Cloud Architect

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Job Description - Cloud Architect (2000Y)Cloud Architect - (2000Y)Description Position Title: Cloud Architect, Cetera Financial GroupWhat we need:Cetera is looking for a an experienced, highlydedicated Cloud Architect for our El Segundo, San Diego, Denver, West DesMoines, Schaumburg, or Saint Cloud office (location based on candidatepreference). TheCloud Architect must have a strong background in high-growth companies and ispassionate about technology advancement, innovation and rigor.The Cloud Architect will ensure performance, stability, and reliability ofinherently complex and integrated systems, including applications, and cloudplatforms which will support Cetera s various businesses. She/he will supportour internal and external customers by designing a highly available, scalable,and cost-efficient environment. You willbe responsible for optimizing and standardizing Cloud Architecture and workwith Cloud Security teams and processes to align with the overall technologystrategy and direction.The Cloud Architect will report to the Director of Cloud Services and will workclosely with the application development teams and infrastructure sharedservices teams as well as other stake holders to identify, recommend, develop,implement, and support cost-effective technology cloud solutions.What you will do:The Cloud Architect will report to the Director of Cloud Services andwill work closely with the application development teams and infrastructureshared services teams as well as other stake holders to identify, recommend,develop, implement, and support cost-effective technology cloud solutions.The Cloud Architect is responsible for developing a rigorous technologyarchitecture, leveraging cloud services and automation to enable businessstrategies and ensure public and private cloud solutions are optimized for costand functionality. This person will also be responsible for developing anddriving the cloud computing strategy along with the introduction of newemerging technologies and public cloud services, cloud adoption plans, cloud applicationdesign, and cloud management and monitoring strategies.You will mentor and work with both senior and junior developers andarchitects to bring them up to speed on cloud architectures including modernprogramming languages, microservices and container based deployments.This individual must be able to translate complex ideas, technology, andprograms into language, IT management can relate to and be a key influencer ontechnical decisions that affect the business on a long-term basis.Demonstrate Expert knowledge in public and hybrid cloud architecture,networking, workload types, migration patterns and tools.Deep understanding of cloud design patterns, cloud operations and cloudcostmodels withhands-on ability to implement best practices or suggestimprovements.The Cloud Solution Architect will be responsible for architecting andimplementing Cloud infrastructure and foundation elements as well asautomations to enable standardized hosting of applications in cloud. Qualifications What you need to have: Bachelors or Master s in computer science with relevant and hands on cloud experience.AWS and Azure Solution Architecture certifications10+ years experience leading complex Engineering and Cloud Architecture initiatives.Ability to re-architect for cloud platforms in a highly technical matrix organization with a strong understanding of app & data architectures and cloud native patterns for development.Mastery of infrastructure architecture disciplines, plus general knowledge on application and Data Architecture.Deep understanding of Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) philosophy, Chaos Engineering, technologies, platforms and tools, SLA management, incident resolution and automation. Prior experience in large scale companies/technologies where uptime and continuous availability was core to the business. Identifying and partnering with Infrastructure teams and AD teams to implement automation opportunities to eliminate inefficiencies and reduce technical debtUnderstanding of Networking and cloud technologies, for example Security, Load Balancing, Network routing protocols.Cloud architecture with public, private, hybrid, and multi-cloud architecture, design, and development experience. Really catch our eye with: Significant experience with cloud technologies, primarily AWS, Azure and its associated Cloud Native servicesPrimary responsibility is to provision Cloud Infrastructure and Cloud Foundation in AWS and Azure to meet application demands.Provide solution architecture and support issue resolution for cloud infrastructure delivery by working closely with application and other teams.Build Cloud Foundation to establish necessary building blocks for delivering infrastructure.Cloud user management, security, and capacity, monitoring and configuring application development tools.Architect & automate templates for deploying IaaS, PaaS solutions by using Infrastructure as a code and Configuration as a code.Standardize offerings to achieve cost optimizations and efficiencies.Analyze existing on-premise application landscapes to implement refactoring or rebuilding major application initiatives in Cloud.Broad in-depth understanding for on boarding applications onto IaaS, PaaS and SaaS offerings, deployment automation, DevOps, scripting, containers and Cloud Governance.Design, configure, implement and maintain the Multi-Cloud network infrastructure servicesWork with the Cloud Professional Services group to support connections to various Virtual Private Clouds (VPC) from the data centers.Conduct a thorough review of the Multi-Cloud infrastructure. Provide a recommendation, including implementation plan of Architectural design.Troubleshoot the connectivity, performance or failover issues with Multi-Cloud infrastructure architecture, as needed.Documentation of the Multi-Cloud Infrastructure and updates to the run book.Provide mentoring and knowledge transfer to internal technical staff.Hands on cloud knowledge, deployment migration experience and skills. Position entails cross functional collaboration working with multiple stake discretion/decision making in liaison with key client stake holders.Design and develop generic policy framework for multi cloud, client deployment including but not limited to client Security policies IAM roles access authorization and access levels on client applications with Hands on AWS VM deployments, ELB, Firewall,EC2, EBS, Auto scaling, Cloud trial, AWS Config, Cloud watch, S3 & RDSDesign and develop automation tool chain configuration templates and deployment strategy with Hands on design and Docker//Kubernetes micro service development and architecture for automatically deploying production deployments.Ability to automate infrastructure and build pipelines for continuous integration and continuous deployment.Ability to guide DevOps engineers and Developers to achieve automation for faster provisioning, deployment, and delivery.Identify and drive process-based improvements to generate operational and financial efficiencies.Maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry trends, emerging technologies, and architecture best practices.Ability to design high availability applications on cloud across availability zones and availability regions.Ability to design applications on AWS/Azure across multiple regions by taking advantage of disaster recovery design guidelines.Knowledge of application deployment, infrastructure setup, and data migration on AWS/Azure resources.Knowledge of monitoring, logging and cost management tools that integrate with AWS/Azure to design the optimized workloads and platforms.Knowledge of software design patterns (microservices, messaging, serverless distributed and Systems Integrations architectures)Experience in architecting infrastructure solutions using both Linux/Unix and Windows with specific recommendations on server, load balancing, HA/DR, & storage Architectures.Experience with container orchestration (preferred) Practical experience designing and building solutions utilizing AWS services such as EC2, S3, RDS, KMS, Lambda, IAM, Kinesis, ECSIn depth practical experience with Cloud methodologies (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS), automation, orchestration, trends and industry-leading cloud vendor offerings.Practical experience with cloud and automation technologies AWS and Azure Practical experience working with cloud automation tools such as AWS CloudFormation and/or Terraform Our top performers share the following traits: Ability to work closely with business to understand and incorporate nonfunctional requirements in the application architecture and transform them into technical solutions.Excellent listening, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills including presentation skills.Identify and drive process-based improvements to generate operational and financial efficiencies.Maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry trends, emerging technologies, and architecture best practices.Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities What we give you in return: Our competitive Health program offers a comprehensive benefits package that supports healthy lifestyles, preventative care and helps to protect against hardship. Our retirement plan offers our employees the opportunity to plan ahead for a strong financial future well beyond their working years. About Cetera Financial Group Cetera Financial Group ('Cetera') is a leading network of independent retail broker-dealers empowering the delivery of objective financial advice to individuals, families and company retirement plans across the country through trusted financial advisors and financial institutions. Cetera is an independent financial advisor network in the nation by number of advisors, as well as a leading provider of retail services to the investment programs of banks and credit unions. Through its multiple distinct firms, Cetera offers independent and institutions-based advisors the benefits of a large, established broker-dealer and registered investment adviser, while serving advisors and institutions in a way that is customized to their needs and aspirations. Advisor support resources offered through Cetera include award-winning wealth management and advisory platforms, comprehensive broker-dealer and registered investment adviser services, practice management support and innovative technology. 'Cetera Financial Group' refers to the network of retail independent broker-dealers encompassing, among others, Cetera Advisors, Cetera Advisor Networks, Cetera Financial Institutions,Cetera Financial Specialists, First Allied Securities, Girard Securities, and Summit Brokerage Services. Primary Location: US-CA-El SegundoOther Locations: US-CA-San Diego, US-IL-Schaumburg, US-MN-Saint Cloud, US-CO-Denver, US-AK-North Pole, US-IA-West Des MoinesWork Locations: El Segundo 200 N Pacific Coast Highway Suite 1200 El Segundo 90245Job: Information TechnologyOrganization: Information Technology: Full-timeJob Posting: Mar 6, 2020, 3:40:26 PM
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