Infrastructure Cloud Architect


Atlanta, GA

Industry: Business Services


11 - 15 years

Posted 395 days ago


Kforce has a client that is seeking an Infrastructure Cloud Architect. This is a full-time/permanent role with a top telecom company. This person can be located in Atlanta, GA or NJ. They are looking for candidates with strong experience in networkarchitecture that have a strong telecom background. Strong VoIP experience is required. This is a chance to join global initiative in SDWAN with a top telecommunications company! Summary: The successful applicant will be responsible for designing the systems and platforms that power one of the largest telecommunications companies in North America. An ideal candidate for this role is an individual that has a diverse and deep technical background in a wide range of technical disciplines. These Architects provide technical leadership and strategic guidance across the organization, which can range from technical guidance on new initiatives, to leading technical transformations or by assisting in technology evaluations.


  • 10-15+ years of related work experience
  • 5+ years functioning as a Service Provider, Enterprise or Business Architect
  • Exposure to multiple, diverse business systems, technologies, and processing environments
  • Strong understanding of and extensive experience with software development delivery methods (Waterfall, Iterative, Agile, etc.) and tools preferred
  • An enterprise-wide view of the business and an appreciation for strategy, processes and capabilities, enabling technologies, and governance

Networking Skills:

  • Experience deploying and maintaining Juniper Equipment (SRX, QFX, MX and others)
  • Experience deploying and maintaining Cisco Equipment (ASR, ASA, Catalyst and others)
  • Experience deploying and maintaining CPE Devices (Adtran, Cisco, Sonicwall and others)
  • Experience deploying and maintaining all aspects of a service provider network including: JunOS/IOS, NAT, OSPF, IS-IS, BGP, Asymmetrical Routing, ACLs, VLAN, VxLAN vPC, Virtual Chassis, STP, MP-BGP, L3VPNs, L2VPN, EVPN, VPLS, and Q-in-Q
  • Experience deploying overlay networks to support cloud computing (Private clouds, Container environments and others)

Cloud Computing Skills:

  • AWS Experience (Pure Cloud and Hybrid deployments)
  • VMware Private Cloud (NSX, vRA, vRO, ViPR)
  • Container Environments (Docker, Kubernetes, Solar, others)
  • CloudStack, Eucalyptus, OpenStack


  • Database Knowledge spanning the gamut of technologies. Relational, Clustering, NoSQL and others
  • Middleware Containers of all types

Automation Frameworks:

  • Puppet, Ansible, Chef and others
  • Jenkins, Bamboo and others
  • Continuous Integration and Deployment pipelines

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