Data Operations Engineer – Cloud/Data Analytics (Hybrid/Remote) – Midvale, UT

Data Operations Engineer – Cloud/Data Analytics (Hybrid/Remote)

Vectra Bank

Midvale, UT


Zions Bancorporation is seeking a Sr. Data Operations Engineer to join our Enterprise Data Platforms team.  The Sr. Data Operations Engineer is part of an agile execution team, working with business partners, data scientists, technical engineers, data architects, and project managers to ensure engineering standards adhere to company best practice and help to deliver rapid impactful benefits to Zions Bancorporation.   


Operations and Infrastructure is core to our growing data analytics team. The Sr. Data Operations Engineer plays an essential role in developing and deploying enterprise grade platforms that enable data-driven solutions. You are both a generalist, capable of picking up and working with multiple, disparate systems, and an expert, having an ability to dive deep into specific topics and quickly master them.


The Data Operation Engineering team at Zions Bancorp administers a Data Lake environment on Cloudera and highly motivated to begin its journey to the Cloud.


The Sr. Data Operations Engineer will:


Evangelize and lead the team in Cloud and Data Operations best practices, ensuring delivery of a highly available and scalable systems 

Effectively communicate decisions, ideas, designs, and operation of systems and services to others in a clear and concise manner

Foster collaboration with software product development, architecture, and IT teams to ensure releases are delivered with repeatable and auditable processes

Build and deploy reproducible infrastructure via common Infrastructure as Code tooling (Ansible, SaltStack, Terraform…etc.)


Technical Experience and Qualifications:

Strong UNIX/Linux systems administration skills, including configuration, troubleshooting and automation

2+ years working with Big Data (e.g., Cloudera, Hadoop, Kafka, Spark)

2+ software development experience – languages (Java, Python, Shell Scripting)

Experience in continuous integration tools (Git, Azure DevOps, Jenkins)

Strong experience configuring and/or integrating with monitoring and logging solutions such as syslog, ELK (Logstash, Kibana) and Kafka.

Experience deploying and operating services running in the Cloud (Google, Azure, AWS)

Strong understanding of Git (branching strategies, handling merge conflicts, pull requests)

Experience in continuous integration tools (Git, Azure DevOps, Jenkins, TFS, Maven, Nexus)

Strong understanding of networking concepts (troubleshooting, SSL configurations, VPC, subnets)

Engineering background, in either Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics or Software Engineering



Experience with Docker Kubernetes

Experience building data pipelines and automating Big Data platform applications/services

Experience Building/maintaining CI/CD pipelines in an enterprise setting

Variety of data stores/platforms (data warehouses/data marts, NoSQL)



Pay Range – depends on experience: $130,000 – 160,000


Flexibility and Location: This opportunity is located in our brand-new Zions Technology Center or can be 100% remote with the United States. We have a hybrid schedule of 3 days in the office and 2 days at home if you are within the Salt Lake area.



Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance – START DAY ONE! 

Life and Disability Insurance, Paid Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

Health Savings (HSA), Flexible Spending (FSA) and dependent care accounts

Paid Training, 20 days of Paid Time Off (PTO) and 11 Paid Federal Holidays

401(k) plan with company match, Profit Sharing, competitive compensation in line with work experience

Mental health benefits including coaching and therapy sessions

Tuition Reimbursement for qualifying employees

Employee Ambassador preferred banking products

Employees may, at the company’s discretion, be eligible to receive a cash bonus award


The Zions Technology Center is a 400,000-square-foot technology campus in Midvale, Utah. Located on the former Sharon Steel Mill superfund site, the sustainably built campus will be the company’s primary technology and operations center.  This modern and environmentally friendly technology center will enable Zions to continue to compete for the best technology talent in the state while providing team members with an exceptional work environment with features such as:

Electric vehicle charging stations and close proximity to Historic Gardner Village UTA TRAX station.

At least 75% of the building is powered by on-site renewable solar energy.

Access to outdoor recreation, parks, trails, shareable bikes and locker rooms.

Large modern cafe with a healthy and diverse menu.

Healthy indoor environment with ample natural light and fresh air.

LEED-certified sustainable building that features include the use of low VOC-emitting construction material


Zions Bancorporation is transforming what it means to work for a financial institution. We operate in a fast-paced, information-driven environment, which means we need people who bring diverse experiences, perspectives, and expertise to meet ever-changing demands. Your ability to adapt, learn innovate and collaborate with a dynamic team helps us provide exceptional service to our customers and communities.


Zions Bancorporation is committed to helping our employees grow, develop and advance in their career. Our Workforce of the Future, DEI and UpSkilling initiatives allow you to network across the organization, volunteer in our community, and build your technical and soft skills. We believe that investing in your success and well-being is an investment in our customers and our business.


Together we are building a culture that values diversity, celebrates growth and creates a space of belonging for all our team members. Our people are what set us apart and make us great.


Apply now if you have a passion for impactful outcomes, enjoy working collaboratively with co-workers, and want to make a difference for the clients and communities we serve.


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