Cloud Architect - Infrastructure
Gables Search Group, Inc.
Boston , MA 02108
Posted 3 months ago
Our client is reinventing the way we interact with customers by employing data and cutting edge technologies to better understand them and deliver relevant personalized in-the-moment experiences. They are defining and building out a cloud-native globally-scalable platform architecture and infrastructure to enable customer-centric solutions across many touch-points.
They are looking for a top notch Cloud Architect to come and join their team. In this role you will be responsible for the architecture of their customer engagement infrastructure and related DevOps methods.Responsibilities:
You will research and evaluate new cloud technologies and solutions, make informed technology investment recommendations, and propose and develop infrastructure solutions based on leading-edge cloud technologies and service offerings. The ideal candidate is experienced and very comfortable using open source and commercial technologies and frameworks to build and maintain a large-scale web infrastructure serving customers across the globe. The candidate must be extremely results driven, customer focused, up-to-date and hands-on with current technologies and trends, and skilled at working in an agile highly collaborative environment.
Develop highly stable and available cloud infrastructure architecture for global customer-facing digital properties
Provide leadership in definition and implementation of DevOps methods and practices for managing cloud-based platforms and applications
Create and maintain technology roadmaps for cloud infrastructure and related DevOps methods
Research and assess new and emerging infrastructure technology solutions and capabilities
Evaluate and propose infrastructure solutions to enable highest level of platform performance and security
Design develop and communicate processes, tools and standards for infrastructure solutions
Provide architectural runway and ongoing infrastructure solution guidance and leadership to delivery teams
Embrace, advocate and teach DevOps philosophy to cloud and software engineers
Stay up to date on the relevant technologies, plug into user groups, understand trends and opportunitiesRequirements:
Advanced knowledge of cloud and physical infrastructure concepts, technologies and patterns.
Deep expertise and hands-on experience with AWS IaaS and Infrastructure as Code capabilities
Configuration management (Chef, Puppet, Ansible)
Cloud orchestration (CloudFormation, Terraform)
Cloud Security technology and best practices (AWS Security Groups, SSO, IAM, WAF, Federated)
Authentication and Authorization technologies (LDAP, Kerberos, AD)
Authentication and Authorization protocols (OAuth 2.0, OpenID Connect, SAML)
Container Orchestration (Mesos, Kubernetes, Docker)
Proven software development skills (Python, Scripting, Java)
Networking concepts (DNS, VPN) and protocols.
Global CDN solutions
DDoS mitigation and intrusion detections methods and experience
Extensive knowledge and experience with Linux/UNIX
Strong problem solving skills
Independent self-direction with aptitude for team collaboration and open communication
Ability to present and shape ideas, and elicit support and trust based on credibility
Ability to articulate complex technical issues to engineers and non-technical audiences
Demonstrated ability to work on and provide technology leadership in a cross-functional team
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
Must have 8-10 years of industry experience of building and maintaining internet-facing infrastructure platforms. At least 3 years of experience designing cloud infrastructure architectures at enterprise scale