IT Cloud Engineer I

United States
Job Type
Junior level

Job Description

Job Summary

The Cloud Engineer is responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining cloud infrastructure and services. They collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure cloud-based applications and systems' availability, scalability, and security. This role involves troubleshooting and optimizing cloud environments while staying updated on emerging technologies and best practices in cloud computing.

Essential Duties Responsibilities

  • Deploy and manage cloud resources (e.g., virtual machines, storage, databases) using cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud.
  • Monitor and maintain the performance, security, and availability of cloud services.
  • Collaborate with software developers and system administrators to ensure seamless integration with cloud-based applications.
  • Implement automation and orchestration to streamline cloud provisioning and management processes.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve cloud-related issues and incidents.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and certifications in cloud technologies.


  • Strong understanding of cloud computing concepts, architectures, and services.
  • Proficiency in at least one major cloud platform (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud).
  • Knowledge of infrastructure as code (IAC) tools like Terraform or CloudFormation.
  • Familiarity with containerization technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Good communication and teamwork abilities.

Education Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field; or equivalent experience required
  • ~1+ years' of experience in IT or cloud-related roles.
  • Hands-on experience with cloud services and deployments.

License Credentials

  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner or equivalent (e.g., Azure Fundamentals, Google Cloud Associate Cloud Engineer) required

Systems Technology

  • Proficiency in at least one major cloud platform (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud).
  • Knowledge of infrastructure as code (IAC) tools (e.g., Terraform, CloudFormation).
  • Familiarity with containerization technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Scripting and automation skills (e.g., Python, PowerShell).

About Stifel

Stifel is a more than 130 years old and still thinking like a start-up. We are a global wealth management and investment banking firm serious about innovation and fresh ideas. Built on a simple premise of safeguarding our clients’ money as if it were our own, coined by our namesake, Herman Stifel, our success is intimately tied to our commitment to helping families, companies, and municipalities find their own success.

While our headquarters is in St. Louis, we have offices in New York, San Francisco, Baltimore, London, Frankfurt, Toronto, and more than 400 other locations. Stifel is home to approximately 9,000 individuals who are currently building their careers as financial advisors, research analysts, project managers, marketing specialists, developers, bankers, operations associates, among hundreds more. Let’s talk about how you can find your place here at Stifel, where success meets success.

At Stifel we offer an entrepreneurial environment, comprehensive benefits package to include health, dental and vision care, 401k, wellness initiatives, life insurance, and paid time off.

Stifel is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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