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Vermeer Corporation Cloud Engineer II in Pella, Iowa

You’re not likely to find another company like Vermeer. Our people are from all walks of life in locations around the world, rolling up our sleeves and getting tough work done every day. Together. We’re a family-owned and operated company with an unmatched culture, one that is built on the belief that every Vermeer team member has real, personal impact – on our people, our customers and our world. Whoever you are and where you are in your career, Vermeer helps you be Equipped to Do More ® .

Job Summary

Work Shift

1 - First Shift

The Cloud Engineer II is responsible for designing and implementing cloud technologies in a fast-paced, evolving environment. This position will install, integrate, and manage cloud agnostic toolsets while providing high level customer service to end users.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Exhibit the Vermeer characteristics of caring culture, demonstrating agility, customer focused and stewardship while modeling the associated behaviors.

  2. Build and sustain cloud best practices and governance.

    1. Design, develop and maintain cloud solutions in accordance with established governances.

    2. Identify, analyze, and resolve infrastructure vulnerabilities and application deployment issues.

    3. Regularly review existing systems and make recommendations for improvements.

    4. Ensure efficient function of cloud services in accordance with company security policies and best practices in cloud security.

    5. Interact with customers and partners, providing cloud support while evaluating and identifying optimal cloud solutions.

    6. Educate teams on the implementation of new cloud-based initiatives, providing associated training as required.

    Education and/or Experience

  • 4-year college degree with a major in Computer Science or equivalent.

  • Minimum 3 years related cloud systems experience and/or training; and/or combination of education and experience.

  • Experience working with multiple cloud technology platforms and systems, Azure preferred.

Computer Skills

  • Understanding of DevSecOps/DevOps toolchains and integrations.

  • Working knowledge in one or more technologies such as Ansible, Terraform, PowerShell, Python, Kubernetes, Azure, VMWare, Windows, and Linux.

  • Knowledge in the area(s) of systems integration; understanding of computer hardware systems along with application program integration concepts.

  • Knowledge of networking protocols; knowledge of TCP/IP and networking; ability to lay out systems logically to determine how they integrate.

    Other Skills and Abilities

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of services that exist in cloud platforms.

  • Knowledge and experience with the implementation of “infrastructure as code”.

  • Knowledge and experience in the management of network and security infrastructure and automated server deployments.

    • Ability to provide excellent customer service; availability to be on-call for serious problems during off-shift hours is required, e.g., ability to respond within a 30-minute timeframe when on-call.
  • Ability to develop interpersonal relationships with co-workers, staff, clients and the community to meet or exceed expectations.

  • Demonstration of excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Demonstration of strong organizational skills; ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously.


Up to 10% domestic and/or international travel by car or plane may be required.

Work Location

HYBRID: Some of a team member’s day-to-day work may be best done at a location other than a Vermeer campus. Discuss specific arrangements with your manager.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation due to a disability at any stage of the employment application process should contact Team Member Solutions in human resources at (641) 621-8767 or at

Why Vermeer?

Our reach is global, our impact is personal. By joining Vermeer, you won’t just be making the right step for your career. You’ll be making a real, personal impact on our people, our customers and our world.

Impact Our People: You’ll find teams of hardworking people who take pride in their work, pride in each other and pride in the principles that guide them. Our team members are diverse, talented and driven to continuously learn, improve and innovate, both for our company and for their careers.

Impact Our Customers: Whether our customers are operating small stump cutters in their backyard or giant surface mining equipment in Australia, they make progress happen. Our team members are constantly turning up new possibilities and collaboratively innovating to keep our customers and the people they serve on the leading-edge of progress around the world.

Impact Our World: At Vermeer, we believe in giving back and helping people and communities. We’ve held that belief from our founding in 1948. Our reach extends from offering impressive benefits that help our team members and their families live well, to supporting our local communities through volunteer and community investment programs. Our impact is also experienced by the way our customers use Vermeer products to make a difference. Vermeer equipment is used all around the world to keep people connected to life necessities, such as water and electricity, harvest the feed that nourishes a vibrant food supply and effectively manage precious natural resources that improve our quality of life.