Description

The Enterprise Cloud Architect will develop cloud based architectures and roadmaps, identify opportunities for cloud migration, promote the adoption of cloud based services and design governance models for the Firm's cloud ecosystem; provide hands-on opTerational support for core cloud services, and play a key role in establishing and training teams managing the cloud ecosystem.

Responsibilities:

  • Development of architectures for cloud based deployments in public, private and hybrid cloud environments
  • Identify opportunities to transition capabilities to SaaS, PaaS and IaaS
  • Validate cloud architectures and ROI through proof-of-concepts
  • Defining governance models that promote the security and operational effectiveness of the cloud ecosystem
  • Support the formation of cloud service teams for the governance and administration of the cloud ecosystem through training and hands-on operational support
  • Evaluate technologies, tools and vendors in support of the cloud strategy
  • Developing reusable technical reference models to promote cloud adoption
  • Define and communicate standards and guidelines supporting application and data architecture integration of cloud services
     

Skills and experience:
  • Bachelors degree and/or Masters in computer science or engineering
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in the design of complex cloud architectures using SaaS, PaaS and IaaS in public, private and hybrid cloud environments
  • Proven record of delivering cloud strategies and successful cloud migrations
  • In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience with Microsoft Azure platform and services
  • Experience in defining and applying governance for cloud services
  • Comprehensive understanding of cost models for cloud services and experience evaluating ROI of proposed cloud architectures
  • Experience working with large multi-region enterprise cloud architectures
  • Experience in implementing governance and operations management structures supporting cloud services 
  • Knowledge of DevOps in reference to cloud development
  • Demonstrable experience with container orchestration technologies such as Kubernetes
  • Understanding of cloud security and its application to cloud architecture
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills able to engage with stakeholders at all levels
  • Capable of working independently and in a geographically and culturally diverse team