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MidAmerican Energy Company Sr Cloud Automation Engineer in Des Moines, Iowa

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Job Function) The Sr. Cloud Automation Engineer leads the design and enablement of service automation and orchestration in a hybrid cloud environment utilizing Infrastructure-as-Code while providing self-service capabilities to IT teams. Typical Duties Assists and develops technical solutions to address business problems. Works with IT and business leadership to promote innovative and integrated solutions across the organization. Focus on the development of automated infrastructure, continuous integration / continuous delivery pipelines, service pipelines and secure technology capabilities that drive application development velocity and improve access to infrastructure services. Design and implementation of end-to-end secure and reliable CI/CD pipelines including version control, test automation and automated deployment. (30-40%) Advance cloud automation expertise internally and externally to drive adoption of cloud technologies. Lead efforts to implement continuous improvements to all areas of infrastructure automation services to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of overall capability. Provide well-documented detailed designs, standards, and diagrams. (20-30%) Stay current on vendor product roadmaps and maintain escalations points with key vendors to ensure a consistent focus on the technical roadmap and future technology enhancements. Analyze and test new technology trends validating the impact to cloud strategy and reduction to overall TCO. Perform research of new technologies and make recommendations to organizational management on new solutions. (20-30%) Performs all procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information systems assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction. Interfaces with the user community to understand their security needs and implements procedures to accommodate them. Conducts accurate evaluation of the level of security required. (5-10%) Provides documentation for the support of information technology processes and procedures. (5-10%) Provides technical input to assist in development of project planning. (5-10%) Performs additional responsibilities as requested or assigned. (0-5%) Bachelor’s degree in information systems, computer science or related technical field or equivalent work experience. (Typically, 5 years of additional related, progressive work experience would be needed for candidates applying for this position who do not possess a bachelor’s degree.) Ten years of experience with implementing and running large scale, distributed, highly available, fault-tolerant, multi-tier applications running on both Windows and Linux. Five years of solid experience as an automation engineer integrating tools like Jenkins, GitHub, Artifactory, Urban code deploy (or other deployment tools) Three years of experience designing, creating CI/CD pipelines for various technologies using Azure DevOps or similar tools. Three years of experience in containerization platforms such as Docker, Kubernetes, or Tanzu. Azure DevOps certification (AZ-400) a big plus. Strong understanding across Cloud and infrastructure components (server, storage, network, data, and applications) to deliver end-to-end Cloud Infrastructure architectures and designs. Experienced in leading efforts to implement continuous improvements to all areas of pipeline automation and infrastructure services in order to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of overall automation capabilities. Experience with Hyper Converged Infrastructure, software defined storage and software defined networking technologies. Working knowledge of public cloud technologies (Azure, AWS, OCI, VMware, etc.) Effective oral and written communication skills. Effective analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently. Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Job: Information Technology* *Organization: Corp - Information Technology *Title: *Sr Cloud Automation Engineer Location: IA-Des Moines Requisition ID: 2100694 Other Locations: IA-Sioux City, UT-Salt Lake City, IA-Davenport, United States, OR-Portland, NV-Las Vegas, NE-Omaha