Cognizant Technology Solutions is currently seeking a highly skilled Cloud Infrastructure Architect who will be responsible for innovative infrastructure solutions/infrastructure management solutions that take advantage of cloud technology to allow cost optimization, standardization. Are you ready to be a change-maker? At Cognizant, we believe those who challenge the way they work today will lead the way tomorrow! Ability to work independently and remotely, with willingness travel for client engagements as needed. Responsibilities: Design, Develop and implement agile innovative infrastructure solutions/infrastructure management solutions that take advantage of cloud technology to allow cost optimization, standardization. Collaborate with the team to evolve Cloud IaC (i.e. infrastructure as Code) standards and implementation Work closely with geographically distributed teams on technical challenges and process improvements Communicate effectively through strong written and oral communication skills for technical and non-technical audiences Required Skills/Qualifications: 14+ years of overall Infrastructure experience including 8+ years of Linux or Windows Administration and 5+ years of DevOps engineer working on automating Infrastructure tasks 3+ years of Cloud (GCP or AWS) IaaS and PaaS DevOps experience Experience with On-Prem, Cloud Servers (GCP or AWS), Infrastructure Sizing, Infrastructure Cost Reduction Experience in provisioning and managing cluster environments Extensive experience automating system tasks, infrastructure orchestration tools with Terraform, Ansible Deep understanding of Software Development Life Cycle including Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) pipeline architecture (Jenkins, Github) Experience in Observability, Monitoring and Alerting Good exposure to Logging mechanism and knowledge on tools like ELK Able to understand the security tools and best practices: OS hardening, Vulnerability Scanning, and System auditing Experience with tuning middleware (App Servers, Web Servers, databases, and others) applications and active directory. Experience with Containers (Kubernetes, Docker, etc.) Good understanding of Platform Availability concepts, disaster recovery concepts High degree of technical competency (strong engineering foundation) with a passion around execution and delivery Great Communication skills and comfortable engaging with leaders in ways that build confidence and support, and enables strategic decision making Preferred Skills/Qualification: Any Cloud Certifications Home office setup (network, phone, etc.) Our strength is built on our ability to work together. Our diverse backgrounds offer different perspectives and new ways of thinking. It encourages lively discussions, inspires thought leadership, and helps us build better solutions for our clients. We want someone who thrives in this setting and is inspired to craft meaningful solutions through true collaboration. If you are comfortable with ambiguity, excited by change, and excel through autonomy, we'd love to hear from you. Employee Status : Full Time Employee Shift : Day Job Travel : No Job Posting : Jan About Cognizant Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 185 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow Applicants may be required to attend interviews in person or by video conference. In addition, candidates may be required to present their current state or government issued ID during each interview. Cognizant is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you have a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, please email with your request and contact information.