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Big Data/Cloud Architect

Apex Systems
Minnesota, United States
The candidate filling this role is expected to take the lead in assisting teams in shifting deployment of new or existing applications to public cloud (AWS, Azure). This role will also pass on the learning to peers for knowledge sharing. Primary Responsibilities Serve as a senior cloud solution architect for high visibility cloud computing initiatives Createreviewupdate application design and deployment patterns for the publicprivatehybrid cloud contexts Will work with leaders and team members at all levels and across functional lines Provide technical leadership in architecture, design and engineering in modernization of legacy Data Ingestion, ETL and Database to new technologies in the Public Cloud (AWSAzure), Big Data Space Own long-term technical roadmap ensuring alignment to org strategic initiatives Look across teams and products to find synergies and solutioning mindset to identifyremove duplication Produce solutions that are models of performance, scalability, and extensibility Ideate Solutionize next generation streaming applications to use Data as a strategic platform to grow the top line revenue Stay abreast of leading-edge technologies in the industry evaluating emerging software technologies Set automation standards, implements tooling to supportreport adherence Understand security threats and patterns comprehensively and ensures adherence to all regulatory initiatives. HIPAA, PHI, PII, locational data restrictions, contractual, etc. Stay current on new industry wide threat vectors and ensures processes are updated to avoid or remediate Actively mentor team members, through code reviews, brown bags, tech talks, design reviews Required Qualifications Experience with AWS, Azure related services. 8+ years' experience in commercial product application design and delivery 2+ years' experience in solution architecture specific to Public Cloud deployment (AWS, Azure) AWS andor Azure certification required at Associate level (Professional preferred) Preferred Qualifications Extensive technical skills and comprehensive knowledge and understanding of an entire line of business or infrastructure sub-domain Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills Ability to interact with all levels of an organization Ability to influence across all organizational levels, particularly senior management Experience designing, developing, deploying and securing public SaaS cloud deployments Experience securing IaaSPaaS private cloud or DevOps environments Cloud vendor certification such as AWSAzure Certified Solutions Architect Knowledge and understanding of application or software security such as web application penetration testing, secure code review, secure static code analysis as well as creating managing certificates secrets vaults DockerKubernetes and Microservices experience Ability to influence and build relationships with LOB stakeholders, technology CIO leadership, external service providers, and architecture teams Knowledge and understanding of diverse platforms and operating systems, including current and emerging technologies Knowledge and understanding of technical design patterns Virtual leadership experience with ability to effectively drive results, provide feedbackdirection, and manage and build relationships with leaders and team members in a geographically dispersed team environment Experience in ETL, Data warehousing concepts, Code management, automated testing Development experience in Big DataCloud eco system - ability to design, develop, document architect HadoopCloud applications Experience in PythonScalaJavaC NoSQL Experience in Cloud computing - Azure, AWS, GCP Data Pipelineworkflow management tools such as Airflow Understand stream processing with knowledge on Kafka Knowledge of software Engineering best practices with experience on implementing CICD using JenkinsGithub Knowledge of the Agile methodology for delivering software solutions Azure Data Services, Synapse, Spark, Kafka, DevOps, Data Ops, Kubernetes, SnowFlake, Helm Charts Experience with Jenkins , Github, Terraform and Sonar integration Healthcare domain knowledge Assets 4 year College Degree - a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent (Math, Computer Science, or MIS) is preferred Healthcare experience preferred with healthcare payer experience a plus Prior consulting experience highly preferred Agile experience is a plus and understanding of transitional strategies from the traditional Waterfall approach to an Agile approach is a plus EEO Employer Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or

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