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Lilly Cloud Engineer in Indianapolis, Indiana

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 35,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

We’re looking for people to work with cloud computing-based technologies to help lead activities that enable’s Lilly’s purpose of uniting caring with discovery to create medicines that make life better for people around the world. As part of our Cloud Engineering team, you will be accountable for designing, implementing, automating, modernizing, and optimizing solutions on Microsoft Azure and AWS. We need people who love technology, who are willing to go after complex problems, and who have an ability to think about the “big picture” to implement positive change.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Design and implement repeatable patterns, templates, blueprints and/or accelerators across AWS and Microsoft Azure to enable faster business IT adoption of cloud services.

  • Look for opportunities to modernize and automate existing Lilly solutions into the cloud

  • Keep up to date on cloud services

  • Work with the Cloud Platform Management team to enhance and maintain the existing foundational AWS and Azure platforms

  • Identify opportunities to further automate manual processes

  • Reduce costs associated with providing the foundational services

Relevant Skills

  • Solid understanding of cloud computing services in one or more of the following areas: Compute, Data and Storage, Networking, Identity and Access Management, and Security in a Cloud environment

  • Good software engineering background and skills in developing automation and deployment artifacts in cloud environments.

  • Experience identifying and resolving issues independently. Demonstrate a solid sense of accountability and sound personal judgement

  • Employ Think, Plan, Do, Review critical thinking process for all tasks, large and small

  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills with information systems

  • Courage to take initiative in unfamiliar or ambiguous circumstances

  • Ability to build relationships and gain alignment with different business functions. Must be able to represent a common point of view across multiple stakeholders.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field

  • Five or more years working with AWS or Azure

Additional Skills/Preferences

  • Hands-on experience with Python, JSON, YAML, ARM, CloudFormation, ARM, Git

  • Comfortable providing support for remote locations

  • Exceptional customer service orientation

  • Proven experience working with GitHub and understanding of branching strategies

  • Develop and implement technical efforts to design, build, and deploy cloud applications

  • Participate in all aspects of the software development life cycle for cloud solutions

  • Educate teams on the implementation of new cloud-based initiatives

  • Employ exceptional problem-solving skills, with the ability to see and solve issues before they affect business productivity

  • Experience with Agile Development

  • Experience with configuration management tools

  • Proven understanding of containers

  • Familiarity with CI/CD toolsets

  • Cloud certification(s) (preferably AWS or Azure certifications)

Additional Information

  • For current Lilly employees, would consider candidates in Zone 1 and Zone 2

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

As a condition of employment with Eli Lilly and Company and its subsidiaries in the United States and Puerto Rico, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination satisfactory to the company. If you would like to request an accommodation for medical or religious reasons, you may do so at

At Lilly we strive to ensure our employees are part of a team that cares about them and our shared purpose of making life better for those around the world. How do we do this? We continue to look for ways to include, innovate, accelerate and deliver while maintaining integrity, excellence and respect for people.​ We hope that you seek to join us on our journey as we create medicine and deliver improved outcomes for patients across the globe!