Hybrid Cloud Solution Architect

Lighthouse Computer Services, Inc. Boston , MA 02298

Posted 3 months ago

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Description

You will use a variety of modern application development and IT automation practices, along with emerging technologies from Red Hat, IBM and the open source community. As Solution Architect, you will be responsible for teaming with customers and partners to accelerate their projects, and to teach them new ways of working together to get things done. A successful candidate is self-driven, enjoys learning new technologies, and is willing to stretch themselves to become a stronger architect and mentor to others around them.

Primary job responsibilities:

  • Team with our sales organization and customers to lead the design and implementation of application prototypes, using modern application development practices and open source emerging technologies like the following:

Microservices, API management, and web-scale architectures

DevOps engineering and application delivery

Container-based continuous delivery

Cloud automation and everything-as-code

  • Team with Red Hat, IBM and the open source community to engineer software solutions, designed to further accelerate our customers' success

  • Become a trusted adviser to our customers, helping them achieve business success in an ever-changing technology landscape

  • Manage a team of delivery architects and software engineers (do we need more here about the management aspect?)

  • Use your critical thinking skills to tackle tough problems in an innovative way

  • Travel to client locations across the East Coast

Requirements

Required skills:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in computer science, or related technical discipline

  • Experience leading successful modern software development projects

  • Experience facilitating software design and ideation sessions

  • Ability to perform customer-facing activities in a fast-paced environment with short timeframes

  • Working knowledge of design patterns applicable to modern software development

  • Demonstrated experience of working in agile, scrum, and DevOps teams

  • Significant development and delivery experience with multiple programming languages, including Java

  • Experience with the design, development, testing and deployment of large, distributed applications

  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, or other container tools

  • Experience with automation tools like Ansible by Red Hat, Puppet, or Chef

  • Solid verbal and written communication and presentation skills, with an ability to summarize and translate between business and technical contexts

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience designing and supporting production cloud environments

  • Working advanced coding skills in multiple languages and environments, including Python and Java

  • Experience building CI/CD pipelines preferably with cloud native tools

  • Excellent troubleshooting and analytical skills

  • Previous experience as a systems engineer supporting Linux, Microsoft Windows, VMware and/or public cloud infrastructure

  • Solid understanding of Networking and SAN principles

  • Solid understanding of security principles

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