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Cloud Architect
Ref No.: 17-00612
Location: Hoboken, New Jersey
Position Type:Direct Placement
 Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Study existing technology landscape and understand current application workloads
  • Understand and document technical requirements from clients
  • Define Migration strategy to move application to cloud
  • Develop architecture blueprints and detailed documentation. Create bill of materials, including required Cloud Services (such as EC2, S3 etc.) and tools;
  • Design the overall Virtual Private Cloud VPC environment including server instance, storage instances, subnets, availability zones, etc
  • Design the AWS network architecture including VPN connectivity between regions and subnets
  • Design the HA / DR strategies
  • Set up process, services and tools around cloud
  • Oversee build of the environment
  • Execute migration plan
  • Leverage appropriate AWS/Azure services
  • Validate the environment to meets all security and compliance controls
Experience Required:
  • Perform design, migration, deployment and operation of cloud Infrastructure spanning across Public and Private Clouds (Knowledge of Public Cloud Services – AWS, Azure essential)
  • In depth knowledge of key AWS services like EC2, S3 etc.
  • Proven experience assessing clients workloads and technology landscape for Cloud suitability, develop business case and Cloud adoption roadmap
  • Proven knowledge of AWS/Azure platform and tools
  • Experience in defining new architectures and ability to drive project from architecture standpoint
  • Knowledge of best practices and market trends pertaining to Cloud and overall industry to provide thought leadership (seminars, whitepapers etc.,) and mentor team to build necessary competency
  • Ability to quickly establish credibility and trustworthiness with key stakeholders in client organization.
  • Experience provisioning and spinning up AWS Clusters
  • Experience to build scalable production systems (load balancers, mem cached, master/slave architectures)
  • Should be able to shape architecture / solutions for Azure /AWS- design Private and Public Cloud Infrastructure for enterprise customers
  • Migration approach to lift and shift the workloads or architecting a greenfield development and/or production platform for new applications
  • Acts as an SME for Azure / AWS cloud services
  • Deployment  Configuration mgmt Puppet, Chef, Salt or Ansible
  • Good knowledge on Scripting language Shell, PHP, Python, Go or Perl.
  • Lead compliance assessments with the customer on designed Azure architecture
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Certification on AWS or Azure architecture desirable