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TIAA Lead AWS Cloud Engineer in CHARLOTTE, North Carolina


TIAA is the leading provider of financial services in the academic, research, medical, cultural and government fields. We offer a wide range of financial solutions, including investing, banking, advice and education, and retirement services.

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TIAA is seeking a Lead AWS Cloud Engineer to support their Infrastructure & Operations organization. This position is a hands-on engineering and implementation role leveraging AWS and other cloud technologies across our enterprise.

This position will provide cloud solutions support, solution design, and implementation with an emphasis on leveraging AWS services and best practices. The ideal candidate will have enterprise E2E development lifecycle skills; experience with infrastructure; knowledge of development; ability to understand how to develop considering scale, complexity, compliance, security and manage risk. In addition, the candidate will have a technical background that includes database design, Windows/Linux system administration, network administration and devops.

This is a great opportunity to be exposed to all technologies and grow your career! Come join our team and be a Difference Maker!


  • Provide support directly to internalstakeholders throughout enterprise to enable highly available applicationsolutions that leverage AWS services

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to evolve AWSstrategies, project limitations, capabilities, performance requirements andinterfaces

  • Provide technical support to internalstakeholders through the ability to analyze, troubleshoot and solve complextechnical problems across multiple technical disciplines

  • Collaborate with cloud services team on ContinuousImprovement for the cloud services team, which will drive efficiencies withinthe team and for the enterprise

  • Provide in-depth software development knowledgewith respect to cloud architecture, design patterns and programming

  • Advise and implement AWS best practices

  • Manage and own all customer migration andon-boarding projects and hand-offs with other internal departments

  • Integrate current technical systems and developa plan for future systems

  • Assist with estimating work efforts requiredfor each phase of a project

  • Identify and raise technical risks



  • Eight (8) years’ experience delivering ITprojects to a medium/large enterprise

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience with AWS

  • Experience working with Linux and Windows OperatingSystem

  • Demonstrated technical expertise in theirfield, including experience deploying one or more large scale cloud-basedsystems

  • Knowledge of current cloud architecture, bestpractices, tools, and frameworks as well as emerging technologies, trends andprocesses

  • Automation experience that includes Python andsome Infrastructure as Code languages

  • Experience using automation and CI/CD toolssuch as cloudforms, terraform, puppet, ansible, kubernetes, Jenkins, GitHub,Git, Maven, Docker, etc.

  • Ability to clearly communicate about technologyto a broad range of audiences, including customers, internal and externalstakeholders across a broad range of technical and non-technical backgrounds


  • Bachelor’s degree

  • AWS Professional Certification

  • Experience with other cloud providers such asMS Azure or Google Cloud

  • Real-world implementation experience of CI/CD,Automation and cloud-native services

  • Experience working in an agile environment

  • An understanding of ITIL practices andprocedures as it relates to the cloud

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Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 1722387

Company: TIAA

Post Date: Nov 05, 2019