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Cloud Architect
Ref No.: 18-22572
Location: Florham Park, New Jersey
Start Date: 04/04/2018
Location: Florham Park, NJ region (or as close to it as possible to minimize travel).
Duration: 6 Months.
Job Description: Attached.
Rate : $90 MAX buy rate. Get profiles.  
Job Summary
The Senior Cloud Architect is responsible for leading the creation of a technology framework and providing technical leadership in cloud computing, with a focus on the design of systems and services that run on cloud platforms. Additionally, the Architect will be responsible for ensuring that critical applications are designed and optimized for high availability and disaster recovery.
The ideal candidate will have at least a bachelor's degree in Computer Science or closely related subject with 10 or more years' of experience in designing large and complex IT operations in large organizations. Position requires strong leadership and team-building skills, and must be able to collaborate effectively with a group of high performing individuals.
Position responsibilities
  • Demonstrate knowledge of cloud architecture and implementation features (OS, multi-tenancy, virtualization, orchestration, elastic scalability).
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert to the organization for cloud end-to-end architecture.
  • Develop a library of deployable and documented cloud design patterns, based on the Conduent application portfolio, as a basis for deploying services to the cloud.
  • Demonstrate leadership ability to back decisions with research and the "why,” and articulate several options, the pros and cons for each, and a recommendation.
  • Maintain overall industry knowledge on latest trends, technology, etc.
  • Develop solutions architecture and evaluate architectural alternatives for private, public and hybrid cloud models, including IaaS, PaaS, and other cloud services.
  • Define optimal design patterns and solutions for high availability and disaster recovery for applications
  • Ensure delivered solutions meet/perform to technical and functional/non-functional requirements.
  • 10 or more years of IT experience.
  • Minimum of 5 year experience as a cloud consultant.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Information Technology or closely related subject.
  • Relevant Industry certifications on Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services (AWS).
  • Azure or AWS based Cloud Architecture and migration skills and experience.
  • Experience in enterprise applications, solutions and data center infrastructures.
  • Passionate, persuasive, articulate and capable of quickly establishing interest and credibility in how to design, deploy and operate cloud based architectures.