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Principal Engineer II - Cloud Automation
Charlotte, NC  |  Hybrid
Direct Hire Position
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Applied on November 27, 2022
Job Id #60031-charlotte Posted October 18, 2022

Job Description:
Responsible for automation architecture and engineering for various cloud technologies, and recommends cloud infrastructure solutions. Responsible for setting up artifacts pipeline automation between engineering and Operations and standardizing it across the organization. Works with various automation tools to automate the deployment of Infrastructure in a public or private cloud. Works with various configuration management tools to manage a consistent state for Infrastructure. Interfaces with other teams to collect and define project requirements for automating and deploying their application or technology stack. Bridge the gap between various different organizations within the company by leveraging automation tooling and concepts (IAE, Ops, IT, etc.).

  • Actively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
  • Assigned complex and critical projects that involve several technical systems and constituents.
  • Designs, implements, automates, monitors, enhances and troubleshoots systems in assigned areas.
  • Analyzes and revises existing system logic difficulties and documentation as necessary.
  • Tests and reviews system designs.
  • Provides Engineering Technical support and guidance to regional personnel and ensure all technical integration, changes, standards and documentation are met.
  • Provides technical leadership within the area of expertise and mentors and guides the work of senior technical staff.
  • Reviews work plans and designs and advises on improvements.
  • Adheres to industry specific local, state, and federal regulations, as applicable.
  • Knows, understands and follows company policy.
  • Performs other duties as requested by manager.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
  • Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, customers, suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional manner
  • Advanced knowledge in cloud technologies private and public
  • Experience with Object Oriented concepts and languages (Java, Golang, Rust, C#, C++)
  • Advanced knowledge in Modeling data/network/info modeling (e.g. Json, Yaml)
  • Advanced knowledge in designing and implementing a distributed artifacts pipeline between engineering and Operations.
  • Experience with Infrastructure As Code (e.g. Terraform, Cloud Formations, etc..)
  • Experience with Scripting languages (e.g. Ansible, Bash, Python, etc..)
  • Experience with API development and integration
  • Experience with Linux (e.g. RHEL, Centos, Ubuntu)
  • Experience with CI/CD (Git, Gitlab, Jenkins)
  • Experience with Lifecycle Management of Artifacts (e.g. Artifactory)
  • Experience with automation technologies
  • Ability to perform duties in a very fast pace agile environment and ability to learn new technologies quickly
  • Desirable Qualifications and Skills
  • Experience or knowledge with Orchestration/Workflow is a plus
  • Virtualization and Containerization knowledge is a plus
  • Experience with Databases is a plus
  • Ideally someone between a Senior DevOps Engineer and a Software Engineer

  • Masters or Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field or related work experience

Related Work Experience / Number Of Years
  • Engineering work experience / 10-15

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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