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Southwire Engineer, IT Cloud (Google) in Carrollton, Georgia

Engineer, IT Cloud (Google)

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Date: Apr 13, 2024

Location: Carrollton, GA, US, 30119

Company: Southwire Company LLC

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America’s largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment and hand tools. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth opportunities. Our nearly seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the wellbeing of our communities. How will you power what’s possible?

Location: Carrollton Headquarters

Long Description

At Southwire, cloud computing allows us to modernize and consolidate IT infrastructure, automate workloads, and pursue next-generation innovation. To continue this transformation, we're seeking an experienced cloud engineer with expertise in the strategy, design, development, and implementation of large-scale projects in the cloud. The ideal candidate is experienced in cloud-based tech, with a firm grasp of emerging technologies, platforms, and applications and the ability to customize them to help our business become more secure and efficient. Extensive knowledge of cloud maintenance, experience managing staff, and advanced industry knowledge are vital to keeping us on the cutting edge. From day one, you'll immediately impact the day-to-day efficiency of our IT operations and impact our overall growth.

Objectives of this Role

• Work in tandem with our engineering team to identify and implement the most optimal cloud-based solutions for the company

• Define and document best practices and strategies regarding application deployment and infrastructure maintenance

• Provide guidance, thought leadership, and mentorship to development teams to build cloud competencies

• Ensure application performance, uptime, and scale, maintaining high standards of code quality and thoughtful design

• Managing Southwire's cloud environments by company security guidelines

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

• Develop and implement technical efforts to design, build, and deploy cloud-based solutions, including large-scale data processing, computationally intensive statistical modeling, and advanced analytics

• Participate in all aspects of new cloud projects, including planning, requirements, development, testing, and quality assurance

• Troubleshoot incidents, identify root causes, fix and document problems, and implement preventive measures

• Educate teams on the implementation of new cloud-based initiatives, providing associated training as required

Required Skills and Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or equivalent experience.

• 5+ Years' experience supporting infrastructure systems and services in an enterprise setting.

• At least 2 years of experience supporting projects and workloads at Google Cloud.

• Understanding of and experience with the five pillars of a well-architected framework. Operational Excellence, Security, Reliability, Performance Efficiency, Cost Optimization.

• Proven ability to collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams of business analysts, developers, data scientists, and subject matter experts.

• Employ exceptional problem-solving skills, with the ability to see and solve issues before they affect business productivity

Long Description

Preferred Qualifications

  • Google Cloud Certifications are a plus.

  • Knowledge and experience with on-premises and cloud storage technologies.

  • Experience with DevOps.

  • Experience to support Data Engineering teams.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Understanding of Cloud and On-Premises Backup/Disaster Recovery.

  • Experience with Windows Server and Linux Operating Systems.

  • Basic understanding of networking and associated components.

Field of Expertise: Architecting, designing, developing, and implementing Infrastructure solutions in an enterprise setting

Reporting Spans of Control

Reports To (Supervisor Title): Cloud Infrastructure Manager

Does this role Manage Southwire Team Members? No

Scope: Single Location

Travel: None

% of Time: 0%

Workplace Setting: Hybrid (2-3 days a week On-Site)


Benefits We Offer:

  • 401k with Matching

  • Family and Individual Insurance Packages (Health, Life, Dental, and Vision)

  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays

  • Long & Short-Term Disability

  • Supplemental Insurance Plans

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs

  • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities

  • Parental Leave

  • & More

Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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