Senior Cloud Engineer

S&P Global
Raleigh, North Carolina
Jun 12, 2024
Jun 26, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
About the Role:
Grade Level (for internal use):
12 The Team:
We define and enable target state architecture. Accelerating our teams to build secure applications and platforms at scale. We help each other in times of need, and we are proud of our work. We are visionaries, thought leaders, multipliers, coders, hackers, and much more. Above all, we are a global team of diverse folks that enjoy working together to create smart solutions.

Responsibilities and Impact:
  • Translate project-specific needs into a cloud solution that will suit those needs and considering the project needs in terms of automation, performance, security, and cost.
  • Design the cloud environment from a holistic point of view, ensuring it meets all the company's requirements, goals, standards, and design principals.
  • Automate deployment, maintenance, monitoring, and management tasks within implemented cloud solutions.
  • Train and guide SRE teams to support cloud solutions.
  • Create self-service and automated environments to reduce administration overhead and onboarding processes.
  • Collaborate with product owner, solution architect and application developers to provision Dev/QA/Staging/Prod cloud environments which matches business, functional and performance specifications.
  • Orchestrate and automate cloud-based platforms based on standards.
  • Follow security management specification and workflows. Operate and automate security management.
  • Work closely with teammates in day-to-day agile development and maintenance activities.
  • Identify and initiate changes to improve cloud operation efficiency.
Benefits Information:
S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $85,700 to $200,000. Final base salary for this role will be based on the individual's geographic location, as well as experience level, skill set, training, licenses and certifications.

In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive plan.

This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, please click here .

What We're Looking For:

Basic Required Qualifications:
  • Master's or Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent job experience.
  • 5+ years cloud or infrastructure related work experience.
  • AWS Professional certification is strongly desired with hands-on working experience in AWS.
  • Solid knowledge and experience of software development, build, deployment, and operation.
  • Skills and experience to translate application requirement into cloud infrastructure architecture.
  • Demonstrated experience writing Infrastructure as Code
  • Demonstrated experience in containers, Kubernetes and serverless technologies such as AWS Lambda.
  • Experience building HA, scalable, resilient systems in the cloud.
  • Good understanding of networking principles as it applies to cloud infrastructure.
  • Good understanding of the DevOps model and agile project management.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and analytics skills.
    About S&P Global Ratings
    At S&P Global Ratings, our analyst-driven credit ratings, research, and sustainable finance opinions provide critical insights that are essential to translating complexity into clarity so market participants can uncover opportunities and make decisions with conviction. By bringing transparency to the market through high-quality independent opinions on creditworthiness, we enable growth across a wide variety of organizations, including businesses, governments, and institutions.
    S&P Global Ratings is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI). S&P Global is the world's foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks, analytics and workflow solutions in the global capital, commodity and automotive markets. With every one of our offerings, we help many of the world's leading organizations navigate the economic landscape so they can plan for tomorrow, today.

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    What's In It For You?

    Our Purpose:
    Progress is not a self-starter. It requires a catalyst to be set in motion. Information, imagination, people, technology-the right combination can unlock possibility and change the world.

    Our world is in transition and getting more complex by the day. We push past expected observations and seek out new levels of understanding so that we can help companies, governments and individuals make an impact on tomorrow. At S&P Global we transform data into Essential Intelligence , pinpointing risks and opening possibilities. We Accelerate Progress.

    Our People:
    We're more than 35,000 strong worldwide-so we're able to understand nuances while having a broad perspective. Our team is driven by curiosity and a shared belief that Essential Intelligence can help build a more prosperous future for us all.

    From finding new ways to measure sustainability to analyzing energy transition across the supply chain to building workflow solutions that make it easy to tap into insight and apply it. We are changing the way people see things and empowering them to make an impact on the world we live in. We're committed to a more equitable future and to helping our customers find new, sustainable ways of doing business. We're constantly seeking new solutions that have progress in mind. Join us and help create the critical insights that truly make a difference.

    Our Values:

    Integrity, Discovery, Partnership

    At S&P Global, we focus on Powering Global Markets. Throughout our history, the world's leading organizations have relied on us for the Essential Intelligence they need to make confident decisions about the road ahead. We start with a foundation of integrity in all we do, bring a spirit of discovery to our work, and collaborate in close partnership with each other and our customers to achieve shared goals.

    We take care of you, so you can take care of business. We care about our people. That's why we provide everything you-and your career-need to thrive at S&P Global.

    Our benefits include:
    • Health & Wellness: Health care coverage designed for the mind and body.
    • Flexible Downtime: Generous time off helps keep you energized for your time on.
    • Continuous Learning: Access a wealth of resources to grow your career and learn valuable new skills.
    • Invest in Your Future: Secure your financial future through competitive pay, retirement planning, a continuing education program with a company-matched student loan contribution, and financial wellness programs.
    • Family Friendly Perks: It's not just about you. S&P Global has perks for your partners and little ones, too, with some best-in class benefits for families.
    • Beyond the Basics: From retail discounts to referral incentive awards-small perks can make a big difference.
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    Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at S&P Global:
    At S&P Global, we believe diversity fuels creative insights, equity unlocks opportunity, and inclusion drives growth and innovation - Powering Global Markets. Our commitment centers on our global workforce, ensuring that our people are empowered to bring their whole selves to work. It doesn't stop there, we strive to better reflect and serve the communities in which we live and work, and advocate for greater opportunity for all.

    S&P Global has a Securities Disclosure and Trading Policy ("the Policy") that seeks to mitigate conflicts of interest by monitoring and placing restrictions on personal securities holding and trading. The Policy is designed to promote compliance with global regulations. In some Divisions, pursuant to the Policy's requirements, candidates at S&P Global may be asked to disclose securities holdings. Some roles may include a trading prohibition and remediation of positions when there is an effective or potential conflict of interest. Employment at S&P Global is contingent upon compliance with the Policy.

    Equal Opportunity Employer
    S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

    If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

    US Candidates Only: The EEO is the Law Poster describes discrimination protections under federal law.

    IFTECH202.2 - Middle Professional Tier II (EEO Job Group)

    Job ID: 298782
    Posted On: 2024-06-04
    Location: Virtual, New Jersey, United States