Cloud Architect - Military veterans preferred

2022-07-25
WALGREENS
Engineering

/yr

  full-time   employee


Chicago
Illinois
United States

Job Summary

As a Cloud Technical Architect you will be responsible for translating business requirements into secure, scalable and reliable cloud solutions. You will have an expertise in designing and implementing solutions that run on Microsoft Azure and have experience in development and DevOps processes. This person will work within the Cloud Center of Excellence and will collaborate and mentor technology teams across multiple business units driving the implementation of the cloud strategy.

You will have experience in a broad set of PaaS services, compute, storage, network and security. You will be required to make design choices that optimize cost, operations, performance, reliability, and security. In addition, you will work across development teams and other stakeholders to drive and enable the migration and refactoring of on-premises applications to cloud native design and deployment methodologies.

You will mentor and work with both senior and junior developers and architects to bring them up to speed on cloud data architectures emphasizing modern cloud deployments within a DevOps environment.

This person must be able to translate complex ideas, technology, and programs into language senior management can relate to and also communication with developers resolving complex design issues.
Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least 4 years OR High School/GED + at least 7 years of experience in Engineering, Software Engineering and/or Architecture
  • Experience with public cloud architecture
  • Experience with additional cloud providers, such as Azure
  • Knowledge of various enterprise applications and IT services, as well as software development, compliance and security, and IT operations disciplines.
  • Knowledge of cloud design patterns, cloud operations and cloud cost models with experience implementing best practices or suggested improvements.
  • Experience re-architecting applications for cloud platforms.
  • At least 2 years of experience contributing to financial decisions in the workplace.
  • At least 2 years of direct leadership, indirect leadership and/or cross-functional team leadership.
  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications
  • Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert
  • Experience suggesting/recommending competitive and innovative technical options, obtaining client buy-in and delivering on commitments