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Cloud Solutions Architect Location: Newark, NJ Long Term

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2019-07-22 09:26:46
Job Type: Contract

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Cloud Solutions Architect

The candidate will be responsible for driving Cloud Native Solutions across technology stack. The role requires the candidate to perform the following:


  • Business consulting, Defining Enterprise cloud Strategy, cloud readiness, cloud architecture, cloud security, cloud design, cost optimization, delivery and operations. Enterprise architecture with hands on implementation, architecture and design experience with a strong background in cloud IaaS/PaaS, Public/Private Cloud, HA/DR and big data platform
  • Understands & solves enterprise customer pain points, & delivers a world class though leadership and solutions across cloud native ecosystem.
  • Work closely with sales team as their technical partners in all the phases of the sales process â?? from evangelizing and demonstrating the technology to prospects, to defining and executing proof of concepts and answering any technical questions around our service and how we can help clients in their journey towards Transformation on cloud
  • Responsible for providing seeding thoughts for adopting and scaling the Cloud Native / PaaS competency / IaaS for setting up and incubating various Cloud including platforms Azure, AWS, Red hat Openshift, Pivotal, Google, IBM bluemix, DevOps etc. practice in the enterprise.
  • Serve as thought leader in cloud practice area by attending industry conferences, networking with industry leaders, actively seeking speaking engagements, developing new case studies and presentations.
  • Ideate, design and develop differentiation and value added IPs on cloud platform
  • Build and Leverage partnership with various Cloud PaaS technology vendors
  • Be responsible for growing cloud PaaS business for LTI

Required technical skills and Experience

  • Enterprise cloud architecture lead with hands on implementation, architecture and design experience with a strong background in cloud IaaS/PaaS, Public/Private Cloud.
  • Infrastructure experience: Hybrid cloud, disaster recovery, SSO, Security, MFA, data center consolidation and cloud infrastructure setup and migrations.
  • Application experience: Cloud Native/Cloud PaaS based application architecting and design, Big Data and Data warehouse on cloud, IoT/IIOT base application architecting and design, cloud integration and iPaaS, smart services including AI/ML etc.
  • Advance level knowledge of cloud computing including virtualization, hosted services, multi-tenant infrastructures and deployment models.
  • Experience migrating infrastructure and application from on premise to cloud and from Cloud to Cloud such as AWS to Microsoft Azure and GCP
  • DevOps experience, experience designing CICD process
  • The Solutions Architect should have a deep understanding of market trends, influences, dynamics, and operational architecture which he can use to partner with Sales.
  • Minimum 16 + experience years of IT experience with at least 7-8 years in architecture and 5 -6 yrs. in Cloud providers such as Azure, AWS, Google, Red Hat Openshift, Pivotal, DevOps and others
  • Expert level knowledge of core Azure, AWS PaaS and IaaS Services.
  • Demonstrable experience architecting and implementing cloud based solutions using AWS, Pivotal etc.
Required technical skills and Experience

  • Overall experience of 10-12 years
  • Excellent communication skills and proven customer consulting experience of more than 4 yrs
  • Experience in managing high performance team for different type of engagements like Product Development, Application Development, Migration and Support Engagements
  • Working knowledge in Agile and traditional SDLC project execution methodologies
Educational Qualifications

  • Post Grad or Bachelor of Engineering or Science or above
  • TOGAF 9 / Open CA (Level 2) / Zachman certified or equivalent

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