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Black Mountain

Cloud Engineer

Chicago, IL / Remote

Who We Are  

We are Allvue Systems, a rapidly growing software company formed by the merger of AltaReturn and Black Mountain. Allvue has over 500 employees in offices throughout North America and Europe. We are the leading provider of software solutions for the Private Capital and Credit markets. Whether a client wants an end-to-end technology suite, or independently focused modules, Allvue helps eliminate the boundaries between systems, information, and people. We’re looking for ambitious, smart, and creative individuals to join our team and help our clients achieve their goals.  Define your own future with Allvue Systems! 

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What We Value

  • Intelligent individuals looking to apply themselves creatively 
  • People who are comfortable speaking up, sharing ideas and driving change 
  • Innovation and creativity that comes from bringing people together from diverse backgrounds and experiences 
  • Energetic and passionate teammates looking for more than just a job to pay the bills 
  • Hard-working individuals who habitually do more than asked 

What We Need 

  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline or 7+ years of directly relevant work experience 
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft based infrastructure (Domain, ADFS, IIS etc.) 
  • Strong Experience with Azure (IaaS, PaaS) and experience with AWS products (EC2, IAM, S3, Route 53, VPCs, CloudWatch, Inspector, Lambda, etc.) is desired
  • Proficiency in monitoring systems like SCOM, Log Analytics, Application Insights 
  • Experience creating automated processes using well-known frameworks such as PowerShell, Chef, Terraform, etc.  
  • Experience safely automating deployments of cloud infrastructure and services. 
  • Proven working experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting Windows and Linux based environments. 
  • Experience with infrastructure and application management considerations for production systems and networks, including BC/DR, data securityencryption, resource monitoring, patch management, high availability, load balancing, and authentication (Kerberos, NTLM, SAML) 
  • Solid understanding, troubleshooting, and installation of Enterprise Servers (Linux and Windows) and performance tuning of application web stacks (i.e. IIS, etc.) 
  • Networking Knowledge (TCP/IP, WAN, LAN, DNS, Firewall) including AWS is desired 
  • Microsoft SQL knowledge and administration are pertinent and desired 
  • MicroServices using Service Fabric 
  • Experience automating software build, test, and deployment pipelines following agile methodologies. 
  • Experience with PKI, Platforms Dynamics CRM, NAV, Microsoft SharePoint a plus 

Your Responsibilities

  • Manage and monitor all installed systems and infrastructure 
  • Install, configure, test, and maintain operating systems, application software and infrastructure management tools. 
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability 
  • Provide (act as) 2nd and 3rd level escalation for internal IT/CloudOps teams 
  • Play an integral role in design, test, and implement customs tools/applications that are relevant to the company needs 
  • Monitor and troubleshoot application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers &/or DevOps to fix 
  • Define and maintain infrastructure security, backup, and redundancy strategies. 
  • Write and Maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks to include working with DevOps team 
  • Participate in the design of information and operational IT support systems 
  • Architect and implement improvements for Corporate and Cloud networks 
  • Implement, administer, and troubleshoot network infrastructure devices, including firewall, switches, controllers, & cloud (i.e. AWS, Azure) based platforms 
  • Participate in the design of information and operational IT support systems 
  • Implementing Network Improvement and architect for the Corporate and Cloud 
  • Design and implement Infrastructure as a Code CI\CD pipelines 
  • Collaborate with development teams to define proper monitoring metrics 
  • Design transformation from server-based monitoring approach to proactive application-based monitoring approach 

What We Offer

  • Fun, fast-paced work environment 
  • Constantly evolving, cutting edge technology 
  • The ability to make a significant impact immediately upon jumping in 
  • An opportunity to work with some of the best firms and the best people in the financial industry 
  • The ability to create change in the product we sell, by using the very same solution (in a very different way) to perform your daily job 
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion in our workplace and workforce 
  • Allvue Academy continuous training and education  
  • Numerous team building activities to promote collaboration 
  • Unlimited PTO 

Allvue Systems provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) for all employees and applicants for employment. We recognize the real value of bringing people together from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives - we don't just accept difference, we celebrate and support it. We are committed to advancing these efforts through our strategies to hire, promote, create and support a diverse and inclusive environment throughout our workforce and workplace. It is our policy to prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. In addition, Allvue will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. 

Job ID: 4835661002
Employment Type: Other