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Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Ref No.: 20-00582
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Position Type:Direct Placement
Duration: Direct Placement/Permanent
Compensation:
up to $150k Base + Bonus (up to 15%) + Benefits
Location: 100% Remote


Responsibilities:
  • Collect information from different sources and integrate information to find creative technical solutions that meet business needs.
  • Analyze necessary functionality / features to figure out appropriate technologies (recommending new technologies as appropriate).
  • Perform architecture reviews and assessments while working with business, technical, or product teams to improve their existing solutions.
  • Figure out development / implementation / business efforts in terms of duration, cost, and scope.
  • Build, present, and document comprehensive architecture designs in a concise, yet thorough manner.
  • Mentor and coach engineers; leading by example, providing hands-on technical expertise, helping foster creativity, and modeling core values.
  • Investigate new solution compatibility with the existing environments
  • Collaborate with other Architects and Technical Leads to ensure consistency across teams and improve technology reuse.
  • Define high level architecture, standard methodologies, and guidelines that balance short-term and long-term objectives in a practical manner
  • Support Enterprise Architects in the establishment and adoption of company technology standards.
  • Develop strategies for risk mitigation, including risks associated with unstable or un-scalable requirements.
  • Lead Joint Architecture Design sessions to collaboratively design solutions.
  • Present solutions to the Architecture Review Board for review and approval.
  • Develop, define and contribute to Infrastructure Standards.
  • Build roadmaps for technical capabilities and contribute to technical capability backlogs that get executed by Engineering teams.
  • Collaborate closely with Product Owners to ensure execution of work aligns to roadmap and vision.
  • Frequently interact with internal customers of technical capabilities to gain insight and tailor technical capability roadmaps to meet the customers' needs.
  • Lead adoption efforts and track adoption rates of technical capabilities.
  • Track customer satisfaction for technical capabilities and adjust roadmap as necessary to serve internal customers to the highest level.
Requirements:
  • 10+ years of relevant engineering.
  • 5 year of experience with architecture.
  • Experience working in an Agile software development environment (Scrum / Kanban).
  • Knowledge and skills surrounding Web and Public Cloud architectures.
  • Knowledge and skills surrounding Azure-based Cloud architectures.
  • Knowledge and skills with DevOps methodologies and technologies.
  • Ability to design modular architectures, platform thinking, domain-driven design.
  • Relevant certifications (including Public Cloud Architecture certifications for Microsoft Azure or similar).
  • Bachelor's degree required.