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Principal Engineer, Information Technology Cloud

Company: PenFed Credit Union
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Overview: Are you looking to take your career from good to great? As an employee of PenFed, every day is an opportunity to thrive, and be part of a team working to ensure our organization is providing world class service to our members, employees, and our communities. We exist to help our members realize their full potential, educate and encourage their dreams, and make every effort to follow our mission and help our members do better. Joining PenFed is more than being an employee; its about being a part of the PenFed family.PenFed is hiring a Remote Principal Engineer, Information Technology Cloud. The primary purpose of this job is to provide the highest level of technical expertise and functional knowledge for the evaluation, selection and implementation of highly complex enterprise infrastructure technologies and applications. This position is a key resource for the implementation strategies in cloud based technologies, while driving cloud initiative in high performance grid computing and managing a scalable, continuous-integration architecture. Responsibilities: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of job duties and the position will perform other duties as assigned.Work as the highest-level technical engineering expert for cloud infrastructure. Act as an internal consultant and architect for the IT Engineering and Operations Management.Partner with IT architecture team and management to design, implement, maintain and create strategies, roadmaps, solutions, infrastructure standards, and processes. Accountable for design, development, and implementation of AWS (VPC, IAM, AMI, S3, API Gateway, ELB, RDS, SQS, SNS, Route53, Transit Gateway etc.) and other cloud technologies.Design, implement, and evaluate current and future infrastructure initiatives for the highest level of efficiency and performance.Resolve and isolate complex problems involving cloud services, applications, operating systems, hardware, communications infrastructure, or any combination of these.Assist management and engineering staff in the evaluation, analysis, architecture, design, and implementation of enterprise infrastructure and application programs and projects.Lead the Enterprise Architecture designs, guidance and requirements, so they can be incorporated into departmental processes and technical documents.Accountable for development and implementation of engineering standards and processes.Research, analyze, evaluate and provide recommendations to management on future technology direction including but not limited to cloud services, Network, Compute, Storage, Endpoints and Mobile technologies.Perform peer review on complex change implementations, to ensure completeness of approach along with zero impact to members unless properly coordinated.Proactively identify solutions to potential infrastructure issues / embrace simplification.Serve as escalation point for high severity issues and troubleshoot / resolve complex infrastructure related incidents.Lead problem management and root cause analysis discussions with fellow engineers and analysts.Provide assistance and expertise to management on improvements to company productivity, systems performance, high availability, monitoring, and operational costs.Provide training, mentoring, consulting, and knowledge transfer to other engineering staff.Maintain close relations with vendors and resellers. Assist management in maintaining service agreements, maintenance contracts, or other assigned vendor related administrative duties.Serve as technical team lead on programs or projects that are assigned by management.Require the ability to thoroughly understand the entire enterprise environment and use that knowledge to consult and design end-to-end solutions that meet business and IT goals and strategies. Qualifications: Equivalent combination of education and experience is considered.Bachelors Degree in Information Technology or related field required.In lieu of a degree, combination of education and a minimum of twelve (12) years of related work experience is required that provides the necessary skills and knowledge to perform all the essential job functions.Powerful analytical and problem-solving skills- including the ability to develop solutions in new and creative ways.Minimum seven (7) years hands-on experience in the design, development, and implementation in AWS cloud environment (VPC, IAM, AMI, S3, EC2, ELB, RDS, SQS, SNS, Route53 etc.) using emerging cloud technologies.Experience deploying and supporting medium to large IaaS, PaaS environmentsMinimum of five (5) years of experience in Linux systems administration. Understand AWS/Azure architectural best practices as well as experience in the use of, programming/Scripting languages and Cloud Security.Experience with code repositories such as GitHub preferred, experience with monitoring tools such as CloudWatch, Dynatrace, DevOps tools and continuous pipeline in required.Solid experience with Infrastructure as Code/automation technologiesProfessional understanding of foundational Enterprise Architecture, Cloud, Network, Security, Data, and Audit principles and practices required.Experience in developing the architectural designs, topologies and implementation engineering guidance documents essential for programs and projects is required.Extensive hands on experience in research, evaluation, implementation, troubleshooting, and testing required. This includes (but not limited to) Cloud Services, Network, Computer, Storage, Security, and End-User Technologies.Experience leading meetings with or speaking to Managers, Directors, VPs and Executives.Experience training or mentoring both technical and non-technical diverse audiences.Licenses and CertificationsAWS Associate and Professional certifications are requiredOthers related professional certifications is a plusWork EnvironmentWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to an indoor office setting with moderate noise.*Most roles require working in an office setting with moderate noise and the ability to lift 25 pounds.*TravelAbility to travel to various worksites and be on-call is required.Special Message Regarding COVID 19PenFed is continuing to hire and train exceptional individuals to help us serve our 2 million members both here and around the world. In light of the current situation with novel coronavirus (COVID-19), we have modified our hiring, onboarding, training, and deployment protocols in order to comply with current local and state guidance around social distancing. About Us: Established in 1935, PenFed today is one of the countrys strongest and most stable financial institutions with over 2 million members and over $26 billion in assets. We serve members in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, as well as in Guam, Puerto Rico and Okinawa. We are federally insured by NCUA and we are an Equal Housing Lender. We are available to members worldwide, via the web, seven days a week, twenty-four hours a day.We provide our employees with a lucrative benefits package including robust medical, dental and vision plan options, plenty of paid time off, 401k with employer match, on-site fitness facilities at our larger locations, and more.Equal Employment OpportunityPenFed management will maintain and observe personnel policies which will not discriminate or permit harassment or retaliation against a person because of race, color, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, military or veteran status or obligation, the presence of a physical and/or mental disability or medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, and all statuses protected by applicable state or local law in all recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, overtime, position classifications, work assignments, facilities, promotions, transfers, employee treatment, and in all other terms and conditions of employment. PenFed will also prohibit retaliation against individuals for raising a complaint of discrimination or harassment or participating in an investigation of same.PenFed will also reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with a disability so that they can apply for a job or perform the essential functions of a job unless doing so causes a direct threat to these individuals or others in the workplace and the threat cannot be eliminated by reasonable accommodation or if the accommodation creates an undue hardship to PenFed. Contact human resources (HR) with any questions or requests for accommodation at 240-224-4256.#LI-TO1

Keywords: PenFed Credit Union, Chantilly , Principal Engineer, Information Technology Cloud, IT / Software / Systems , Chantilly, Virginia

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