Cloud Platform Engineer III (fully remote option available)
Rochester Institute of Technology
Location: Rochester, New York
Internal Number: 3374298
Cloud Platform Engineer III (fully remote option available) 7150BR Finance & Administration ITS Application Development
Detailed Job Description Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Performs general system management of platforms and / or hardware including installation, configuration, security, backup and recovery, performance and capacity management
Ensures that platforms are supported, monitored and maintained throughout their full life cycle
Identifies and maintains appropriate hardware and software technologies that are essential to the integrity and function of computing environments
Develops, programs, and / or deploys automation workflows for deployment, configuration, and monitoring of systems / services
Manages, maintains, selects, and develops automation tools and infrastructure as code, including security configurations
Conducts service reviews, automated testing and implements process improvements
Works with partners across the distributed IT community to gather requirements, communicate changes, develop strategies for services; builds and manages relationships with relevant vendors to evaluate, purchase, and implement new and emerging technologies; maintains and documents systems, establishes operational procedures, and manages multiple projects
Manages various areas of responsibilities that include: maintaining the integrity of core IT utilities and services that provide the space, power, cooling, and physical security of the data center and collaborate with other IT utility/service providers that provide those necessary functions.
Provides 24x7 service support, including on-call rotation responsibilities
Participates in ITIL practices of incident, problem management, service request, and change management as highest escalation point for platform services
Optimizes Cloud platform architectures and calculate, monitor and optimize spend
Collaborates with peer teams and vendors on solution architecture and delivery
Performs research, evaluation, architecture and deployment of new tools, frameworks, and patterns to contribute to a sustainable data and analytics ecosystem in Microsoft Azure.
Identifies and resolves infrastructure vulnerabilities and application deployment issues.
Identifies, recommends and implements opportunities for automation.
Performs monitoring activities and establishes alerting/communications as necessary
Develops and maintains technical and non-technical guardrails and automation tools in support of cloud platforms with a focus on Azure.
Translates policy and regulatory standards into technically enforceable guardrails.
Develops and maintains CI/CD implementations and processes.
Oversees and helps others manage cloud cost control.
Live our values, embrace diverse perspectives, and nurture the RIT community to remain a great place to work for all.
Recognized subject matter expert. Problems and issues are unclear, increasingly difficult and are strategic in nature and require development of new approaches, methods, or techniques, requiring a high degree of innovation and creativity. Contributes to the development of area goals and planning efforts (budgets, operational plans, etc). Scope and impact of work are significant and frequently extends to a variety of other units, teams, areas of specialization, and departments. Requires broad knowledge of area(s) of specialization with ability to transfer knowledge and application of complex principles, theories and concepts to peers. Serves as trusted advisor to management and shares expertise with others. Influences parties within and outside of the area of specialization regarding policies, procedures, and practices. Typically responsible for providing guidance, coaching and training to other employees within job area. Typically responsible for managing major/complex projects at this level, involving delegation of work and review of work products.
Department/College Description Information and Technology Services (ITS) is committed to serving the university's information technology needs. We provide development, maintenance, and support for centralized administrative applications, technology infrastructure, and client computing, as well as support and advice for a wide variety of other information technology needs.
Minimum Qualifications Education/Experience Bachelors degree in computer engineering, computer science, or related field, or equivalent experience. 5 to 7 years of related information technology experience Skills:
Understanding of core networking principles
Understanding of identity & access management
The ability to do cost modeling in Azure or other cloud platform
Powershell and Azure CLI scripting skills
Understanding of API frameworks
The ability to implement security and compliance controls
The ability to implement and analyze monitoring and logging
Understanding of basic cloud services: vaults, storage, resource groups, etc
Understanding of CI/CD or gitops
Strong interpersonal skills
Proficient with Microsoft Azure or other cloud provider, ranging from common features to data security
Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function:Wage Band: 122A
Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the 'Great Colleges to Work For.' RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov
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