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Cloud Engineer IV - Remote

Company: Kantar
Location: Harrisonburg
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

WE GO BEYOND THE OBVIOUS, USING INTELLIGENCE, PASSION AND CREATIVITY TO INSPIRE NEW THINKING AND SHAPE THE WORLD WE LIVE IN.
TO START A CAREER THAT IS OUT OF THE ORDINARY, PLEASE APPLY...

**JOB DESCRIPTION**

At Kantar, cloud computing continues to allow us to modernize and consolidate IT infrastructure, automate workloads, and pursue next-generation innovation. To continue this transformation, we're seeking an experienced Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure cloud engineer with expertise in the strategy, design, development, and implementation of large-scale projects in the cloud. The ideal candidate is experienced in cloud-based tech, with a firm grasp of emerging technologies, platforms, and applications, and ability to customize them to help our business become more secure and efficient. Extensive knowledge of cloud maintenance, experience managing staff, and advanced industry knowledge is key to keeping us on the cutting edge. From day one, you'll have an immediate impact on the day-to-day efficiency of our IT operations, and an ongoing impact on our overall growth.

**OBJECTIVES OF THIS ROLE**

- Work in tandem with our software engineering team to identify and implement the most optimal cloud-based solutions for the Kantar Profiles Network platform

- Define and document best practices and strategies regarding cloud solution, as well as infrastructure, deployment and maintenance
- Provide guidance, thought leadership, and mentorship to development teams to build cloud competencies
- Ensure application performance, uptime, and scale, maintaining high standards of security, automation and recoveryof hosting environments
- Managing cloud environments in accordance with company data privacy and compliance guidelines

**DAILY AND MONTHLY RESPONSIBILITIES**

- Develop and implement technical efforts to design, build, and deploy cloud application hosting environments at the direction of lead architects, including large-scale data processing, computationally intensive statistical modeling, and advanced analytics

- Participate in all aspects of the software development life cycle for cloud solutions, including planning, requirements, development, testing, and quality assurance
- Troubleshoot incidents, identify root cause, fix and document problems, and implement preventive measures
- Educate teams on the implementation of new cloud-based initiatives, providing associated training as required
- Employ exceptional problem-solving skills, with the ability to see and solve issues before they affect business productivity

**REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS**

- Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or mathematics

- 3+ years of experience architecting, designing, developing, and implementing cloud solutions on AWS and Azure platforms
- Well seasoned experience with cloud infrastructure services and application hosting platforms
- Understanding of and experience with the five pillars of a well-architected frameworks
- Experience in several of the following areas: expert LAN/WAN and TCP/IP skills, secure web application hosting, ETL, Microsoft database solutions, AWS S3 and IAM with policies, application CI/CD, identity management
- Experience with deployment and systems configuration automation systems such as Ansible, Terraform and ARM Templates, Powershell, Bash
- Proven ability to collaborative with multi-disciplinary teams of business analysts, developers, data scientists, and subject matter experts

**PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS**

- AWS and Azure certifications are a plus

- Strong knowledge of web services, Rest API and underlying web hosting infrastructure
- Experience with large data movements, data encryption and protection protocols
- Expert in cloud infrastructure networking layers and security
- Experience with container services and VM orchestration
- Familiarity with Agile development strategies and processes

**BENEFITS**

We provide a comprehensive, highly competitive benefits package, including

- Medical plans with comprehensive, affordable coverage for a range of health services

- Health Savings Account/FSA
- Dental, Vision and benefits to cover unique healthcare needs
- Wellness Program
- 401k with matching
- Tuition Reimbursement, Commuter benefits
- Unlimited PTO

**PRIVACY DISCLOSURE:**

Please note that by applying to this opportunity you consent to the personal data you provide to us to be processed and retained by The Kantar Group Limited ("Kantar"). Your details will be kept on our Internal ATS (Applicant Tracking System) for as long as is necessary for the purposes of recruitment, which may include your details being shared with the hiring manager.

**KANTAR REWARDS STATEMENT**

At Kantar we have an integrated way of rewarding our people based around a simple, clear and consistent set of principles. Our approach helps to ensure we are market competitiveand alsoto support a pay for performance culture, where your reward and career progression opportunities are linked to what you deliver.

We go beyond the obvious, using intelligence, passion and creativity to inspire new thinking and shape the world we live in. Apply for a career that's out of the ordinary and join us.

We want to create an equality of opportunity in a fair and supportive working environment where people feel included, accepted and are allowed to flourish in a space where their mental health andwell beingis taken into consideration.

We want to create a more diverse community to expand our talent pool, be locally representative, drive diversity of thinking and better commercial outcomes.

Kantar is the world's leading data, insights and consulting company. We understand more about how people think, feel, shop, share, vote and view than anyone else. Combining our expertise in human understanding with advanced technologies, Kantar's 30,000 people help the world's leading organisations succeed and grow.

Keywords: Kantar, Harrisonburg , Cloud Engineer IV - Remote, Engineering , Harrisonburg, Virginia

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