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Cloud Solutions Architect - 100% Remote

  • Location: Columbus, 30005
  • Salary: 95.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 29 days ago

Cloud Solutions Architect - 100% REMOTE

Global FinTech organization seeking a Cloud Solutions Architect to help lead cloud based SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS solution architecture efforts across the enterprise.  This is NOT a hands-on building role, this is a consulting position providing architecture and solutioning across all lines of business around the globe!

We are seeking an avid technologist with deep public cloud expertise and a solid foundation in designing and driving the implementation of large-scale commercial enterprise-class cloud software, using cloud principles and architectural patterns.  

Day-to-Day responsibilities:

? Collaborate with solution teams on design and integration efforts

? Participate in advancing architecture discipline across the enterprise

? Evaluate Cloud platform services

? Conduct product evaluation and provide recommendations

? Contribute to the development of shared services and DevOps pipeline 

? Perform code quality and architecture analysis and provide improvement recommendations

? Define Target Architecture and Operational Models as needed

? Analyze legacy systems and provide Target and Transition Architecture in compliance with Enterprise Architecture TAM and reference models

? Work with Compliance and Security teams to integrate their requirements into Architecture practices

? Establish functional and non-functional requirements and test cases and plans

? Participate and advance automation efforts across the Enterprise

? Create Reference Architecture and Building Blocks

? Create a unified strategy for GCP, AWS and Azure cloud transformation governance, automation, security, implementation, and operations

? Develop target cloud solution architecture patterns and system requirements, analyze existing application and IT deployments, propose requirements and designs, craft an automation approach, drive implementation

? Design, prototype and deliver cloud-native solutions, leverage platform rich services offering

? Participate and drive gathering of technical requirements for deployment through a variety of techniques 

? Prepare cloud guidance, standards, requirements, design, and ensure that the end product is aligned to the cloud strategy and overall enterprise architecture standards

Ideal candidate has a mix of the following:

? Hands-on experience designing, building, maintaining, and securing cloud microservices, IaaS and PaaS solutions for highly available business critical cloud-based systems

? Hands-on experience automating configuration management and deploying PaaS solutions in private and public cloud using IaC tools

? Driving cloud security and compliance requirements into the cloud architecture framework, including for the data integration points with on-premise and other cloud systems

? Presenting technical concepts and specific solutions to internal audiences of varying technical capabilities in a clear, concise and easily understood manner

? Defining and documenting the cloud reference architecture and driving its implementation across all the cloud components aligning with Enterprise Architecture

? Being the evangelist of cloud architecture and influencing technical leaders to adhere to the architectural frameworks & its principles

? Provide reference implementations and sample repositories that can be utilized across the enterprise

? Possess working knowledge with implementing and managing Continuous Integration & Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipelines.  Posess working knowledge in container and container management technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, DC/OS) Possess working knowledge in SQL and NoSQL technologies 

? Experience with data management and data integration technologies (Kafka, Hadoop, Spark, other)

? Experience with API Management and API Gateway and Developer Portal solutions

? Experience evaluating existing application design and making recommendations for enhancing applications to leverage cloud technology and services

? Experience having successfully guided the refactoring of a large monolithic application into multiple, micro-services

? Working experience with modern development and delivery methodologies such as Agile and CI/CD and ability to apply these processes fit for purpose

? Experience and understanding of large scale infrastructure deployments in enterprise-wide environments required

? Excellent active listening skills that enable you to understand the goals and challenges to craft meaningful solutions

This is a long term contract with potential to convert to perm for the right candidate.  Excellent leadership, high visibility projects across the organization which leads to GROWTH opportunities, fantastic culture and opportunity to work 100% remote from your home office.  Please send your detailed resume and LinkedIn profile today!