Principal Architect, Cloud Technology

Location: Bellevue, WA
Date Posted: 10-19-2016
The enterprise architect plays a key role in shaping Our Company's technology strategy by applying expertise in strategic technology architecture. We are looking for a great Cloud DevOps Engineer to raise the bar for a high-performing team that delivers large scale solutions on the cloud. This is an opportunity to become a action-first leader in a talented, fast-moving organization to transform a large enterprise onto the next generation of Cloud.

We are looking for a high skilled individual for automating large scale deployments with modern configuration and deployment management systems on AWS. We value skills delivering and working with Open Source tools and infrastructure. You are self-driven, work well in a team, have great communication skills and bring leading edge skills on Linux, Python, configuration management, CI/CD and Monitoring tools. You have delivered container based deployments and can offer solutions to the complexities of orchestration and will drive the company towards delivering containers in production.

In Our Company's Cloud DevOps team, we work cross-functionally to understand the linkage between Our Company’s business goals, business architectures, and technology architectures – and strive to further Our Company’s business goals via organic or inorganic evolution of Our Company’s architectures. Drive the evolution of infrastructure, processes, products, and services by convincing decision makers Compile, deliver, and evangelize end-to-end technology roadmaps that guide the evolution of infrastructure, products, and services by applying depth and breadth of expertise in multiple related disciplines.

Enterprise Core Competencies
Requires competency in customer focus, change & innovation, strategic thinking, relationship building & influencing, talent management, results focus and inspirational leadership.

Qualifications
Minimum Required: Has demonstrated depth and breadth of expertise in multiple related disciplines, such as Wireless telecom architecture, including Device, Access, Core, Transport, Customer systems, and/or Enterprise systems Enterprise Architecture Frameworks Deep related domain expertise
Ability to articulate the relationship between business strategy and technology strategy
Strong communication skills (written / verbal) with varied audiences
Experience explaining difficult concepts to decision makers to help shape technology strategy. Experience modeling as-is and to-be architectures based on business requirements

Technologies:
Mastery of Linux OS (Redhat, Amazon, others)
Scripting (Python and shell scripting)
Configuration Management (Chef, Puppet, Ansible)
Continuous Integration (Jenkins)
Deep knowledge and master of cloud platforms (AWS primary, Azure and others.)
Cloud Monitoring tools ( CloudWatch, Splunk, ELK, Application monitoring, etc.)
Containers and Orchestration: Docker, AWS ECS, Kubernetes,
NoSQL database (Cassandra, etc)
Other Open Source tools

Minimum 8-10 years related work experience

Education
Minimum Required: Bachelors Degree. Engineering, Business Administration, or Related Field

Responsibilities
Essential Functions
Compile, deliver, and evangelize end-to-end technology roadmaps that guide the evolution of infrastructure, products, and services by applying depth and breadth of expertise in multiple related disciplines

Compile, develop, and deliver architectural guardrails; influence stakeholders and ensure compliance with architectural guardrails within many technology domains that support the needs of products teams to reliably launch products and services
Drive the evolution of infrastructure, processes, products, and services by convincing decision makers

Mentor team members on best practices in area of expertise. Grasp and communicate big-picture enterprise-wide issues to team. Mentor team members on best practices in area of expertise. Identify and suggest training opportunities for immediate workgroup to help promote bench strength
Serve as a subject matter expert to guide technology strategy by convincing decision makers across multiple domains and working with Architects in each domain
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
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This position does NOT provide sponsorship so please do NOT apply if you require sponsorship.  Thank You

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