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Daimler Trucks North America Cloud Architect (L5) in Portland, Oregon

When you join Daimler, you become an agent of change within our global community of people working to create a cleaner, safer, and more efficient world for today and tomorrow. Through innovation at all levels, our teams ensure our world-changing brands continue to increase the quality of life and the business success of our customers, their customers, and the world around them. The Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) brand portfolio is second to none, and includes Freightliner Trucks, Western Star Trucks, Detroit engines and components, Thomas Built Buses and Freightliner Custom Chassis.

We are the undisputed leader in the commercial vehicle market and the industry’s technology trendsetter. Empowered by purpose, DTNA employees drive a Technology Revolution through innovative products and a customer-centric culture. Our dedication to our customers and society does not end once our products hit the road. That’s because we believe that business success and social responsibility go hand in hand. We immerse ourselves in our customer’s experience, and support the environmental responsibilities of our sites to ensure our products are the reliable, sustainable and the desired tools of the future.

Job Overview

Daimler Trucks North America's (DTNA) Connectivity Platform department is seeking a Cloud Architect to lead the development of its Autonomous driving and Connectivity backend infrastructure.

The Connectivity Platform team supports the Digital Vehicle Services (DVS) and Autonomous Technology Groups (ATG) and is responsible for development and operations of DTNA's cloud deployed infrastructure. Our Connectivity Platform team is looking for a highly skilled individual with relevant knowledge and experience of infrastructure as code, automation and systems administration in a large Azure environment.

The Connectivity Platform team is responsible for scaling and stability of the platform as the business grows. We use Terraform to deploy an Azure infrastructure that is used by the Telematics application teams.

The Connectivity Platform Cloud Architect will have end-to-end ownership of the cloud deployed infrastructure and platforms. They will be responsible for defining and managing the platform roadmap, driving adoption of technology within the infrastructure and application teams.

As the successful candidate, you should have a DevOps mindset, experience leading a technical team, defining and developing Infrastructure as Code (IaC) deployments. You should have experience working with and integrating big data systems at an IoT scale. You should have a background in Linux administration and support. You should be aware of security and privacy and have an understanding of working in a secure development lifecycle environment.

If you have a passion for building high uptime environments that run 24x7 and you are highly skilled in Terraform and other IaC tools then we are looking for you.


  • Participate in architecture group to define direction of infrastructure needed to support the telematics environment

  • Maintain a working roadmap of infrastructure development goals

  • Develop infrastructure as code deployments to meet application needs

  • Monitor and resolve security related issues

  • Monitor and troubleshoot platform and OS issues

  • Debugging technical issues

  • Maintaining a scalable and stable cloud environment

  • Maintain platform and systems uptime – incident and problem resolution

  • Direct teammates to help develop platforms and infrastructure components

  • Develop scalable design patterns for high availability and disaster recovery of applications

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills & Experience)

  • Bachelors degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field from an accredited college/university with 5-7 years of related experience required

  • Experience with leading a team

  • Experience with administration of Azure

  • Experience with administration of UNIX/LINUX OS

  • Experience with the software development process

  • Experience with scripting language such as Python, Bash or Powershell

  • Experience with infrastructure automation using Terraform

  • Working knowledge of DevOps and Agile Methodologies

  • Experience with monitoring tools such as Azure Log Analytics, Databog or ELK

  • Experience with containerization and Kubenetes (K8S)

  • An attached resume is required

Typical Minimum Experience Preferred (Desired Skills/Experience)

  • Experience with Big Data system such as Hadoop

  • Experience with administration of AWS

Work Location Opportunity:

This position is open to consideration at the following locations:


Daimler Trucks North America is firmly committed to developing a work environment that supports empowerment and inclusion for our current and future employees. We recognize that our ability to adapt will enable us to compete for a broader range of talent. Additionally, our business and the people who work within it will be successful and profitable if we remain agile and flexible in our approach to work.

To continue to build a great place to work for all, we are committed to a culture that supports flexibility and encourages a positive working environment that achieves the needs of our business and employees.

hybrid: Number of days at home and at the office will be determined through an ongoing conversation with your Manager. DTNA will ensure that your WFH set-up meets Wi-Fi / data minimum requirements and sets you up for success. Travel to the office is not reimbursed and employee must live close enough to attend regular in-person collaborative meeting with at least 24-hour notice

Additional Information

  • Applicants must be legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. at the time of application

  • Final candidate must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check

  • EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

For an accommodation or special assistance with applying for a posted position, please contact our Human Resources department at 503-745-8982 or toll free 800-206-3369. For TTY/TDD enabled call 503-745-2137 or toll free 866-355-6935.

Organization: Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Title: Cloud Architect (L5)

Location: Oregon-Portland

Requisition ID: DAI0000FLN