Job Details

Lead Engineer CloudOps


Date Opened: 08/20/2020

Job Type:

Job Number: 200002LI

Job Description

What this position is all about

At HBC, we are undergoing a major technology transformation to embrace the latest technology changes in the industry. As part of that, we are migrating our critical infrastructure and application platforms to public clouds like Azure and AWS. The Principal Cloud Engineer is a seasoned professional and an energetic individual who will help architect the cloud strategy for the organization. This individual is required to mentor the Cloud Engineering and Operations team to success in designing the cloud strategy, implementation and support.

Key Job Responsibilities
  • Coordinate, collaborate, and influence leaders in the organization to win together and align with common goals
  • Provide common solutions to multiple teams by identifying and addressing patterns in infrastructure and applications
  • Evangelize and contribute to best practices in library usage and end-to-end architecture
  • Foster relentless improvement and be a beacon of excellence for our five cloud pillars of trust: Security, Availability, Performance, Compliance, and Cost
  • Drive major projects or initiatives through to completion
  • Acts in the capacity of final level in-house support, a mentor to junior staff providing guidance and technical expertise and as technical consultant to other departments within Information Services
  • Provides consultation in specific cloud, hardware, software, utilities, and productivity aids used by Information Services, and advises others on their use
Core Competencies

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent Advanced level certifications in AWS/Azure, Microsoft, RedHat, and knowledge of ITIL/MOF practices
  • 7+ years of experience working in global organizations with the ability to communicate with senior leaders
  • 3+ years of experience working on cloud design, setup, configuration and maintenance of cloud services
  • 3+ years of experience managing Engineering/Operations teams
Technical Skills
  • Expert level knowledge of Azure/AWS cloud platforms
  • In depth experience with cloud design, setup, configuration and maintenance of Cloud services.
  • Broad cloud networking and security knowledge and experience including, but not limited to, VPCs, Security Groups and Direct Connect
  • Very good experience with the following
    • Microsoft Solutions, including Windows Server Operating Systems
    • Networking fundamentals, TCP/IP, DNS, WINS, DHCP, etc.
    • Experience with automation and tools such as (but not limited to) Jenkins, Chef, Terraform, Ansible, etc.
    • Ability to create and maintain Automation (PowerShell, Python, Ruby, AWK, SED, etc.) to run health-checks and self-healing
    • Proficient with Git branching strategies, applying CI-CD principles to infrastructure build and deployment processes
    • Understanding and hands on experience in orchestration frameworks like Kubernetes.
    • Experience with ticketing tools like Jira, Cherwell, etc. and monitoring tools like Splunk, ELK, Nagios, SolarWinds, etc.
    • Hands on experience with the Linux Server solutions, including: RPM, Puppet, Satellite, LVM
    • Working knowledge of databases (Oracle, MS SQL, Teradata, DB2, etc.)
How Often You May Travel:
  • As per business requirement
Your Life and Career at HBC:
  • Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner-operator!
  • Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from IT to Human Resources, Merchandising to Finance.
  • A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance

Job Qualifications


Thank you for your interest with HBC. We look forward to reviewing your application.


HBC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, HBC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


HBC welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used.