REMOTE Cloud Architect

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timePosted 8 days ago location United States salarySalary undisclosed
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Job Description

Position Summary The primary responsibilities of the Cloud Architect is to maintain virtual infrastructure availability, automate activities, reduce operational risk, change and incident management of hisher technology and improve overall customer experience when working with infrastructure teams. The cloud architect should have a broad background in cloud technologies, with an emphasis on AWS tools and methods and extensive knowledge of automation and IaC. Requirements BS or BA degree in business, information systems, computer science, system analysis with an emphasis in information technology. 3 to 5 years of architect experience (e.g., infrastructuretechnical, solutionapplication, informationdata, securityprovisioning or enterprisebusiness). 3-5 years of hands-on experience configuring and operating AWS services including EC2, EBS, AutoScaling, ELB, VPC, S3, SQS, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, RDS and IAM 3+ years of hands-on with developing andor maintaining Cloud provisioning templates with IaC technologies (e.g. Terraform, Cloud Formation) Knowledge of Cloud Governance principles and best practices Very strong technical knowledge of cloud technologies and IT concepts specifically Amazon Web Services (VMWare, HyperV, Cisco, CA Technologies, Microsoft, EMC, etc.) Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC), including provisioning template development and maintenance. Knowledge of DevOps principles and Container platforms such as Docker and Kubernetes Scripting experiencebackground (PowerShell, BASH) Very strong knowledge of requirements gathering and design processes for cloud architectures. Exposure to multiple, diverse technical configuration, technologies and processing environments around the host of components of an enterprise technical architecture set of solutions. Excellent analytical and technical skills as well as working acumen in one or more software development andor support methodologies. Strong planning, organization, and communication skills. Ability to translate business needs and apply multiple solution and technical architecture recommendations to business problems. Knowledge of business process re-engineering principles and processes. Ability to understand the long-term (ldquoBig Picturerdquo) and short-term perspectives of situations and relative trade-off judgments. Ability to estimate the financial impacts and frame the relative strengths and weaknesses around competing technical architecture alternatives. Experience provisioning, operating, and maintaining systems running on AWS Ability to identify and gather requirements to define a solution to be built and operated on AWS Able to provide AWS operations and deployment guidance and best practices throughout the lifecycle of a project Experience with application data migration to AWS Experience scaling an application andor its hosting environment to support increases in traffic Strong analytical and problem solving skills Strong Interpersonal and written communication skills, able to build rapport and communicate effectively at all levels and across disciplines Ability to work as a self-directed resource in a collaborative environment Detail-oriented, strong work ethic and high standard of excellence Must be able to work on multiple projects concurrently and consistently meet project deadlines