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S&P Global Associate Director, AWS Cloud Engineer in New York, New York

S&P Dow Jones Indices is seeking an Associate Director,AWS, Cloud Engineering to be a key player in the Infrastructure Engineering team to manage the systems administration of AWS Cloud environment used for running index applications. This role requires a seasoned engineer who works effectively, both independently as well as collaboratively, in a team environment.

The candidate will build solutions to manage AWS Cloud Infrastructure resource provisioning and administration for our index applications. As part of the core S&PDJI Technology team, the candidate will have the opportunity to work on innovative technologies, work closely with Index business stakeholders and participate in formulating the technology strategy to support & grow the Index business.

Responsibilities:

  • Administer AWS infrastructure including compute, network and storage resources.

  • Provision compute instances in AWS and manage resource utilization.

  • Engineer storage solutions, content replication, meet performance requirements.

  • Engineer network solutions in AWS and establish connectivity to data centers.

  • Develop Linux & Ansible scripts to deploy systems configurations on the Cloud.

  • Deploy security patches and upgrades on RedHat Linux Operating Systems.

  • Configure core services like DNS, LDAP, syslog, mail etc.

  • Deploy RDS/Aurora database instances and coordinate with DBA teams.

  • Deploy managed services in AWS for Kinesis, Kafka, ElasticSearch, API Gateway etc.

  • Deploy Machine Learning solutions using AWS SageMaker

  • Orchestrate container deployment using ECS, EKS, Docker

  • Deploy systems monitoring and reporting solutions.

  • Recommend hardware and right sizing infrastructure.

  • Coordinate implementation of Firewall rules and routing changes.

  • Investigate latency issues, network packet drops, system performance issues.

  • Address security vulnerabilities in infrastructure.

  • Participate in Risk Assessment reviews, audits.

  • Implement highly available & fault-tolerant solutions to withstand system failures.

  • Maintain network diagrams, systems installation configuration & guides, support procedures and runbook.

  • Manage and execute disaster recovery plans, coordinate change control process, obtain approvals.

  • Respond to critical production issues and provide immediate workarounds to maintain business continuity.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Engineering is required, or in lieu, a demonstrated equivalence in work experience; MS in Computer Science desirable.

  • 12+ years of experience in Infrastructure Engineering and Systems Administration.

  • AWS Certification is desirable

  • Experience working with cloud computing platforms (AWS, Azure, Google)

  • Experience in System Administration on RedHat Linux or Unix.

  • Experience in setting up virtual machines & provisioning storage.

  • Experience in building network solutions.

  • Experience working in data centers or deployment of large-scale IT infrastructure.

  • Experience in system monitoring using Nagios, Splunk, Datadog or other products.

  • Hands-on experience in troubleshooting production issues and meeting critical SLAs.

  • Excellent communication skills are essential, with strong verbal and writing proficiencies.

S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $100,800 to $230,200. Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location. In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive plan. This role is not eligible for additional compensation such as an annual incentive bonus or sales commission plan.

This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, visit https://www.spgbenefitessentials.com/newhires.

At S&P Dow Jones Indices, our role can be described in one word: essential. We’re the largest global resource for index-based concepts, data and research, and home to iconic financial market indicators, such as the S&P 500® and the Dow Jones Industrial Average®. More assets are invested in products based upon our indices than any other index provider in the world; with over 1,000,000 indices, S&P Dow Jones Indices defines the way people measure and trade the markets. We provide essential intelligence that helps investors identify and capitalize on global opportunities.

S&P Dow Jones Indices is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit www.spdji.com.

S&P Global has a Securities Disclosure and Trading Policy (“the Policy”) that seeks to mitigate conflicts of interest by monitoring and placing restrictions on personal securities holding and trading. The Policy is designed to promote compliance with global regulations. In some Divisions, pursuant to the Policy’s requirements, candidates at S&P Global may be asked to disclose securities holdings. Some roles may include a trading prohibition and remediation of positions when there is an effective or potential conflict of interest. Employment at S&P Global is contingent upon compliance with the Policy.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: EEO.Compliance@spglobal.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person. US Candidates Only:

The EEO is the Law Poster http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf describes discrimination protections under federal law.

Please note that S&P Global is a federal contractor, and in keeping with the US Government’s federal contractor vaccine mandate, the company plans to require all employees in the US to be fully vaccinated if and when such requirements becomes enforceable. S&P Global will also follow other state and local vaccine requirements which may apply.


Equal Opportunity Employer

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to:  EEO.Compliance@spglobal.com  and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person. 

US Candidates Only: The EEO is the Law Poster http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf  describes discrimination protections under federal law.


IFTECH103.2 - Middle Management Tier II (EEO Job Group)

Job ID: 271818

Posted On: 2022-07-07

Location: New York, New York, United States

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