Cloud Data Solutions Analyst

at Ohio State University Libraries (view profile)
Location Columbus/Remote, Ohio
Date Posted November 9, 2021
Category Academic
Job Type Full-time
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Minimum Compensation in Local Currency $99,000
Maximum Compensation in Local Currency $110,000
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The Cloud Data Solutions Analyst applies advanced understanding of cloud computing to articulate a long-term vision for cloud hosting of the Libraries’ portfolio of applications and systems. This position architects a secure, scalable, reliable, and sustainable cloud infrastructure, including network design, compute resource allocation, storage, and backup, following industry and University standards and best practices, and sets the overall technical direction for the construction, customization, and deployment of products and services to the cloud. In addition to providing strong technical leadership to facilitate cloud adoption, DevOps culture, and engineering best practices, the Cloud Data Solutions Analyst monitors the performance and health of applications and systems to improve availability, stability, efficiency, and capacity of systems; increases observability and reliability through logging, monitoring, alerting, and metrics; and develops tools, automation, scripts, and Infrastructure as Code (IaC) to facilitate platform maintenance and operational efficiency. May supervise 1-3 engineers. Consistently demonstrates commitment to our values and promotes an organizational culture of Discovery, Connection, Equity, Integrity, and Stewardship ( as well as dedication to advance the work of Libraries' Information Technology unit.  All other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum of 6 years of hands-on experience in a similar or related role in software development, systems engineering, or cloud computing. Advanced knowledge of core AWS IaaS products and services (EKS, ECS, ECR, EC2, S3, RDS, etc.). Deep understanding of solutions architecture on AWS. Ability to explain advanced technical concepts to less experienced or non-technical colleagues.

Desired Qualifications

Master’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience. AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional. Supervisory or managerial experience.

Additional Information:

The Ohio State University Libraries promotes innovative research and creative expression, advances effective teaching, curates and preserves information essential for scholarship and learning at Ohio State, and shares knowledge and culture with the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world. We are on a mission to build digital library platforms that preserve and provide access to our unique and distinctive digital materials and scholarly records. It's an ambitious goal, and we need an experienced Cloud Data Solutions Analyst to join our team.

The successful candidate will be committed to quality, user-centered design, accessibility, lifelong learning, and respectful collaboration with colleagues and will work well independently and in teams. All employees of University Libraries are expected to support and exhibit behaviors that advance the Libraries values of Discovery, Connection, Equity, Integrity, and Stewardship (

The Libraries is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and encourages all employees to fully incorporate their diverse backgrounds, skills and life experiences into their work and towards the Libraries' mission. Travel reimbursement and relocation assistance will not be offered for this position.  Based on business needs and position responsibilities, this position is eligible for a remote/telework arrangement.

The Ohio State University is proud to be a premier employer that provides an exceptional total rewards package including medical, dental, vision and many other ‘hidden’ benefits. Our competitive benefits package is offered to all eligible faculty and staff in order to attract, develop and retain top performers eager to share their talent, time and success. Our benefits support your health and financial goals and include not only health insurance, but also generous state retirement, tuition assistance for our employees and their dependents, wellness initiatives, and much more. Please visit for detailed information. Be your best at The Ohio State University!

The targeted hiring range for this position is: $99,000-$110,000 annually.

Please submit cover letter and resume with online application.