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Cloud Architect

TEKsystems Maryland Heights, MO

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $120,000 to $175,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, life insurance, medical, vision, 401k,
Job Description


** U.S. Citizens and GC Holders **

Fully Remote but must be willing to travel 40% of the time.

Top Skills:

Must have at least 3 years of experience with Cloud Technologies (AWS, AZURE, Google)

Experience with Automation and Infrastructure as Code concepts using tooling such as Terraform, Ansible, CloudFormation, etc 

Job Description: ***You must be willing to travel 30-40%

Our client is looking for Cloud Platform Architects to work within a strong, highly technical, fast paced, and high performance global engineering organization. You will be responsible for execution on our customer facing engagements and planning and organizing are two of your strong characteristics. You will be expected to communicate on daily basis with various internal and external customers (by e-mail and phone) and deliver and support customer solutions. The position will have great demands for imaginative thinking, with the need to be flexible and committed.

You will have the technical acumen to provide guidance and support to other members of the team to ensure project success. Teamwork is critical aspect to the role, working together to deliver a high quality, reliable service to our customers. We are seeking highly qualified technical experts for this role. You will have a strong broad-based generalist background with specialized, proven experience within the Public/Hybrid/Private Cloud space. You must be willing to travel 30-40%

Work with Sales engineers/Cloud consultants to review and validate understanding of customer requirements and translate initial scope into actionable items

Participate in the creation of High-Level Designs and Low-Level Designs for areas of expertise

Design and Implement Multi-Cloud IT solutions and service offerings at customer sites-locally, regionally, and nationally as well as provide feedback for improvement
Generate project support documentation, including procedural documents for implemented systems when scope requires

Maintain required level of knowledge on company-offered solutions including the completion of assigned courses and relevant certification exams when applicable.
Stay current with emerging technologies and advancements within existing technologies
Be able to educate others within the organizations in the areas of your expertise
Participate as needed on Innovation Teams for Emerging Technology Solutions

Must have at least 3 years of experience designing, deploying, and implementing Private, Public, and Hybrid Cloud Technologies in accordance with industry best practices
Strong preference for experience with application rationalization.
Must have Professional Services experience leading large enterprise deployments
Experience with the deployment of Virtualization technologies is required
Must understand Public, Private, & Hybrid Cloud Strategies
Fluent understanding of Agile and/or ITIL
Strong organizational and analytical skills
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal with great attention to detail
Independent and self-motivated and very thorough worker
Troubleshooting skills (patience and determination to find and solve problems)

Proven experience in designing, deploying and managing Public/Private/Hybrid Cloud and associated integrations
Experience with scripting languages such as Python, PowerShell, JavaScript, etc
Experience with using cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure and GCP
Experience and working knowledge of Virtualization, Networking, Data Center, and Security
Must have the ability to understand the interdependencies of how various technology components integrate with one another
Experience with integrating heterogeneous environments
Understanding of the Cloud Cost models and Optimization strategies

Experience with Automation and Infrastructure as Code concepts using tooling such as Terraform, Ansible, CloudFormation, etc.
Experience with automation tools such as, Salt, Puppet, Chef, etc.
Experience with manipulating RESTful APIs to programmatically automate manual tasks
Familiarity with the Cloud ecosystem, products and solutions
Industry Certifications related to Cloud Platforms (AWS, Azure, or GCP)
Experience working with and integrating other vendors such as VMware, Pivotal, NetApp, Red Hat and other cloud technologies and ISVs
Knowledge of other cloud management platforms such as vRealize Automation, Cisco CloudCenter, and Red Hat CloudForms 


Why Work Here?
This opportunity offers lots of room for upward mobility, great training, great benefits, and competitive pay!

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