Principal Enterprise Cloud Architect
Posted on Sep 17, 2021 by First American
We're looking for an experienced Principal Architect to lead the technology strategy in our Enterprise Architecture team. This is a key role influencing the direction of enterprise cloud architecture in a high-growth FinTech industry. This is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of tech innovations with a strong engineering team to back the potential products. You will influence and lead the engineering teams with your technical thought leadership and establish an enterprise blueprint. While doing so we want to envision the most exciting future and solve the problems that matter most. Join us if you are driven by curiosity and have passion for architecting and designing solution to improve business operations.
As a key member of the Enterprise Architecture team you will play a strategic role in architecting and designing cloud solutions in a multi-cloud platform. You will lead and participate in architecture reviews and technology evaluations. You are surrounded by peers and colleagues with strong technical fluency with a passion to find new ways to deliver results to our customers faster, cheaper and with high-quality. If you are a technologist who enjoys working in a fast-paced, dynamic and ambiguous space, look no further!
Day To Day Responsibilities
Evaluate and onboard new technologies, cloud services, document usage guidelines and best practices
Define cloud reference architectures spanning multi-cloud environments
Designing the cloud environment from a holistic point of view, ensuring it meets all of the companys requirements.
Publish standards, guidelines, and best practices around cloud technologies
Identify and design the right cloud architecture solutions to successfully meet the strategic needs of the company while aligning to overall enterprise architecture blueprint.
Conduct informational sessions and provide architecture consulting services for application development and infrastructure teams
Team up with stakeholders, third-party partners, fintechs, software vendors, and academia to design and build innovative prototypes and solutions that tackle Real Time issues and advance the core of how we do business.
15 to 20 years of overall industry experience with 5+ years in designing, executing cloud solutions.
Experience in collaborating and working alongside executive-level and senior-level partner stakeholders and vendors
Must have cloud-based infrastructure and solution architecture knowledge, including Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, and/or Google Cloud Platform
Experience evaluating and comparing multiple cloud technologies/services determining the right fit
Experience defining cloud reference architecture at an enterprise and division level
Excellent knowledge of cloud computing technologies (Azure & AWS) and current computing trends.
Experience designing architectures spanning multi-cloud environments.
Experience defining enterprise standards for cloud platform usage and integration
Experience presenting, knowledge sharing and consulting on cloud technologies
Positive attitude and a strong commitment to delivering quality work.
Effective communication skills (written and verbal) to properly articulate complicated cloud reports to management and other IT development partners.
Must have demonstrated hands-on development and delivery experience in one of the mainstream programming languages such as Java, C#/.NET, Go, C/C++, Node, Python etc.
Expertise in modern and emerging technologies like microservices, API management, web-scale architectures, DevOps engineering, container-based delivery, cloud automation, TDD, BDD, continuous integration (CI), and CD.
Degrees Or Certifications Required
Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or relevant field.