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Spire Energy Cloud Server Engineer in Saint Louis, Missouri

Cloud Server Engineer

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Date: Jan 14, 2023

Location: Saint Louis, MO, US, 63101

Company: Spire Inc.

Company Overview

At Spire, we believe energy exists to help people. To enrich their lives, grow their businesses, advance their communities. It’s a simple idea, but one that’s at the heart of our business. We’re dedicated to understanding our customers’ needs and goals to better serve them today and tomorrow. That’s why we’re always looking for driven, collaborative people to join our team. Because we believe that offering our customers the best service means bringing together the best people.

And we find the best by hiring those who share our values of safety, inclusion and integrity, and demonstrate our four essential behaviors that bring the Spire culture to life:

  • We make it happen: We are a company of go-getters, acting on every opportunity to help our company advance.

  • We seek out perspective: We challenge ourselves to be open to different ways of doing things, because learning from each other leads to breakthroughs.

  • We collaborate: We put teamwork first, bringing in everyone’s ideas, because our collective energy makes us stronger.

  • We care: We treat people how we want to be treated, listening closely and doing what’s right, even when it’s hard

By living our values and behaviors every day, we strive to create an environment where every employee feels welcome, respected and valued.


Spire is seeking a Cloud Platform Engineer to implement Cloud native solutions and help design Spire’s Cloud Platform Architecture. This position will be responsible for building, maintaining, and implementing cloud solutions across multiple cloud offerings and ensuring that all cloud solutions adhere to security and governance standards and best practices. The successful Cloud Platform Engineer will have hands on experience with Infrastructure as Code tools, Automation platforms like Ansible and deployment tools such as Terraform and will excel at finding solutions to challenging problems. We are looking for someone who can bring their experience, expertise, and enthusiasm to help us deliver on Spire’s strategic vision to Make the breakthroughs today that will energize tomorrow.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Building, deploying, and maintaining the implementation of Cloud solutions across multiple platforms.

  • Developing documentation and best practices for the Operations team to support cloud systems.

  • Collaborating with solutions and enterprise architects, business units, developers, Cyber security team, and the innovation team to deliver on corporate initiatives.

  • Collaborating with the operations team and product owners to provide support for application performance and infrastructure issues.

  • All other duties as assigned

Essential Characteristics and Competencies

  • Ability to demonstrate and master the core and job category competencies: customer focused, results-driven, teamwork, communications, adaptability, quality, initiative, problem-solving and analysis

  • Ability to think creatively and strategically; someone who understands and appreciates the business objective behind the creative

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

  • Ability to manage multiple projects while remaining flexible to meet the goals and objectives of clients and the business

  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and follow through

  • Ability to adapt in a fast-moving and changing culture

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the proven ability to build and establish positive rapport with clients and talent

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively to meet individual goals and deadlines

  • Self-motivated; ability to remain focused and pursue solutions with minimal supervision

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • N/A

Required Education (certifications, licenses)

  • BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Information Systems or equivalent experience.

  • CISSP preferred

Required knowledge, skill and abilities

  • Minimum two (2) years of relevant experience with Linux systems.

  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience with DevOps, DevSecOps or Cloud Architecture.

  • Background in Systems Engineering and product development life-cycle (Architecture, Design, Development, Integration & Test, Maintenance, and Training).

  • Experience in key skill areas that include: orchestration technologies, Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), public cloud native architecture.

  • Proven Proficiency in virtualization technologies

  • Proficient in Python, C++, Java, PowerShell or another scripting language

  • Experience working with JSON files

  • Experience with Ansible, Packer, Terraform and or other automation or deployment tools.

  • Strong communications skills (written and verbal), administrative and interpersonal skills desired.

Physical demands, environment and schedule

  • Work is performed in a shared, open-office environment

  • Evening and weekend hours may be necessary to meet critical project deadlines

  • Some travel may be required to meet the needs of the business

Posting Requirements

  • We accept online applications through our career site at

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Spire Inc., and its subsidiaries are an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Job Location: St Louis Job Segment: Cloud, Test Engineer, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineer, Software Engineer, Technology, Engineering

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