Cloud Architect

Costar Group, Inc. US-GA Atlanta , DC

Posted 3 weeks ago

Cloud Architect

Job Description

CoStar Group is the world's leading provider of information and marketing solutions for the Commercial Real Estate industry. We are a NASDAQ listed company with a market cap of over US$30B and sit alongside other notable names such as Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple.

CoStar Real Estate Manager, a division of CoStar Group, provides cloud-based lease accounting and lease administration applications to the commercial real estate industry. CoStar Real Estate Manager helps corporations, retailers, landlords, and commercial real estate service providers build world-class real estate operations by providing integrated solutions that eliminate information "silos" and consolidate information across business units.

The Cloud Architect will provide technical leadership and architectural guidance for CoStar Real Estate Manager's migration to the cloud. They will create the roadmap and designs to migrate the existing technology stack to the cloud and architect new features to be cloud native where applicable. The ideal candidate will have a successful track record of migrating on-prem infrastructure as well as building new services in the cloud. The Cloud Architect will visualize the evolution of the current state to the future state and create a detailed plan of execution.


  • Responsible for design and planning the migration of Real Estate Manager product to AWS

  • Lead brainstorming and design sessions to identify the order and scale of the migration effort

  • Create the technical roadmap to migrate from on-prem infrastructure to AWS

  • Analyze current stack, services, and IT tools to bake into the overall migration strategy

  • Analyze the existing technology landscape including DevOps and IT toolset and recommend cloud solutions for the same

  • Create system architecture and design documents to illustrate current and future state

  • Collaborate with IT, Application Development, and Product Management to present architecture options and solicit buy-in on next steps

  • Architect solutions to build new features as cloud native services

  • Architect systems that are cohesive and loosely coupled

  • Collaborate with DevOps to design scalable CI/CD pipelines

  • Architect cloud solutions that are performant, scalable, maintainable

  • Visualize and build cloud environments to support Application Development and QA teams

  • Design and code Proof of Concepts (POC)

  • Design solutions that meets security and compliance controls

  • Evaluate and recommend alternate and emerging technologies to augment existing technology stack


  • 3+ years as an AWS Cloud Architect

  • AWS Solutions Architect or AWS Developer certification. Associate level at a minimum

  • Demonstrated success in migrating from on-prem data center to AWS Cloud

  • Experience migrating .NET and SQL Server systems to AWS

  • Experience architecting cloud first systems

  • Ability to project costs for cloud resources based on proposed solutions

  • Experience in designing and managing CI/CD pipelines in Hybrid Cloud environments

  • Experience architecting solutions in using AWS managed services like S3, RDS, Elastic Beanstalk, Lambda, API Gateway etc.

  • Experience in designing auto-scaling systems

  • Experience deploying containerized applications and microservices to the cloud

  • Experience with designing systems that leverage message brokers and asynchronous communication

  • Experience building Proof of Concepts from concept design code

  • Experience with Infrastructure as code - Terraform (preferred) or AWS Cloud Formation

  • Former experience as a Developer or Architect contributing code using technologies like .NET, JavaScript, or Python etc.

  • Strong understanding architecture patterns and code best practices


  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Experience designing systems that support a global user base

  • Experience with NoSQL and Data Warehouse databases. Preferably DynamoDB and Redshift

  • Experience designing cloud-based Document and File Management systems


  • The industry leader with an energetic and fast paced dynamic culture

  • Innovative technology and a reputation for outstanding products

  • 95% customer renewal rate

  • Consistent 20%+ average of year over year growth

  • Outstanding sales and product training programs

  • Excellent career growth opportunities

  • Exceptional benefit plan including an employee discounted stock purchase plan

Be part of a team of sales professionals enjoying the opportunity to learn, do, and grow in a rewarding atmosphere. But don't just take our word for it -- see why our team chose to work at and stay at CoStar Group:

This position is based in (Atlanta, GA), if you do not currently reside in or near (Atlanta, GA), CoStar expects that you will relocate upon acceptance of any offer of employment

We welcome all qualified candidates who are currently eligible to work full-time in the United States to apply. However, please note that CoStar is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.

CoStar Group seeks information for job applications from candidates in the US through only the following channels:

  • The CoStar Group website

  • Via email to/from addresses using only the CoStar domain of ""

  • Screening and interaction by telephone and through the Microsoft Teams or Zoom platforms

Be aware that:

  • CoStar does not use Wire, Google Hangouts, or any other platform for any recruitment related activities

  • Disregard any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with CoStar via any other means and/or using email addresses with any other domain

  • CoStar will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with the company


CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing

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