Principal Cloud Architect

Cloud, Kubernetes, Security, CI/CD, Python, Ansible, Java, C/C++, Golang, NOSQL, Automation
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home available

Job Description

Job Description

  • As a Cloud Architect and part of this world-class team, you will be working on the next generation of products and enhancements including, but not limited to, multi-cluster and public-cloud integration, distributed policy enforcement, workload optimization, cutting-edge networking and storage features targeted towards private/public cloud infrastructure.
  • The ideal candidate should be excited by the distributed cloud based technology landscape, love the start-up environment and have a demonstrated history architecting, designing and developing hyper scale features and protocols.


What will you do:

  • Accountable to architect, design, build and release next generation distributed cloud, Kubernetes, Container product features for Client's hyper converged infrastructure stack, while mentoring, motivating and guiding a global engineering workforce
  • Ï Define and refine architecture standards to support client's Kubernetes & Container management product vision and roadmap to enable customers achieve hyper scale performance, robustness and security
  • Ï Collaborate with internal architects to provide integrated Kubernetes management and optimization solutions that incorporate distributed cloud connectivity, monitoring, network traffic management, enterprise workload optimization, compute, storage & network performance and overall security.
  • Ï Partner with hardware/software vendors to define solution configurations that leverage latest capabilities and provide scalable, secure and reliable operations for Kubernetes & Container based distributed cloud environments, including additional automation to respond to shifting demand, dynamic reconfiguration to address security threats, and analysis of traffic and usage patterns to predict future needs.
  • Ï Identify reoccurring incidents and find solutions by leading support groups through root cause analysis sessions, major incident review, trending, elimination of known errors, problem ticket follows through, etc.
  • Ï Define key management reports required to validate global compliance with architecture, operations, and security standards, and identify automated ways of producing these reports.
  • Ï Coach and mentor global team members, peers and clients on the execution of processes and procedures.


Required Skills and Experience:

  • 10+ years of experience with progressive growth from being a hands-on cloud engineer to presently Architecting/Designing/Developing - applications, services and data systems in a distributed cloud environment and excellent hands-on experience in at least one of the public cloud environments (ex: AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform)
  • Strong programming skills, must be proficient in polyglot language environments (Python, Java, C/C++, Golang, NOSQL)
  • Deep understanding of enterprise cloud workload architecture patterns, design for performance/security, hybrid clouds, edge computing patterns and big data engineering
  • Experience in implementing and architecting products based on K8s, Container/VMs, compute/storage/network optimization, monitoring and security
  • Experience building and maintaining distributed applications and microservices using the popular cloud stack i.e., Kubernetes, Containers, public cloud environments (ex: AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform)
  • Strong background in Agile methodologies and CI/CD (ex: Jenkins) and passionate about Automation FIRST!!! (ex: Python, Ansible)
  • Proven track record for driving some of these technologies from concept to production, leading a team, interacting with various network foundations/open-source communities.
  • Strong communication, negotiation, and collaboration skills; ability to draw clarity out of complex and ever-changing environments
  • Demonstrated technical background; an engineer at heart with an innate desire to make an impact
  • Most importantly, passionate about software!
Dice Id : 10410924
Position Id : 7265975
Originally Posted : 5 days ago
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