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Sr Cloud Platform Engineering Lead


  • IL, Chicago
  • Virginia, Norfolk
  • Texas, Dallas
  • Ohio, Cincinnati
  • Indiana, Indianapolis
  • Georgia, Atlanta
  • Florida, Tampa



Title: Sr Cloud Platform Engineering Lead

Location: Chicago, IL; Atlanta, GA; Dallas, TX; Indianapolis, IN; Cincinnati, OH;

Responsible for full delivery of end to end development, maintenance and operations on Cloud Platforms.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:  

  • Leads Cloud platform and operations

  • Guides junior and senior team members as required, and supports SM and PM with planning and task assignment

  • In addition to designing solutions for complex problems, performs technical design reviews and code reviews.

  • Creates automated container images (Windows and Linux) deployment using Helm charts

  • Creates and updates Terraform, Packer, Ansible, and CI/CD pipelines necessary for cloud migration

  • Implement improvements in stability, performance, and scalability across major business-critical systems.

  • Refactors configuration and caching of applications to leverage cloud and cloud native architecture

  • Support integration and data teams in integration testing

  • Creates automations necessary for cloud disaster recovery

  • Responsible for delivery of application cloud transformation with disaster recover

  • Provides production support, incident, and problem management

  • Participates in Agile team planning, demos, backlog refinement, and standups

  • Ensures user stories acceptance criteria/ definition of done are met.

  • Owns the change request process and coordinates with other teams as necessary.

  • Develops and owns list of final enhancements.

  • Develops and defines scope and objectives and supervises the preparation of technical and/or functional specifications from with platforms will be written.

  • Owns the technical development environment and works on the Enterprise team.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires an BA/BS degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field of study and a minimum of 9 years related experience; multi platform, multi-dimensional experience, and expert level experience with business and technical applications; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.  

  • 9+ years experience as Systems or software engineer

  • 5-7 years of hands on experience with multiple automations and scripting or programing.

  • 1-3 years of experience working with various design patterns and building with component architecture for re-architecture is a plus.

  • 3+ years experience in infrastructure engineering and operati

Preferred Skills, Experiences and Competencies:

  • Experience with cloud stack development in AWS/Google, etc.

  • Experience with Redhat OpenShift Container Platform (OCP) or other Kubernetes based container services and related automation.

  • Strong understanding and experience of CI/CD process, Helm charts for on prem as well as on cloud deployment is a plus.

  • Good working knowledge with databases like MongoDB, Redis, Oracle, etc.

  • Team player and good communicator

  • Good knowledge of cloud migration with robust security management and application monitoring process is a plus.

  • Understands cloud networking, load balancing, identity policy management, firewalls, etc.

  • Working with Elastic Elk stack, dashboards like Grafana, Prometheus is a plus.

  • Understanding of Service Mesh Istio and other tools like Jaegar, Kiali, etc. is a plus

  • AWS certifications are a plus

Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Accordingly, Elevance Health is not obligated to pay referral fees to any agency that is not a party to an agreement with Elevance Health. Thus, any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Be part of an Extraordinary Team

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. Previously known as Anthem, Inc., we have evolved into a company focused on whole health and updated our name to better reflect the direction the company is heading.

We are looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve. You will thrive in a complex and collaborative environment where you take action and ownership to solve problems and lead change. Do you want to be part of a larger purpose and an evolving, high-performance culture that empowers you to make an impact?

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide – and Elevance Health approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Elevance Health is able to reasonably accommodate. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health has been named as a Fortune Great Place To Work in 2021, is ranked as one of the 2021 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a Top 20 Fortune 500 Companies on Diversity and Inclusion. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at Elevance Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact for assistance.

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