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Ally Public Cloud Architect in Charlotte, North Carolina

Position Description

Delivers technology solutions specifically focused on Public Cloud Engineering. Serves as a technical expert to junior level engineers. Partners with infrastructure teams to provide the business with the best possible solutions. Keeps up to date on technology trends.

Public Cloud is responsible for designing and implementing public scalable public cloud solutions in the enterprise.

The candidate should have hands on experience with technical implementations and solutions AS WELL as the capability to market those solutions internally.

Job Responsibilities

  • Implements public cloud technology solutions requested by business units

  • Engineering of public cloud technology platforms supporting application environments

  • Documents and publish standards for application patterns

  • Executes patterns and design standards for infrastructure teams

  • Reviews metrics for quality control

  • Provides technical expertise and advice to programmers and other departments

  • Ensures a risk management mindset when considering Public Cloud solutions

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Preferable Certifications: AWS Certifications or comparable experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering or related science or relevant experience

  • Very strong experience in Public Cloud Architectures such as AWS, Azure, Google

  • AWS Cloud products (EC2, S3, Elastic Beanstalk, RDS/Aurora, Lambda/ Kinesis, ELB, Glacier, ECS, API Gateway, Step Functions, Glue, SES/SQS, etc.)

  • Strong DevOps/ CI/CD process architecture/engineering, Jenkins, GIT, Source Code tools

  • Extensive experience with Automation focused on AWS CloudFormation and Terraform

  • Engineering and architecting enterprise grade solutions for hardware and Software issues

  • Familiar with Oracle, MYSQL, Java, Tomcat, Weblogic, NodeJS, Apache, NGinX

  • F5 LTM/GTM familiarity as well as general application delivery and routing concepts

  • Splunk experience

  • 7+ years working experience with a broad range of technical solution around technology architectures, solution design, and cloud implementations. Must be proficient with engineering solutions focused on Cloud offerings- preferably AWS, but also experience with Azure/ Google.

Ally Overview

Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE: ALLY) is a leading digital financial services company and a top 25 U.S. financial holding company offering financial products for consumers, businesses, automotive dealers and corporate clients. Ally's legacy dates back to 1919, and the company was redesigned in 2009 with a distinctive brand, innovative approach and relentless focus on its customers. Ally has an award-winning online bank (member FDIC), one of the largest full service auto finance operations in the country, a complementary auto-focused insurance business, a growing digital wealth management and online brokerage platform, and a trusted corporate finance business offering capital for equity sponsors and middle-market companies.

Business Unit/Enterprise Function

Ally's world-classIT organization supports an information technology-driven business. We Ally's Information Technology (IT) organization is focused on supporting and improving the position of our industry-leading business franchises through cost effective, innovative IT solutions, as well as overseeing critical functions that enable the day-to-day operations of the entire Ally Financial enterprise. IT is also responsible for the administration and execution of information protection, disaster recovery and IT risk management.

Total Rewards Information

Ally's compensation program offers market-competitive base pay and pay-for-performance incentives (bonuses) based on achieving personal and company goals. Plus, we have a flexible paid-time-off program including time off for volunteer opportunities. Ally's Total Rewards Program is designed to enrich your life at work -- and outside of it and includes:

  • Industry-leading 401K retirement savings plan with matching and company contributions

  • Wellness program encouraging healthy living with financial rewards

  • Flexible health insurance options including dental and vision

  • Pre-tax Health Savings Account with generous employer contributions

  • Pre-tax commuter benefits

  • Other work-life integration benefits including parental and caregiver leave, adoption assistance, backup child and adult/elder day care program, child care discounts, tuition reimbursement, LifeMatters® Employee Assistance Program, subsidized and discounted Weight Watchers® program and other employee discount programs

Ally is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We extend equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic disposition or any other reason protected by law.

Job Title: Public Cloud Architect

Company: Ally Financial Inc.

Category: Information Technology

BU Function: IT

Experience Level: Experienced

Requisition ID: 19-5643