Lead Solutions Cloud Architect

Plaats: New York, USA
Salaris: US$165000 - US$175000 per annum
Geplaatst: 14 dagen geleden
Contract Type: Permanent
Industrie: Data & Technology
Contactpersoon: James Thomas

Lead Solutions Cloud Architect

About the Day to Day Responsibilities of the Role

  • Analyze, architect, and execute the migration of large-scale Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft .NET, and Microsoft HPC applications to AWS; preferably cloud native
  • Optimize solution architectures to maximize performance and minimize costs; implement cost control mechanisms
  • Establish architectural standards that enable DevOps practices with infrastructure as code and automated continuous integration and continuous deployment
  • Assist application architects in designing secure solutions that leverage cloud services and are aligned to Verisk enterprise security requirements and best practices
  • Continuously manage, monitor, and update operations architecture models as business needs evolve and additional cloud services become available
  • Work collaboratively, hands-on, with product teams to implement the technology direction, vision, and strategy to enable cloud technology adoption
  • Coordinate with product owners to incorporate the voice of the customer


About You and How You Can Excel in This Role

  • Minimum of 10 years of application architecture, cloud infrastructure, and automation experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of database management and software development/coding experience
  • Experience architecting cloud infrastructure on AWS for small, medium scale and enterprise-scale applications
  • AWS Certified Architect and/or Developer; Associate considered, Professional preferred
  • Hands-on experience with cloud adoption and migration from assessment through cloud native implementation
  • Experience coding in higher level programming language: .NET C#, C++, Java, Go, or Python
  • Technical knowledge of infrastructure components (network, storage, Linux, Windows), security and application development (e.g., Microsoft .NET Framework/Core, C#, and SQL Server experience preferred)
  • Experience implementing AWS serverless and related managed services for web & mobile applications and APIs including Lambda, API Gateway, SNS, SQS, EventBridge, and Elastic Beanstalk preferred. Experience with container orchestration platforms (Kubernetes, EKS) a plus.
  • Experience with AWS SQL and NoSQL database services preferred (e.g., AWS RDS, Aurora, DynamoDB, DocumentDB)
  • Experience with distributed systems, messaging, streaming architectures preferred (e.g., Kafka, Kinesis, RabbitMQ)
  • Experience implementing logging, instrumentation, and monitoring services for infrastructure, applications, and dependent services
  • Creative and innovative approach to problem solving and passion for continuous improvement
  • Experience mentoring and coaching colleagues
  • Comfortable working in cross functional and multidisciplinary teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with keen attention to detail and accuracy
  • Experience in insurance services and an understanding of the related regulatory requirements is a plus but not required