Architect, Cloud

Molina Healthcare Long Beach , CA 90802

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description:

Molina is accelerating a transition to a more reactive and elastic IT, taking advantage of cloud-based subscriptions and services, and is looking for a Cloud Platform Architect to drive the organizational adoption and the migration to a PaaS architecture.

The Cloud Platform works closely with the enterprise architecture team, the development and operations teams to create and evolve the tools that leverage PaaS features of the cloud, manage the deployment of cloud-native apps and the continuous delivery pipelines that support them.

The Cloud Platform Architect joins an architecture composed of architects who work in a collaborative and supportive group with our internal and external IT partners.

The Cloud Platform Architect contributes to the definition of Molina's Enterprise Architecture as a subject matter expert, and exercises Architecture leadership during the design, implementation, preparation for operations and documentation of the solution, ensuring that Molina's Enterprise Architecture standards and practices are followed.


  • Works in conjunction with the EA team to establish and maintain the vision and roadmap for cloud platform.

  • Creates key deliverables describing current and future state

  • Provide forward-thinking technology leadership in developing innovative solutions with a strong emphasis on continual improvement in automating our infrastructure and software release processes

  • Provide governance for the deployment of our Azure IaaS and PaaS environments.

  • Provides architecture leadership during the design, build and transition to operations of the solutions

  • Contributes to the architecture development process and ensures that the solutions to be implemented solutions are properly reviewed and documented.

  • Mentor junior technology team members in best practices, technical options, and expediting technical solutions.

  • Document and communicate complex concepts effectively to a diverse group of stakeholders.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience

  • 3 years' experience designing, developing, implementing and operating cloud infrastructure environments of significant complexity in one of the three major cloud providers: Azure, AWS or GCP.

  • Leverage knowledge of the intricacies of Microsoft Cloud PaaS components like App Service Environments, App Service Plans, Serverless Computing, etc. and architect an infrastructure solution to ensure interoperability between these components

  • Understanding of Continuous Delivery and DevOps principles and techniques such as Blue/Green deployments, rolling deployments, etc. and experience implementing them in a cloud environment

  • Previous experience aligning technology roadmaps with business goals and initiatives.

  • Proven ability to develop great relationships with co-workers, credibility with leadership, and rapport for getting things done with stakeholders.

  • Experience selecting technology solutions that meet requirements, are cost-conscious, and align with Molina's technology goals and roadmap.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative

  • Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time

Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant field

Required Experience

  • 2 years of hands-on technical implementation experience in IT Enterprise environments.
  • 3-4 years of IT technical experience with IT enterprise infrastructure.

Preferred Education

  • Graduate Degree

To all current Molina employees: If you are interested in applying for this position, please apply through the intranet job listing.

Molina Healthcare offers a competitive benefits and compensation package. Molina Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/D/V.

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