Cloud Solutions Engineer II

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Office Information Technology
OIT: App Devlpm & Informatics
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Information Technology
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


The Emory Office of Information Technology (OIT) Research Solutions division is seeking a highly-motivated individual to join the team as a Cloud Solutions Engineer II to work with a variety of technical teams and with Emory faculty. The individual will engineer well-designed cloud solutions that advance knowledge discovery, tackle challenging scientific problems and accelerate business processes. This position aligns with Emory University's direction in providing a Cloud infrastructure offering to meet the growing computing and analysis needs of its research community and is a part of the Emory Office of Information Technology (OIT) and Research Solutions division.




  • Works with a variety of technical teams and with Emory faculty to engineer well-designed cloud solutions that advance knowledge discovery, tackle challenging scientific problems, and accelerate business processes. 
  • Maintains collaborative relationships with Emory faculty.
  • Meets with customers to understand business and scientific requirements.
  • Participates in the translation of the customers' requirements into application designs and technical delivery strategies.
  • Prototypes Cloud Solutions and works with implementation teams to implement solutions that comply with University regulations and makes the best use of Emory technology solutions, whether primarily in the Cloud, on premise, or a combination.
  • Provides training, implementation help, and technical troubleshooting services to customers.
  • Collaborates with a variety of technical teams, including Local IT support units, Software Engineering, Data Solutions, IT Architecture, Middleware, Infrastructure, Information Security, Business Analysts, Product Management, and Project Management units.
  • Contributes to the documentation of use cases and the development of reusable patterns as well as guidelines.
  • Contributes to quality outcomes through best practices in software implementation such as peer reviews and coding, design sessions, streamlined release processes, thorough testing and validation, and striving towards taking those extra steps to ensure a quality product.
  • Performs other duties as required.


  • A bachelor's degree in computer science, math, engineering, or a related field


  • Two years related experience including experience in customer-facing technical roles, implementing solutions in Cloud Infrastructure such as Amazon Web Services, professional software development, and experience contributing to multi-disciplinary teams to design and implement enterprise applications and/or integrations, knowledge of software automation and reusability


  • An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.



  • Strong scripting and programming skills (e.g. Python, Java).
    Good understanding of the various AWS products and their applications.
  • Experience working within an academic, research, or scientific institution.
  • Experience working with standard practices in project management (PMI), service management (ITIL), and systems development lifecycle.
  • Strong and precise communications skills and the ability to create and foster positive and creative relationships with faculty, staff, and students.
  • Familiarity with high performance computing, scientific data types, bioinformatics packages, big data analysis methods or machine learning algorithms.
  • Knowledge of Linux administration.


NOTE: Tasks related to this position can be performed remotely with only occasional supported visits to an Emory University location.  Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.


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