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Senior Cloud Engineer - Data Transmission Services



Software Engineering
Wayne, PA, USA
Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024
Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to grow and learn while driving major impact for a critical platform at Vanguard? The Data Transmission Services team is seeking an AWS Cloud Engineer to join our expanding engineering team. This position will focus on enabling our MFT product migration from on-prem into the AWS cloud while helping drive adoption of native AWS cloud tools and services. In this role you will have the opportunity to influence technology direction and transform team functions within GTO.

This position will require significant experience with AWS cloud technologies to support infrastructure related cloud migration and implementations. In addition, this position will require knowledge of the Windows and Linux platforms to support on-premises applications and infrastructure. MFT solution knowledge is preferred, but not required.

This hybrid role (Tues-Wed-Thurs in office) can be based in Wayne, PA, or Charlotte, NC.

In this role you will:

  • Provide senior level system analysis, design, development, and implementation of applications and databases.
  • Integrate third party products.
  • Translate technical specifications into code for complex new or enhancement projects for internal clients. Write programs, develop code, test artifacts, and produces reports. Employ software development techniques to ensure tests are implemented in a way that support automation.
  • Elevate code into the development, test, and production environments on schedule. Provide follow up production support. Submits change control requests and documents.
  • Thoroughly understand software development methodology. Thoroughly understand development architecture standards. Train and mentor staff with less experience. Resolve elevated issues.
  • Participate in design, code, and test inspections throughout the life cycle to identify issues. Explain technical considerations at related meetings, including those with internal clients. Performs systems analysis activities.
  • Thoroughly understand client business functions and technology needs. Have a broad understanding of Vanguard's technologies, tools, and applications, including those that interface with business area and systems.
  • Interface with cross functional team members and communicates systems issues at the appropriate technical level for each audience.

What it takes:

  • Undergraduate degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Eight years' experience in technical specialty, including three to four years' hardware/software configuration and troubleshooting experience.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Expert knowledge in any or all the following technologies: Python, Ansible/Ansible Tower, Bamboo, Bitbucket/Git, Infrastructure as Code
  • Experience architecting and building solutions within AWS Cloud technologies (CloudWatch, Lambdas, EC2, s3, etc).
  • Experience with Axway MFT, Axway B2Bi or other MFT solutions a plus.

Special Factors

  • Vanguard is not offering visa sponsorship for this position.
  • You should be aware this will designate you as a Fund Access Person and carries with it certain responsibilities and restrictions.

Special Factors


Vanguard is not offering visa sponsorship for this position.

About Vanguard

We are Vanguard. Together, we’re changing the way the world invests.

For us, investing doesn’t just end in value. It starts with values. Because when you invest with courage, when you invest with clarity, and when you invest with care, you can get so much more in return. We invest with purpose – and that’s how we’ve become a global market leader. Here, we grow by doing the right thing for the people we serve. And so can you.

We want to make success accessible to everyone. This is our opportunity. Let’s make it count.

Inclusion Statement

Vanguard’s continued commitment to diversity and inclusion is firmly rooted in our culture. Every decision we make to best serve our clients, crew (internally employees are referred to as crew), and communities is guided by one simple statement: “Do the right thing.”

We believe that a critical aspect of doing the right thing requires building diverse, inclusive, and highly effective teams of individuals who are as unique as the clients they serve. We empower our crew to contribute their distinct strengths to achieving Vanguard’s core purpose through our values.

When all crew members feel valued and included, our ability to collaborate and innovate is amplified, and we are united in delivering on Vanguard's core purpose.

Our core purpose: To take a stand for all investors, to treat them fairly, and to give them the best chance for investment success.

How We Work

Vanguard has implemented a hybrid working model for the majority of our crew members, designed to capture the benefits of enhanced flexibility while enabling in-person learning, collaboration, and connection. We believe our mission-driven and highly collaborative culture is a critical enabler to support long-term client outcomes and enrich the employee experience.