Collaborate with the application, data, and infrastructure architects and be responsible for the defining, designing and delivering hybrid cloud specific technical architectures, patterns, technical quality, risks and operability of cloud architecture solutions.
Create the conceptual, logical and physical design for hybrid cloud-based solutions for infrastructure and platforms
Research, analyze, recommend and select technical approaches to address challenging development and integration problems with cloud environments.
Perform research activities to identify emerging technologies and trends that may affect the enterprise
Maintain awareness of vendor/product industry developments, regulations and trends and identify potential impacts to the enterprise
Assist in vendor/product selection activities including the development of vendor/product evaluation models used in Requests for Proposal (RFPs)
Design and oversee efforts in building effective HIG specific Proof of Concept demonstrations and socialize the results throughout the enterprise and all levels of management.
Develop and maintain strong relationships with key vendor partners to keep on track for core technologies.
Develops and maintains strong relationships with line of business leadership teams to keep track of changing business needs and priorities.
Contribute to EA community by developing reference architectures, training/certification material etc.
Facilitate and develop architectural standards for key technologies, platforms and tools.
Define and facilitate the process for approving architecture principles and standards.
Skills and Expertise
Demonstrated technical expertise around infrastructure, system and application design using web, mobile, cloud, and open source technologies.
Experience across various enterprise solutions/technology stacks (IaaS/PaaS/SaaS) and ability to provide guidance to diverse stakeholders and external vendors.
In-depth experience in Amazon Web Services and/or Microsoft Azure cloud solution, architecture, related technologies and their interdependencies.
Experienced with DevSecOps practices for on-prem and cloud infrastructure components.
Specializes in atleast one technology domain (eg data management, integration, security, infrastructure, CRM, BPM etc.).
Strong knowledge of various operating systems, databases and infrastructure technologies
Strong verbal and written communications skills are a must, as well as the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations
15+ years of experience in technology-focused organization, including 10+ years in architecture preferred
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related field; Master of Science in Computer Science or related preferred