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Cloud Platform Engineer III


Boise, ID, US, 83702-6924

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


The Cloud Platform Engineering Team is seeking a gifted, DevOps-minded Infrastructure Engineer to join our talented group in Boise, Idaho. We design and implement mission-critical operating environments within both public cloud and modern on-premises Linux and Kubernetes private cloud environments. The Cloud Platform Engineering team enables and empowers Simplot’s global application delivery and data engineering teams to operate in the optimal location for any given solution. Our platform solutions are developed and deployed as code using leading edge tools and practices.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design performant, scalable and resilient solutions that deliver incredible business value
  • Operate on premises (global datacenters and factory/edge) as well as the public cloud (Azure and AWS)
  • Implement and manage a diverse set of Azure and AWS cloud services (including but not limited to networking, compute, storage, database, Azure Active Directory, App Services, APIM, etc.)
  • Implement Red Hat Linux and Kubernetes platforms to deliver enterprise applications
  • Treat infrastructure as code using Ansible, Terraform, PowerShell and Python
  • Collaborate within the team using Git and Azure DevOps
  • Ensure that solutions are designed to be monitored with tools such as Splunk and CheckMK.
  • ​​​Participate in L3 production support and incident response for our team’s globally deployed, 7x24 environments

Typical Education

  • Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4-year college or university or equivalent work experience
  • Azure Administrator Associate certification is a plus

Relevant Experience

  • 5+ years related experience with complex hybrid cloud environments
  • A strong understanding of cloud computing principles
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure implementations and a working knowledge of core Azure products
  • A good understanding of identity/auth (Microsoft Active Directory, Azure AD, SAML, OAuth, etc.)
  • Solid coding skills and a focus on security
  • Disciplined version control, build, test and release skills
  • The inclination to continuously learn and to evolve your technical skills
  • The willingness to teach and to mentor
  • Excellent communication and business engagement skills
  • A collaborative, team focus and a passion for people
  • The desire to work on truly challenging, global-scale problems

Job Requisition ID: 7550

Travel Required: None

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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