Cloud Solutions Architect- CENSUS

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Cloud Architect will have successful experience in delivering Cloud strategy services to large organizations and delivery experience in IaaS, SaaS, PaaS (e.g. the force, Google App engine, MS Azure) or process as a service. The candidate will also possess a solid foundation in IT integration architecture and prior hands-on experience in IT delivery while being aware of the latest IT trends and innovations as relevant for Cloud Computing.

Cloud Architect will engage with executives to define enterprise cloud strategies, identify motivators for cloud adoption and unlock enterprise challenges, leverage existing shared IT service centers for cloud operations, analyze application portfolios, identify dependencies & common infrastructure platform components, and assess migration feasibility, and generate migration roadmaps.

Key responsibilities may include: 

  • Architecture, Design and Integration of Cloud services
  • Ability to do develop cloud strategy as well as SaaS or PaaS project delivery/ Private Cloud, IaaS, and PaaS service models (planning, design, development, follow-up)
  • Selecting/defining a technology solution in a Cloud environment with different types of tenancy (private, public, hybrid) and manage relationships with external vendors
  • Participating in clients’ state of the art analyses, participate in client gap analyses, and map cloud offerings and capabilities to various client business needs
  • Collaborate with internal and client teams to shape, design, and implement a relevant architecture solution in a cloud environment
  • Support the further development of cloud computing technologies through active participation in a professional community

WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: 

  • 5-10 years of relevant working experience (IT architecture and IT delivery)
  • Experience with Managed Services Provider, Cloud Broker, and Systems Integrator
  • Experience with Hadoop-as-a-Service and Big Data as-a-Service a plus
  • Strong interest in innovative technologies and desire to work on pioneering engagements
  • Solution-oriented attitude - no challenge is too big
  • Leadership experience of small to medium size teams
  • Very good communication skills (written and oral) with the ability to make the bridge between business and IT, and a focus on business value of the IT

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical discipline. 18+ Years with HS or 14+ Years with AA or 12+ Years with BS or 10+ Years with MS