Lead Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

The E.W. Scripps Company is seeking a Lead Cloud Infrastructure Engineer, responsible for installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of cloud systems, including virtual hardware, SaaS solutions, operating systems, and related cloud infrastructure. This role supports the company’s cloud infrastructure and ensures that all systems and related procedures adhere to organizational standards. 


  • Researches, identifies, selects, and tests technology products required for solution delivery, as it relates to IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, and on-prem
  • Establishes, implements, and documents the technology integration or migration strategies
  • Define system components according to suitable cost-benefit specification, viable technology, and user domain of experience
  • Conduct usability tests to verify user experience and ensure all high-level requirements are met
  • Remain current on industry trends and new technologies for cloud architecture
  • Assess potential impacts to affected systems and processes, and provide recommendations for requirements and/or design changes
  • Regularly confer with developers, analysts, systems engineers, and users regarding current and prospective systems changes and future needs


  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or equivalent in education and work experience
  • 8+ years of related experience


  • Must be able to work on complex, technical projects or business issues requiring extensive industry knowledge
  • Ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision, using initiative to anticipate needs in area of responsibility
  • Must be highly organized with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong experience with cloud backup methodologies is required, Azure Backup preferred
  • Experience with cloud storage, including Azure Files, NFS, shared access keys, and permissions
  • Extensive experience in managing applications on AWS
  • Experience in building CI/CD pipelines.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws
  • Strong background in deployment management tools