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Duke Energy Cloud Engineer in Charlotte, North Carolina

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Job Summary

This Cloud Engineering position will report to the manager of Platform Engineering and will be responsible for operating, advancing, and automating both public and private cloud environments for Duke Energy.

You will be part of a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, energetic, and high performing team at the heart of the Duke Energy’s digital transformation. This role will support the delivery of environments for cloud native application teams, working on applications and services to enhance customer and employee experiences. These services help our business partners seize the enormous growth opportunities that drive value for our company. You will have the opportunity to work with product owners and product teams across multiple IT areas, enabling them to deliver innovative products and experiences through a powerful digital-ready IT backbone.

You will be part of the Cloud & Automation Engineering team that also oversees the CI/CD, process automation, and test automation platforms, enabling automation throughout all of Duke Energy. This group is nimble and creative and will shape our technology roadmap. You will collaborate with technology peers to design, build and deploy the foundation of modern architecture and cloud computing at Duke Energy.


  • Develop software platforms and frameworks , including platform automation and defining the process and cadence of upgrades & changes

  • Maintain services, monitor system health, and continually look for improvements

  • Scale systems sustainably using continuous deployment and automation

  • Research and implement best design principals in order to improve reliability and velocity

  • Work in an agile environment and engage in practices such as XP, test driven development

  • Works with technical staff to understand problems with software and resolves them.

  • Resolves customer complaints with software and responds to suggestions for improvements and enhancements from customers

  • Collaborate with other engineers, developers, designers, and product owners

    Basic/Required Qualifications

  • Associate degree Information technology or other related discipline

  • In addition to required degree, two (2 years minimum of related work experience

  • In lieu of Associate degree AND two (2) years minimum of related work experience listed above, High School/GED AND three (3) years minimum required

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with Linux, Windows, Active Directory, Infrastructure as Code, Networking, Data Center Infrastructure

  • Experience with Cloud platforms, Platform as a Service

  • Experience with BASH, Python, PowerShell, or other scripting language

Mobility Classification

  • Hybrid – Work will be performed from both remote and onsite locations after the onboarding period. However, hybrid employees should live within a reasonable commute to the designated Duke Energy facility

Travel Requirements


Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable) No

Represented/Union Position No

Visa Sponsored Position No

Posting Expiration Date

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.

Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.

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We are one of the largest electric power holding companies in the United States, supplying and delivering electricity to approximately 7.4 million U.S. customers. We have approximately 52,700 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Carolinas, the Midwest and Florida – and natural gas distribution services serving more than 1.5 million customers in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and the Carolinas. Our commercial and international businesses own and operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a portfolio of renewable energy assets.

Regardless of your skill set or specific interest, we're looking for the best and brightest talent in the industry. Our people make us great - and we're always looking for more. Find your career path today at Duke Energy, where it's more than a career - it's a chance to make a difference in people's lives.

Brighter opportunities. Brighter futures. Duke Energy values ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce, and we’re dedicated to providing a work environment where all people are valued, respected and able to reach their full potential. Duke Energy is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, including but not limited to lactation, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, military status, or protected veteran status. Duke Energy complies with all applicable state, federal and local laws, regulations and ordinances prohibiting discrimination.

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