Enterprise Cloud Architect

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Alpharetta, GA
Information Technology, Telecommunications, Array
per year
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Employment Type:
Full time

Job Description:

Prestigious Enterprise Company is currently seeking a Sr. Enterprise Cloud Architect.

Candidate will be a senior and trusted technology leader for technology and business partners in helping drive effective next generation architecture, decision making, delivery, and influencing the direction of our Cloud platforms. Candidate will be focused on leading and collaborating with a team of talented technicians in meeting the business-driven technology objectives. Candidate will help build, maintain and govern an enterprise level blueprint for the organization's business strategy through the supporting technology.


  • Responsible for establishing and overseeing cloud strategy including: developing and driving cloud adoption plans, cloud application design, and cloud management and monitoring across the enterprise.
  • Create cloud operating models with capabilities and develop a plan to get to the desired future state operating model.
  • Plan and drive the migration of enterprise IT systems and applications to cloud.
  • Develop strategies to transforming and migrating on-prem enterprise custom developed and COTS applications to public cloud environments.
  • Lead the architecting team(s) for strategic cloud initiatives to drive technical integration and quality at all levels of architecture, design and implementation for cloud services.
  • Support the Corp Cloud Strategy through architecture roadmaps in alignment with emerging requirements.
  • Collaborate with other technology architects (both application and infrastructure) in influencing the modernization strategy for our platforms and provide guidance on Micro UI, Micro Service and Orchestration services.
  • Guide solutions architects to define transition steps and strategy for adopting and migrating to the cloud platforms.
  • Develop standards and guidelines to be utilized in cloud development, integrations, and operations.
  • Develop container strategy and abstraction for hybrid clouds. Perform POC's to prove out the value.
  • Provide consulting services to the organization on latest cloud trends and issues.
  • Create, maintain, and govern architectural views and blueprints depicting the Business and IT landscape in its current, transitional, and future state.
  • Recommend long-term direction on strategic advancements within the technical portfolio.
  • Define and maintain standards for artifacts containing architectural content within the operating model.
  • Build a Community of Practice for solutions architecture while leveraging architectural tools, processes, and practices.
  • Offer insight, guidance, and direction on the usage of emerging trends and technical capabilities.


  • Strong understanding of cloud technology and its implementation across major Cloud providers (ex. Azure, AWS and Google).
  • 10+ years of experience with enterprise infrastructure and application components (Servers, storage, networks, database, application Servers etc.).
  • Experience implementing and operating an enterprise-scale cloud, including service catalog and service enablement automation, DevOps automation frameworks, CI/CD pipelining, automated delivery models (blue-green, canary, etc.), cross-region DR and active-active architecture, tagging frameworks, audit controls using Cloud Custodian and similar tools.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with emphasis on the ability to articulate the features and merits of cloud computing to diverse audiences.
  • Experience with cloud native architecture and development.
  • Proven expertise with modern architecture techniques including micro services and event driven architectures..
  • Insurance experience.
  • Certifications in Enterprise Architecture frameworks such as TOGAF.
  • Certifications related to cloud services and technology, such as Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services.
  • 5+ years of experience with public cloud: Azure, AWS and/or Pivotal Cloud Foundry.
  • Experience with Agile and Safe software development methodologies.
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