EY Cloud Infrastructure Engineer in Alpharetta, Georgia

Title: Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Location: US-GA-Alpharetta

Job Number: ALP001GJ

Join our Core Business Services (CBS) team and you will help support the important business enablement functions that keep our organization running strong. As a CBS professional, you will work across teams to provide the knowledge, resources and tools that help EY deliver exceptional quality service to our clients, win in the marketplace and support EY’s growth and profitability. Major teams within CBS include Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources, Enterprise Support Services, Brand Marketing and Communications, Business Development, Knowledge and Risk Management.

With so many offerings, you have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


Job Summary:

The Senior Cloud Engineer is responsible for providing the following:

  • Cloud Management Platforms Engineering & Support

  • Cloud Orchestration Engineering & Support

  • Virtual Network Engineering & Support

  • 3rd party Endpoint Integration Support

  • Global cloud transformational projects

  • Production IaaS provisioning support (creation of JSON Templates)

  • Environmental troubleshooting (AD, DNS, SCCM OSD), related to cloud integration

  • Ensure Security & Compliance requirements are met

  • Providing appropriate skilled technical skills to help Plan, Build, and Deploy and Run the public cloud environment.

  • Defining and driving key score card initiatives to identify and define delivery methodologies, utilize approved tools, adopt key performance indicators (KPIs), increase technology component reuse, and consolidate platforms, environments and products with the goal of reducing overall IT costs.

  • Ensuring effective and consistent communication within the team, with engineering peers, engineering leadership and other IT Services groups.

  • Proactively raising issues to Global Lead of Cloud and Virtualization Services.

  • Providing 4th level support for all solutions produced by the team.

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Demonstrated experience in working with external resource providers and managing key vendor contacts to deliver value that is consistent with expenditure

  • Work experience in a professional services industry, preferred

  • Consistently maintain team members' focus on identified team or business unit goals

  • Strong technical skills designing, developing, implementing Infrastructures utilizing Hosting Services technologies / platforms

  • Create and deliver presentations that engage audience participants and respond to their questions and concerns Present complex and difficult messages skillfully

  • Produce documents which contain clear, precise descriptive language Present complex and difficult messages skillfully, using a variety of media and methods

  • Facilitation skills to lead successful meetings, and drive meetings to successful outcomes

  • Strong knowledge and experience in all IT methodologies that will be used to guide the technical work of Technical Teams assigned to programs/projects

  • Experience with infrastructure implementation/management, service/operations management, etc

  • Experience with Cloud Services (Azure preferred, other public cloud providers valued)

  • Possesses an understanding of IT Services: service offerings, technical standards and policies, technical and business strategies as well as organizational structure

Analytical/Decision Making Responsibilities:

  • Proactively identifies and addresses strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats

  • Proactively anticipates problems before they occur; defines the problem; identifies possible causes; works with team to identify solutions; selects and implements most appropriate solution

  • Makes key decisions based upon input from Managers and Leaders; solid understanding of IT Services principles; firm and business objectives and needs analysis

  • Applies judgment in implementing methodologies, processes, and practices to specific requirements of projects/programs which may include product design engineering, information security, code maintainability and reliability

  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving skills needed to manage technical challenges on multiple project/program simultaneously

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:

  • Excellent understanding of compute, network, storage and virtualization concepts.

  • Experience implementing public cloud solutions.

  • Solid understanding of the IaaS and PaaS models used by public cloud offerings.

  • Solid understanding of virtual networking technologies, virtual gateways, routing and VPN connectivity.

  • Experience in planning, sizing and deploying virtual machines.

  • Experience working with the Microsoft Azure platform and the resource management API.

  • Experience in writing powershell scripts and automating deployments.

  • Experience using code maintenance platforms and tools (Visual Studio, VSO, TFS).

Supervision Responsibilities:

  • None


  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience


  • 5-7 years experience in an engineering/services role

Note: Ability to obtain or already possess US Top Secret Security Clearance is required.