provide key technology on system project focused on development and implementation of strategic technological directives. 
• Performs resolution of complex hardware, environmental software operating systems and subsystems.
•  Oversees problem avoidance actions in the Cloud hosting environments
• Implement changes to business information and technical systems
• Analyzes and revises existing system logic and documentation as necessary
• May authorize risk level changes and recommend solutions to minimize and/or prevent system interruption
• Evaluates, recommends and selects new software/hardware
• Performs change and problem management using standard tools
• Ensures conformance and compliance with existing system standards. Measures performance to ensure proper operation
• Leads highly technical/complex projects utilizing FRIT/System staff and resources
• Follows and ensures adherence to technical standards for programming and design techniques.
• Trains System technical staff on use of software/hardware tools in accordance with required standards and procedures
• Monitors compliance with internal audit requirements and Information Security Manual guidelines
• Performs other related duties as assigned

Position Requirements:

- 6+ years with IT solution delivery Engineer experience and hands on experience with public, private and hybrid cloud services including; planning, development, migration and integration of applications and services from on premises infrastructure to cloud based platforms –as-a-Service and infrastructure -as-a-Service.

- Experience with Terraform, ARM Templates, Cloud Formations, AWS Config, AWS Inspector, Guard Duty
- Experience with Microsoft Azure and AWS Cloud technologies.
- Flexibility to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity, and rapid change.

- Certified in AWS/Azure 


Comprehensive knowledge pertaining to concepts and principles in functional area.  General knowledge of department/business lines, Reserve Banks, and / or System operations, policies, procedures and technologies.
Communications: Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, creativity, attention to detail, and oral and written communications skills tailored for the intended audience.    
Risk Management:     [The individual] is responsible for understanding and applying risk management discipline in decision making, and contributing to his or her function’s risk management.
Decision Making:  Works under direction and guidance in planning details of procedures and methods to attain definite objectives.  Makes decisions within established or widely accepted standards.  Achieves assigned/planned results by decisions and actions based on professional methods, training, business principles, and practical experience.
*Other/Additional Requirements:
Working Conditions: Will require the use of standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, etc.                                                                                                                                                                                                  
Physical Demands: Requires some degree of sitting (for prolonged periods of time), standing, lifting carrying, pushing, pulling more than 20 lbs.                                             
Hours of Work: May require extended work hours.  Occasional travel including overnight stays may be necessary.  May be subject to on-call and call back as needed. May be exposed to moderate noise from equipment.     


Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience with 6 to 9+ years of relevant work experience. 


*Denotes essential duties and/or any physical requirements required to perform essential duties for the role.


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