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Principle Cloud Engineer - Fully Remote

Company: Magellan Health
Location: Cedar Hill
Posted on: November 11, 2021

Job Description:

This is a fully remote position, allowing you to work from the comfort of your own home from anywhere in the US.

The successful candidate will be a key contributor to develop key enablement capabilities on our cloud platform for our stakeholders. They'll also be interacting with other technical teams in an educational capacity to help teams not as familiar with Cloud practices and services to learn and grow. This role is on a dynamic, small, cross-functional team.

We're looking for:

  • Strong DevOps skill set, more development experience than administration.
  • Plan, Architect, and communicate AWS infrastructure for a transformational organization
  • Python Development Experience
  • 5 years of hands on development experience in AWS environment, experience designing, executing
  • Experience with In-structure-as-code highly desirable.
  • AWS security concepts - IAM, KMS, VPC security controls
  • CloudFormation/Terraform development experience.
  • Monitor performance and capacity metrics for technology solutions while identifying and developing plans to address long term trends or issues.
  • Maintain and Operationally support Cloud Security infrastructure across various providers such as Azure, GCP, AWS, utilizing various cloud native tools such as Prisma Cloud, CASB, DLP, Zscaler, Microsoft Advanced Threat Protection, and others.
  • Any AWS Certification preferred
  • AWS lambda/"serverless" development experience preferred
  • JIRA, Agile experience preferred

The Principle Cloud Engineer is responsible for leadership, facilitation, analysis and design tasks related to the development of an enterprise technical architecture that applies across Magellan cloud program.

This position services as an expert technical and industry resource to management, clients and development staff in new uses of information technology in all phases of major system and subsystem development. Provides consultation on internal and industry IT technical and business domain process capabilities including leadership in the identification and recommendation of new IT opportunities and business operations as it relates to application development. Formulates, contributes to, and directs task identification, work effort estimates, and work schedules for research, prototype, and proof-of-concept IT activities. Directs and participates in all aspects of development tasks including data management, application architecture and business architecture. Provides guidance to staff on complex assignments and mentors on new technologies.
  • Develops guidelines for other software engineers that helps them build and implement code that is scalable, stable and secure.
  • Acts as a hands-on software engineer who can write quality code, assists with problem solving, root cause analysis, trouble shooting and coaching.
  • Understands big picture from a business standpoint within the context of the application.
  • Writes technical blogs and be active in Open Source Community.
  • Agile, DevOPS and Cloud:
  • Applies Design Thinking techniques on application design.
  • Leads agile software development efforts as a Technical Leader.
  • Coaches other software engineers on practices such as TDD, ATDD and pair programming.
  • Understands advanced concepts of Containers, Micro-Services,  Continuous Delivery and Continuous integration, and guide the team to setup a DevOps environment for the applications they build and support.
  • Designs and develops highly scalable applications in AWS cloud using tools like Cloud Formation Templates, EC2, SWF, ELB, Lambda, S3, RDS/Dynamo DB and others.
  • Reviews and takes actions based on application metrics, including but not limited to code quality, business metrics and performance metrics.
  • Creates load and performance testing strategy and perform advanced performance tuning.

Other Job Requirements


7+ years related experience including a minimum of 3+ years of designing, building and maintaining high quality, secure software in IT.
Critical thinker.
Demonstrated problem solving techniques.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.

General Job Information


Principle Cloud Engineer - Fully Remote



Work Experience - Required


Work Experience - Preferred

Education - Required

Education - Preferred

Bachelors - Computer and Information Science

License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred

Magellan Health, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled.
Every employee must understand, comply with and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their
position; and comply with all applicable legal, regulatory, and contractual requirements and internal policies and procedures.

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