Senior Cloud Engineer
Zurich North America is currently hiring a Cloud Engineer to work for its team out of our North American Headquarters in Schaumburg, IL; where the Engineer will be responsible for delivering enterprise-level IT support with a focus on technical set-up, support and maintenance of public and private cloud-based IT services into the organization. Core responsibilities for this role include leveraging engineering tools and processes for effective provisioning, installation, configuration, operation, maintenance and support of Zurich’s public cloud infrastructure. The successful Engineer will possess very strong troubleshooting skills with the ability to work independently to research and resolve issues.
Essential duties will include:
Engineering, automating, and orchestrating system provisioning and maintenance processes using modern cloud tools and technologies
Designing and building technical solutions on Cloud
Planning, designing and developing cloud-based applications
Understanding the needs for new initiatives to build scalable, distributed and high-performance computing cloud-based platform solutions on Azure, AWS, and Google or other cloud platforms
Collaborating with solutions architects
Managing cloud environments in accordance with Zurich’s security guidelines
Deploying and debugging Cloud initiatives as needed in accordance with best practices throughout the development lifecycle
Performing system administration tasks including configuration, systems monitoring, troubleshooting, and support while innovating to automate as much as possible
Installing configuring, maintaining, and supporting applications and servers in public cloud environments
Performing operating system and software application installation, patching, and upgrades
Educating teams on the implementation of new cloud-based initiatives, providing associated training as required
Troubleshooting and resolving issues reported by monitoring systems and submitted through the ticketing system of fully documented issues, actions taken, and steps for resolution
Performing other tasks as defined, planned, and approved by leadership
Bachelors Degree and 7 or more years of experience in the Application Design and Development area
High School Diploma or Equivalent and 9 or more years of experience in the Application Design and Development area
Experience with public and private Cloud technologies
Experience in migrating in-house services to a public cloud provider
Experience with virtual/cloud infrastructure
Experience with software engineering, scripting, automation and orchestration tools (PowerShell, Ansible, GitHub, Terraform)
Experience provisioning, configuring and maintaining cloud computing services such as Azure, AWS, and Google, or any public cloud service
Experience supporting Microsoft technology, including, but not limited to: Windows Server and Client OS, Active Directory, Remote Desktop Services, SQL, IIS, DNS, and DHCP
Operational understanding of IP-based computer networking within LAN and WAN environments including implementations in a public cloud environment
Experience with Cloud technologies with focus in Hyper converged platforms, Scale I/O storage technology, VMware, VSphere, VxRack, VxBlock or Vblock technologies, Avamar and data domain data protection
Experience with Supplier Management
Insurance industry experience or knowledge of the insurance industry
Relocation Assistance available.
As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to any COVID-related health and safety protocols in place at that time (https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq).
A future with Zurich. What can go right when you apply at Zurich?
Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 150 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.
As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet
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Location(s): AM - Schaumburg
Remote Working: Hybrid
Schedule: Full Time
Employment Sponsorship Offered: Yes
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