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Cloud Architect
Ref No.: 17-12278
Location: Chicago IL, New Jersey
Responsibilities:
· Present PCF vision, strategy, technology and roadmaps to client, provide expert guidance to customers on implementing solutions using PCF.
· Define to-be application and platform architecture for a Cloud native application, participate in client discussions on the cloud native design and apply patterns.
· Own configuration, installation and management of cloud environments using Pivotal.
· Research and recommend emerging technologies in partnership with Solution Architect to meet evolving business requirements
· Identify opportunities for automation and develop optimization workflow.
· Promotes the use of shared infrastructure and applications to reduce costs and improve information flows
· Evaluate and participate in new technology evaluation process (technology evaluations, proof of concepts) to support the business strategy
· Assist in the development of standard reusable Pivotal consulting service offerings including definition of tasks, deliverables and estimates.
· Tech lead for Cloud native work, create reusable components, mentor team in implementing best practices in development.
· Ensure successful architecture and deployment of enterprise grade PaaS solutions using PCF.
· Establish standards around development stacks, including languages, containers, frameworks, libraries and design patterns
· Have a clear understanding of cloud service and deployment models, must be effective in working both independently and in a team setting.

Minimum Qualifications:
· Strong experience in pivotal cloud foundry application development technologies
· Experience in designing and deploying cloud-native enterprise applications in public or private cloud
· Hands on experience in designing and developing Cloud native applications, working knowledge of Spring, Spring Boot and Spring Cloud.
· Experience in web-based systems architecture, service-based architecture, enterprise application architecture as well as experience managing expectations when balancing alternatives against business and financial constraints
· In-depth understanding of Domain Drive Design and 12-Factor applications
· Should have participated in, and be familiar with, Agile (Scrum) project methodology and practices.
· 12+ years of experience in development/maintenance of Enterprise Web Applications
· 5+ years of working independently to define system/application/module design/architecture
· Must have a Bachelor's degree or above in a related field