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Senior Systems Engineer: Cloud Connectivity Platform and Security

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As a Senior Systems Engineer: Cloud Connectivity Platform and Security at Jack Henry, you’ll have the opportunity to drive innovation and build platforms that will help financial institutions innovate faster, differentiate strategically, and advocate for their members and communities. You’ll collaborate cross functionally with a diverse team of engineers, architects, leaders, product managers and customers to ensure we deliver high quality software that meets the needs of our users.

Our engineers manage cloud and/or on-prem solutions and are responsible for writing clean, maintainable code, implementing new features, resolving bugs, and fostering collaboration within the team. Successful engineers will have strong technical skills and effective grasp of software design principles, object-oriented programming concepts, and testing methodologies. Depending on the product group areas you contribute to, you'll have the opportunity to code in various modern languages and leverage cutting edge tools such as Scala, C#, Java, Ruby, Kotlin, Objective-C, Swift, Go, Docker, Kubernetes, Swagger/OpenAPI, Node.js, Redis, Postgres, Azure, Google Cloud (GCP) and more.

  • Full Time
  • Entry to Fellow
  • No Travel

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What makes a successful Senior Systems Engineer: Cloud Connectivity Platform and Security at Jack Henry? Check out the top traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Collaborative
  • Problem Solver
  • Technologically Savvy
  • Inventive
  • Communicator
  • Team player

our culture

At Jack Henry, you'll find a collaborative and supportive environment where your ideas are valued, and your contributions are recognized. We empower our associates to make a real impact on the company and the industry. We offer a comprehensive training and development program to help you stay up-to-date on the latest technologies. We are proud to be a company that embraces diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.

our benefits

  • Generous 401(k) Plan Matching Contributions

  • Healthcare

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Flexible Scheduling

  • Culture of Balance

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Senior Systems Engineer: Cloud Connectivity Platform and Security

United States Workplace Type: Remote Travel 5%
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At Jack Henry, we deliver technology solutions that are digitally transforming and empowering community banks and credit unions to provide enhanced and streamlined user experiences to their customers and members. Our best-in-class products are just the start as we lay the groundwork for the future of digital banking and payments. We hope you'll join us. We can't do it without you. 

Want to be part of a team responsible for shaping the networking and security posture across our enterprise cloud environments? We seek highly skilled Platform Engineers who will contribute by applying modern network and security best practices across our cloud environments.  The ideal candidate brings a strong technical background in modern cloud platforms to a highly collaborative team that utilizes DevSecOps, SRE practices, infrastructure as code, and policy as code.  

This position is fully remote in any US location or can work out of any Jack Henry office.

What you’ll be responsible for:

  • Help define a codified, scalable, resilient, and secure network architecture across all cloud platforms.  
  • Work with product engineers and other leaders to design secure solutions and improve our offering; primarily in the areas of security, network availability, performance, and observability solutions.
  • Scale network and security efforts by empowering engineering teams with automation, security guidance, tooling, patterns, and training.
  • Participate in organizational capacity planning, performance monitoring, and optimization discussions
  • Collaborate with our Developer Experience team to contribute to our internal developer platform.
  • Collaborate with our Observability Platform team on contributions to meaningful metrics, logging, and alerting.

What you’ll need to have:

  • A minimum of 6 years of combined experience in software development, cloud, systems, security, or network engineering, DevOps, and/or working in infrastructure-as-code environments. 
  • Understanding and experience with declarative infrastructure using Terraform.
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience with Azure, AWS, and/or GCP.
  • Ability to write high-quality code in an infrastructure-driven language. (_e.g._, Go, Python, etc.).
  • Ability to travel up to 5% for team meetings and conferences.

What would be nice for you to have: 

  • The ability to thrive on a high level of autonomy and responsibility.
  • Enterprise-scale experience with security and network best practices for Cloud platforms. We value engineers who eat, sleep, and dream about container runtime security, mitigating potential security vulnerabilities within deployment pipelines, protecting infrastructure from malicious ingress traffic, and having knowledge of common bad actors based on CIDR, ASNs, or other identifiers.  
  • Experience on teams that designed and operated critical infrastructure, particularly with a focus on building reliable and secure mission-critical infrastructure.
  • Strong understanding of DevSecOps practices and experience in developing or managing CI/CD pipelines.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and mentoring skills.  We strive for very humble leaders who appreciate transparency in communications and have a strong desire to mentor and guide other engineers to higher levels of contributions.  
  • Experience working across teams on requirements gathering, deployments, migrations, and/or security initiatives.
  • Deep understanding of BGP routing protocols, IPSec configurations, cloud routers, virtual routers, global and regional load balancers.
  • Scaling ingress and egress security solutions across multiple regions and cloud platforms (cloud firewalls, DDoS platforms, etc.).
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills, with the ability to analyze complex issues and provide effective solutions.

If you got this far, we hope you're feeling excited about this opportunity. Even if you don't feel you meet every single requirement on this posting, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet motivated people who align with Jack Henry’s mission and can contribute to our company in a variety of ways.

Why Jack Henry?

At Jack Henry, we pride ourselves through our motto of, "Do the right thing, do whatever it takes, and have fun." We recognize the value of our associates and believe much of our company’s strength and success depends on their well-being.

We demonstrate our commitment by offering outstanding benefit programs to ensure the physical, mental & financial wellbeing of our people is always met.

Culture of Commitment 

Ask our associates why they love Jack Henry, and many will tell you it is because our culture is exceptional. We do great things together. Rising to meet challenges and seeking opportunities is part of who we are as an organization. Our culture has helped us stay strong through challenging times and we credit our dedicated associates for our success. Visit our Corporate Responsibility site to learn more about our culture and commitment to our people, customers, community, environment, and shareholders.

Equal Employment Opportunity 

At Jack Henry, we know we are better together. We value, respect, and protect the uniqueness each of us brings. Innovation flourishes by including all voices and makes our business—and our society—stronger. Jack Henry is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, performance management, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, education, training, social, and recreational activities to all persons regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, and military and veteran status, or any other protected status protected by local, state or federal law.

No one will be subject to, and Jack Henry prohibits, any form of discipline, reprisal, intimidation, or retaliation for good faith reports or complaints of incidents of discrimination of any kind, pursuing any discrimination claim, or cooperating in related investigations.

Requests for full corporate job description may be requested through the interview process at any time. 

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Our Tech Modernization program - the idea that we are recognizing our roots, and keeping all of the things we've learned in the years of Jack Henry's existence in mind while designing net-new technology to better serve our customers is beyond innovative. The way we are approaching this program completely centered around our customers and their clients is beyond inspiring and would not be possible without a mindset of innovation.

career path

The career path depicted for the Software Engineer role at Jack Henry is intended as a potential roadmap, not a fixed journey, highlighting the diverse opportunities for growth and advancement within our company. It's a flexible guide, meant to inspire exploration and development in various directions based on your individual strengths and interests. We encourage open dialogue about your career aspirations, ensuring that your journey with us is tailored to your personal and professional growth.

  • Engineer I
  • Engineer II
  • Engineer III
  • Sr. Engineer
  • Sr. Staff Engineer
  • Fellow Engineer

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