AECOM Cloud Engineer in Austin, Texas
United States of America - Texas, Austin
This position can be located in any US city where there is an AECOM office.
We are seeking a Cloud Engineer – Global Cloud Services for our Global IT Operations team who will report to the Senior IT Manager of Global Cloud Services.
The engineer is largely focused on ensuring that the AECOM multi-cloud infrastructure is secure, highly available, and meets performance standards and service levels for the global businesses. This person will work closely with key vendors and business stakeholders to ensure successful cloud migrations, new deployments and transition into operational steady state.
MAJOR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE:
Provides technical leadership for designing, developing and implementing IT Cloud Services in a multi-cloud environment.
Design and architect IT cloud infrastructures which are reliable, secure, cost efficient, and strategically sound, reflecting business needs and best practice in creating value for the business and our customers.
Ensure the availability and performance of AECOM cloud hosting environments in accordance with business application requirements.
Provide support for planned and unplanned infrastructure system outages.
Ensure cloud based business critical applications are engineered with the appropriate resilience, and disaster recovery configurations are tested.
In partnership with IT Security, ensure that all cloud hosted environments are engineered in accordance with InfoSec security policies and appropriate security testing is performed.
Participate in compliance activities to include tracking plans, coordinating testing and maintaining action plans for audits both internal and external.
Conduct the installation, testing, and operation of new cloud services
As needed, participate in client presentations and pursuits where technology is a key differentiator.
Work with Change Management to ensure all changes are properly vetted and approved before implementation
Proactively seek out ways to mitigate technology risk and implement automation. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND COMPETENCIES
Passion for technology and ability to leverage into value creation.
Breadth and depth of technology skills across all aspects of technology including server, network, storage, and VDI/Mobility;
Highly capable of learning and supporting new technologies.
Excellent communication, written, and interpersonal skills that build positive relationships with other team members.
Strong ability to organize work schedule and time to ensure deadlines are always met.
Has demonstrated cross-cultural effectiveness. Global mindset.
Credible as both a business partner and an IT technology specialist
Collaborative style that includes the views of others in recommendations and decisions
Ability to operate effectively in a matrixed structure
Ability to manage global complexity, changing priorities and conditions
Ability to engineer and drive change as needed throughout the organization
Process improvement mindset to include experience with Six Sigma or like methodologies.
Bachelor's Degree with 4+ years of related experience OR Associate's Degree with 6+ years of related experience OR HS/GED years of related experience.
Expertise architecting, implementing, securing and managing Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Experience with Microsoft AZURE.
Experience with Microsoft O365 cloud hosting environments preferred.
Current AWS certification is preferred although solid demonstrated experience with EC2, VPC, S3, Route 53, Elastic Beanstalk, RDS, Lambda, RDS, and Storage Gateway would meet requirements.
Experience with development and automation tools such as AWS CloudFormation, Terraform, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Jenkins, Python, Docker, and Kubernetes.
Experience managing operating system basics in the context of system design and deployment.
Experience managing on-premise data center workloads, processes, and methodologies.
Experience managing and migrating into IaaS, SaaS, PaaS, and DBaaS platforms.
A demonstrable record of designing and deploying technology initiatives and delivering outstanding results.
Technology breadth. Experience in IT infrastructure and applications development; ability to understand IT and client technical requirements.
A science, engineering, technology-related degree is desired. Advanced studies preferred.
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is
pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions
inclusion, diversity and overall
employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our
core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only
delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Information Technology
Business Line Corporate
Business Group Corporate
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 219479BR
Clearance Required No
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.