Cloud Architect

Position Summary: Our client is in search of a Cloud Architect for a full time opportunity, multi-year contract role.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience, plus excellent medical, dental benefits and 401k

Key Technical Skills: Design of cloud framework, Prior architecture experience, Azure, AWS, Cloud, Paas, IaaS
Knowledge of: Java, Tomcat, MQ, Web Services, and security service, experience in converting traditional multi-tier applications to cloud based system

Responsibilities for this position include

  • Interpret customer requests and take appropriate action to produce high levels of customer satisfaction that are balanced with business needs
  • Plan and co-ordinate new client deployment and upgrades to existing clients
  • Work effectively on a global team with clients, product managers and offshore development engineers.
  • Develop business and functional requirements document based on client requirements.
  • Defining and managing multiple priorities
  • Working closely with developers and a variety of end users to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction
  • Planning and working flexibly to a deadline
  • Participate in full lifecycle software development
  • Make best design and implementation decisions to ensure quality and efficiency
  • Develop applications and features through use of offshore development team and review the work results
  • Conduct project design reviews and code reviews

Qualifications for this position include:

  • 8+ years as a Systems Architect
  • 6+ years developing in the cloud design area
  • Strong background in PaaS and/or IaaS
  • Knowledge of Azure and/or AWS
  • Previous experience implementing framework for cloud systems
  • Strong academic record – Bachelors minimum required
  • Capable of leading offshore team of developers
  • Excellent communication skills
  • 5+ years of design experience
  • Self-motivated, detail oriented, and highly responsible
  • Must be a fast learner and multi-tasker.