Senior Cloud Database Engineer, Remote

Remote, Remote, US

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The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.


You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.


Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life’s uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For more than 89 years we’ve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever’s coming next – to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. We’ve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection.


We are the Good Hands. We don’t follow the trends. We set them.

Job Summary:

The Senior Cloud Database Engineer architects designs and builds Cloud database solutions that balance the need for speed, flexibility, and security of database and supporting infrastructure. This role has the primary accountability of architecting, owning, developing, implementing, and operating Allstate’s Cloud Database platforms. It also encompasses architecting, developing, building, administering, and deploying self-service tools that enable Allstate developers to build, deploy and operate cloud native applications. As Allstate moves towards the cloud, there is a greater need for use of managed database offerings and SaaS database offerings. This role architects and builds those services using modern practice. This role requires the ability to synthesize radical ideas and the aptitude to define new database strategies in a global environment. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Architects, oversees, engineers, and develops the platform as a service and application hosting environment aligning them with business strategies and requirements.
  • Represents developers and key customers in the product design and lifecycle process. 
  • Champions the engineering practices and helping teams define and setup frameworks for infrastructure as code and automation. 
  • Establishes the strategy and manages complex technical designs in engineering and operating platform infrastructure. 
  • Establishes the strategy and executes engineering roadmaps around infrastructure as a service; executes strategic engineering proof of concepts around infrastructure platforms. 
  • Defines and develops new products and services that provides functions- as-a-service to developers and customers, championing a seamless user experience for direct customers. 
  • Develops a strategy for application and infrastructure monitoring for platforms and applications aligning with enterprise strategy and overall industry trends and direction. 
  • Owns manages and maintains the high availability designs and engineering for the different platforms across the company. 
  • Champions technology and open-source technology internal and external to the company. 

Functional Skills:

  • Experience with Cloud and SaaS databases (AWS Document DB, Mongo Atlas, AWS RDS, or Azure Managed Databases, AWS Aurora databases (Postgres)) 
  • Experience with public Cloud platforms (AWS, Azure) 
  • Experience migrating from MS SQL, Oracle, MySQL, MongoDB to Cloud solutions. 
  • Able to mentor different teams across the various engineering practices including product mindset, cloud/as-a-service approach, and infrastructure as code. 
  • Hands-on style - willingness and competent in producing necessary changes in our infrastructure and processes. 
  • Able to facilitate diverse teams, multi-task, and work under pressure to meet aggressive schedule targets. 
  • Able to work effectively across organizational and geographical boundaries. 
  • Identify creative solutions for technical support issues. 
  • Able to communicate effectively across groups of diverse backgrounds. 
  • Ability to present ideas and solutions. 
  • DevOps and scripting skills in at least one language (other than Bash), ideally Python and Terraform.  
  • Demonstrate an ability to bridge technology knowledge gaps between IT staff and corporate staff such as Legal, Compliance and Audit organizations. 
  • Organized, responsive and highly thorough problem solver, strong communication skills. 

Education and Experience:

  • 7 or more years of experience (Preferred) 
  • 4 year Bachelors Degree (Preferred) 
  • In lieu of the above education requirements, an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • AWS Certified Database Specialty (Preferred) 
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect (Preferred) 
  • Microsoft Certified Azure Database Associate (Preferred)


The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities. May be required to perform other related duties as assigned. Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this job.

Compensation offered for this role is $105,500.00-$178,250.00 per year and is based on experience and qualifications.

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.


Good Hands. Greater Together. ℠


As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy. For a full description of Allstate’s benefits, visit


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Tags: AWS Azure DevOps Engineering MongoDB MS SQL MySQL Open Source Oracle PostgreSQL Python Security SQL Terraform

Perks/benefits: Competitive pay Flex vacation Health care Insurance Medical leave

Regions: Remote/Anywhere North America
Country: United States

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