Senior Cloud Solutions Architect | REMOTE

Remote
Posted on
July 2, 2021

Opticca Consulting delivers revolutionary platforms that enable our clients to outperform their competition. We help our clients speed up application development and deliver value faster than ever before by adopting architectures using DevOps, Containers and Microservices, as well as supporting Automation and CI/CD pipelines. Our extensive partner network helps us drive collaboration and leverage technology independence. We’ve built a team of passionate technologists who truly care about achieving quality outcomes, building lasting relationships, and delivering on what we promise – every client is a reference.
For more information, visit: www.opticca.com

Position: Senior Cloud Solutions Architect

Introduction

The Cloud Solutions Architect is a great fit for an organized, analytical, problem solver who has a background in infrastructure design and implementation skills on cloud technologies, such as AWS, and/or Azure. We are looking for people who are comfortable in front of clients, with experience in analyzing, designing, and configuring minimal viable cloud (MVC) or landing zones (compute, storage, networking, data, and security) from an infrastructure perspective. The expectations are that you can also design and configure upstream resources, such as DevOps, Containers, Big Data, etc. You are responsible for continually advancing the solution in a collaborative and creative agile environment using many of the latest technologies and industry best practices and finding better and more efficient ways of delivering solutions that meet business objectives.

A Day in the Life as a Senior Cloud Technology Solutions Architect

As a Senior Cloud Solutions Architect, you’ll help build the future in our customers infrastructure for dev/test, pre-prod, and production environments, as we move our cloud provisioning and workload delivery onto Azure/AWS/GCP IaaS. You’ll perform architecture planning and migration activities, and lead and collaborate with the customers on continually improving their processes, through investigation, analysis, and recommendations regarding technology improvements, development of best practices, standardization, scaling, and continuous improvement through monitoring and analysis.

Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated experience with one or more public cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, GCP) as an architect for minimal viable cloud architectures
  • Enterprise experience with CloudFormation or ARM templates
  • Experience configuring PaaS, such as AKS, ECS, Openshift, or others
  • Project experience with SQL or NoSQL Databases
  • Experience with software defined networks
  • Experience with vNet, express routes, RBAC, Management Groups, Security Groups, Storage Queues, hub/spoke model, subscription configuration, security, B2B, B2C.
  • Demonstrated experience with Cloud gateways, queues, messaging hubs
  • Hands-on experience with cloud services for DevOps, Container/Orchestration, networking, security, data, Big Data, analytics, and storage resources
  • Engineering and/or infrastructure architecture experience and demonstrable experience at an enterprise scale
  • Prior consulting experience desired
  • Experience in delivery and implementation of large and highly complex projects
  • Deep understanding of cloud computing infrastructure and platforms
  • History of working successfully with cross-functional engineering teams
  • Experience with automation tools, such as Terraforms, Ansible, etc.
Responsibilities
  • Perform architecture design and implementation of enterprise solutions for clients
  • Develop highly scalable and extensible Cloud platforms
  • Drive architecture engagement models and be an ambassador for partnership with IT delivery and external vendors.
  • Effectively communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical business and executive leaders
  • Assist with scoping, pricing, architecting, and selling large project engagements
  • Implement IaC using Terraforms

Optional additional experience:

Experience with other technologies:

  • Terraforms
  • Streaming data tools and techniques such as Apache Kafka, Azure Streaming Analytics, AWS Kinesis, or others
  • Big Data platforms e.g. Cloudera, Hortonworks MapR
  • NoSQL environments such as MongoDB, Cassandra
  • Continuous delivery and deployment using Agile Methodologies.
  • Structured, Unstructured, Semi-Structured Data techniques and processes

Educational expectations
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field such as Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, or similar from a four-year college or university

Job Type:  Full-time
Experience:  IaaS Architecture
Education:  Bachelor's (Required)

Corporate Culture

Opticca’s brand promise is that every customer is a reference, and we guarantee our work. It is part of our culture to only hire those that are accountable, have integrity and pride in their work. We do what’s right for the customer every time



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