Principal AWS Cloud Engineer

Fifth Third Bank, N.A.

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Were looking for engineers to bring fresh ideas to the table to assist us in providing best in class digital products for our end customers, ultimately making banking a fifth third better! Responsible for implementing new features and enabling capabilities using modern information technology engineering tools and practices.

Responsible and accountable for risk by openly exchanging ideas and opinions, elevating concerns, and personally following policies and procedures as defined. Accountable for always doing the right thing for customers and colleagues and ensures that actions and behaviors drive a positive customer experience While operating within the Banks risk appetite, achieves results by consistently identifying, assessing, managing, monitoring, and reporting risks of all types.

The Principal AWS Cloud Engineer role will be pivotal in defining and implementing best practices based secure architecture within our public cloud environment. The ideal candidate has experience in modern cloud practices ranging from micro services based architectures, cloud infrastructure services, guardrails, and identity. This role requires innovative architecture design and implementation experience to ensure success in our transformational journey.


• Hands-on role, providing technical leadership, responsible for the realization of public cloud strategy including defining and implementing new solutions and features.

• Responsible for the delivery of technical cloud strategies at scale. Leveraging Python and GoLang code base, promoting infrastructure as code to accelerate our cloud program.

• Build cloud-native services to support application teams and contribute to the development of cloud infrastructure automation.

• Support application teams in leveraging cloud products and services, enhancing internal customer experiences.

• Create and maintain technical documentation for the team to reference and share with our internal customers

• Provide technical support to regulatory agencies, external auditors, and internal auditors, as required, to respond to audits and examinations of the Banks control environment.

•Mentor and develop the skills of junior team members through coaching and training.



Bachelors degree in Computer Science/Information Systems or comparable with 8 years of relevant experience

• Demonstrated proficiency in at least one of the following coding languages: Python, JavaScript or GoLang

• Experience with AWS organizations and policy guardrails (SCP, AWS Config)

• Demonstrated understanding of Infrastructure as Code best practices and strong experience with building complex Terraform modules and CloudFormation stacks for AWS cloud.

• Experience with RESTful APIs and scripting

• Basic knowledge of SDLC and agile methodologies

• Experience with Git, AWS serverless technologies, containerized workloads and Jenkins orchestration is a plus

• Experience deploying production applications into cloud environments, AWS certification(s) is required

• Financial industry experience is a plus.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English


Principal AWS Cloud Engineer

Total Base Pay Range 94,500.00 – 189,400.00 USD Annual

LOCATION — Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

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