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Mutual of Omaha Engineer II - Cloud Automation/Orchestration - Omaha, NE or Remote. in OMAHA, Nebraska

The Cloud Engineer analyzes, develops automation, modifies, installs, tests and maintains on-premise and public cloud services and integrations. Provides day to day operations support of on-premise and public cloud.

Automation/Orchestration Development: Designs, codes, tests, implements and supports infrastructure automation services for cloud technology, on-premise or public cloud, with supervision. Ability to use scripting languages and APIs to facilitate cloud automation. Demonstrates skills at designing and coding tasks through repeatable and uninterrupted processes and managing services as Infrastructure as Code (IaC). Demonstrates skills in orchestration by automating the execution of complex processes with a variety of variables.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

  • Cloud Skills/Knowledge: Familiar with using cloud services in at least one cloud environment. Participates in managing and scaling of cloud infrastructure to meet business demands by providing a stable secure cloud infrastructure. Participates in the evaluation of cloud services and makes recommendations to Cloud Engineers and Cloud Architects.

  • Automation/Orchestration Development: Designs, codes, tests, implements and supports infrastructure automation services for cloud technology, on-premise or public cloud, with supervision. Ability to use scripting languages and APIs to facilitate cloud automation. Demonstrates skills at designing and coding tasks through repeatable and uninterrupted processes and managing services as Infrastructure as Code (IaC). Demonstrates skills in orchestration by automating the execution of complex processes with a variety of variables.

  • Scripting: Demonstrates skills at scripting languages needed to perform the automation required for building Infrastructure as Code (IaC). Experience with Powershell, Python, JavaScript required.

  • Source code management -- Familiar with source code management tools used such as SVN or Git.

  • Systems Engineering: Monitors and oversees daily operations of on-premise and public cloud tasks. Assures that on-premise and public cloud operate at desired efficiency by meeting or exceeding quality and services goals. Provides Cloud systems engineering expertise to peers and subordinates. Understanding of the Infrastructure environment strong plus.

  • Problem Resolution: Analyzes and resolves technical problems with on-premise or public cloud through monitoring and restoring services minimizing impact to the customer. Analyzes the impact of, isolates and restores services associated with technical problems. Analyzes, documents, and fixes the root cause of problems. Proactively identifies and resolves potential problems before they impact customers. Works independently on resolution of less complex problems, works with mentor on more complex issue resolution. Is subject to 24-hour call and may be required to work other than normal working hours.

  • Customer Relationship Management: Demonstrates a high level of service delivery to ensure customer satisfaction. Builds and maintains relationships with peers, team and area manager. Understands and articulates Cloud services, products, and value to application areas and other teams within the area. Proactively works to communicate application and infrastructure problems associated with on-premise and public cloud and coordinates activities with team and area to effect resolution. Provides operational interaction with business areas to resolve service failures for on-premise and public cloud.

  • Tactical Planning: Understands and supports tactical plans associated to on-premise and public clouds. Monitors and executes on-premise and public tactical cloud plans.

  • Strategic Planning: Understands and supports on-premise and public cloud strategic initiatives.

  • Architecture: Supports the development and promotion of technical architecture compliance related to the cloud.

  • Vendor Management: Works with vendors to resolve problems and escalate resolution within the management chain when necessary. Provides feedback to vendors on desired product enhancements.

  • Project and Program Management: Completes tasks and provides input to task definition and estimation.

  • Independently performs the following in one of more areas of responsibility:

  • Uses models as a starting point for designing and developing technologies that enable new or enhance existing business capabilities.

  • Evaluates options; performs tradeoff and cost benefit analyses.

  • Works quantitatively

  • Emphasizes the use of a disciplined process when creating and implementing designs and operates effectively as part of a team in doing so.

  • Can play multiple roles (e.g.: individual contributor, lead, teacher, mentor).

  • Uses tools and languages to apply processes systematically.

  • Via professional societies, advances the development and validation of principles, standards, and best practices.

  • Creates and reuses designs and design artifacts.

  • Uses patterns and frameworks to develop, support and solve problems for enterprise level applications supported by a team.

  • Experiments at a team level with emerging technologies to understand how they will impact what comes next.

  • Actively follows the software development lifecycle and DevOps practices.

  • Understands how their technology / application supports business partner/ Mutual of Omaha business strategy. Team expert.

  • Applies software engineering principles to infrastructure and operations problems with a focus on automation and self-healing.

  • Collaborates with team to uncover pain points and formulate ways to accelerate delivery.

  • Translates business/user requirements into technical requirements, and applies creative problem solving that bring these requirements to fruition for a team.

  • Prioritizes the use of frameworks and patterns to produce efficient code.

This job posting is reflective of the Engineer II essential functions, qualifications, and physical requirements. The Engineer III level has variable essential functions, qualifications and physical requirements. Competency and skill set will determine level of placement within the posted job family.

ABOUT YOU:

  • Technical Knowledge: Basic understanding of cloud technologies with a focus on analysis, cloud development/automation, modification, installation, testing, maintenance, and documentation of cloud services. Continually increases technical knowledge of cloud technologies and demonstrates the application of that knowledge. Achieves appropriate certifications and educational advancements.

  • Leadership and Authority: Articulates and advocates new cloud technical and non-technical ideas within the team: uses leadership rather than authority to accomplish results within the team; assumes a role of authority within the team as necessary but does not abuse authority; gains authority through trust and respect; and sets an example for coworkers.

  • Communication: Communicates basic cloud concepts to technical audiences and immediate management; technical issues and problems to vendors; and with business and I/S customers as needed to solve cloud problems and install and test cloud components.

  • Is well organized with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Has the ability to challenge the authenticity and effectiveness of team processes where opportunities for improvement exist.

  • Learns quickly when facing new problems and is a relentless and versatile learner, open to change. Analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement. Willing to experiment and try anything to find solutions. Enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks. Leads and mentors others.

  • Has a collaborative attitude and a willingness to work with team members; is able to coach, participate in code reviews and share skills and methods with their team.

  • Has good verbal and written communication skills and is able to effectively articulate technical vision, possibilities and outcomes at a team level to technical and non-technical audiences. Internal consultant.

  • Is self-motivated and driven with the desire to innovate.

  • Has strong experience independently building/managing cloud services by automating/orchestrating moderately complex processes using Infrastructure as Code (IaC) within a single cloud environment. Has strong experience with distributed cloud platform configuration, deployment, and lifecycle management automation tools.

  • Has strong understanding of scripting and APIs.

  • Has experience with popular cloud service providers or on-premise cloud tools.

  • Understands hybrid-cloud topologies. Can integrate cloud and legacy on-prem environments.

  • Understands security and compliance for cloud environment.

  • You help promote a culture of diversity and inclusion within the department and the larger organization. You value different ideas and opinions. You listen courageously and remain curious in all that you do.

  • You are able to work remotely and have access to high-speed internet.

VALUABLE EXPERIENCE:

  • Requires basic understanding of cloud technologies and development of Infrastructure as Code. Some experience with on premise or public cloud services.

  • Skills in the following:

  • VMWare vRealize Automation (vRA) and vRealize Orchestration (vRO)

  • Scripting: Powershell, JavaScript, Bash, JSON, Rest APIs

  • Linux/Windows Server

  • VMware vCenter

  • Git

  • IaC skills such as Jenkins, Puppet/Chef, Terraform

  • Experience with application development languages such as Java or .Net

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU:

  • A diverse workplace where associates feel a sense of belonging.

  • An organization that feels like a small, close-knit community and has the strength of a Fortune 500 company.

  • Tuition reimbursement, training and career development.

  • Comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance.

  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and childcare needs.

  • 401(k) plan with a 2% company contribution and 6% company match.

  • Competitive pay with an opportunity for incentives for all associates.

  • Flexible work schedules with a healthy amount of paid time off.

  • For more information regarding available benefits, please visit our Career Site. (https://www.mutualofomaha.com/careers/life-at-mutual/benefits-and-perks)

  • Salary range: $110,000 - $140,000

  • Pay commensurate with experience.

MUTUAL OF OMAHA:

Mutual of Omaha serves more than 4.8 million individual product customers and 39,000 employer groups. Our legacy of stability creates an environment where every associate is encouraged to experiment, innovate and grow in their own unique career path.

From day one, you’ll have the tools to be your best self at work. Here you’ll do meaningful work and your talents will have a positive impact on peoples’ lives as we help our customers protect what they care about and achieve their financial goals.

Each associate is a unique contributor to creating a diverse, dynamic, thriving and inclusive workplace. We want you to become engaged … feel a sense of belonging … and contribute to the company’s exceptional future.

Join forces with a company that can AMPLIFY YOUR STRENGTHS AND EMPOWER YOUR CAREER.

For inquiries about the position or application process, contact our HR Helpline at 1-800-365-1405.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-800-780-0304. We are available Monday through Friday 7:00 am to 4:30 pm CST we will reply within 24 hours.

Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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