Cloud Solutions Architect
Company: BayOne Solutions
Posted on: March 19, 2023
Cloud Solutions Architect
Dallas TX or Memphis TN (1 Day per week office)
Rate- $70- $77/hr
IT Senior Cloud Solutions Architect
PRIMARY PURPOSE: To work with enterprise architects, software architects, technology services, and operations teams to develop global enterprise cloud technology solutions to meet company application requirements and business needs while analyzing and improving IT cloud services, reducing operational costs, improving security footprint, and reviewing and providing recommendations on new technology and cloud services; and to champion the development of standards and best practices for cloud solutions and deployments to meet business and technology requirements
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
--- Drive holistic design & patterns for secure cloud application environments, Cloud platform enhancements, application architecture, data services and cloud service integrations.
--- Assist in architecting scalable, secure, highly available application solutions that leverage Cloud services. Collaborates with other architects, operational/infrastructure and delivery teams to ensure new services align with enterprise architecture direction and standards.
--- Consults with engineering teams on major architectural designs for product roadmap to ensure consistency, security, maintainability and flexibility with respect to overall system, technical and product architectures within a domain or portfolio.
--- Conduct technical audits of existing cloud architectures to insure the follow architecture guidelines and standards.
--- Partner with other stakeholders to drive the creation of Cloud migration & transformation strategy and infrastructure roadmaps across application, information, business and technology landscapes.
--- Evaluates cloud solution designs to ensure best practices, cost effectiveness, scalability, security; makes alternative design recommendations when necessary.
--- Produces and maintains end-to-end cloud solution design documents, outlining system integration points, and application and business dependencies.
--- Evaluates new technologies and industry best practices and provides recommendations to management, including planning and execution of POC activities and looking for ways to leverage these activities for improving efficiency, reducing IT spending, and increasing productivity.
--- Leads and/or contributes on major projects utilizing a structured project management methodology.
--- Help drive troubleshooting efforts during cloud related outages.
ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
--- Develop tools and automation to minimize delivery time and increase developer productivity
--- Participate in the design and development of new and evolving services, architecture, and performance standards
--- Lead capacity planning and service performance analysis and tuning
--- Liaison between business stakeholders and IT to help communicate how cloud platforms can be best utilized.
--- Participate in development of best practices for deployment, monitoring and alerting
--- Respond to and resolve emergent issues. Be on-call periodically as part of shared team.
--- Mentors staff to develop technical engineering capabilities.
--- Performs other duties as assigned.
--- Supports the organization's quality program(s).
--- Travels as needed.
Education & Licensing
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major in information management, computer science, or other related technology field or comparable technical institute certification or equivalent work experience. Technical certification(s) a plus. Certified IT Architect (CITA), Certified Enterprise Architect (CEA), Microsoft Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (MCSE), or AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional.
Ten (10) years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience spanning at least three disciplines which can include (systems architecture, network architecture, enterprise architecture, datacenter architecture) with at least 4 years of cloud solutions architecture experience. Multi-cloud experience is preferred, with emphasis on implementing Microsoft Azure enterprise solutions. Most show proven ability to implement highly complex scalable cloud solutions across a global enterprise.
Skills & Knowledge
--- 4-5 years of demonstrated hands-on experiencing in designing and configuring secure and scalable cloud platform patterns on Azure. 1-2 years of similar experience with AWS.
--- Experience administering/supporting Windows and Linux systems running in a cloud environment.
--- Experience implementing and supporting Microsoft Azure infrastructure and topologies (Operations Management Suite, Application Insights, Azure App Services, Azure SQL Databases, Azure Site Recovery, Azure Backup, Security Center, Azure Networking, Azure Storage, Azure Automation)
--- Experience implementing and supporting AWS infrastructure and topologies.
--- Experience with scripting technologies (PowerShell, Bash, Python, Azure Resource Manager Templates, Desired State Configuration, JSON)
--- Networking experience (routing, protocols, subnets, SDNs, network topologies, DNS, Load Balancers)
--- Experience with infrastructure as code tools and engineering practices (Terraform, Ansible)
--- Experience with Microservices and containerization (Docker, Kubernetes)
--- High-level shell fluency in one or more scripting languages (Python, Perl, or similar)
--- Experience with CI/CD tools and engineering practices (Jenkins, Octopus, Azure DevOps)
--- Experience with monitoring, alerting, and pipeline analysis tools
--- Proven and demonstrable experience in architecting, designing and implementing high volume, high availability cloud applications with very high degree of automation
--- Comprehensive understanding of infrastructure technologies, including server hardware, OS, networking, storage, backup, application functionality, datacenter transformation, and migration
--- Proven ability to maintain both a strategic long-term outlook and enterprise perspective, while also supporting tangible, business-driven and IT-delivered solutions.
--- Quickly understand organizational dynamics and management priorities, and to be able to work effectively in a fast paced, results driven company.
--- Strong critical thinking and analytical decision-making skills
--- Project management skills
--- Good oral and written communication, including presentation skills
--- Versatility, flexibility, and willingness to work with constantly changing priorities
--- Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
--- Good customer service approach to complex technology issues and solutions
--- Ability to work in a team environment
--- Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies
Cloud Solutions Architect
Keywords: BayOne Solutions, Memphis , Cloud Solutions Architect, Other , Memphis, Tennessee
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