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Senior AWS/Azure Cloud Architect (Remote)
Information Technology company
Information Technology company
Jacksonville, FL 32256
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Jacksonville, FL 32256
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Seeking a Senior AWS / Azure Cloud Architect for a 100% Remote position.

IT Systems Engineers are responsible for monitoring, installation, configuration, administration, troubleshooting and maintenance of technology solutions. IT Systems Engineers provide technical support, troubleshoot problem and perform scripting/programming to ensure stable and efficient operation of technology solutions.

Essential functions:

  • Performs installation, monitoring, testing, configuration, migration, maintenance and troubleshooting of assigned technology
  • Manages system/application environment and ongoing operations
  • Ensures that the technologies are updated with current, stable, and compliant architecture and applications that meet enterprise standards
  • Researches, designs, implements and tests technology solutions
  • Proactively monitors and reports performance and utilization of assigned technologies
  • Troubleshoots software and/or hardware issues/failures
  • Resolves alerts and performs remediation activities
  • Manages problem or escalated tickets and tasks and out of cycle requests from systems/software owners
  • Collects and presents data for reporting and planning
  • Assists with developing tactical strategies, processes and procedures related to systems/application administration
  • Determines migration and upgrade impacts and diagnose/resolve complex technology/application errors
  • Collaborates with IT and business area partners on work groups and initiatives
  • Determines best course of action for meeting business needs
  • May provide input into infrastructure architecture designs
  • Writes programming/scripting
  • May participate in Disaster Recovery planning and exercises
  • Ensures execution and alignment to architectural standards and blueprints.
  • May contribute input to infrastructure architecture
  • Performs on-call activities as needed for the environment and technologies

Requirements:

  • Extensive working knowledge of multiple technologies and their interfaces and integration
  • Competent working in one or more environments highly integrated with an operating system.
  • Extensive experience implementing and administering/managing technical solutions in major, large-scale system implementations
  • High critical thinking skills to evaluate alternatives and present solutions that are consistent with business objectives and strategy.
  • Ability to manage tasks independently and take ownership of responsibilities
  • Ability to learn from mistakes and apply constructive feedback to improve performance
  • Ability to communicate technical information clearly and articulately
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment
  • Experience analyzing business requirements and translating them into technical solutions
  • Experience using Agile methodology

Required Experience:

  • 5-8 years of related work experience or equivalent combination of transferable experience demonstrating proficiency and experience in design, implementation, monitoring and troubleshooting technology
  • 4 or more years of deploying services and supporting AWS Cloud and Azure Cloud (Expert working Knowledge in both Cloud providers is a must).
  • 3 or more years of experience deploying and troubleshooting key cloud network technologies: Load balancer, Application load balancers, firewalls, etc.
  • 3 or more years of experience of integration of solutions deployed in public clouds with on premise data centers, and with other public cloud providers.
  • 3 or more years of Application Support
  • 3 or more years of coding solutions and scripting processes for automation.
  • 3 or more years of experience working with Microsoft Active Directory and/or other Identity Management solutions.
  • 3 or more years of experience building solutions based on security, monitoring, logging, and alerting requirements.
  • Experience working closely with software developers, production support, and information security to automate and support infrastructure and tooling in cloud-based platforms
  • Experience leveraging infrastructure-as-code (IaC) to architect and provision all workload resources and components using cloud-agnostic and/or cloud-native tooling. That includes proficiency in AWS CloudFormation, Terraform and Ansible development.
  • Basic administration skills of Microsoft Windows Operating systems and Red Hat Linux Operating systems.
  • Excellent collaborative skills and attitude.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to technical and non-technical audiences of various levels in the organization, e.g., executive, management, individual contributors
  • Process oriented candidate who enjoys automating and willingly shares relevant technical and/or industry knowledge and expertise to other resources
  • Excellent analytical, decision-making, problem-solving, team, and time management skills
  • Ability to persuade and influence others on the best approach to take.
  • Advanced Soft skills around working with people. Ability to listen and exhibit empathy in an effort to drive customer satisfaction.

Required Education:

  • Related Bachelor's degree in an IT related field or relevant work experience

Required Certifications:

  • AWS Architecture Professional

Skills
Skill Proficiency Years Experience Percent Used
AWS
Any100%
Cloud Architecture
Any100%
MS Azure
Any100%
Ansible
Any75%
Docker Containers
1 - 375%
Linux
3 - 675%
OpenShift
Any75%
Systems Engineering
1 - 375%
AWS CloudFormation
Any25%