You will think strategically about long term technological capabilities and cost optimizations, and is the primary decision maker regarding how company domains can and should be architected to meet customer demands. Domains may include infrastructure-automation technologies, cloud platforms, containerization technologies, compute, storage, network, data, and security.
Define overall architecture standards and direction for the cloud-first organization
Align cloud architecture and standards with the Enterprise Architecture capability
Identify major technology trends and competitive forces relevant to the business and technology strategies
Shape and guide the development of services offered by the cloud-first organization
Guide and influence the future cloud service offerings based on business demand, industry trends, and cost pressures
Work across cross-functional domains, ensuring that teams collaborate to ensure services integrate appropriately and efficiently across the technology stack including the configuration and integration of services
Engage with vendors and partners to assess new tools, emerging technologies, software / hardware solutions to understand their role in an evolving cloud environment
Actively engage and communicates with Operations lead to understand and gauge status of services delivered
Bachelor’s degree in computer information sciences or related focus
Knowledge in network architecture, including load-balancing, DNS, BGP, IPSec VPNs, and active-active/multi-homed data centers
Implement virtualization technology such as VMware
Expertise in storage design for high availability and disaster recovery
Familiar with the interworking of Web applications and relational databases
Design, implement, and support system monitoring infrastructure
Participate in and evaluate proof-of-concepts for server, storage, network, and security technologies to support the cloud infrastructure
Create automated processes using well-known languages and frameworks such as PowerShell, Puppet, and/or Chef
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
OpenArc is a technology consulting firm providing industry-leading technical talent placement, software development, and technology strategy services to clients nationwide. Through a unique blending of people and software, OpenArc has a business practice that delivers amazing enterprise, mobile and consumer-facing apps and the best talent for contract, contract-to-hire and direct placements for clients and partners alike.
Staffed with the most-trusted recruiting experts, elite software developers, UI/UX designers and market experts, our team provides clients with the best resources, the right techniques and world-class support resulting in powerful measurable success.