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Lead ML Ops Engineer (Hybrid)

3700 S. Stonebridge Dr., McKinney, Texas
Job number: 15580

Job Description:

Lead ML Ops Engineer (Hybrid)

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

Job Summary

Experience what being part of the Globe Life family feels like. Be inspired by your leaders, encouraged, and cheered on by your teammates to excel and be supported in your career while working with us. We offer a competitive salary with a great benefits package, including 401(K) match, medical, dental, and vision health plans, short – term and long-term disability, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and other career development opportunities.

The Lead ML (Machine Language) Ops Engineer will support our Cloud Applications, and drive cloud best practices for application development. This role will support a wide range of applications and solutions supporting multiple teams in the organization. In this role, an employee will work with data engineering, data analysts, business stakeholders and data scientist team(s) to help the organization build out secure, scalable, fault-tolerant and high performing cloud-based application services.



  • Design, implement, and support various applications and services on our Cloud Platform.
  • Provide technological guidance on Data Lake and Enterprise Data Warehouse design, development, implementation and monitoring.
  • Understand, Design and Implement Data Security around cloud infrastructures.
  • Provide support and guidance to Data Services and other application development teams on various AWS Database Products.
  • Work with leadership on process improvement and strategic initiatives on Cloud Platform.

Required Skills


  • Extensive hands-on experience including design and implementation across broad range of database services on Amazon Web Services (AWS).
  • Solid understanding of various Data Management and Data Pipeline tools available in AWS.
  • Strong programming knowledge and experience with Python.
  • Working knowledge with primary AWS Services like S3, Lambda, Batch, Glue, Athena, EC2, EBS, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, ECS, ECR, EMR, IAM, SNS etc.
  • Experience with Airflow, and with the Amazon Managed Airflow administration and configurations.
  • Experience in creating and deploying CloudFormation Templates (CFTs)
  • Experience with Lifecycle Management of S3 Buckets.
  • Clear Understanding of Cloud Databases Security involving AWS IAM Users and access, IAM Roles and Policies, Federated Users and permissions.
  • Good Understanding of AWS Encryption methodologies and AWS KMS Services.
  • Experience with database performance testing and capacity planning.
  • Working knowledge and experience with software development life cycle (SDLC) and agile/iterative methodologies.
  • Knowledge of AWS Machine Learning Offerings will be a plus
  • Application development and deployment experience with Azure and AWS, CI/CD pipelines, Git, and related tech.


Applicable to all employees of Globe Life & Accident and its subsidiaries:

  • Reliable and predictable attendance of your assigned shift
  • Ability to work full time and/or part time based on the position specifications.

Required Knowledge & Experience


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Information Systems or equivalent work experience in a technical position
  • 5+ years of experience in software development and cloud technologies.
  • 3+ years of experience in Software Engineering primarily using Python, and AWS architectures
  • Proven experience in building cloud applications and deploying with understanding of CI/CD processes
  • Strong coding and scripting experience with Python, C#, SQL, or similar languages.
  • Experience of implementing Airflow in AWS (MWAA) will be a plus
  • Prior domain experience of Life Insurance, Annuity or Financial Services is a plus
  • AWS Certifications are considered a strong plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of team.

Location: 3700 S. Stonebridge Dr., McKinney, Texas

Savings and Investment Plan (401K) - Eligible employees may begin participating in the plan on the first day of employment.

Pension Plan - Eligible employees who complete one year of service with the Company become participants in the Pension.* (Not available to Cleveland Employees)

Medical - Benefits are available to all eligible employees and qualified dependents the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Dental** and Vision - Eligible employees and qualified dependents are able to enroll the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) - Our FSA has two components, Health Care and Dependent Care Accounts. These accounts allow employees to set aside a portion of their earnings on a pre-tax basis to cover out-of-pocket medical and dependent care expenses. Participation is elected on a calendar year basis and is available to all eligible employees the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of continuous service.

Health Savings Accounts (HSA) - A pre-tax Health Spending Account (HSA) is offered to those who enroll in the High Deductible Plan. It allows you to pay for health care expenses. Participation is elected on a calendar year basis and is available to all eligible employees the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of continuous service. Company contributes to HSA.

Short-Term Disability - Eligible employees may be entitled to salary continuance during periods of temporary disability. Benefits are based on employee status and years of service.*

Group Life and Long-Term Disability** - Eligible employees may elect life insurance and long-term disability coverage the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Vacation and Paid Holidays - Employees are eligible for vacation upon the completion of six months of employment. In addition, the Company offers eight paid holidays.

Education Assistance - The Company supports employees who wish to continue their education to secure increased responsibility and growth within their professional careers. We offer a reimbursement program for expenses incurred through approved institutions of learning. In addition, Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI) and International Claim Association (ICA) program courses are offered after the completion of six months of services at no cost to the employee.

Fitness Reimbursement - Eligible employees are able to receive up to 100% reimbursement for monthly dues (employee only).

Supplemental Plans** - Cancer, Heart/Stroke, Accident.

*Please note, some benefits may vary by subsidiary. Please be sure to clarify with the Human Resources Department.
**Company paid benefit

Do I have to apply for every job that I am interested in? - Yes. Though our Talent Acquisition Team searches our database for qualified candidates, the only way to ensure that we know what position is of interest to you is if you apply for it directly.

Now that I've applied, what happens? - You will receive an immediate response from our system. Someone from our Talent Acquisition Team will review your qualifications and skills. If you're a good fit, we'll contact you to conduct an initial interview by phone, followed by assessment testing and an in person interview(s).

How do I get the contact information of the hiring manager for the job I am interested in? - It is our policy not to give contact information to external applicants. If, after you apply, it is determined that your skills and qualifications match our hiring needs, you will be contacted directly for an interview by someone on our Talent Acquisition Team.

I've been interviewed, what's next? - If selected, we'll extend a conditional offer. Then, pending a successful background check and drug screen, we'll confirm a start date.

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