Cloud Architect

  • Job Reference: 214287660-2
  • Date Posted: 8 January 2021
  • Recruiter: Robert Half
  • Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Education/Training
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Ref ID: 01057101

Classification: Data/Information Architect

Compensation: $77.00 to $86.00 hourly

Robert Half Technology is seeking a Cloud Architect that is a certified AWS Solutions Architect detail oriented to assist in growing a cross functional technology team who leads the design, implementation and operation of client workloads.

Responsibilities:
Lead the design and development of cloud infrastructure and cloud services.
Establish architectural standards that enable DevOps practices such as infrastructure as code, and automated continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD).
Drive Proof-of-Concepts and implementation, with hands-on involvement as SME, build AWS deployment automated pipeline, build automated next gen CI-CD pipelines partnering with development teams, build and integrate new technologies like containers enabling multi-cloud and preventing cloud provider lock-in.
Plan and drive Public Cloud Migration: TCO including projections and budgets, application assessment, security concerns and resolution, network concerns and resolution, review Checklists with apps owners, Ops, Dev, Test, DB teams, identify appropriate migration paths.
Translate organizational level business requirements and use cases into infrastructure capabilities verified to meet the requirements.
Design solution-independent architecture models that map business services to cloud application stacks.
Continuously manage, monitor, and update architecture models as business needs evolve and additional cloud services become available.
Participate in optimizing solution architectures to manage costs and identify cost control mechanisms.
Assist application solution architects design scalable, highly available, secure application solutions that leverage cloud services.
Utilize cost/benefit models with mapping architecture to business outcomes and KPIs.
Participate in business case development and validation (for enterprise level business cloud products/projects).

Job Requirements:
AWS Architect detail oriented certification is a plus! Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, related field or equivalent experience. 3+ years of AWS Cloud Architecture experience (in a leadership capacity a plus). 6+ years' experience in a 24×7 high-availability production environment. 6+ years' experience Systems Engineering in private and/or public cloud data center environments. 10+ years' experience working with Windows and Linux based server systems such as Windows Server 2008 - 2016, CentOS, CoreOS, and Ubuntu. Extensive experience with infrastructure health monitoring and capacity planning using tools such as Solarwinds Orion, Prometheus, Grafana, Elasticsearch, etc. Extensive experience with container management platforms (Kubernetes) and container runtimes (Docker). Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success with utilizing languages such as Python, JavaScript and PowerShell. Excellent organizational skills, and oral and written communication skills. Executive speaking and presentation skills - Formal presentations, white boarding, large and small group presentations. Ability to work with minimal supervision, making decisions based upon priorities, schedules and an understanding of business initiatives. Critical attention to detail, thoroughness and documentation.

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