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Cloud Engineer

State Street Corporation
Boston, USA
Closing date
May 27, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who we are looking for

The private cloud is one of the offerings within platform engineering in GTS and provides compute services to tenant applications in State Street. The platform hosts 100s of applications including crown jewel, tier 0 & tier 1 applications.

As a cloud platform Systems Engineer, you will deploy solutions for our private cloud using configuration provisioning and management tools. Once in production your role is key to ensuring that solutions are operable: maintainable, manageable, stable.

The project also includes a proprietary control plane to manage compute nodes / databases, and an application framework library that implements access patterns to frequently used tools, middleware and a web UI. We are also embarking on a transformation journey to migrate workloads to newer clouds, both public and private.

This role can be performed in a hybrid model, where you can balance work from home and office to match your needs and role requirements.

What you will be responsible for
  • Stabilizing and normalization the legacy platform
  • Provide management and leadership for a global team of engineers and projects they deploy
  • Migration to of projects to new platforms
  • Sphere of influence & scope will be across TPEO & GTS, business, enterprise-wide globally
  • Build enterprise grade toolchain for enabling cloud compute resources.
  • Avoid 2am production issues by building scalable and resilient ('works the first time') applications running globally.
  • Make things better by eliminating redundancies and manual steps via your code.

What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role:
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making skills.
  • Ability to work with operations team, tenants/customers, security and governance teams.
  • Manage matrixed, globally distributed teams.
  • Experience coding in Java, python, bash, and ruby.
  • Have openness to touching multiple technologies and platforms - new and of yesteryear, and working with legacy systems and processes while creating solutions on green field platforms.
  • Focus on consistency with an eye for automation to the nth degree.
  • Have testing and operational skills - in a consistent robust, resilient, and automated manner.
  • Have the ability to design and implement with minimal supervision.

Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • B.S. in Computing Sciences. A Master's degree is preferred.
  • 5+ years experience in IT in the financial sector.
  • 2+ years in management capacity: team and project management and execution.

Are you the right candidate? Yes!
We truly believe in the power that comes from the diverse backgrounds and experiences our employees bring with them. Although each vacancy details what we are looking for, we don't necessarily need you to fulfil all of them when applying. If you like change and innovation, seek to see the bigger picture, make data driven decisions and are a good team player, you could be a great fit.

Why this role is important to us
Our technology function, Global Technology Services (GTS), is vital to State Street and is the key enabler for our business to deliver data and insights to our clients. We're driving the company's digital transformation and expanding business capabilities using industry best practices and advanced technologies such as cloud, artificial intelligence and robotics process automation.

We offer a collaborative environment where technology skills and innovation are valued in a global organization. We're looking for top technical talent to join our team and deliver creative technology solutions that help us become an end-to-end, next-generation financial services company.

Join us if you want to grow your technical skills, solve real problems and make your mark on our industry.

About State Street

What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.
State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Salary Range:
$100,000 - $160,000 Annual
The range quoted above applies to the role in the primary location specified. If the candidate would ultimately work outside of the primary location above, the applicable range could differ.

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