Senior Cloud Engineer - Digital Banking

Salt Lake City, Utah
Dec 12, 2023
Dec 12, 2024

We have an opportunity for a Senior Cloud Engineer to join the Digital Strategy Project team. This team works on projects to expand our digital presence through cutting edge technologies and be part of the front line on our entrepreneurial projects. If you are ready to move your career forward, read on.


Zions Bancorporation's Enterprise Technology and Operations team is transforming what it means to work for a financial institution. With a commitment to technology and innovation, we have been providing our community, clients and colleagues the best experience possible for over 150 years. Help us transform our workforce of the future, today.


Right now, the Digital Banking team is working on a project to expand our digital presence through cutting edge technologies, and you can be on the front line of this entrepreneurial project. This is a special team and a unique experience on the front line of entrepreneurial projects located downtown in the heart of Salt Lake City, Utah.


As a Senior Cloud Engineer, you will be responsible for hands-on activities including the designing, administering, integrating, and securing of cloud infrastructure which provides our customers with safe and sound banking solutions. The successful candidate will have the skills and experience to effectively participate with cross-functional teams and customers in collaborative activities dealing with complex applications and challenges. You will be detail oriented, focused on delivering high quality deliverables, have a passion for the field of platform administration, cloud technology, and possess customer empathy with a drive to create outstanding customer experiences and improved solutions.


The Senior Cloud Engineer will:

  • Demonstrate expertise with Kubernetes administration and a strong understanding of infrastructure development (Infrastructure as Code with Terraform, etc.)
  • Serve as a senior engineer and subject matter expert to administer, maintain and monitor our Azure cloud environments (e.g., network, storage, security, containerization/virtualization, site reliability, etc.)
  • Provide, implement, and adhere to governance, procedures, documentation, and optimized workflows while administering a safe and sound cloud foundation.
  • Provide support for production environments.
  • Build custom frameworks that leverage emerging technologies and modern development practices/methodologies.
  • Collaborate across the functions to modernize process, skills, and technology gaps (CI/CD, Automated Testing, Agile).
  • Establish reusable patterns to be used to facilitate standards, automation, efficiency, etc.
  • Act as a technology lead, and contributor on large projects/programs that effect the organization's long-term goals and objectives.
  • Stay on top of current and emerging cloud technologies and practices by being a self-motivated learner.
  • Works on unusual and highly complex problems and provides solutions.
  • Other duties as assigned.



Technical Experience and Qualifications:

  • Strong hands-on expertise with Terraform, Kubernetes, Network, and Security practices. (5+ years)
  • Subject Matter Expert and key contributor on Public Cloud Platforms (preferably Azure). (4+ years)
  • 8+ yrs experience with engineering, supporting, designing, building and orchestrating technology solutions, software, processes and automation that enables technology implementations; And, a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Data Science or other related field - Required
  • Ability to communicate vision and provide technical guidance.
  • Demonstrate strong troubleshooting and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with management and peers.
  • Must be able to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and maintain high quality work standards.
  • Interacts with management, internal staff and customers/clients on matters requiring coordination across several different functions including meeting key service level targets. (e.g., uptime, performance, security, etc.)

A combination of education and experience may meet qualifications.


Pay Range: $135,000 - $175,000 (Based upon relatable skills/experience) 


Location: This position can be located 100% remote within the United States or ideally is located at the Zions Bank Building in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City with a hybrid schedule of 3 days in office and 2 days at home. This position requires interaction with teams, business stakeholders, and executives in Salt Lake City.


Apply now if you have a passion for impactful outcomes, enjoy working collaboratively with co-workers, and want to make a difference for the clients and communities we serve. 




  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance - START DAY ONE!
  • Life and Disability Insurance, Paid Parent Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • Health Saving (HAS), Flexible Spending (FSA) and dependent care accounts
  • Paid Training, 20 days Paid Time Off (PTO) and 11 Paid Federal Holidays
  • 401(k) plan with company match, Profit Sharing, competitive compensation in line with work experience
  • Mental health benefits including coaching and therapy sessions
  • Tuition Reimbursement for qualifying employees
  • Employee Ambassador preferred banking products
  • Employees may, at the company's discretion, be eligible to receive a cash bonus award and long-term incentives such as equity awards 

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