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Penske Truck Leasing is hiring a Cloud Systems Engineer.

Cloud Systems Engineer

Tampa, Florida


Position Summary:

The Cloud Systems Engineer’s main responsibility is building upon and maintaining the company’s Linux-based Cloud Environment in AWS. While fulfilling these duties, the Cloud Systems Engineer is involved in the monitoring, deployment, configuration, and administration of various components supporting the company’s cloud applications. This includes troubleshooting production issues, and if unable to resolve, escalating to appropriate associates/management in the manner required. The Cloud Systems Engineers collaborates with different teams within the IT department to discuss, analyze, or resolve usability issues, and work on projects to update or create new cloud-based systems. While there is an offshore team in place to provide 24/7 support coverage, the incumbent must participate in an on call rotation to respond to critical system outages and events. The incumbent will also provide technical leadership in the following areas: create new cloud-based systems or update existing ones, maintain and enhance the security, backup and recoverability of cloud-based systems, improve cloud sysops automation using native AWS tools or Ansible. This position will also mentor Cloud System Administrators and Offshore Contractors.

Major Responsibilities:


• Responsible to supporting cloud infrastructures and ensure that our cloud based systems meet the needs of the Company.

• Responsible to ensure vendor software/technology is configured to work within the Company cloud infrastructure

Project Management

• Lead project scope development and options analysis and recommend technical solutions to meet company’s needs.

• Responsible for the creation of project plans, timelines, milestones, goals and ownership

• Lead regular meetings to ensure effectiveness of plan, cost implications and quality of solution

• Must complete and implement projects on time, and ensure all tasks and projects are executed to department quality standards

• Other projects as assigned by the supervisor


• Involved in analyzing system/software capabilities and how it relates to creating a technical solution.

• Identify future opportunities for system enhancement and value generation.

Customer Experience

• Work closely with project team during scope development and option analysis phase.

• Manage the projects and/or solutions to meet client group expectations.

• Execute technical solutions to department quality standards.

People/Resource Management

• Responsible to assess task quality and provide ongoing feedback to project members.

• Provide coaching to other staff members


Education and Experience Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required, advanced degrees preferred

• Green Belt, Black Belt, Lean, or PMP certification preferred

• 5-7 years of functional experience

• 1-3 years of project management experience (including large scale projects, and managing multiple projects at one time).

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

• Advanced level knowledge of Redhat and Oracle Linux

• Advanced level knowledge of Web Servers (such as Apache), Application Servers (such as Websphere), and Load Balancing

• Advanced level knowledge of Open-source technologies

• Advanced level knowledge of products such as Jira, Fisheye, Git, Bamboo, Bitbucket, SVN and Wiki

• Advanced level troubleshooting skills and use of tools such as HTTPWatch, Fiddler, NMAP, GREP, TOP, NETSTAT, VMSTAT, TCPDUMP

• Advanced level knowledge of Linux scripting tools such as CRON, PERL, PYTHON, PHP, AWK, JACL, JYTHON etc.

• Advanced level knowledge of monitoring tools such as Hyperic, Sitescope, OSSEC, HP Tools, Insight Manager and Cloud Monitor

• Advanced level knowledge of JVM tuning, memory and heap management, garbage collection

• Working knowledge of Cloud Computing, Cloud Foundry, AWS and VMWare

• Working knowledge of Rabbit MQ, SpringXD and Zookeeper

• Working knowledge of Networking, SAN, Firewalls and Proxies

• Working knowledge of Security Principles, AD, LDAP and SAML

• Working knowledge of Database technologies such as Oracle, DB2, MS SQL, Big Data Greenplum, Gemfire, NoSQL as they relate to infrastructure and communication

• Demonstrated understanding of Company’s web infrastructure and how it supports our web based applications

• Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job

• Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required.

Physical Requirements:

  • The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Penske Truck Leasing

Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates a premier fleet of vehicles and serves its customers from locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Penske’s product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. Visit to learn more.

 Work Locations: 5401 West Kennedy Blvd Suite 100 Tampa, FL 33609

Primary Location: United States-Florida-Tampa

Zip: 33609

Job: Information Technology

Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Information Technology

Req ID: 1915105