Manager - Cloud Automation Engineering

Manager - Cloud Automation Engineering

AIA Group
5-8 years
Not Specified

Job Description


Bring your career aspirations to life with AIA!This role complement the existing AIA Cloud Engineering team in providing new service catalogues and governance to AIA Cloud Engineering centralised service catalogue repositories. This role is specifically focused on standardising secure provisioning of multi public cloud services and centralised governance through approved published catalogues, policies and guidelines that can be consumed by AIA business Units.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assist in the architecture governance of the AIA multi-cloud environment (predominantly Azure but with an AliCloud and AWS footprint)

  • Good understanding on Azure Cloud PaaS services.

  • Develop automation Infrastructure as a Code for all AIA approved multi cloud services

  • Designing and Managing version control system for centralised code repository using BitBucket.

  • Creating Role Based Access Control across the automation systems.

  • Build, manage, update and delete infrastructure resources like virtual machines, containers, networking and others using infrastructure as a code language (HashiCorp Configuration Language).

  • Creating and publishing IaaS, PaaS Terraform code that can be used for standard deployment and lifecycle management.

  • Using Terraform modules and writing new modules to meet AIA architecture patterns.

  • Design organisation workspace structures for AIA business units.

  • Creating governance policies using Terraform's sentinel policies.

  • Build, manage Ansible playbooks for automation of infrastructure agents and Application software such as Tomcat, JBoss, WebSphere, OpenJDK etc.

  • Designing and managing integration between Terraform and configuration management systems such as Ansible.

  • Design and mange integration with vaults and public cloud secret management systems such as Azure Key Vault, Ansible Vault etc.

  • Designing and managing API Integration with other Application used within AIA.

  • Management and compliance of Public Cloud technologies to audit standards

  • Work with the Group Information Security to ensure compliance to all security requirements, standards and automate the same.

  • Work on Cost Optimisation module in Terraform

  • Integrating Terraform with ServiceNow and publish catalogues.

Job Requirements :
Experience:

  • 5+ years relevant experience in Cloud Engineering with 2 or more years within a Cloud Automation Engineering role

  • Excellent understanding and proven experience in Public Cloud implementation, workload migration and operational support in a multi-site enterprise environment

  • Proven experience plus relevant professional certifications (MS Azure, AWS etc.)

  • Experience of CI/CD pipeline tooling including Jenkins

  • Experience of Infrastructure-As-Code configuration management tooling (at least one of the following - Terraform, Ansible, Chef/Puppet)

  • Ability to write templates for IAC tooling

  • Practical experience of supporting Enterprise Public Cloud Services and automation

  • Life insurance experience within a regional or multinational scope will be an advantage

  • Experience within a decentralized organization, preferably within the Group unit where delivery is through influence rather than direct control

  • Sound understanding of IT operating model design and best practices

Special skills:

  • Ability to demonstrate independent leadership, judgment, and decision making

  • Ability to adjust to multiple and changing priorities, remaining flexible and open

  • Ability to create and maintain cooperative working relationships with internal and external stakeholders of all levels

  • Analytical and communication skills to understand business context and enquire, counsel, and present solutions in an understandable and simple manner.

  • Be a self-starter and possess the confidence and skills to operate with and enjoy a high degree of autonomy

Build a career with us as we help our customers and the community live healthier, longer, better lives.
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About AIA Group

The roots of today's AIA Group can be traced to 1919 when entrepreneur Cornelius Vander Starr established his first insurance business in Shanghai, China. What followed was pioneering growth, securing AIA's position as the largest independent publicly listed pan-Asian life insurance group-spanning 18 markets and serving the holders of more than 38 million individual policies and more than 16 million group scheme members. AIA is based in Hong Kong and is listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong under the stock code '1299' (ticker symbol: 'AAGIY'). AIA's contributions have supported social and economic progress across Asia, while also advancing the reach and impact of life insurance across the region. In 2020, we paid more than US$16 billion in benefits and claims, providing essential financial protection when it was needed the most. We also take pride in the long-term relationships we have developed with our customers and agents that in many cases have continued for generations. The insurance industry plays an important role in addressing the sustainability challenges our communities face. With this in mind, AIA's ambition is to be a global industry leader in Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG), shaping a sustainable future for the communities we serve and creating long-term value for our stakeholders. For more than a century, AIA has strived to make a significant, positive impact for our customers and communities across Asia. As we look to the future, this commitment is reinforced by our Purpose: to help millions of people live Healthier, Longer, Better Lives. Our Purpose guides the decisions we make and the actions we take as an organisation-empowering and enabling people to understand and manage their health, while meeting their long-term savings and protection needs. Helping create a healthier Asia is one of the most important and valuable things we can do for our communities, today and tomorrow.

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