CBS Corporation Principal Cloud Engineer (Strategy and Design) in New York, New York

Principal Cloud Engineer (Strategy and Design)

REF#: 30342


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest libraries of entertainment content, making its brand - "the Eye" - one of the most recognized in business. The Company’s operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, local TV, film, outdoor advertising, and interactive and socially responsible media. CBS’s businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, TVGN (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate), Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS Television Studios, CBS Global Distribution Group (CBS Studios International and CBS Television Distribution), CBS Interactive, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Films and CBS EcoMedia.


Job Description

This role will serve as the primary subject matter expert of public cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) and perform the migration and re-platform efforts of on premise servers and services into the public cloud. In addition, responsibilities of this position will include development of designs, reference architectures, and standards for secure cloud infrastructure and services across the enterprise.

The Technical Lead will:

  • Learn and understand the intricacies of the existing infrastructure, servers and services

  • Participate in documenting business and technical requirements as it relates to cloud providers

  • Deliver designs and engineering artifacts for construction by the implementation team and third party vendors

  • Work with stakeholders and implementers (internal and third party) to deploy cloud technologies

  • Potentially lead and mentor other team members

  • Work with Project Team to ensure timely delivery of cloud migration


Work closely with analysts, strategists, business users and product management to migrate servers, services and applications to public cloud vendors.

  • Document related technical requirements. Quantify the impact of business and technical requirements on availability, performance, capacity, resiliency, and design.

  • Use business and technical requirements as well as impact analyses to develop requirements for future cloud infrastructure needs.

  • Design and implement new products and solutions to improve performance, service and cost using cloud platforms

  • Produce high level and detailed design documentation. Produce detailed engineering documentation and specifications for implementation. Participate in and develop requests for proposals, scope documents, and statements of work for projects.

  • Serve as a SME to diagnose and resolve problems on Windows, Linux, applications and network services in the cloud alongside application owners and team members.

  • Maintain an expert level of knowledge by maintaining certifications current, attending seminars and though other related activities

  • Work with the IT Infrastructure team to ensure the quality of coordinated projects and business needs

  • Work alongside internal team members, oversee consultants and act as liaison between IT staff and application owner to ensure project success



  • 10+ years’ experience of increasing complexity and responsibility in implementation, engineering, design, and architecture roles

  • Expertise in information and integration architecture and technologies

  • Migration of infrastructure, data and applications out of legacy data centers into cloud and hybrid environments (public and private)

  • Proven ability to analyze systems and identify problems, evaluate, design solutions, and document.

  • Experience working with functional, development teams and technical teams to lead a matrix infrastructure organization

  • Strong CLI and API scripting (Pearl, Python, Power Shell, Bash) and automation skills (Terraform, Puppet, CHEF, DSC, ARM, CloudFormation)

  • Fluency in the associated programming languages (e.g. Ruby, Python, PowerShell or any other scripting)

  • Experience with migration tools such as CloudEndure, DoubleTake, RiverMeadow, CloudScape, ATAData, Etc

  • Strong knowledge and implementation of configuration management (AWS System Manager, Azure Automation, Puppet, Chef or DSC)

  • Expert knowledge of Platform as a Service (PaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IAC) tools (e.g. Chef, DSC, Cloudformation, ARM, Puppet and Ansible)

  • Experience developing automation solutions and working in a highly automated environment

  • Experience in an Agile/DevOps environment

  • Familiarity with database technologies such as MySQL, MS SQL, RDS, Azure Cosmos DB or PostgreSQL

  • Hands-on experience implementing and maintaining a continuous integration environment

  • In-depth experience with Windows and Linux operating systems

  • Proficiency with design, installation, configuration, troubleshooting, and monitoring of core infrastructure including Server Hardware, VMWare, Networks, Storage, Windows and Linux

  • VMware vCenter experience a plus

  • Experience with NetApp, 3par and HCI management a plus

  • Experience with data storage and data backup technologies (CommVault, NetApp, Veem) a plus

  • Experience with DR / BCDR solutions (CloudEndure, NetApp, Zerto, ASR, etc)

  • Proven ability to design, build and publish results of technology proofs and pilots

  • Self-motivated and able to grasp new concepts quickly comfortable and confident in an ambiguous environment.

  • Experience working in large enterprise networks

  • Ability to work under pressure and interface with senior management

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a matrix team

  • Strong leadership, communication and influencing skills

  • Must be able to work with diverse project teams with members representing many segments and levels of the organization

  • Proficient in the use of Visio, PowerPoint, Word, Excel

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required for composing and delivering technical presentations or other forms of documentation to various level of technical and non-technical management

Educational Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent

  • Graduate Degree in Computer Science or Engineering highly desired


  • AWS Certifications (AWS Certified: SysOps Administrator, DevOps Engineer, Solutions Architect)

  • Azure Certifications (MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, MCSA: Cloud Platform Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate)




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