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Cloud DevOps Architect

JLL Technologies

JLL Technologies

Software Engineering, IT
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, October 12, 2023

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Our people at JLL are shaping the future of real estate for a better world by combining world class services, advisory and technology to our clients. We are committed to hiring the best, most talented people in our industry; and we support them through professional growth, flexibility, and personalized benefits to manage life in and outside of work. Whether you’ve got deep experience in commercial real estate, skilled trades, and technology, or you’re looking to apply your relevant experience to a new industry, we empower you to shape a brighter way forward so you can thrive professionally and personally.

Job Description: We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced DevOps Architect to join our growing Global Cloud team. As a Cloud DevOps Architect, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and managing our cloud infrastructure pipelines while ensuring optimal performance, scalability, security, and cost-efficiency. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to deliver innovative solutions and drive continuous improvement in our cloud-based ecosystem.


  • Design, implement, and manage our cloud infrastructure automation based on industry best practices.
  • Provide thought leadership to JLL on DevOps practices.
  • Architect, automate, and manage cloud environments to support development and production applications.
  • Develop and implement CI/CD pipelines to ensure smooth and efficient delivery of applications.
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to ensure seamless integration with the cloud infrastructure.
  • Identify security vulnerabilities and scalability challenges and modify the CI/CD pipeline to adjust.
  • Implement and optimize infrastructure-as-code principles to improve efficiency and scalability.
  • Provide oversight for JLLT cloud platforms and services that encourage developer adoption and meet JLLT requirements for security, agility, and efficiency (cost optimized)
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge on emerging cloud technologies and evaluate their potential impact on JLL infrastructure and CI/CD approaches.
  • Provide thought leadership, technical guidance and mentoring to other members of the Global Cloud and Engineering teams.
  • Represent JLLT (JLL Technologies) and its values in public communication around broad initiatives, specific projects, and community contributions.
  • Ensure delivered solutions meet and perform to technical and functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Ensure delivered solutions are realized in time frame committed; work in conjunction with project sponsors to size and manage scope and risk.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Engineering, or a related field
  • Proven experience as a Cloud DevOps Architect or similar role in a cloud-based environment.
  • Strong expertise in cloud platforms such as AWS or Azure.
  • In-depth knowledge of infrastructure automation, configuration management, and version control tools (e.g., GitHub, Terraform, Octopus, Ansible, Artifactory).
  • Proficient in scripting languages (Python, Go, PowerShell, etc.) for automation and infrastructure provisioning.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of cloud architecture and implementation features (e.g., multi-tenancy, virtualization, containerization, orchestration, elastic scalability)
  • Must demonstrate broad knowledge of IT and Cloud security concepts and implementation of controls for protecting customer and corporate data and understand implications of security standards such as ISO (International Standards Organization), SOX
  • Demonstrated expertise with container orchestration and management platforms (Kubernetes, Docker)
  • Strong understanding of networking concepts and layer 7 routing
  • Solid understanding of networking concepts and security best practices in the cloud.
  • Relevant certifications (AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Azure Solutions Architect, etc.) are a plus.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Exceptional documentation and diagramming skills
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, ability to handle diverse situations, multiple projects and rapidly changing priorities.

Estimated compensation for this position is:

200,000.00 – 250,000.00 USD

The pay range listed is a total compensation range including bonus, if applicable. The provided range is an estimate and not guaranteed. An employment offer is based on applicant’s education, experience, skills, abilities, geographic location, internal equity and alignment with market data.


Remote –Chicago, IL

If this job description resonates with you, we encourage you to apply, even if you don’t meet all the requirements. We’re interested in getting to know you and what you bring to the table!

Personalized benefits that support personal well-being and growth:

JLL recognizes the impact that the workplace can have on your wellness, so we offer a supportive culture and comprehensive benefits package that prioritizes mental, physical and emotional health. Some of these benefits may include:

  • 401(k) plan with matching company contributions

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision Care

  • Paid parental leave at 100% of salary

  • Paid Time Off and Company Holidays

  • Flexible and Remote Work Arrangements may be available

About JLL

For over 200 years, JLL (NYSE: JLL), a leading global commercial real estate and investment management company, has helped clients buy, build, occupy, manage and invest in a variety of commercial, industrial, hotel, residential and retail properties. A Fortune 500® company with annual revenue of $20.9 billion and operations in over 80 countries around the world, our more than 103,000 employees bring the power of a global platform combined with local expertise. Driven by our purpose to shape the future of real estate for a better world, we help our clients, people and communities SEE A BRIGHTER WAY. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit

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