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Cloud Engineer

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Make your mark. The Plante Moran Technology Services team is recognized as a Computerworld Top 100 Places to Work in IT for four (2018, 2019, 2020, & 2021) consecutive years.  In 2021 Plante Moran Technology Services was ranked No. 4 among midsize organizations. In addition to Computerworld Top 100, our team has won two prestigious awards in 2017: InformationWeek IT Excellence and the CIO 100. Our team was also a past award winner for InformationWeek IT Excellence in 2012 and 2013. If you are seeking professional growth, like being innovative and challenged, and desire to work on impactful business technology projects, we want to hear from you!

The Cloud Engineer role will work on our Infrastructure Services Team to design, implement, automate, and maintain Plante Moran’s Cloud IaaS and PaaS solutions with a focus on Microsoft Azure.  You will play a key role in our continuing journey to hybrid public/private cloud infrastructure.  The ideal candidate will have a passion for infrastructure automation and Infrastructure as Code; be self-motivated, and able to work with minimal supervision; has the drive and ability to learn new technologies, be willing to experiment, and challenge the status quo.

Your role.
Your work will include, but not be limited to:
  • Designing, implementing, automating, and supporting secure and scalable infrastructure using public cloud, IaaS, PaaS, and on-premise platforms.
  • Developing Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and utilizing Configuration Management tools
  • Developing and utilizing Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) processes to help deliver quality solutions efficiently, securely, and at scale.
  • Responsible for developing, implementing, and enforcing architecture, governance, operating procedures, monitoring, security and system standards; creating and maintaining accurate technical documentation.
  • Conduct research on emerging cloud technologies in support of infrastructure development efforts and recommend technologies that will increase cost-effectiveness and infrastructure flexibility.
  • Provide 3rd level IaaS, PaaS, server, storage, and other infrastructure-related support.
  • Review and correlate information, determine root cause, and improve processes to prevent recurring issues.
  • As needed participation in after-hours maintenance windows to update, change, and implement various systems; Participation in the On-Call Rotation.
The qualifications.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Business or related major is preferred
  • Ideal candidate will have at least 2 years’ experience in systems engineering and IT infrastructure, and at least 2 years’ experience with cloud platforms such as Microsoft Azure, AWS, or GCP.
  • Strong scripting skills and working experience with Infrastructure as Code
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows Server; Active Directory; Group Policy; PowerShell; Security Compliance and Remediation; Server, Virtualization and Storage design, implementation, and administration.
  • This position may require occasional local and national travel.
  • Experience with the following will help you stand out:
    • Microsoft Azure, Azure DevOps, Terraform, Ansible, Microsoft Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates, and Desired State Configuration (DSC)
    • Experience with Azure Automation, orchestration, and configuration management tools
    • Understanding of networking (subnetting, routing, VPC / VNet, network security groups, load balancing, etc.)
Our difference.
We are a nationally recognized public accounting, consulting, and wealth management firm, consistently ranked as one of FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For,” and “20 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services.” At Plante Moran, we live by the Golden Rule, fostering a relatively “jerk-free” culture with the lowest staff turnover rate in the industry. Our supportive network of well-rounded professionals is excited to catapult your growth and help pave your pathway to professional excellence.
Apply now. Make your mark.
This is an exempt position, so you may have to work hours that exceed the standard 40-hour work week.
Plante Moran is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workplace.
Interested applicants must submit their resume for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship, with the exception of candidates that are bilingual in Japanese and English. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and become the property of Plante Moran.   
The specific statements above are not intended to be all-inclusive.

Salary Class 


Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (SB 19-085) Information 

Compensation is commensurate with technical skills and experience 

Starting monthly base pay is as follows: 

$6,083.33 per month
We are pleased to offer eligible staff a robust benefits package. Eligibility and contribution requirements for some of these benefits vary based on the number of hours staff work per week. Highlights include health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance. These standard offerings are effective on the first of the month following your start date. In addition to this, eligible staff are able to take advantage of our Flexible Time Off and various pre-determined holidays as well as athletic reimbursement, 401(k) plan, flexible benefits plans, business-related travel expense, lodging and meal reimbursement for business-related use. A Pension plan is also available for eligible administrative and paraprofessional staff. A discretionary bonus plan is available for eligible staff. Plante Moran also offers Interns and Contractors the option to elect health insurance under our contingent staff medical plan as of the 1st of the month following 60 days of employment in addition to limited paid time sick time. Seasonal staff are not eligible for benefits.