Sr. Cloud Architect


On Site
Full Time
Unable to Provide Sponsorship


Google Cloud
Microsoft Azure

Job Details

Sr. Cloud Architect
Position Requirements:
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience/certifications.
  • 8+ years in an IT operational role supporting mission critical solutions or applications with 5+ years leading an infrastructure organization.
  • 5+ years' experience in some or all of the following:
    • Engineering role supporting storage, compute, and virtualization.
    • Complex IT systems, data center infrastructure and software
    • Security concepts and systems hardening techniques to secure PCI and PII information
  • 3+ years' experience supporting business services running in the public cloud.
  • Expert knowledge/experience in any of the following:
    • Public Clouds/Virtual Private Clouds
      • Amazon Web Services
      • Microsoft Azure
      • Ali Cloud
    • Private Cloud Infrastructure
      • OpenStack
      • VMware / vRealize / VMware Integrated OpenStack
  • Ability to design a global end to end architecture that supports high service availability
  • Industry standard Operating systems such as Microsoft Windows and Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Solid understanding of some or all of the following:
    • Operating Systems
    • Type 1 and Type 2 Virtualization Hypervisors
    • Software Defined Data Centers
    • Enterprise-grade Datacenter Compute Hardware
    • Storage: SAN, NAS, Object Storage, HDFS
    • Networking - TCP/IP, QoS, OSPF, BGP, L2 Networking, Spine and Leaf Topologies, Core, Distribution and/or Access Topology, SASE
    • Applications/Frameworks Tomcat, Play, Node.js, NginX, JavaEE, or HTML5
    • Process DevSecOps, CI/CD
  • Experience in core enterprise applications and/or application development tools
  • Experience in developing, implementing, and maintaining Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC), Infrastructure Immutability, and/or API Driven Infrastructure


  • Graduate Degree in a technical discipline
  • Experience designing with application integration technologies (microservices, Web Services, REST)
  • Lead and manage Well Architecture Framework (WAR)
  • Experience in establishing and governing Cloud Center of Excellence ( CCoE )
  • Experience with the contractual language supporting IaaS, PaaS and SaaS support models.
  • One or more Cloud Certifications: CompTIA Cloud+, EMC Cloud Architect, AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate/Professional, VMWare VCP6: Cloud, Microsoft 70-533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions, Google Cloud: Cloud Architect Professional
  • Familiar with both relational (Oracle, DB2, MySQL, PostgreSQL) and non-relational (Cassandra, Couchbase, MongoDB) database technologies.
  • Experience working with Docker, Jenkins Containers, Container Orchestration, and Modern Application PaaS (Pivotal Cloud Foundry, BlueMix, OpenShift Enterprise) solutions for application build and runtime management
  • Supported infrastructure for retail and/or hospitality business
  • Experience in developing and implementing strategic IT technologies and related processes, procedures, and decision support.
  • Experience with business requirements gathering/analysis.
  • Experience in researching emerging technologies and trends, standards, and products
  • Experience in developing technology roadmaps and strategies