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Enterprise Cloud Architect
Ref No.: 18-22974
Location: NYC, New York
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date: 04/05/2018
 Position:  Enterprise Cloud Architect
Location: NYC, NY
Duration: Fulltime(Permanent)
 
Job Description:
Agile Engineering is a group within Enterprise Computing ( EC ) responsible for architecting a container based platform for Brokerage. This platform is widely used by a large number of internal applications. We are also looking to extend this platform to the Public cloud. This platform will also need to be ported to an internal secure network whose characteristics are similar to the Public Cloud
The work will involve engineering a cloud agnostic, redundant, highly scalable infrastructure platform to on-board the internal MS applications and deploy to Public Cloud vendors like AWS, Azure and Softlayer
In this role you will have the chance to utilize your deep virtualization and systems management experience, strong networking and storage infrastructure knowledge and work with a range of systems, tools, and scripting languages. You will operate in a highly complex, quickly moving environment with the constant introduction of new technologies.
 
Primary responsibilities:
Working in a globally distributed team to provide innovative and robust Cloud centric solutions
Closely working with Product Management and Vendors to develop and deploy Cloud services to meet customer expectations
The integration and maintenance of several open source tools used in Brokerage
Performance analysis and tuning of the platform(s) for various workloads
Integrate, configure, document and deploy compliant infrastructure and supporting services in the Cloud platform
Working with the open source community, testing and certifying new upstream releases for internal use, and ensuring our patches are accepted upstream
Design, Optimization and Documentation of the Operational aspects of the Cloud platform
Troubleshooting problems, resolving root cause, and where possible, fixing the bug(s)
Collaborate with the Risk Management team to ensure necessary controls to Cloud services are deployed and tested
Working closely with customers to develop and deploy robust and re-useable configuration management components
 
Required Skills:
Sound knowledge of server infrastructure, virtualization, and cloud computing
Good knowledge of security ( Kerberos, Policies, entitlements etc. )
Experience with architecting and maintaining high availability production systems
RedHat Enterprise Linux engineer level knowledge
Strong development skills in Python
Experience in Software Installation, configuration and Patching
Experience in SaltStack, Chef, Puppet automation / orchestration (or similar)
Knowledge of system monitoring in a cloud environment including cloud specific products and tools
Experience with Agile and DevOps concepts
Developing the monitoring architecture and implementing monitoring agents, dashboards, escalations and alerts
 
Desired Skills:
Infrastructure deployment experience in the Public cloud ( preferably AWS )
Knowledge of security controls for the Public cloud ( encryption of data in motion/rest and key management )
Experience with distributed, parallel file systems and related tools (GPFS, CFS etc.)
Knowledge of Linux containers Experience in the financial industry
Bachelor degree in a related field
Brokerage is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximize their full potential.