General Information

Req #
Career area:
Software Engineering
United States of America
North Carolina
Additional locations:
CA201 - Lenovo Santa Clara, US - Austin, US - Morrisville, US - San Jose
Friday, July 9, 2021
Working time:

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Description and Requirements

Sr. SW Engineer - Cloud Solutions

Position Description

At Lenovo, we Never Stand Still. Every day, every employee at Lenovo is focused on moving forward, rejecting traditional limits, and always seeking a better way.

We’re looking for a Sr. Cloud Solutions Software Engineer within the Advanced Innovation Center (AIC) Group at Lenovo. In this role you will work directly with engineering teams responsible for building secure, robust and scalable cloud solutions.

You’ll be part of highly dynamic agile software development team and engineering cloud services and solutions from concept, to design, implementation and deployment. In this role you will be working with both local and globally distributed teams, and will be responsible for overall software and system designs, and evaluation and selection of which cloud provider(s) and managed services to use. You will apply your knowledge of full stack software engineering and cloud service architectures to execute and oversee software development tasks associated with designing, developing and debugging software applications, infrastructure, operating systems and databases. You will also need the ability to evaluate existing architectures and solutions for product enhancements such as cross-system integrations, scalability, redundancy or latency improvements, and ensuring products are of the highest quality.

As the technology expert, you will take a leadership role to ensure products are of the highest code quality and are developed using secure programming practices. You will also be mentoring junior and senior engineers by ensuring all development processes and coding standards are documented and followed.


Lead teams building highly-scalable, highly-available solutions deployed on public cloud (e.g., AWS, Axure, etc.), private cloud, On-Prem and/or hybrid environments.

Mentor technical resources, run solution reviews, and oversee implementation quality by performing design and code reviews, following secure coding practices, and utilizing CI/CD and test automation tools and processes.

Regularly present product solutions and proposals to both technical and non-technical audiences.

Proactively engage with POs, APMs and BizDev managers across the organization to ensure solutions meet the needs of customers both internal and external.

Domestic and international travel may be required (5%) for technical meetings, workshops and on-site collaboration activities.

Bring a passion to stay on top of tech trends, experiment with and learn new technologies, participate in internal & external tech communities, and interact with other members of the engineering community.

Position Requirements

BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related software engineering field, or equivalent experience.

10+ years of experience in Solution Design and Software Architecture

5+ years of software architecture experience building, maintaining and supporting cloud-native solutions (e.g., RESTful APIs, containerized apps, microservices, etc.)

3+ years of experience with two or more of the following: SOAP, SAML, JSON and Postgres/SQL/No-SQL/MongoDB

2+ years of hands-on technical leadership

2+ years of experience with one or more of the following: AWS, Azure, Kubernetes, Microservices, Containers, Ansible, Terraform

2+ years of experience with Agile development processes

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrable experience implementing and maintaining globally distributed, highly-redundant, scalable cloud-hosted solutions

Familiarity with load and performance testing, and with designing solutions capable of scaling to support high traffic bursts.

Desigining, implementing and maintaining solutions on public clouds (e.g., Azure, AWS, AliCloud, etc.), private clouds, On-Prem and hybrids

Ability to demonstrate knowledge of a container technology such as Docker

Proficient technical knowledge of current tools and best practices at scale

Demonstrable experience working with distributed teams & 3rd-party vendors

Experience with monitoring and logging cloud services and infrastructure

Fluency in Java and JavaScript (and NodeJS is a plus)

Fluency in one or more scripting lanugages (Perl, PHP, Python, etc.)

Experience using code management tooling such as Git/SVN/CVS

Significant experience working with Linux servers and command lines

Experience with Level 1 troubleshooting for a range of areas including Cloud Infrastructure (i.e. - AWS, Azure), LAN/WAN networking, and network security

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Experience using CI/CD pipeline tooling such as Jenkins, Bamboo or others

Experience with Terraform, Ansible, Puppet and/or Salt

Experience working with front-line technical operations teams (e.g., NOC, SOC)

Familiarity with proactive monitoring and alerting solutions

Experience with Confluence and Jira
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