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Cloud Architect  ,   Posted: 5/7/2021
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We are looking for a Cloud Architect to execute infrastructure design engagement for our client. This individual will serve as a SME to provide direction and advice to the team. 
  • Leads design of new Cloud technologies by partnering with application teams.      
  • Evaluates cloud technology alternatives and makes a case for the best approach.
  • Develops design diagrams and corresponding documentation to set enterprise best practices for cloud adoption.                        
  • Manages relationships with application teams and prioritizes multiple projects as they go from design into production.                                                            
  • Collaborates with teams across the company (i.e. network, security, operations) to build complete cloud offerings.                                                                  
  • Design backup strategies to meet application objective.          
  • Uses innovative thinking to shape our standard enterprise cloud architecture offerings and partner with application teams to achieve proper cloud adoption models.
  • Provide technical governance and support related to cloud architecture, deployment, and operation.
  • Guiding implementation of DevOps processes.
  • Stays on top of the latest trends and develop expertise in emerging cloud technologies.
  • Integrate with key members of teams across IT (e.g. network, infrastructure, development, data, security).

Job Requirements


  • BS/BA degree in Computer Science or related fields
  • 10+ years of experience architecture, IT technology, design, implementation, and/or support of highly distributed cloud applications
  • 5+ years of solutions architecture and engineering experience
  • Software development experience (Python or similar)
  • Working knowledge of SQL and NoSQL, and related data stores
  • Advanced knowledge of networking principles in the cloud
  • Understanding of various storage platforms and protocols
  • Knowledge of cloud orchestration and computing
  • Excellent communication and written skills – ability to generate clear architectural documentation and diagrams
  • Cloud architecture experience utilizing AWS, Azure, or GCP
  • Leadership experience is a must
  • Ability to develop policies & procedures, risk assessment and communicate effectively


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