Executive Principal, Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

Posted on Sep 22, 2022 by Request Technology

Chicago, IL 60601
Immediate Start
$200k - $250k Annual

A prestigious financial firm is on the search for a Principal, Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure. This is an individual contributor for all hybrid cloud infrastructure on premise infrastructure develop high level frameworks processes/data architecture, application integration, platforms, Linux, Windows, storage, network hardware, and software security threats. They will be evaluating the total cost of ownership, cloud cost management, and infrastructure as code (IAC). They will be doing a migration from on prem to AWS cloud infrastructure.


  • Mapping the relationships between information systems components (ie, end users, business processes, applications, data, IT platform hardware/software, and networks)
  • Identifying key interactions and dependencies across separate systems and platforms
  • Ensuring the infrastructure is highly reliable, operationally simple, resilient in the face of security threats, and efficient for development teams
  • Evaluating the total cost of ownership and return on investment of various architecture alternatives
  • Managing projects/processes, working independently with limited supervision.
  • Coaching and reviewing the work of lower-level professionals.
  • Finding solutions to difficult and complex problems.
  • Working with security and development teams to drive consensus and finalize solution designs
  • Support demonstrating compliance through participating in regulatory and internal audit exams
  • Work in close partnership with our development & product delivery teams to enable self-service while preserving the necessary guard rails that ensure resiliency and proactive cloud cost management.
  • Build practices that increase on time delivery with tangible measures of quality while the outcomes of doing so must bolster Company's resiliency, uptime, availability, and security.
  • Create technical and product assets/diagrams that possess patterns of modularity and extensibility that enable self service
  • Develop the information architecture that enables the designs to be reusable assets that facilitate solution adoption and effective change management


  • 15+ years of relevant work experience
  • Minimum of 7 years' experience as an architect within the financial industry and/or at a highly complex regulated technology organization.
  • Minimum of 3 years of delivery of enterprise class cloud-based technologies and solutions, ideally AWS, and experience with Infrastructure as Code (IAC) concepts and technology is essential, Terraform Enterprise knowledge is a plus.
  • Depth and breadth of experience leading in a highly dynamic technology and business landscape.
  • Proven ability to establish and execute technology strategy to deliver business outcomes; ability to conceive and implement enterprise-wide strategies and manage the associated governance processes.
  • Deep knowledge and expertise with IAC (Infrastructure as Code) architecture and design in a hybrid environment (AWS/on-premises)
  • Architecting components of traditional on-premises distributed systems (storage, network, compute)
  • Understanding and applying the concept of least privilege to solution design
  • Effective influence driving change across direct and indirect areas of accountability
  • Experience developing and maintaining infrastructure as code,
  • Familiarity with Kafka, Kubernetes, TFE

Reference: 1737773491

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