Cloud Architect - Remote / Telecommute


Chicago, IL

8 - 10 years

Posted 243 days ago

  by    Cynet Sytems

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We are looking for Cloud Architect - Remote / Telecommute for our client in ?Houston, TX / Chicago, IL   

Job Title: Cloud Architect - Remote / Telecommute


Job Location: Houston, TX / Chicago, IL    

Job Type: Contract ? 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

Job Description:

Mandatory Skills:


  • TechnologyInfrastructure, Architecture, InfoSec, Service Management Technologies, AWS - EC2 / S3, Azure, Google Cloud, Experience with programming and infrastructure automation (e.g. Python, Shell, Java, and JSON). 



  • Implement the roadmap for Cloud Architecture and Services (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, ITaaS, etc)
  • Aligns IT architecture and Cloud solutions with the project?s business goals and objectives
  • Seamlessly integrates business and service strategy into enterprise architecture roadmap
  • Partners with business and technology subject-matter experts to elicit and translate business requirements into technological solutions
  • Leads and executes the design and modeling of tactical architectures for delivery, development, and support of projects
  • Partners with Cloud architects and other engineers to provide a consensus based scalable and adaptable architectural solution
  • Develops and maintains policies, standards, and guidelines to ensure that a consistent framework is applied across the company
  • Promotes the use of a shared infrastructure and application roadmap to reduce costs and improve how information flows
  • Participate in the service and solutions development life cycle to ensure sound Cloud solutions are implemented and transitioned to Operations
  • Participate in planning, implementation, and growth of our Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Microsoft Azure foundational platform. 
  • Conduct proof of concept (POC) and implement the design in AWS / Azure. 
  • Mentor less experienced technical staff
  • Development of automated solutions to monitor and support our software development and release processes. 

Skills and Experience:

  • 9 + years Professional experience in TechnologyInfrastructure, Architecture, InfoSec, Service Management Technologies
  • 7+ years using cloud based technologies (AWS - EC2 / S3, Azure, Google Cloud). 
  • Ability to ?think big? and challenge conventional wisdom regarding technology refresh and hype
  • Strong Cloud and Technical skills
  • Experience designing, developing, deploying, testing Cloud architecture/services. 
  • Experience with programming and infrastructure automation (e.g. Python, Shell, Java, and JSON). 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of hardware, software, application, and systems engineering
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong project management and organization skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build consensus among many stakeholders
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and Ability to handle concurrent assignments. 
  • Ability to establish, implement, and enforce appropriate Cloud IT standards to meet business requirements
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Fluent in English