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IT Cloud Engineer

San Diego, CA
  • Expired: November 21, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Silvergate Capital Corporation (NYSE: SI) is the leading provider of innovative financial infrastructure solutions and services for the growing digital currency industry. The Company’s real-time payments platform, known as the Silvergate Exchange Network, is at the heart of its customer-centric suite of payments, lending and funding solutions serving an expanding class of digital currency companies and investors around the world. Silvergate is enabling the rapid growth of digital currency markets and reshaping global commerce for a digital currency future. Challenging convention by empowering people allows us to exceed expectations for our clients while cultivating an awesome culture.

The IT Cloud Engineer in an in-house or hosted environment, must have additional knowledge of skills required to provision, manage, monitor, and decommission cloud services. The IT Cloud Engineer role requires experience around technologies and techniques for automating provision and management of infrastructure in a distributed environment through scripting.


  • Assist in the strategic cloud strategy plan execution and taking ownership of the engineering implementations, CIS best practices, and reviewing usage of billing purposes
  • Maintain operations of uptime and user availability to meet metrics and SLA objectives
  • Provide plans and execution for planned structure including user access controls that meet the objectives of the business while maintaining proper auditability
  • Assist in the design and roadmap planning to maintain growth and business requirement objectives
  • Make recommendations and operational policy improvements to the existing structures in a multi-cloud environment
  • On-call technical support is required as a 2nd line of technical defense to maintain business operations
  • Develop SLA’s and metrics that assist in business decisions and operational effectiveness
  • Maintain current knowledge of all federal and state laws and regulations, along with the Company’s policies and procedures
  • Not to harm consumers with any act that could be misleading, unfair, deceptive, or abusive in act or practice
  • Must adhere to the company’s core values of Challenge Convention, Do What’s Right, Take Ownership, Empower People, Exceed Expectations, and Cultivate Awesome all while keeping our “Why?” front of mind. Our Why? Silvergate is the banking platform for innovators, and we believe in the power of entrepreneurs to create prosperity for our communities


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering and/or 5+ years’ equivalent work experience
  • Certifications in:
    • AWS Solutions Architect (Associate) or Cloud Practitioner
    • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator
    • Azure Fundamentals (AZ-900)
    • GIAC Information Security Fundamentals (GISF)
    • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
  • Experience with templates and other configurable items to enable automation
  • Familiarity with deployment techniques (and tools) in a distributed environment
  • Basic monitoring techniques in a dynamic environment
  • Design of self-healing and fault-tolerant services
  • Understanding of stateless and loosely coupled distributed applications
  • Familiarity developing with RESTful API interfaces
  • Basic understanding of relational and non-relational databases
  • Familiarity with messaging and queuing services
  • Infrastructure as Code: design and security, configuration management, integration, deployment, performance monitoring and tuning, automation of infrastructure
  • Working knowledge of one or more high-level programming languages (C#, Java, PHP, Ruby, Python, etc.)

Responsible for adhering to the reporting and recordkeeping requirements of the Bank Secrecy Act and Anti-Money Laundering rules and regulations, observing economic sanctions by prohibiting transactions as specified by the Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC), following the bank’s customer identification program (CIP) rules, observing all Bank policies and procedures relating to BSA, OFAC, CIP, and related acts, and participation in ongoing related training.

Remote work conditions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is:

  • Regularly required to talk or hear
  • Required to sit for long periods and reach with hands and arms
  • Occasionally required to stand; walk
  • Occasionally required to lift up to 15 pounds
  • Must be able to communicate with customer and coworkers verbally and in writing
  • Able to read documents, computer screens, reports, other communications and have the ability to adjust focus and close vision

Management reserves the right to add to, change and revise this description at any time. This description does not include any marginal functions that are incidental to the essential functions. Also, it does not imply that these are the only tasks to be performed by the incumbent. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related tasks requested by their supervisor. Any requirement may be modified to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Silvergate is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vet

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.



San Diego, CA
92093 USA



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