• Manager, Cloud Center of Excellence

    Location US-CA-San Francisco
    Job ID
    35649
  • Summary

    Esurance is looking for a Manager of Cloud Center of Excellence (CCOE) to join a dynamic and award-winning team of individuals who are committed to making insurance smarter, easier, and dare we say- cooler. As part of a growing company that is focused on providing an outstanding customer experience, you’ll have the opportunity to expand your skills and discover your potential.

     

    If you’re looking for a career at a socially conscious company that offers great benefits — including matching 401k and tuition reimbursement — then you may have just found your new home. 

     

    Esurance combines the spunk of a startup company with the backing of Allstate (the largest publicly held personal lines insurer in the U.S.) to create a unique, energized, and exciting place to work. 

    Responsibilities

    Cloud Center of Excellence bridges the gap between Development, Finance, and Operations with an interaction with modern cloud computing. Development and Operations have moved to Cloud and now it is time that Finance also follow the lead. The Mgr Cloud Center of Excellence will be responsible to overlook and manage the digital changes and processes that are required in Esurance Cloud infrastructure. S/he will also manage OpEx Model of cost per hour for Esurance Cloud infrastructure with proper tagging and utilization working with the CloudOps Teams. In addition, the Mgr CCOE will also be working with at least one IaaS such as AWS and with virtualized/containerized environments in production.

     

    • Ensures application development implements quality control along with cost and review systems throughout the development and deployment processes
    • Evaluates technological choices (network/hardware related and technology/code related) by querying providers and providing evaluations of each solution include ROI evaluations in the present and future implications, limitations, and opportunities
    • Manages operational aspect of production and development servers including developing and validating compliance with procedures and checklists
    • AWS background, high-level programming experience, and basic sys admin skills required
    • Infrastructure as code: Automation tooling with Terraform or CloudFormation.
    • Monitoring: Working knowledge on Sitescope/CloudWatch/CloudTrail for monitoring infrastructure in AWS
    • Implement Proactive cloud cost management solutions, businesses can easily track, monitor, forecast and optimize their cloud costs.
    • Reviews the Overall resource usage in detail and eliminate the wasteful spending by having granular insights.
    • Streamlines reports for all the insights and keep track of spend on cloud.
    • Forecasts and budgets AWS Costs on monthly/annual basis based upon the current/past spend.
    • Intelligent Consumption Planning and Cloud Accountability
    • Drives accountability by identifying which teams are driving cloud spend and ensure owners make data-driven decisions that balance needs and cost
    • Configures cost-centers and budgets for multiple departments and enforce policies based on allocated budgets
    • Cloud Cost Control
    • Empowers cloud teams to manage their own spend by providing simple access to usage and cost    

    Qualifications

    • Recent 2 years experience leading DevOps in high growth environments

    • Drives to explore new technologies and being innovative
    • Possesses high level understanding in the areas of web application programming, content management systems, API, databases, and system design
    • Knowledge of compliance frameworks PCI, SOX, SOC 2, ISO 27001 and the ability to apply their requirements and concepts to a complex environment
    • Strong interpersonal communication and diplomacy skills, as well as a passion for leading
    • Strong technical experience, knowledge, and understanding of micro-services architecture
    • An expert communicator up, down, and across reporting lines
    • Experienced technologist solid understanding of agile and lean methodologies, and the development of cloud applications
    • Organized and detail-oriented, able to work well under deadlines in a changing environment.
    • Ability to coordinate between cross-functional teams.
    • Well organized and possess outstanding follow-through and attention to detail.

     

    Experience / Education: 

    • 4 years of progressive DevOps engineering experience
    • 2 years of DevOps leadership experience
    • B.S Degree in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent education required

     

    Benefits

    At Esurance, being committed to our employees is not just something we say, it’s something we do. Our benefits package is designed to help our associates stay healthy, meet their long-term financial goals, and balance the demands of work and personal life. Esurance rewards hard work, dedication, and creativity with competitive salaries and a generous bonus system. We are committed to our employees and we are dedicated to creating a diverse, positive, innovative and team-oriented work environment.

    Health & wellness

    • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
    • Life insurance (company-paid and supplemental)
    • Accidental death and dismemberment coverage
    • Wellness coaching and incentives
    • Group critical illness coverage
    • Accident indemnity and hospital indemnity plans
    • Group legal

    Savings

    • 401(k) plan with annual matching contribution
    • Referral bonuses
    • Performance-rewarding bonus system
    • Tuition assistance program (up to $5,250 per year)
    • Health savings and flexible spending accounts
    • Commuter benefits

    Family & Community

    • Adoption assistance
    • Maternity leave
    • Buckle Up Baby program
    • Pet insurance discount
    • Charitable gift matching
    • Give Time, Get Time volunteer program
    • Employee Assistance Program

    Time off

    • Short-term disability
    • Long-term disability (employee-paid option)
    • Paid time off (holidays, vacation, personal choice days)

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