Full Job Description
American Century Investments® is a leading global asset manager with over 60 years of experience helping investors achieve their financial goals. Serving a broad client base including financial advisors, institutions and individual investors, we offer a wide range of investment strategies across a variety of investment disciplines.
Privately controlled and independent, we focus solely on investment management. This empowers us to align our decisions with client expectations and concentrate on their long-term money management needs.
We are committed to providing institutional-quality, actively managed solutions with a performance-centered mindset. Our expertise spans global growth equity, global value equity, disciplined equity, multi-asset strategies, global fixed income, alternatives and ETFs.
Our culture of winning behaviors exemplifies our dedication to clients every single day. Delivering investment results enables us to distribute over 40% of our dividends—or more than $1.5 billion since 2000—to the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, a 550-person, non-profit biomedical research organization with a controlling interest in American Century Investments. Our dividend payments provide ongoing financial support for the Institute’s work of uncovering the causes, treatments and prevention of life-threatening diseases, like cancer.
Headquartered in Kansas City, MO, we also have offices located in New York; London; Hong Kong; Sydney; El Segundo, CA (Los Angeles area); and Mountain View, CA (Silicon Valley).
For more information, please visit americancentury.com.
Are you a hardworking Cloud Engineer looking for an opportunity to be innovative and collaborative? We are hiring a Cloud Infrastructure Engineer with AWS experience to augment our Cloud Infrastructure team. You will be an integral part of a team that will deliver the next generation cloud-based PaaS platform for our firm. You will work directly with other team members to identify, design, and build solutions that improve the developer experience and enhance autonomy with the goal of streamlining the movement of applications to the cloud.
In this role, you will:
Build a scalable, secure, highly available and fault-tolerant next-generation platform to enable application teams to scale their operations into the public cloud
Develop self-service automation tools to optimize infrastructure management including provisioning, maintenance, failover and disaster recovery
Understand business and technical requirements, translating those needs into AWS products and services
Troubleshooting and performance tuning of cloud services in development, test and production environments
Maintain document and diagram cloud solutions, gathering requirements to support the platform and systems
Develop and document standard methodologies
Participate in Agile planning, sprints and associated ceremonies
Drive innovation and platform evolution
Be a strong technologist with pragmatic view and creative mind, and a natural collaborator with line of business owners, architects, developers, service providers, and senior management
Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science or engineering, or equivalent relevant work experience
5+ years of validated experience in the IT industry with a highly technical and analytical role
2+ years of hands-on experience in AWS cloud
Must have significant expertise in designing, building and automating highly reliable and scalable enterprise cloud solutions that use AWS (or Azure, Google equivalent) services such as: EC2, S3, RDS, VPC, IAM, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, Config, Service Catalog, Direct Connect, Lambda, Lake Formation, Glue, Kinesis, Athena, EMR, ELK/EFK, Lambda, and others
Solid experience with Infrastructure as Code (AWS CloudFormation or Terraform)
Fluent in AWS CLI
Experience with python scripting
Proficiency in migrating on-premises applications and workloads to the cloud through refactoring, reengineering, or lift-and-shift
Ability to work in a high pressure, Agile environment with both tactical and strategic deliveries
Must be detail oriented, task driven, and have superb communication skills to present to both technical and non-technical partners
Must be intellectually curious and love learning new skills and capabilities
AWS Professional level certification (DevOps or Solution Architect) is preferred
Domain knowledge (mutual funds, financial securities, etc.) or previous experience working in asset management, financial services, or a financial systems background is preferred
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
American Century Investments believes all individuals are entitled to equal employment opportunity and advancement opportunities without regard to race, religious creed, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age for individuals forty years of age and older, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, and any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. ACI does not discriminate or adopt any policy that discriminates against an individual or any group of individuals on any of these bases.
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