Cloud Solution Architect
Posted on Sep 20, 2021 by CRH
The Cloud Solution Architect will partner with IT technical resources and peer architects to support the continued growth and success of the enterprise in a robust and cohesive team. To be successful, the position will need to demonstrate expert level technological insight to execute our global data strategy. The position works closely with Technical Engineers and Architects to design and support our cloud platforms ensuring they are stable, secure, performant and can be used efficiently. In addition to project work, this position will also manage Business as Usual (BAU) support for the existing and future environment.
Reporting within the Data & Analytics team, the role will be responsible for managing the cloud platforms enabling the business to move at speed and scale. The right candidate will be able to seamlessly work across departments and work in matrix/agile project teams.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Leverage Cloud environments and service-oriented architecture principles to define and own Cloud Solution Architecture
- Propose and implement recommendations and best practices to optimize our cloud presence, performance, security, and cost
- Responsible for the contributing to a well-informed cloud strategy and the implementation of that strategy globally across the enterprise
- Develop and organize cloud platforms and work closely with IT security to monitor the company's cloud privacy requirements
- Responsible for identifying cloud architecture solutions to effectively meet the strategic needs of the company
- Ensure that any solution exhibits high levels of performance, security, scalability, maintainability, appropriate reusability, and reliability upon deployment
- Collaborate with other Solution Architects and stakeholders in developing complex end-to-end Enterprise solutions on Cloud platforms
- Maintain technical skills and knowledge, keeping up to date with market trends and competitive insights; collaborate and share with the technical community
- Manage and participate in ongoing Business as Usual (BAU) support for the existing and future systems as needed
Required Skills and Education
- Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field.
- 5+ years' experience in enterprise-scale technical roles with cloud and hybrid infrastructures and cloud architecture/implementation experience
- The technical aptitude and experience to learn new technologies and understand relevant cloud trends quickly and the ability understand how to adapt those to support the company strategy
- Excellent knowledge of cloud computing technologies and current computing trends
- Prior work experience in an Architecture position utilizing technologies from Azure, Google and/or Amazon, Azure is preferred
- Experience supporting SAP S/4 in a cloud environment is a plus
- Superior analytical and problem-solving skills
- Experience with agile style project management techniques
What CRH Americas Offers You
- Highly competitive base pay
- Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
- Group retirement savings program
- Health and wellness programs
- A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion
About CRH Americas
CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America's largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.
Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!
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$150k - $170k Annual