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Sr. Cloud Engineer

R31749

Merrill, Minneapolis, MN (USA)

Join the future of financial communications


Merrill Corporation is the industry leader in technology solutions that enable mergers, acquisitions, initial public offerings, restructuring and other critical capital transactions in more than 170 countries. We provide the world’s leading investment banks, private equity firms, law firms and corporations with tools to simplify, streamline and accelerate the due diligence process, helping them close more deals, faster. We are a global team of high-energy, passionate people. We have strong individual voices but we work as a team, bringing out the best in each other. We thrive under pressure and always keep the customer at the heart of everything we do.

Job Description:

Merrill Corporation

Summary

The Senior Cloud Engineer role will design, install, test and maintain modern cloud infrastructure for a fast growing SaaS based company using infrastrure as code based techniques.

Some of the key technologies include:

  • Cloud Foundry
  • Kuberneties
  • Puppet
  • Nginx
  • Promethious/Grafana

Who You Are

You are passionate technologist who enjoys learning new technologies, and getting your hands on something new.  You’ve spent years honing your knowledge and skills in server and cloud compute technologies.   You are drivin to automate infrastructure. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Scripting/Applications development with an emphasis on infrastructure.
  • Designs compute solutions derived from architecture standards and design template
  • Performs advanced configuration of servers
  • Performs advanced troubleshooting of server systems
  • Can train junior staff
  • Monitors server systems and assists in performing corrective action.
  • Performs well with direction and input
  • Linux experience

Qualifications:

  • Experience with Server Configuration Management/Deploy Automation tools (Puppet and Jenkins)
  • At least one programing language ( Python preferred )
  • 1-2 years hands on experience deploying IaaS and/or PaaS in Microsoft Azure is preferred
  • 3-5  years professional IT experience with compute technologies
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum/Kanban process
  • Working knowledge of security practices and tools (CIS hardening, best practices)
  • Some experience in Capacity Planning, Performance,  Monitoring/Management and Server/Cloud compute Design Architecture.
  • Good  communications skills and customer service attitude.
  • Organization and analysis skills, problem solving ability.
  • Able to communicate effectively with peer groups.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

Minimum Education

Bachelor's degree

Who You Are


You are passionate technologist who enjoys learning new technologies, and getting your hands on something new.  You’ve spent years honing your knowledge and skills in server and cloud compute technologies.   People notice and commend you on your Customer Service skills. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


• Designs compute solutions derived from architecture standards and design template
• Performs advanced configuration of servers
• Performs advanced troubleshooting of server systems
• Can train junior staff
• Monitors server systems and assists in performing corrective action.
• Performs well with direction and input
• Linux experience with emphasis on scripting and automation
• Must have experience in setting up/maintaining RedHat environment
Qualifications:
• Experience with Server Configuration Management/Deploy Automation tools (Puppet and Jenkins)
• 1-2 years hands on experience deploying IaaS and/or PaaS in Microsoft Azure is preferred
• 3-5  years professional IT experience with compute technologies
• Experience with Agile/Scrum/Kanban process
• Working knowledge of security practices and tools (CIS hardening, best practices)
• Some experience in Capacity Planning, Performance,  Monitoring/Management and Server/Cloud compute Design Architecture.
• Good  communications skills and customer service attitude.
• Organization and analysis skills, problem solving ability.
• Able to communicate effectively with peer groups.
• Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

 

Minimum Education


• Bachelor's degree in IT or related field or equivalent experience is required
• Microsoft or RedHat certifications preferred

About Merrill

Merrill is an international organization that offers technology-enabled platforms for secure content sharing, regulated communications, and disclosure services for the world of international finance. 

For half a century, they've provided the tools to help some of the biggest companies in the world connect with speed, accuracy, and confidence. And in 2000, they became the first online management resource legally required for publicly traded companies.  

Their digital transformation, in partnership with Microsoft and Pivotal Software, now allows clients to leverage highly innovative technology and advanced analytics, alongside ironclad security - all without losing the human touch. 

And the transformation continues - Merrill is opening a digital innovation lab in New York in 2018. 

As a global organization, Merrill knows that diverse perspectives are essential to our success. We’re committed to maintaining a diverse workforce to serve our customers around the world. Merrill is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and furthers the principles of EEO through Affirmative Action.


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