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Senior Hybrid Cloud Engineer

Apply now Department: 3670030005 Division of Info Tech
Job no: 517427
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Computer Science / Information Technology
Pay Grade: 13A

About This Role:

The Hybrid Cloud Engineer II is pivotal in designing, deploying, and managing hybrid cloud solutions to enhance the scalability and performance of the university's IT infrastructure. This position supports the Hybrid Cloud Organization in implementing robust cloud architectures across public and private components, optimizing cloud environments through automation and real-time monitoring. Additionally, the role involves collaborating closely with IT security teams and other IT departments to integrate security measures, manage resources efficiently, and ensure high levels of end-user satisfaction by maintaining a responsive and effective cloud infrastructure.


Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

Worksite Options:

This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.


What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and three years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Cloud Computing, or a related field.
  • Cloud Computing Experience: Solid experience in managing hybrid cloud environments, with a focus on cloud infrastructure design, deployment, and management. Understanding of public and private cloud dynamics is essential.
  • Technical Proficiency: Demonstrated proficiency in using cloud technologies and tools, such as AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, and private cloud solutions. Experience with cloud automation tools, container orchestration (e.g., Kubernetes), and cloud security practices.
  • Collaborative and Vendor Interaction Skills: Proven ability to work effectively within a team, and with cloud service providers and technology vendors. Understanding of the contractual and operational aspects of cloud service agreements and collaborations.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, capable of effectively conveying complex cloud strategies and configurations to both technical and non-technical stakeholders across the organization.
  • Cloud Infrastructure Implementation: Experience in designing and managing hybrid cloud environments, enhancing scalability and performance.
  • Cloud Security Expertise: Solid knowledge of cloud security principles and best practices, with a focus on safeguarding cloud infrastructures against threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Technical Proficiency in Cloud Technologies: Practical experience with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) and tools for automation, management, and monitoring.
  • Budget Management for Cloud Projects: Understanding of budget considerations in cloud implementations, ensuring cost-effective allocation and utilization of cloud resources.
  • Advanced Technology Application: Skills in applying both established and emerging cloud technologies to improve cloud infrastructure capabilities.
  • Operational Efficiency in Cloud Services: Demonstrated ability to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of cloud operations, focusing on automation and resource optimization.
  • Cloud Project Participation: Experience in leading and contributing to cloud-based projects, aimed at strategic enhancement of cloud services and integration.
  • Communication Skills in Technology Environments: Excellent communication skills, capable of clearly explaining cloud configurations, strategies, and benefits to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Team Collaboration in Cloud Implementation: Proven ability to work collaboratively within IT teams, fostering strong relationships to drive cloud adoption and optimization.
  • Analytical and Strategic Problem-Solving: Strong analytical skills with a focus on addressing challenges in cloud environments through innovative solutions.
  • Support in Cloud Strategy and Operations: Ability to support strategic aspects of cloud operations, providing insights and recommendations to optimize cloud infrastructure and services.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Current resume
  3. Three references with complete contact information

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:


Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.


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