Cloud Engineer

Job title: Cloud Engineer

$125000 – 150000 per year

Company: Janus Henderson Investors

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Job description: We are a leading independent global asset manager, dedicated to delivering the best outcomes for our clients through a highly diversified range of actively-managed products. We are truly global, supporting our individual and institutional investors across a range of products, encompassing equities, fixed income, multi-asset and alternatives. Our high-energy and collaborative culture at Janus Henderson helps our client achieve their goals and ensures that our people love the place they work.

You will be part of the dedicated Enterprise Cloud Service Management team that is responsible for leading the design, build and operational aspects of hybrid cloud. The successful candidate will be expected to have recent hands-on practical experience of implementing hybrid cloud using Microsoft Azure and will require the skills to collaboratively lead and mentor less-experienced operational resources through the process. They will also be familiar with the challenges of implementing a DevOps capability and will have had practical experience of CD / CI at previous organisations. They will be broadly familiar with the services and capabilities of the key public cloud providers and be comfortable at consulting with the Business in re-architecting systems to leverage the benefits of the cloud platform.

You will work across all areas within the IT Department to ensure knowledge transfer and skills adoption and will work with other parts of the Business to meet delivery requirements.

Duties and responsibilities

You will:

  • Support ECSM objectives by owning & driving the technical design and implementation for Janus Henderson’s hybrid cloud capabilities, including establishing design and engineering patterns.
  • Develop Infrastructure as Code to support automated adherence to the patterns using Terraform, Yaml and Azure DevOps Pipelines and Repos.
  • Manage the implementation of CloudOps capabilities within existing organisational support structures and identify simplification opportunities for operational processes.
  • Engage in, or help develop, governance processes that ensure systems compliance to Janus Henderson’s cloud computing policy.
  • Provide technical leadership and consultancy at initiation and design stages within projects and other changes which impact the hybrid cloud platform.
  • Write clear and concise documentation that is consistent with Janus Henderson’s design principles.
  • Work with project managers to ensure that project deliverables, such as Project Initiation Documents, Project Briefs, resource forecasts and plans are realistic and achievable.
  • Engage in research and development towards innovative architecture and technical solutions that may provide business benefit.
  • Identify and promote innovative technologies that provide value as business enablers or create improvements in business process, cost, performance, and sustainability.
  • Provide integration skills and experience to ensure the interoperability of new and existing systems.
  • Assist in the production of Janus Henderson’s technical roadmaps providing guidance on short, medium and long-term objectives.
  • Provide guidance and support to internal and federated Solution Architects to ensure compliance to expected technical and quality standards.
  • Responsible for populating the Architecture Reference Library and ensuring the process of saving intellectual capital back into the reference library to build up a stock of reusable artefacts.
  • Provide a technical escalation point for third/fourth line support where appropriate and manage the escalation of unresolved infrastructure issues to appropriate third party support suppliers.
  • Carry out additional duties as assigned.

Supervisory responsibilities

  • No

Technical skills and qualifications

  • Significant and recent experience with Microsoft Azure in both an infrastructure and application context
  • Significant experience as either a Lead Engineer or Solution Architect in a global cloud-enabled environment
  • Significant and recent experience at working with Terraform and YAML.
  • Significant experience with DevOps and CI / CD using Azure DevOps Pipelines and Repos
  • Significant experience in Microsoft Office 365
  • Significant experience with Microsoft Active Directory, Azure AD and associated technologies
  • Significant breadth of experience across business, application and data Architecture Domains
  • Proven problem management and resolution skills
  • Project staff supervision experience preferred

Competencies required

In addition to putting clients first, acting like an owner, and succeeding as a team, the competencies for this role include:

  • Excellent collaboration and team building skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong organisation and planning skills.
  • Highly motivated with a passion for technology and technical detail.
  • Solution-focused and committed to high quality delivery and team performance.
  • Strong customer management and business analysis skills.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills across all levels of the business.
  • A focus on delivering meaningful and commercially beneficial outcomes to the business.
  • Understanding of and ability to apply risk-based approach to systems decisions and present these to senior management and technical professionals.
  • An Enterprise Architecture mind set.
  • An ability to effectively work across all Architecture Domains.

Compensation Information

The base salary range for this position is $125,000 – $150,000. This range is estimated for this role. Actual pay may be different.


Annual Bonus Opportunity: Position is eligible to receive an annual discretionary bonus award from the profit pool. The profit pool is funded based on Company profits. Individual bonuses are determined based on Company, department, team and individual performance.

Benefits: Janus Henderson is committed to offering a comprehensive total rewards package to eligible employees that includes; competitive compensation, pension/retirement plans, and various health, wellbeing and lifestyle benefits. To learn more about our offerings please visit the Why Join Us section on the career page .

Janus Henderson (including its subsidiaries) will not maintain existing or sponsor new industry registrations or licenses where not supported by an employee’s job functions (as determined by Janus Henderson at its sole discretion).

All applicants must be willing to comply with the provisions of Janus Henderson Investment Advisory Code of Ethics related to personal securities activities and other disclosure and certification requirements, including past political contributions and political activities. Applicants’ past political contributions or activity may impact applicants’ eligibility for this position.

Janus Henderson is an equal opportunity /Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. All applications are subject to background checks.

Location: Denver, CO

Job date: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 04:49:44 GMT

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