Vertafore is hiring a
Cloud Engineer

Denver, Colorado, United States 🇺🇸

Full-time, Hybrid

$70K - $100K / Year

AWS ☁️Python 🐍
Our fast-paced and collaborative environment inspires us to create, think, and challenge each other in ways that make our solutions and our teams better. Whether you’re interested in engineering or development, marketing or sales, or something else – if this sounds like you, then we’d love to hear from you!

We are headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with offices in the US, Canada, and India.

Wage Notice
$70,000-$100,000 + VIP Bonus

Job Description
Vertafore is a leading technology company whose innovative software solutions are advancing the insurance industry. Our suite of products provides solutions to our customers that help them better manage their business, boost their productivity and efficiencies, and lower costs while strengthening relationships.

Our mission is to move InsurTech forward by putting people at the heart of the industry. We are leading the way with product innovation, technology partnerships, and focusing on customer success.

Our fast-paced and collaborative environment inspires us to create, think, and challenge each other in ways that make our solutions and our teams better.

We are headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with offices across the U.S., Canada, and India.

Application deadline: 7/1/2024

JOB DESCRIPTION

Vertafore is seeking a talented, energetic, and self-driven individual to join our Cloud Operations team. As a Cloud Engineer I you will provide ongoing support to our AWS and hybrid cloud environment. This role is highly collaborative - you will work with other parts of the organization to achieve business outcomes and help provide the best outcomes for Vertafore and our customers. You will support solutions using cutting edge technologies and industry best practices for cloud platforms and services. You will promote the use of automation to solve technical challenges and strive to create reliable and cost-effective solutions.

Core Requirements and Responsibilities:  

Essential job functions included but are not limited to the following:

·       Actively work with a critical organizational team

·       Support, update and maintain AWS services while applying best practices for infrastructure security

·       Collaborate with members of other Vertafore teams to produce best results

·       Support configuration and maintenance of  VPN connections between AWS accounts and on-premise data centers

·       Investigation of and remediation of cloud security findings

·       Monitor, update and patch hybrid cloud instances and services

·       Investigate and resolve different challenges in our AWS environment

·       Follow sound business ethics when executing job responsibilities

·       Participate in escalations for AWS, networking, Windows and Linux incidents

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

·       Experience performing support and administrative tasks within Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, OpenStack, or other cloud infrastructure technologies

·       Familiar with scripting (Python and Powershell are our most used languages)

·       Experience with the management and configuration of Windows and/or Linux operating systems 

·       The ability to work independently, as part of a team, or in coordination with multiple teams working towards simultaneous parallel or independent objectives

·       Exposure to supporting databases (SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle)

·       Familiarity with infrastructure as code platforms, particularly Terraform

·       Familiarity with CI/CD pipelines and deployment automation

·       Experience with cloud backup and disaster recovery models and configuration

·       Understanding of basic cloud security and cloud security best practices

·       Networking fundamentals and troubleshooting skills


Skills & Requirements

Qualifications:

·       Bachelor's Degree in CS/IT or equivalent work experience

·       AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner or equivalent work experience.

·       2+ years of experience with AWS (preferred) or other cloud provider

·       1+ years of experience with Linux administration

·       1+ years of experience with Windows administration

 

Additional Requirements and Details:  

  • Travel required up to 10% of the time 

  • Located and working from an office location 

  • Occasional lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds 

  • Frequent repetitive hand and arm movements required to operate a computer 

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision (working on a computer, etc.) 

  • Frequent sitting and/or standing 

The Vertafore Way

Insurance is about relationships, and technology should make those relationships stronger. That’s why, at Vertafore, it’s our mission to transform the way the industry operates by putting people at the heart of insurance technology. By focusing on our customers, becoming better every day, and delivering results you can see, we provide the level of trust and security that insurance is all about.

·        Bias to Action: We're united by an innate drive to take action and make a difference in the technology and insurance spaces.

·        Win Together: We work together as one team, showing empathy and respect along the way.

·        Show Up Curious: We work to challenge one another to push boundaries and think beyond the box.

·        Say It, Do It: We honor every one of our commitments because integrity is important to us.

·        Customer Success is Our Success: We cultivate authentic relationships and follow up by actively listening to their needs.

·        We Love Insurance: We appreciate the impact insurance has on the world.

Is this role not an exact fit for you? Keep an eye on our Careers Page for other positions!

Vertafore is a drug free workplace and conducts preemployment drug and background screenings.

The selected candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the job responsibilities, duties, skill, or working conditions. In addition, this document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship. 

Vertafore strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

We do not accept resumes from agencies, headhunters, or other suppliers who have not signed a formal agreement with us.


Qualifications
Vertafore is a Flexible First working environment which allows team members to work from home as often as you’d like, while using our offices as a place for collaboration, community, and teambuilding. There are times you may be asked to come into an office and/or travel for specific meetings for a specific business purpose and this varies by job responsibilities.
The Professional Services (PS) and Customer Success (CX) bonus plans are a quarterly monetary bonus plan based upon individual and practice performance against specific business metrics.  Eligibility is determined by several factors including: start date, good standing in the company, and actives status at time of payout.

The Vertafore Incentive Plan (VIP) is an annual monetary bonus for eligible employees based on both individual and company performance.  Eligibility is determined by several factors including: start date, good standing in the company, and actives status at time of payout.

Commission plans are tailored to each sales role but common components include quota, MBO's and ABPMs.  Salespeople receive their formal compensation plan within 30 days of hire.

Vertafore is a drug free workplace and conducts preemployment drug and background screenings.

 

We do not accept resumes from agencies, headhunters or other suppliers who have not signed a formal agreement with us.

We want to make sure our recruiting process is accessible for everyone.  if you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact [email protected]

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