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Senior Cloud Engineer


Detroit, MI, US

Company:  DTE Eng Corp Svcs LLC
Job ID:  8816

DTE has been fueling communities for over a century as one of the country’s largest diversified energy companies.

At DTE, our employees improve lives with their energy.

Together, our company is changing the future of energy.

We strive daily to fulfill our world’s vision of a clean, sustainable future and our investments in renewable energy and emission control technologies are just the start of delivering impact-free, reliable power to our customers and communities.

As part of our journey – we invite you to join us as we launch a Digital Factory to reimagine the energy industry.  

This new, strategic unit will drive DTE’s digital innovation, sourced from agile practices, unconstrained thinking, user-centricity, bias towards speed, and enthusiasm for experimentation.

And our Digital Factory team will deliver energy solutions that best serve our customers, employees, communities and investors while simultaneously contribute to building a cleaner world.

Whether your passion is design, data, engineering, or agile, we invite you to help shape DTE’s new strategic unit – our future is You.

Are you ready to make that kind of difference? – bring Your energy to DTE.

Together, we can achieve great things.

Job Summary

Leads the company’s digital factory by automating the deployment of cloud infrastructure and services. Oversees application development and hosting, including processes involving architecting, engineering, deploying, and operationally managing the underlying logical and physical cloud computing infrastructure. Ensures multiple product and platform teams support complex digital initiatives across the business. Provides guidance to less experienced team members. Span of control 0; individual contributor.

Key Accountabilities

  • Leads development of standards and/or cloud vendor product selections for each infrastructure tower in coordination with traditional engineering and network teams
  • Configures and provisions next generation information technology (NGI) and physical stacks in private cloud environment, including rack-level design and other support activities
  • Improves cloud product reliability, availability, maintainability, and cost/benefit impacts, including developing fault-tolerant tools to ensure robustness of the cloud infrastructure
  • Oversees capacity across public and private cloud resource pools, including automating scale down/up of environments
  • Provides guidance to less experienced cloud developers in optimizing and automating cloud engineering activities (e.g., real time migration, provisioning, and deployment)

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

  • This is a multi-track base requirement job; education and experience requirements can be satisfied through one of the following three options:
    • Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of experience with product development in an agile environment using development and operations methodologies; OR
    • Associate degree and 9 years of experience with product development in an agile environment using development and operations methodologies; OR
    • High school diploma or GED and 11 years of experience with product development in an agile environment using development and operations methodologies

Other Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, management information systems, or engineering
  • Experience developing cloud strategies for automating and deploying cloud infrastructure
  • Experience leading the configuration, deployment, and operation of public cloud services


Other Requirements: 

  • Deep understanding of software development lifecycles and cloud economics, including knowledge of consumption-driven total cost of ownership (TCO)
  • Advanced knowledge of security implications related to public and private cloud infrastructure design
  • Understanding of network architectures suitable for different cloud topologies with familiarity with user expectations / operational level agreements (OLA) for cloud services
  • Must be available to perform a primary assignment in support of DTE’s emergency response to storms or other events that impact service to our customers.

Additional Information

Incumbents may engage in all or some combination of the activities and accountabilities and utilize a variety of the competencies cited in this description depending upon the organization and role to which they are assigned. This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents in this job. It is not intended as an all-inclusive list of accountabilities or responsibilities, nor is it intended to limit the rights of supervisors or management representatives to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

At DTE Energy, we are committed to providing an inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcome and a sense of belonging. We seek individuals with a heart for service, a passion to help our communities prosper, and ideas to help shape the future of energy. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit