Cloud Data Architect

  • Thomasville, NC
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 11 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Cost-benefit analysis
Organizational change management
Google Cloud
IT service management
Cloud architecture
Data management
Design review
Business cases
Business process
IT strategy
Project management
Vendor management
Service delivery
Computer science
Data Lake
Enterprise software
Design patterns
System integration
Cloud computing
Extreme programming
Oracle Application Express

Job Details

Job#: 2021070

Job Description:

Cloud Data Architect - Google Cloud - Direct Hire - Remote EST Hours - W2 Only

Key Responsibilities:

- Identify and propose technology solutions to expedite the delivery of IT services aligned with business needs, emphasizing reusability and consistent patterns.

- Lead initiatives to establish and oversee enterprise IT cloud architecture, ensuring that data management and architecture are prioritized.

- Develop, promote, and communicate standards, guidelines, and procedures for IT cloud architecture.

- Actively engage in the Architecture/Design Review Board processes.

- Play a significant role in implementing and managing the IT estimating process.

- Research and assess emerging technology trends in the industry and market.

- Identify business cases for integrating emerging technology solutions into delivery processes when applicable.

- Ensure that technical solutions are comprehensive and encompass end-to-end business processes.

- Provide advice to the wider organization on options, risks, cost-benefit analysis, and system impacts in line with established technology strategy.

- Collaborate with product owners, project management, and IT leaders to align architectural patterns with project goals and requirements.

- Lead or participate in initiatives for vendor management, with a focus on enhancing vendor service delivery.

- Work with Business and IT Leaders to establish cost-to-serve baselines for major business capabilities.

Job Qualifications:


- Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent combination of relevant education, training, and experience


- Minimum of 10 years of senior IT experience in cloud architecture and developing business capabilities

- Experience building out a Data Lake

- Direct involvement in architecting Google Cloud platforms

- Experience in data management, architecture patterns, and large-scale application platforms

- Proficiency in platforms and database technologies such as Oracle, DB2, and SQL

- Preferred experience in Agile software development (XP and/or Scrum)

- Knowledge and application of Enterprise Software Design Patterns

- Experience with Application-to-Application integration

- Aptitude for mentoring developers

- Demonstrated ability to provide valuable insights during uncertain periods

- Strong partnership and communication skills

- Demonstrated leadership in organizational change management

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