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Bain & Company Inc Data Infrastructure Engineer, IT Cloud in Boston, Massachusetts


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Bain’s Infrastructure Services team is a global team of infrastructure professionals who are dedicated to building and operating world-class infrastructure for Bain’s product, platform, engineering and software teams. The core mission of the Infrastructure Services team is to provide secure, reliable, scalable, and resilient development and hosting capabilities to our customers. Infrastructure Services manages more than two thousand servers, both physical and virtual, located in strategically placed data centers, in local offices, and in cloud environments.


Reporting to the Senior Manager of Cloud Infrastructure, Global TSG Infrastructure Services, this position will work as an individual contributor and technical leader focused on developing and driving a cloud infrastructure platform that delivers secure, reliable and scalable services to support a multitude of projects. This role will be focused on delivering data analytics infrastructure to support Bain case teams and the clients we support. A successful candidate will leverage deep expertise with public cloud providers, infrastructure as code, automation capabilities and platforms, and concepts of cutting-edge data science tools and data management concepts to create and deliver modern, cloud-based technology solutions. This person will work with teams inside and outside of Bain to provide world-class services in a friendly and supportive manner. The fast pace of change in Cloud technologies requires this person to be innately curious, quick to learn, devoted to best practices, and results-driven.

Data Engineering Platform & Solution Delivery (25%)

  • As the primary data engineer liaison for client and case teams, evaluate the needs of a specific project or case and deploy the best available blueprint to satisfy the business requirements

  • Customize blueprints or engineer new cloud solutions as case and client requirements dictate

  • Make security a priority at every step of the infrastructure, application and product lifecycle

Client Interaction and Support (40%)

  • With direction from Bain case teams, engage with technical and business leaders of client teams to assess the client’s infrastructure and capabilities

  • Assess the nature of the case work and provide guidance on how technologies across client and Bain teams can be integrated or connected for data sharing or transfer services

  • Act as the primary technical resource to troubleshoot situations and provide recommendations or engage other technical teams as needed

Continuous Improvement (10%)

  • Mentor other Bain Case team members and technical peers

  • Proactively identify issues with efficiency, stability, availability, and security of existing code and infrastructure, and bring new ideas to the table to improve overall delivery of services

  • Work closely with architect teams across Bain and other business leaders on creating, building and producing cloud infrastructure blueprints

  • Help to establish, implement and adhere to the corporate technology standards and guidelines

Data Management Operations (25%)

  • Implement, monitor and optimize data analytics solutions

  • Perform data cleansing and standardization

  • Import and integrate new data sources and pipelines based on business and project need


We are looking for someone who has:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience with demonstrated interest in technology, technology issues and analytical analysis

  • 5+ years of data engineering, enterprise infrastructure or cloud solutions engineering experience

  • Experience with cloud providers (AWS, Azure or GCP)

  • Experience in scripting, infrastructure as code and automation languages and tools such as Ansible, Terraform, AWS CloudFormation, Packer, PowerShell and Python

  • Experience in cloud-based data solutions, SQL & ETL scripting, machine learning or data pipelines

  • Experience with CI/CD processes and tools such as GitHub Actions, Travis CI, Azure Pipelines or similar

  • Experience with containers, Docker and Kubernetes

  • Experience with monitoring solutions such as New Relic, Datadog or similar

  • Strong understanding of Agile & DevOps processes

  • Strong awareness of secure infrastructure frameworks and cloud security best practices

  • Track record of applying automation to all aspects of technical operations

  • Excellent analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities

  • Ability to communicate at all levels of the entire organization and with customers

  • Excellent written communication skills

  • Attention to detail and priority/time management

  • High performance and standards as demonstrated by academic or previous job experience

We preferr if you have:

  • Vendor Certifications of varying complexity or disciplines in: AWS, Azure, GCP

  • Experience with alert and escalation tools and processes to support proactive monitoring

  • Experiences in consulting situations or client engagements and providing solutions or expertise


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External Job Title: Data Infrastructure Engineer, IT Cloud

ID: 2021-5137

Post: External Career Portal: 6/7/2021

External Company Name: Bain & Company Inc

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Street: 131 Dartmouth Street