Senior Cloud Solution Architect at FIS in Philadelphia, PA

September 16, 2020
2060 Red Lion Rd, Philadelphia, PA
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Senior Cloud Solution Architect

Senior Cloud Solution Architect

Position summary
Carpenter technologies is looking for an experienced cloud solution architect to design, develop, and maintain a robust, scalable, and cloud-based platform to expedite its digital transformation. You will be responsible for the entirety of cloud computing initiatives within the organization and for directing the architectural aspects of a cloud brokering team across all aspects of digital data platform and the business. With 130+ years industry leadership in specialty alloy products for EOM applications and additive manufacturing, Carpenter is harnessing industry 4.0 to drive next generation innovation. If you are entrepreneurial minded cloud solution architect who likes to build cloud capability from the ground to develop competitive edge in the industry and to tackle challenging problems as part of a fast-moving team, we want to meet you.

Philadelphia, PA
Pittsburg, PA
Huntsville, AL

Primary responsibilities

Own the cloud architecture for a portfolio of products and solutions, providing a platform for application teams to build upon and make the best use of the cloud.
Design efficient, secure, adaptable, scalable, and reliable cloud solutions that include Azure infrastructure and platform services (data, networking, application)
Manage front-end platforms, servers, storage, and delivery and networks required to manage cloud storage
Serve as a cloud Subject Matter specialist for executing and overseeing cloud computing strategy for digital transformation
Be responsible for mapping cloud adoption plans, application design, and cloud management and monitoring
Manage application architecture requirements and operation in cloud environments
Provide expertise to advise digital product teams to architect, build and deploy next generation cloud solutions
Work directly with stakeholders to comprehend solution problems and identify opportunities for the usage of cloud infrastructure, platform, and computing
Work together with a team of data scientists, application developers, engineers, and designers to deliver innovative technology solutions using private, public or hybrid cloud services
Responsible for collecting and defining technical requirements to enable business process and integrations
Lead cross functional team of engineers, cloud security and IT specialists to design effective, efficient, scalable, and secure applications within the organization s Cloud software platform
Ensure that solutions created by the machine learning and digital application development team stick to technical architecture standards
Responsible for writing and reviewing codes and also contributing to all technical discussions and architecture planning
Actively contribute your knowledge of modern software/application development techniques and the design of services that utilize recent technologies and architecture to produce services
Note down and maintain clear documentation and standards for cloud operations in the organization
Stay up-to-date on emerging technology trends and promote an environment of learning
Responsible for monitoring the production environment and also advance the obtainable monitoring setup as needed
Sustain performance and availability of production systems in the MS Azure public cloud infrastructure to achieve optimal uptime.
Embrace the DevOps way of working for continuous delivery and self-healing systems
Partner with Cyber and Security to ensure security controls are embedded into the architecture/designs
Create proof-of-concepts to demonstrate feasibility of new ideas and innovations
Lead project deliverables across multiple work-streams and guide projects with high quality and engineering discipline
Leverage industry knowledge and stay close to technology developments in the cloud communities
Provide technical direction to the development teams
Develop trusting relationships with our business and other subject matter experts
Communicate with senior leaders regarding the architecture, discuss problems and recommend solutions and improvements.
Practice and enforce Agile and Scrum development methodologies

Requirements & skills

Bachelor s degree but Masters/PhD preferred in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Information Technology, and/or in a relevant field and at least 10+ years of relevant professional work experience designing, executing, and supporting IT Cloud solutions; Cloud architect certification with MS Azure preferred
5+ years of experience in building cloud native solutions in Microsoft Azure using event driven and microservice architectures
Demonstrated technical knowledge of cloud-native architecture, microservice architecture, reactive/event-driven architecture, design thinking, user experience, data analytics, security and DevOps/CI/CD principles
Experience designing API ecosystems and building consumption models
Experience with distributed data environments and designing API's
Define architecture and deployment strategies
Understanding of RBAC and technical network security principles
Expert in three or more of the following areas: compute, storage, networking, & security
Knowledge of full software development lifecycle processes, enterprise application software installation and maintenance, integrating with third-party applications through API interfaces and other means
Familiarity with mobile application development, ability to build applications using microservices architecture, and capacity to debug and optimize code and automate routine tasks
Technical knowledge of methodologies such as Agile, Scrum, Lean, Kanban, and DevOps; frontend such as Vue, React, Angular, AngularJS, and Meteor; backend such as Node, Express, Koa, Java; and Database: MongoDB, DynamoDB, MySQL, NoSQL, Oracle, SQL Server, SAP HANA, Hadoop Ecosystem, and graph databases; performance monitoring such as AWS Cloud
Watch, Datadog, New Relic; and Cloud Infrastructure, including AWS, Apache, NGINX, Chef, Puppet, Docker, GitHub, Jira; others:
SSO, SAML, SFTP, PM2, load-balancing, auto-scaling, and automated testing
Working knowledge of fundamental networking, security, and systems engineering concepts such as TCP/IP, BGP, DNS, Load Balancing, and SSL; understanding of scripting or programming languages such as shell script, Perl, Ruby or Python, practical knowledge of Infrastructure as Code solution such as Ansible, Puppet and Chef, hands-on experience in cloud provisioning tools such as Cloud
Formation, Terraform, and experience in Linux operating system
Strong team player to work with team of IT professionals, cloud engineers, DevOps, and Data scientists, and to establish and manage the rapport with key stakeholders and internal clients
Strong analytical reasoning skills and ability to solve complex software engineering problems
Strong written and verbal communications skills, including with senior business leaders
Experience working with remote colleagues and teams
US citizen or green card holder (due to compliance requirements)

Job Expires: 2020-12-15
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