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500 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI, 601 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC
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Posted Date
Wednesday, March 23, 2022
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Ally and Your Career

Ally Financial only succeeds when its people do - and that’s more than some cliché people put on job postings. We live this stuff! We see our people as, well, people - with interests, families, friends, dreams, and causes that are all important to them. Our focus is on the health and safety of our teammates as well as work-life balance and diversity and inclusion. From generous benefits to a variety of employee resource groups, we strive to build paths that encourage employees to stretch themselves professionally. We want to help you grow, develop, and learn new things. You’re constantly evolving, so shouldn’t your opportunities be, too?

The Opportunity

At Ally, you get a startup feel, but experience the benefits of a company that’s worked out the kinks and is fulfilling its purpose. We’re always evolving and see that as a good thing. From owning our work to seeing its impact in the real world, our team is relentless in finding new ways technology can help make experiences better and help people. We are problem solvers, we value diverse thinking, we support one another, and we challenge ourselves to think bigger in the journey to deliver customer-obsessed tech solutions.

Provides knowledge and expertise in the development and enablement of our cloud analytics capabilities and key success criteria. Designs and implements scalable solutions from available cloud services and analytics tooling to achieve specific business objectives. Candidate is a talented, analytics engineer able to work with others on the team and take direction to ensure the consolidation and refinement of our data architecture and business intelligence dashboards. Partners with cloud engineers, information security, core infrastructure teams and application developers to enable agility through best-in-class automation and infrastructure as code. 

The candidate should have some hands on experience with technical implementations for the public cloud or with building analytics dashboards.

The Work Itself

  • Lead by example in a team of highly skilled, talented Cloud Analytics Engineers  
  • Collaborate and partner with counterparts in Security, Enterprise Architecture, and CIO application teams  
  • Implement solutions that measure and demonstrate the value of our service offering. 
  • Always maintain an audit ready posture 
  • Implement automation that validates controls for security, compliance, and audit 
  • Stay up with technology trends.  The right candidate has a passion for technology and will push for constant improvement, even if we try and fail and tweak the solution and try again. 
  • Stay focused on business objectives and use measurements to track success of our architecture and implementation in achieving those objectives 
  • Champion a collaborative development approach in tune with our Agile methodology that encourages and accepts contributions and emphasizes transparency. 
  • Assist with the architecture and implementation of infrastructure-as-code, and policy-as-code objectives.

The Skills You Bring

  • Preferred Certifications: AWS, Python, PowerBI, SQL, Terraform, CloudFormation 
  • 1+ years of experience with cloud architecture, specifically architecting analytics solutions on-premise or in AWS 
  • Strong background in data structures, business reports, ETL/ELT 
  • Comfortable building solutions, such as BI dashboards, statistical modeling, and advanced analytics using PowerBI, SQL, or Python
  • Experienced with databases and other ways to store data; able to construct a cohesive data architecture 
  • Experience with testing your code and automating those tests 
  • Experience with the following AWS Cloud services is a plus: Athena, Glue, QuickSight, S3, Lambda, Redshift 
  • Experience with predictive analytics is a plus 
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related relevant experience 
It’s not expected that any single candidate would fulfill all these characteristics. For instance, we have wonderful team members who are really focused on their customers’ needs and building continuously available environments, but didn’t work on banking systems before joining Ally. We encourage you to apply if you're interested in this Cloud Engineer role!

How We'll Have Your Back

Ally's compensation program offers market-competitive base pay and pay-for-performance incentives (bonuses) based on achieving personal and company goals. But Ally’s total compensation – or total rewards – extends beyond your paycheck and is designed to support and enrich your personal and professional life, including:

  • Time Away: competitive holiday and flexible paid-time-off, including time off for volunteering and voting.
  • Planning for the Future: plan for the near and long term with an industry-leading 401K retirement savings plan with matching and company contributions, student loan and 529 educational assistance programs, tuition reimbursement, and other financial well-being programs.
  • Supporting your Health & Well-being: flexible health and insurance options including dental and vision, pre-tax Health Savings Account with employer contributions and a total well-being program that helps you and your family stay on track physically, socially, emotionally, and financially.
  • Building a Family: adoption, surrogacy, and fertility support as well as parental and caregiver leave, back-up child and adult/elder day care program and childcare discounts.
  • Work-Life Integration: other benefits including LifeMatters® Employee Assistance Program, subsidized and discounted Weight Watchers® program and other employee discount programs.

Who We Are:


Ally Financial is a customer-centric, leading digital financial services company with passionate customer service and innovative financial solutions. We are relentlessly focused on "Doing it Right" and being a trusted financial-services provider to our consumer, commercial, and corporate customers. For more information, visit


Ally is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic disposition or any other reason protected by law.


Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered, if not currently employed by Ally.


We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical or mental disabilities. For accommodation requests, email us at Ally will not discriminate against any qualified individual who is capable of performing the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.