Sr. Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Alternate Locations: Dover, NH (New Hampshire); Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana); Greensboro, NC (North Carolina); Hartford, CT (Connecticut); Omaha, NE (Nebraska); Philadelphia, PA (Pennsylvania); Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania); Work from Home

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.


Level: P4 

Requisition #64464

About the Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 250 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas — Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection — focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer’s lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $238 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2018.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America by Forbes magazine, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees’ futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.


The Role

The Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer leads the design, build and delivery of AWS cloud / Docker platform solutions needed for hosting business-critical apps built to win in the marketplace.  This hands-on technical leadership role provides direction and guidance to support tech modernization and implementation of infrastructure platforms that host microservices running in containers and in the cloud.  The subject matter expert will be able to lead complex projects/initiatives for their assigned area(s) of responsibility.




  • Leads research, design, architecture and implementation of enterprise services on AWS platform utilizing IaaS / PaaS solutions – e.g. EC2, ECS, EKS, ELB, RDS, R53, S3, Lambda, API Gateway
  • Leads research, design, architecture and implementation of enterprise services on Docker platform utilizing orchestration technologies such as Swarm or Kubernetes
  • Leads Docker Swarm initiatives and partners with development teams to build pipelines and onboard new apps to the platform
  • Builds Infrastructure-as-Code solutions to adhere to DevOps best practices and sets standards around them, using tools such as CloudFormation, Ansible, Puppet, and Terraform
  • Performs site reliability engineering duties to build durable HA solutions and ensure proper instrumentation in place to improve monitoring, alerting and observability of platforms
  • Builds and codes platform guardrails to allow self-service frictionless delivery with appropriate safeguards in place
  • Develops and implements DevOps platforms (e.g. GitLab, Puppet Enterprise, Atlassian, Ansible, Jenkins, XebiaLabs) supporting infrastructure and development partners across IT
  • Builds solutions and provides guidance on docker registry and secure images that can be maintained and reused across IT, supporting efforts to mitigate vulnerability findings and develop appropriate promotion policies 
  • Serves as a subject matter expert to design, administer and maintain security of various infrastructure, hosting platforms, and DevOps pipelines on premises and/or in the cloud
  • Carries out duties in compliance with all state and federal regulations and guidelines.  Complies with all company and site policies and procedures.
Education4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelors)_Minimum Required in Information TechnologyExperience
  • 5 - 7+ Years’ experience in system design/architecture that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position. (Required)
  • Proven experience designing / deploying virtual infrastructure using AWS services (e.g. EC2, ECS, ELB, RDS, EFS, EBS, Route53 & S3 or comparable virtualization / Cloud experience)
  • Proven experience designing, building and automating VPC solutions across all networking components (e.g. direct connect, VPN, peering, private link, transit gateway)
  • Proven experience building monitoring solutions for business-critical apps, leveraging CloudWatch, Splunk, AppDynamics, ServiceNow
  • Proven experience building platform / pipeline guardrails in code with iterative improvements
  • Experience with AWS Landing Zone and Account Vending Machine to support micro account strategy for IT workloads
  • Proven design / implementation experience: Docker CE and EE Swarm (Kubernetes)
  • Experience Integrating ELB with ECS container services via Auto Scaling Groups and LaunchConfig
  • Agile Mindset; awareness/understanding of Agile methodologies
  • Experience working in a DevOps environment
  • Experience delivering projects via Agile methodologies
  • AWS Container Services ECS (or EKS)
  • AWS CloudFormation (YAML and/or JSON)
  • Demonstrated Python/Shell/PowerShell experience strongly preferred
  • Puppet Certified Professional (Preferred)
  • CI/CD Gitlab/Jenkins/Bamboo (Preferred)

This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy.  An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.


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Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information.  Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications.  If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.




Salary Range
$81,000.00 - 112,000.00
per Year
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Radnor, PA 19080, US