Principal Cloud Engineer



As the nations largest producer of clean, carbon-free energy, Constellation is a company purposely-built to meet the challenges of the climate crisis. Constellation has been the leader in clean energy production for more than a decade and we are growing our company and capabilities. Now, were accelerating, speeding our low-carbon or no-carbon power to more people in more places, day and night, providing our customers and communities with options to buy, manage and use energy as part of their decarbonization mission. The race is on to confront the climate crisis and Constellation is ready to meet the challenge. Come join us as we lead energy, together.


Constellation offers a wide range of benefits and rewards, designed to help our employees thrive professionally and personally. In addition to highly competitive salaries, we offer a bonus program, 401(k) with company match, employee stock purchase program; comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits, including a robust wellness program; paid time off for vacation, holidays and sick days; and much more.

Expected salary range of $140,400 to $156,000, varies based on experience, along with comprehensive benefits package that includes bonus and 401(k).


Partner with IT and business teams to provide the necessary leadership to drive cloud-based technology solutions by weighing advantages of technology standards, market availability of products, and risks and benefits of technology introduction into Constellations cloud computing environment. Provide comprehensive consultation to business unit and IT management and staff at the highest technical level for assigned architectural domain. Operates independently with little or no supervision.


Provide technical expertise to IT and business teams to identify cloud technology solutions and strategies to achieve business results. Ensure appropriate implementation of technology within both the production and non-production environments.

Perform engineering and design functions for cloud-based software applications and infrastructure in support of the corporate-wide strategic information technology plan; oversee the introduction of new technology into the operations environment by utilizing Constellations standard governance processes.

Provide technical leadership on key initiatives and programs driven by program complexity and business criticality where dedicated technical leadership is required at an advanced level.

Create research and development strategies vetting efficiency, performance, and cost of proposed solutions based on business requirements. Focus on engagement with key vendors, business impacting innovation opportunities, and alignment with technological road maps in partnership with Constellation Architecture organization to ensure proposed solutions map to overall organization strategy.

Establish, maintain, and enhance relationships with business and IT partners. Communicate status to key stakeholders and leadership on a regular basis. This includes engagement with Constellation Architecture and Operations organizations to consult and provide guidance on cloud-based solutions with focus on successful business outcomes and speed to deliver.

Maintain awareness of trends and issues in area of technical expertise, evaluate new technologies or technology opportunities, and provide analysis of their potential impact to advantage the business.

Provide coaching/ mentorship for IT personnel. Participate in career development and recognition activities. Promote diversity, equity, and inclusion and foster teamwork, collaboration, and a learning organization.


– Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related discipline. – 8 to 10 years in solid, diverse experience in IT, with a focus in engineering and advanced troubleshooting within cloud Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service, and Software as a Service, or equivalent combination of education and work experience. – Demonstrated technical skills in enterprise-class cloud service provider technologies and services, including Azure. – Knowledge of business practices, processes, and applications relevant to role supporting power generation and related businesses along with corporate functions. – Comprehensive understanding of organizational change management techniques associated with new technology implementation. – Experience producing an economic business case. – Demonstrate leadership ability. – Proven capacity to work independently and manage multiple competing demands.


– 4-6 Years of Microsoft Azure Platform experience with consultation, solution architecture, and platform architecture, skillsets.

– 3-5 Years of Platform As A Service experience designing, consulting, and implementing, Tenant level or subscription level solutions for enterprise consumption.

– 3-5 Years experience socializing and interoperating Microsoft Azure Billing frameworks and components.

– 1-3 Years experience with Oracle Cloud infrastructure design, consulting, and implementation for enterprise consumption.

– 1-3 Years experience creating, using, and troubleshooting, Powershell scripts.

– 1-3 years experience working to administer, support, or maintain, Operating Systems on cloud infrastructure such as Windows Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and/or Oracle Linux.

Constellation is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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