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Senior Software (Cloud) Engineer


About Gartner IT:

Join a world-class team of skilled engineers who build creative digital solutions to support our colleagues and clients.  We make a broad organizational impact by delivering cutting-edge technology solutions that power Gartner.  Gartner IT values its culture of nonstop innovation, an outcome-driven approach to success, and the notion that great ideas can come from anyone on the team. 


About the role:

Are you interested in becoming a cloud engineer but aren’t certified nor have years of experience? Bring your software or DevOps engineering talent and passion to Gartner. We’re looking for someone who is curious, loves to learn, passionate about their craft and has a desire to transition their career into cloud engineering. We’ll give you an opportunity to learn cloud technologies, apply your skills as a cloud engineer and grow your career.

Our team is one of several teams in the Cloud Center of Excellence business unit. We architect and engineer cloud solutions; automating and streamlining IT infrastructure pipelines, workloads and processes using public cloud platforms and open-source technologies.


What you will do:

  • Work with Amazon Web Services (AWS) in the Console, CLI and via automation.

  • Design, implement, maintain and automate deployments and infrastructure as code.

  • Build and maintain reusable pipelines for infrastructure deployments.

  • Collaborate with other engineers to support and improve processes, standards and tools.

  • Assist development teams in creating and understanding cloud based pipelines and processes.

  • Develop and maintain automated testing tools for our infrastructure as code libraries.

  • Write and maintain cloud governance policies to enhance security and operations.

  • Design and deploy scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant distributed systems.

  • Write and maintain clear, concise documentation and cloud infrastructure diagrams.


What you will need: 

  • College degree in computer science or similar discipline, or equivalent work experience.

  • 3+ years of experience as a software, DevOps, or similar engineering role.   

  • 3+ years of experience in two or more modern programming languages. 

  • 3+ years of experience in application development and/or configuration automation.   

  • Familiarity with containers, docker, Kubernetes and serverless functions.

  • Adept at learning and applying new technologies and solving new problems.

  • Experience with agile and other development processes and methodologies.

  • Proficiency with CI/CD tools (Jenkins, Bitbucket pipelines, Github Actions etc).

  • Continuous learning and improvement mindset.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of immutable infrastructure and infrastructure as code concepts.

  • Linux (RHEL/CentOS) and Windows system administration experience.

  • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving complex issues.   

  • In-depth knowledge with infrastructure provisioning tools (Terraform, AWS CDK, Azure Resource Manager).

  • Experience with configuration management tools (Ansible, HashiCorp Packer).

  • Proficiencient at managing Git (Bitbucket, Github) projects and repositories.

  • Experience monitoring cloud and on-premise infrastructure and applications. 

  • Cloud Certified (AWS Developer, Solutions Architect, DevOps Engineer, or other cloud professional certifications).

What you will get:

  • Build an extraordinary career while creating solutions that will transform IT organizations.

  • Play a key role working on complex and business critical projects. 

  • Work from home or in an office near you. It’s your choice!   

  • Continuous growth in a positive and multicultural work environment.

  • Gain cloud engineering skills, knowledge, and experience by working with highly talented colleagues.

  • Limitless growth and learning opportunities.

  • A collaborative and positive culture - join a diverse team of professionals that are as smart and driven as you.

  • A chance to make an impact – Your work will contribute directly to our strategy.

  • Modern approach to work - flexible hours, remote work, and more.   

  • Extensive medical, dental, and vision insurance.  

  • 20+ PTO days plus holidays and floating holidays in your first year.   

  • 401k with corporate match.

  • Health-and-wellness-related allowance programs. 

  • Tuition reimbursement.

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan. 

  • Employee Assistance Program. 

  • An inclusive and diverse company culture – We work with and celebrate talented employees from every walk of life and offer Employee Resource Groups (Women, Mosaic, Pride, Veterans) to learn from each other’s different backgrounds.


Who are we?

Gartner delivers actionable, objective insight to executives and their teams. Our expert guidance and tools enable faster, smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s most critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have nearly 16,000 associates globally that support our 14,000+ clients in more than 100 countries.

What makes Gartner a great place to work?

Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a variety of experiences makes us stronger—as individuals, as communities and as an organization. That’s why we're recognized worldwide as a great place to work year after year. We've been recognized by Fortune as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies, named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index. Looking for a place to turn your big ideas into reality? Join #LifeAtGartner

What we offer:

Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.

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