Cloud Services Engineer

United Technologies   •  

Farmington, CT

Industry: Transportation


5 - 7 years

Posted 99 days ago

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The Cloud Services Engieer will be responsible for the design, build and maintainance of a large scale production system with high efficiency and availability using the combination of software and systems engineering practices. As a member of the team you will participate with groups that are responsible for the overall strategy, architecture and design of a cloud based data and analytics platform. We are seeking a motivated individual with a drive to be on the cutting edge while helping change the culture towards a more nimble and agile methodology leveraging next generation cloud technology platforms. This role will be heavy in hands on development and management of the cloud platform, with a focus on automation.

Candidateresponsibilities include:

  • End to end management of services on AWS or Azure
  • Design, implement and maintain large scale clusters with monitoring, logging and alerting
  • Support services before they go live through activities such as system design consulting, developing software platforms and frameworks, capacity management and launch reviews.
  • Maintain services once they are live by measuring and monitoring availability, latency and overall system health.
  • Develop automation to autocorrect or completely prevent issues in our online solution
  • Scale systems sustainably through mechanisms like automation, and evolve systems by pushing for changes that improve reliability and velocity
  • Practice sustainable incident response and after action reviews
  • Work closely with the UTC digital accelerator and data science teams on agileprocesses, development techniques and emerging analytics tools and products
  • Contribute to big data, advanced analytics and artificial intelligence strategies and manage related projects

Accomplishments (in the first year):

  • Build automation for and deploy a cloud based data and analytics platform
  • Provide strategic direction for cloud platform automation and management
  • Support cloud transformation initiatives

B.S. Computer Science or Information Technology or related field.


Ideal candidate possesses over 5 years’ experience developing, implementing, and supporting analytics or cloud based applications in a global environment.

Required skills include knowledge and experience in the following areas:

  • Expertise in AWS or Azure platforms
  • Ability to use all AWS and Azure API’s
  • Knowledge across different systems, networking, coding, database, capacity management, CI/CD and opensource cloud technologies like Kubernetes.
  • Excellent communication skills (textual, visual, and verbal) required for interaction with Functional Teams, DXC, and UTC internal and external customers.
  • Data analytics and modeling skills
  • Experience with agile development practices.
  • UTC IT Security policy and standards to ensure system compliance.