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Senior Cloud Engineer
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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Applied on May 29, 2020
Job Id #40868 Posted March 4, 2020


  • Senior Cloud Engineer (Grade Level 29).
  • Health Care Cloud engineering team develops services, controls, and reusable patterns that enable product teams to deliver value safely, quickly, and sustainably in the public cloud.
  • This critical work ultimately helps people live healthier lives and makes the health system work better for everyone.
    In this position, you will work as a technical lead to create business value while collaborating with product owners in an iterative Agile process.
  • Your work will be leveraged by thousands of and engineers in their journey towards public cloud maturity.

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • These roles will focus on delivering the public cloud platform capabilities that are part of the Launchpad product.
  • Launchpad provides logging, compliance, and security functionality to our customers using Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services.
  • Future capabilities and clouds will be added in the future.


  • Pure software engineers with no infrastructure experience or pure infrastructure/ops/DevOps engineers with no software background are generally less interesting to me than people with experience with both.

Top Requirements:

  • Experience building and deploying applications to the cloud (AWS, Azure, etc.) using Infrastructure as Code tools such as Terraform
  • Experience with DevOps, Continuous Integration, and Continuous Delivery
  • Expertise with modern programming languages, systems, and architectures.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop services, controls, and patterns for public cloud that enable security and privacy at scale
  • Lead engineers in making sound, sustainable, and practical technical decisions
  • Help define technical solutions to meet business needs through Agile process
  • Foster high-performance, collaborative technical work resulting in high-quality output
  • Gather and analyze data to aide in informed decision-making while providing detailed, realistic estimates
  • Interact skillfully with business stakeholders and third-party technical organizations
  • Proactively automate infrastructure and services to enable a small team to deliver value to a global enterprise
  • Work with stakeholders from across the organization to solve problems and build solutions
  • Mentor and develop engineers to strengthen and broaden their skillsets and capabilities

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in software engineering
  • 2+ years of experience with public cloud infrastructure
  • Experience with DevOps, Continuous Integration, and Continuous Delivery
  • Experience building and deploying applications to the cloud (AWS, Azure, etc.) using Infrastructure as Code tools such as Terraform
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Expertise with modern programming languages, systems, and architectures

Preferred Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Experience with Golang, Python, or similar languages
  • Experience building RESTful web services
  • Experience mentoring junior engineers
  • Expertise in performance and scalability optimization
  • Knowledge of software and infrastructure security practices

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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