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Cloud Engineer (virtual/remote capable)

Company: First Busey Corporation
Location: Glenview
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

FirsTech's Cloud Engineer is responsible for developing and maximizing the use of cloud technologies to deliver our next generation products. Equally as important, this role will be the vital lead in the modernization of our legacy products to scalable cloud-based solutions. Our Cloud Engineer will be the key to defining and executing our cloud adoption strategy. While a technical expert on both cloud and on-premises infrastructure systems, we will look this this role to lead through innovation!

  • Minimum 5+ years of relevant engineering experience in architecting, designing, building, and implementation of cloud-based solutions - preferably in Microsoft Azure. (web, application, and database components)
  • Expertise in moving on-premise workloads into PaaS based cloud solutions via the analysis, identification of blockers that prevent application efficiency in the cloud, and solutioning/implementation of remediation(s) to ensure the application performs properly in the cloud.
  • Advanced to expert level knowledge on enterprise infrastructure solutions such as Active Directory, IIS, Windows OS, Linux, open source databases and on-premise hosting platforms (i.e. Nutanix, storage, databases, and networking)
  • Experience in defining and communicating solution options while considering risks, costs, impacts, and business objectives.
  • Advanced to expert level knowledge of scripting languages (i.e. Powershell)
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of containerization, Infrastructure as Code (IaC)/configuration management systems (i.e. Terraform)


    • Architect, design, build, implement, and deliver scalable public cloud solutions with a focus on mapping across IaaS and PaaS.
    • Design cloud solutions to meet technical, security, and business needs.
    • Execute on implementation plans to deploy and move workloads to cloud infrastructure.
    • Provide guidance to software engineers on the proper use of cloud technologies for code refactorization and application modernization.
    • Partner with the FirsTech Automation Engineer to develop and leverage automation where possible to achieve reliable and repeatable processes ensuring efficiency in FirsTech's environments.
    • Engage with internal and external security teams to meet all applicable security and regulatory requirements.
    • Design post-implementation maintenance strategies, processes, and procedures so that the cloud environment can be maintained by the operations and infrastructure teams.
    • Maintain documentation for the purposes of business continuity, supportability, and regulatory compliance.
    • Partner with other members of the Infrastructure team to ensure on-going support of the existing on-premise environment and identify opportunities to leverage the cloud to improve reliability, resiliency, and system performance.
    • Collaborate with the software engineering team to design best practice cloud solutions that meets product, engineering, and business objectives.
    • Engage in continual evaluation of external technologies to find opportunities to gain or introduce a competitive advantage into our processes.

      Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or equivalent experience
      Cloud Professional Exam Certificate(s) (i.e. Azure Solutions Architect Expert)
      Preferred certification(s) for on-premise technologies (i.e. MCSE, CCNA)
      Requires knowledge of Microsoft Office

      • Open to hiring within our full corporate footprint - IL, IN, FL, MO.

        Busey believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.
        Equal Opportunity Employment is a priority for Busey and all qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and expression), marital status, military status, veterans status, citizenship status, disability, order of protection or any other characteristic protected by applicable law or other non-merit based factors.

Keywords: First Busey Corporation, Glenview , Cloud Engineer (virtual/remote capable), Engineering , Glenview, Illinois

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