Cloud Architect

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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Kforce has a client in search of a Cloud Architect in Tempe, AZ. Summary: The Cloud Solution Architect will ensure the successful evolution of software design, development, and process improvement efforts across the organization. You will work with others to design and develop the next phase of applications and initiatives to meet fast growing business demands. The software architect will see the -big picture- and successfully guide teams in design and development towards a cloud native software architecture. You will use your rich set of technical skills to match the right solution to the business and economic drivers for our enterprise suite of applications and strategies. You will learn new techniques and effectively lead others in knowledge sharing opportunities. Hands-on efforts for research and development to support the current and future initiatives of the organization will be necessary to effectively lead development teams to understanding current and emerging technology concerns across the industry. Responsibilities:
  • Create product and technology designs to determine future state architectural vision and modernization efforts to meet business goals and growth projections
  • Provide architectural guidance to teams to build scalable and maintainable cloud solutions, adhere to a technology roadmap, and minimize technical debt
  • Participates in product development activities such as architecture, design, prototyping, implementation and review
  • Guide teams through cloud platform migration
  • Utilize skills and experience in successful decomposition of existing software systems for re-design with cloud native patterns
  • Work with peers to build designs supporting accelerated paths for new products to market
  • Support business and development process using Lean Architecture and Agile methodologies
  • Evaluate and work with third party software vendors to determine feasibility of incorporation of products into company products and solutions

Job Requirements:


  • B.S. in Science/Engineering/Mathematics or equivalent experience
  • 8+ years of professional software experience
  • 4+ years of architectural experience designing and integration large scale applications
  • Exemplary software system architecture and design skills
  • Experience with containerization and designing cloud platforms
  • Experience in design of microservice and general service-oriented architectures
  • Experience with Big Data environments including, but not limited to Data pipelines, Data Warehouse, Non-Relational data stores, and Analytics
  • The ability to work in a collaborative and fast past agile environment to evangelize best practices and clean architectures
  • Strong with understanding and utilization of SOLID and other software design principles
  • Familiarity with technology compliance standards such as Soc-2, PCI, OWASP is a plus
  • Be able to lead development teams with DevOps initiatives such as Automation and Continuous Integration
  • Experience in system decomposition practices such as Event Storming is preferred
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in eDiscovery industry is highly desirable
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Associated topics: equipment, http, information architect, infrastructure architect, maintain, maintenance, senior engineer, system architect, system integrator, systems integration architect

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