Junior Cloud Platform Engineers (Part-time, perfect for current college students) – OPEN TO REMOTE WORK

  • 475 Anton Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Intern
  • Department: Information Technology & Systems
  • Role Type: Home
  • Employee Status: Fixed Term
  • Schedule: Part Time

Company Description

Experian is the world’s leading global information services company, unlocking the power of data to create more opportunities for consumers, businesses and society. We are thrilled to share that FORTUNE has named Experian one of the 100 Best Companies to work for. In addition, for the last five years we’ve been named in the 100 “World’s Most Innovative Companies” by Forbes Magazine.

Job Description

The Cloud Platform Engineering associate plays a key role within public cloud space at an enterprise level with focus on 3 main areas: shared services infrastructure, project delivery and support. The engineer will help deploy and maintain new and existing cloud infrastructure via Infrastructure as Code (IaC) with emphasis on operational process improvements and automation. This role will be part of a global, multi-region cloud platform engineering team working to help Experian succeed on its cloud and technology strategy and goals. A successful candidate will bring new knowledge and fresh ideas related to areas such as software engineering, programming/scripting, DevOps and automation.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop & maintain infrastructure as code for AWS, Azure, GCP & OCI using best practices and tools
  • Implement new and improve existing automations for provisioning of cloud environments as per company standard configurations and policies
  • Improve processes, functionality and availability of shared services offering across all our cloud landscape
  • Participate in operations, project and support activities to meet new business requirements
  • Ensure the availability, performance, reliability, and reporting of global cloud data centers and enterprise networks
  • Improve productivity in delivery orchestration, proactive monitoring, self-healing automation and operations validations
  • Solve problems related to these mission critical services and build automation to proactively detect and prevent their re-occurrences
  • Support technology automation Compute, Storage, Backups and Operating system in the public cloud as well as on-premises
  • Collaborate via open communication reaching across functional borders to analyze, tune, and configure automated platform infrastructure and systems

Qualifications

  • Must have obtained or about to obtain a bachelor’s degree in IT-related career within last/next 12 months
  • Knowledge of software engineering comprising of designing, developing, and operating robust and highly scalable cloud infrastructure services
  • Desire to learn and work on infrastructure projects and migration activities on public clouds such as AWS and Azure
  • Interest in Infrastructure as Code (IaC) using tools like Terraform, Cloud Formation or Azure RM Templates
  • Knowledge of configuration management tools like Ansible, Chef, Puppet or similar
  • Programming and scripting skills in Python, Bash, Power Shell and AWS/Azure SDKs
  • Confidence using Linux, Windows, AWS and Azure CLIs
  • Background in Linux/Unix and/or Windows system administration
  • Understand the concepts of Authentication & Authorization Services, Identity & Access Management & RBAC
  • Understanding of AWS/Azure Cloud Networking and core Internet Protocols such as TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP, and routing in distributed networks
  • Basic experience in cloud infrastructure project with hands on migration to public clouds such as AWS and Azure
  • Knowledge of Cybersecurity organization practices, operations, risk management processes, principles, architectural requirements, engineering and threats and vulnerabilities, including incident response methodologies
  • Knowledge about RESTful APIs and integrations with third party products and services
  • Ability to use wide variety of open-source technologies
  • Proactiveness, passion and self-learning

Having any of these certifications is considered a plus:

  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate
  • AWS Certified Developer– Associate
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Experian is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Our goal is to create a thriving, inclusive and diverse team where people love their work and love working together. We believe that diversity, equity and inclusion is essential to our purpose of creating a better tomorrow. We value the uniqueness of every individual and want you to bring your whole, authentic self to work. For us, this is The Power of YOU and and it reflects what we believe.  See our DEI work in action!

If you live in Colorado, Connecticut or New York City, please contact us here for the salary range of this position (include this Job Title in your email). In addition to a competitive base salary and variable pay opportunity, Experian offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, life and disability insurance, generous paid time off including parental and family care leave, an employee stock purchase plan and a 401(k) plan with a company match.

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