Cloud Engineer - Remote at Guardian

Posted in General Business 4 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Job Description:

Cloud Engineer

Every day, Guardian gives 27 million people the security they deserve through our insurance and wealth management products and services. Since our founding in 1860, our long-term view has helped our customers prepare for whatever life brings whether starting a family, planning for the future, or taking care of employees. Today we're a Fortune 250 company and a leading provider of life, disability and other benefits for individuals, at the workplace and through government sponsored programs.

Do you have the desire to be part of this collaborative & innovative technology group? Is a culture where "People Count" and "We do the Right Thing" and "We Hold Ourselves to Very High Standards" important to you? If so, Guardian Life Insurance Company is actively seeking a passionate, driven and self-motivated individual to join its Cloud Engineering team. The Cloud Engineer will hold a critical role in delivering cloud, software delivery and other new capabilities out of our Enablement Agile Release Train. While embedding with teams, you will strategize, consult, and prototype alongside other engineers to implement best practices and solutions for applications utilizing software delivery and cloud services.

Responsibilities & Expectations:

  • Ability to plan and lead an engagement with an application team adopting DevOps and Cloud solutions

  • Work with product owners to understand desired capabilities and testing scenarios while continuously improving software engineering practices.

  • Work within and across SAFE Agile teams to design, develop, test, implement, and support technical solutions across a full stack of development tools and technologies.

  • Ability to clearly articulate and explain complex concepts and technologies to a non-technical audience

  • Ability to function in a rapidly evolving environment and adapt to frequent transitions in technologies and teams

  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills are necessary due to the dynamic nature of collaborations with customers, vendors, and other engineering teams, solving complex system problems together

  • Design and develop automation workflows, performing unit tests and conducting reviews to make sure your work is rigorously designed, elegantly coded, and effectively tuned for platform performance, and assessing the overall quality of delivered components

  • n this role you can expect to be exposed to tools such as: Python, Docker, Ruby, Terraform, relational databases, Puppet, Jenkins, JFrog, AWS platforms ECS/EKS and many other AWS services

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 3 years of experience working with AWS services or other cloud providers

  • 2 years of experience developing applications using SAFE Agile frameworks

  • Experience with solutions utilizing Continuous Integration & Delivery Pipelines (Terraform, Jenkins & Puppet a plus)

  • At least 2 years developing automation workflows and routines using open source tools

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AWS Certified Professional Level

  • 1 year of experience with Docker Containers and ECS/EKS

  • 2 years of experience building with infrastructure-as-code tools like Terraform

Guardian has been helping people protect their futures and secure their lives for more than 160 years. Every day, we serve approximately 29 million people through a range of insurance and financial products. As one of the largest mutual insurance companies, we know what matters most: putting the needs of our customers first. Because everyone deserves a Guardian. Learn more about Guardian at

Guardian is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, disability, military or veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

© Copyright 2019 The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, New York, NY.

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