Cloud Principal Engineer/Architect
Baltimore, MD 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

OneMain Financial is seeking an experienced Cloud Platform Principal Engineer/Architect to manage the integration of public and private cloud infrastructure. The responsibilities of a Cloud Platform Principal Engineer/Architect is to focus on assessing, supporting, developing and implementing high-quality information technology architecture and establishing technology governance and standards.

Successful candidate will make recommendations to leadership on advancing our cloud strategy, technology adoption plans, application design and application observability with core objective of delivering best in class scalable solutions.

To be effective, a candidate should demonstrate a leadership mindset, strong operational experience, and an ability to problem-solve. The best candidate should have exceptional communication skills, be knowledgeable about the latest industry trends, and be highly innovative.

This role is Hybrid. You should be located within a commutable distance to one of our offices located in Baltimore MD, Charlotte NC, Wilmington DE, Evansville IN, Chicago IL, or Dallas/Fort Worth TX.

Job Responsibilities:

Architecture Design and Deployment:

  • Provide thought leadership towards a foundational strategic vision for OMF DevOps platform to align on direction with internal teams and executive leadership

  • Design and implement complex AWS architectures for high availability, resilience, and scalability.

  • Lead the migration of legacy systems to AWS, ensuring a seamless and risk-free transition.

  • Optimize cloud resources for improved performance and cost efficiency, utilizing tools like AWS Cost Explorer and Trusted Advisor.

Security and Compliance:

  • Architect solutions that comply with industry-specific regulatory standards (e.g., HIPAA, GDPR, SOC 2).

  • Implement and manage security tools and practices, including IAM policies, security groups, and encryption technologies to safeguard the infrastructure.

DevOps Automation:

  • Develop infrastructure as code (IaC) using tools such as AWS CloudFormation or Terraform.

  • Automate the deployment, scaling, and management of applications using AWS services like Elastic Beanstalk, Auto Scaling, and Lambda.

Performance Monitoring and Optimization:

  • Monitor, analyze, and optimize cloud resources using AWS CloudWatch and other performance tools.

  • Ensure business continuity through robust disaster recovery strategies and operational resilience.

Collaboration and Leadership:

  • Act as a cloud evangelist within the organization, promoting the benefits of AWS solutions.

  • Collaborate with IT and business teams to align cloud architecture with organizational goals.

  • Provide mentorship and guidance to junior architects and engineers.



  • Hands on, demonstrable experience delivering technical solutions in the AWS space with a minimum of 5 years' experience as an AWS Architect.

  • Proven track record of designing and deploying scalable, highly available, and fault-tolerant systems on AWS.

  • Experience documenting governance and workflows associated with cloud environments.

Technical Skills:

  • Expert knowledge of AWS services, such as EC2, S3, RDS, VPC, Route 53, Lambda, and IAM.

  • Proficiency in scripting languages (e.g., Python, Bash) and automation tools (e.g., CloudFormation, Terraform, Kubernetis, ECS).

  • Deep understanding of network architectures and data services for cloud environments.

  • Experience with enterprise migrations from on-prem equipment to cloud environments.

Soft Skills:

  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and analytical skills.

  • Strong communication and leadership qualities, capable of driving cloud initiatives and influencing decision-making processes.

Education:Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
Certifications:AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional, AWS Certified Security - Specialty a strong plus.

Who we Are

OneMain Financial (NYSE: OMF) is the leader in offering nonprime customers responsible access to credit and is dedicated to improving the financial well-being of hardworking Americans. Since 1912, we've looked beyond credit scores to help people get the money they need today and reach their goals for tomorrow. Our growing suite of personal loans, credit cards and other products help people borrow better and work toward a brighter future.

Driven collaborators and innovators, our team thrives on transformative digital thinking, customer-first energy and flexible work arrangements that grow lives, careers and our company. At every level, we're committed to an inclusive culture, career development and impacting the communities where we live and work. Getting people to a better place has made us a better company for over a century. There's never been a better time to shine with OneMain.

Because team members at their best means OneMain at our best, we provide opportunities and benefits that make their health and careers a priority. That's why we've packed our comprehensive benefits package for full- and some part-timers with:

  • Health and wellbeing options for team members and their dependents

  • Up to 4% matching 401(k)

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (10% share discount)

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Continuing education

  • Bonus eligible

  • Paid time off (15 days' vacation per year, plus 2 personal days, prorated based on start date)

  • Paid holidays (7 days per year, based on start date)

  • Paid volunteer time (3 days per year, prorated based on start date)

  • And more



Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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