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Cloud Architect
Ref No.: 17-00147
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 08/08/2017
  • Infrastructure Architect w/Discovery , Assessment & Dependency Mapping experience
  • App Architects w/Refactor , Re-platform Capabilities
  • Experience with CloudScape (RISC Networks) based discovery tool (Nice to have!)
Consultant will assist Customer in the development of an Enterprise Cloud Strategy, including:
  • Discovery and assessment of approximately 15,000 virtual and physical servers deployed across three datacenters maintained and managed by Customer
  • Discovery and Cloud Readiness Assessment of approximately 670 Applications (COTS, SaaS and Custom)
  • Document application dependency mapping and integration points for all applications
  • Application disposition roadmap for all applications
  • Provide recommendations for target cloud platform mapping (Public, Private, and Hybrid) for all application or application groups.
  • Conduct financial analysis to drive economic models (TCO and ROI).
    • Including current TCO by application or application group
    • Including future TCO in proposed end state by application or application group.
  • Cloud Maturity/Readiness Assessment, including Heat Map
  • Cloud adoption roadmap sequencing
  • Target platform capabilities mapping (Hybrid Architecture - Public, Private, Dedicated)
  • Applications and infrastructure portfolio analysis
  • Recommend workload prioritization and application transformation i.e. Retain, Refactor, Replace, Retire recommendation.
  • Detailed cost breakdown (Apollo, vendor, licensing, fees) for migration project by application or application group including:
    • Application and integration refactoring, including application containerization assessment
    • Platform upgrades recommendation (i.e. Java versions, OS versions, etc.)
    • Provide Applications and data migrations costs (ROM)
    • First year costs for hosting fees and services (ROM)
    • Detailed cost forecast for first three years in proposed cloud hosting location(s)