Cloud Engineer, Senior Associate


North Carolina, United States Remote

Full time



Aug 20

Join the Credentials as a Service -External Authentication Platform team as a Cloud Developer and be a part of creating the next generation of user authentication for our investors. Work with the latest technology including but not limited to, AWS, Azure, python, node as well as the best platforms for authorization & authentication such as Auth0, Kong, Opa & Envoy. Be part of a dynamic team that is leading the modernization of Customer Identity Management for Vanguard. Passion for security is a plus!

What it takes to be successful:

  • Undergraduate degree in computer science or the equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • 0-3 years of relevant experience
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Goon Analysis and problem solving skills.
  • Knowledge of at least one programming language (Java, Python, node.js)
  • Overall understanding of computer science concepts.

In this role, you will:

  • Be part of a development team that delivers security features for other IT teams to be able to protect their external applications.
  • Elevate code into the development, test, and production environments on schedule. Provide follow up production support. Submit change control requests and documents.
  • Participate in design, code, and test inspections throughout the life cycle to identify issues.
  • Thoroughly understand client business functions and technology needs. Have the opportunity to gain a deep understanding of Vanguard's technologies, tools, and applications, including those that interface with business areas and systems.
  • Obtain deep knowledge in technologies related to Authentication & Authorization.
  • Interface with cross functional team members and communicates systems issues at the appropriate technical level for each audience.
  • Thoroughly understand and comply with Information Technology and Information Security policies and procedures and verifies that deliverables meet requirements.
  • Monitors and supports multiple cloud based technology domains/platforms through the use of monitoring tools and applications. Maintains proficient knowledge of cloud software and infrastructure platforms.
  • Administers systems by actively managing patching, routine maintenance and backups to include the scheduling and execution of related tasks. Evaluating system performance and capacity in a large distributed infrastructure environment
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

About Vanguard

We are Vanguard. Together, we’re changing the way the world invests.

For us, investing doesn’t just end in value. It starts with values. Because when you invest with courage, when you invest with clarity, and when you invest with care, you can get so much more in return. We invest with purpose – and that’s how we’ve become a global market leader. Here, we grow by doing the right thing for the people we serve. And so can you.

We want to make success accessible to everyone. This is our opportunity. Let’s make it count.

Inclusion Statement

Vanguard’s continued commitment to diversity and inclusion is firmly rooted in our culture. Every decision we make to best serve our clients, crew (internally employees are referred to as crew), and communities is guided by one simple statement: “Do the right thing.”

We believe that a critical aspect of doing the right thing requires building diverse, inclusive, and highly effective teams of individuals who are as unique as the clients they serve. We empower our crew to contribute their distinct strengths to achieving Vanguard’s core purpose through our values.

When all crew members feel valued and included, our ability to collaborate and innovate is amplified, and we are united in delivering on Vanguard's core purpose.

Our core purpose: To take a stand for all investors, to treat them fairly, and to give them the best chance for investment success.

How We Work

Vanguard has implemented a hybrid working model for the majority of our crew members, designed to capture the benefits of enhanced flexibility while enabling in-person learning, collaboration, and connection. We believe our mission-driven and highly collaborative culture is a critical enabler to support long-term client outcomes and enrich the employee experience.

Special Factors


Vanguard is not offering visa sponsorship for this position.

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