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Ally Public Cloud Architect in Charlotte, North Carolina

Position Description

Provides technical leadership in the development and implementation of technology solutions specifically focused on Public Cloud Engineering & Automation. Develops and implements standards to provide an enterprise level of support. Serves as a technical expert to public and private cloud teams. Partners with infrastructure teams to provide the business with the best possible solutions

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

Job Responsibilities

  • Designs and implements public cloud & automation solutions

  • Provides technical leadership for the public & private cloud engineering teams

  • Documents and publish standards for application patterns

  • Works with key partners and teams define a cloud operating model

  • Establishes cloud consumption patterns and sets standards for infrastructure teams

  • Provides technical expertise and advice to programmers and other departments

  • Provides enterprise direction around BCP and DR processes

  • Represents the infrastructure organization to LoB teams that will help define future direction around cloud application designs and usage

  • Ensures a risk management mindset when considering all solutions

  • Other duties as assigned


Preferable Certifications: Amazon, Microsoft, Linux, Puppet, Ansible, Redhat, or comparable experience

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related relevant experience

  • 10+ Years Red Hat Linux, Windows, Networking, and/ or Storage expert

  • 5+ Years working with financial firms

  • Expert in public Cloud Architectures such as AWS, Azure, Google

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

  • Familiarity with Openshift Docker/Swarm Container platforms

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

  • Extensive experience with AWS CloudFormation and Terraform, including advanced concepts (helper scripts, lifecycle hooks, update policies, config sets, wait conditions, custom resources, etc)

  • Strong familiarity with Puppet, Python, Shell Scripting, Perl, NFS/SAN, DNS. Proficient operating in a VMware based infrastructure

  • 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

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 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 bonus pay potential based on achieving personal and company goals. Plus, we have a flexible paid time-off program with an emphasis on work-life balance.

Ally offers a variety of benefits to protect your health and well-being, provide financial security and balance your work-life needs including:

  • Industry-leading 401K Retirement Savings Plan including Matching and Company Contributions

  • Comprehensive wellness program with financial incentives designed to help you achieve your best health

  • Flexible health insurance options including dental and vision

  • Pre-tax Health Savings Account with generous employer contributions

  • Pre-tax dependent care and commuter benefits

  • Other work-life integration benefits including Paid Parental & Caregiver Leave, Adoption Assistance, Back-up Child & Adult/Elder Care, Child Care Discounts, Tuition Reimbursement, LifeMatters Employee Assistance Program, Weight Watchers 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: 19-5379