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Principal Architect, Enterprise Architecture (Cloud)
Ref No.: 22-07635
Category: Experienced Professional
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 07/26/2022
Genesis10 is seeking a Principal Architect, Enterprise Architecture (Cloud) for this Perm job opportunity. The preferred locations for this position are either Chicago, IL, or Charlotte, NC however, REMOTE could be an option for the right candidate.
Job Description
As the Principal Architect, Enterprise Architecture (Cloud), you'll be responsible for managing our transportation cloud system architecture and models to ensure that they are always functioning properly. In this role you will serve as the in-house subject matter expert for Cloud solutions, guiding the decision-making process related to specific projects/solutions. The ideal candidate should be data-minded, be able to research the latest cloud technologies available for cloud architecture and computing and should have previous experience migrating applications to the cloud. 
What you'll do on a typical day:
  • Monitor cloud activity, design and migrate applications, plan courses of action, and define computer loads
  • Define technical direction and roadmap for cloud migrations and overseeing the implementation and solutions
  • Provide technical expertise and support related to cloud architectures, deployment, and operations
  • Provide clear and valuable documentation including diagrams, domain models and other type of software artifacts to support the teams and communicates it effectively.
  • Evaluate and advise on options, risks, costs versus benefits, system impacts, and technology priorities in moderately complex situations
  • Participate in Cloud ARB meetings and brings forward solution recommendations for review and validation
  • Lead PoC's, PoV's to validate and demonstrate solution options
  • Develop and publish cloud best practices and design standards
  • Define optimal design patterns and lead formulation for high availability and disaster recovery for applications
  • Conduct research on new and emerging technologies for practical application to business problems in the context of assigned work effort
  • Respond to technical issues in a professional and timely manner
What you need to succeed in this position:
At a minimum, you'll need:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 5 years of experience architecting and developing scalable, distributed or web-based applications and architecture experience
  • Solid experience in Cloud computing, virtualization & container technology preferably Google Cloud Platform, Kubernetes etc.,
  • Prior experience in migrating applications to the cloud
It would be great if you also have:
  • Experience working with multiple IT disciplines and in agile environment
  • Solid knowledge in cloud security & networking
  • Ability to automate tasks by using scripting languages like Python, Terraform
  • Strong analytical, communication & documentation skills
  • Understanding of distributed/microservice-style/event driven based application architectures
  • Working in the transportation and freight services business domain would be a plus
W2 Status:
Only W2 candidates will be considered for this position.
Benefits of Working with Genesis10:
As a Genesis10 consultant, we are proud to offer access to the following benefits:
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Bi-weekly payroll
  • 401k plan
  • Successful re-marketing program
  • Referral program with the opportunity to earn additional income
If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply!
About Genesis10:
Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives.  If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you.  Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations.  We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement – project after project.   To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at 
“Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V”