Lead Cloud Engineer (Tech Lead)
Job Location: Chicago, IL (remote for now but hopefully not for long. Won’t be 5 days a week, we continue to be hybrid)
Position Type: Direct Placement
Job Description: Lead Cloud Engineer (Tech Lead)
You will build tech that empowers global businesses.
Our Technology teams are working on our new Connect
platform, a unified, global, open data ecosystem powered by Microsoft Azure.
Our clients around the world rely on Connect data and insights to innovate and
As a Cloud Engineer, you’ll be part of a team of smart,
highly skilled technologists who are passionate about Site Reliability
Engineering, Cloud Services and prototyping cutting-edge technologies. You will
be responsible for managing, developing and scaling our infrastructure, while
working on our development, automation, and monitoring systems. You will be
working with many technologies including GCP, Azure, Docker, Datadog, Terraform,
Helm, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Consul, GitLab, Artifactory, Redis, and Postgres. We
process over petabyte of data every single week, manage it in the latest cloud technology,
and build best-in-class analytical tools to add transparency and efficiency to
the consumer goods market at a scale that no other company is able to achieve.
We value CI/CD in everything that we develop. Our team is co-located and agile,
with central technology hubs in Chicago, Toronto, Madrid and Chennai.
What you’ll do
- Lead a
team of cloud engineers and build a high performance SRE team
and promote best SRE practices and ensure high availability and
scalability for large-scale cloud-based data platforms and analytics
automation and decrease release cycle duration repeatedly leveraging Kubernetes,
Ansible, Terraform, Packer, Jenkins, etc.
and automate our monitoring systems across all of our applications and
services streamline the deployment of our applications to Kubernetes.
internal tooling for automating the deployment of applications across our
multiple first- and third-party data sources and develop highly efficient
data access RESTful APIs against data stored Relational and NoSQL
on moving our containerized services to Kubernetes
and implement automated improvements to how we manage and scale our
- Take a
complex problem, find out a technical solution and implement it.
We’re looking for people who have experience with:
years of relevant technical experience as a developer or DevOps engineer,
2+ years acting as a DevOps/SRE lead, hungry to learn and adapt to new
managing cloud infrastructure and CI/CD pipelines, leveraging
infrastructure as code with tools like ArgoCD, Gitlab, Jenkins and
observability tools like Datadog or New Relic.
managing, automating, and scaling large scale cloud deployments, and
implementing HA/DR solutions
with modern cloud infrastructure environments and platforms (AWS, GCP,
with configuring, managing, scaling and securing cloud infrastructure.
with cloud automation/orchestration technologies like Docker, Kubernetes,
ARM, Terraform, Jenkins, etc.
with scripting languages such as Linux shell scripting, Azure CLI, python,
Powershell or Ansible playbook
of CI/CD pipeline tools such as Jenkins, and writing Jenkinsfiles and
Dockerfiles, and knowledge on static/dynamic code analysis tools such as
SonarQube, Checkmarx, Prisma Compute.
for solving problems and iterating quickly
Azure Associate or Professional Certification or equivalent experience
of SQL/NoSQL databases (MySQL, Postgres, MongoDB), DWH (Snowflake),
Hadoop/Databricks, and experience with Data Analytics platforms
foundation in programming, algorithms, and software application design