02 Mar
Cloud Architect (Direct Hire )
California, Los angeles , 90013 Los angeles USA


THIS IS A DIRECT HIRE (PERMANENT) POSITION One of our client in Los Angeles is looking for a Cloud Architect with the following skills and experience:

Must Haves:
  • Hands on role, will be doing 50% Development and 50% designing new solutions
  • Must have excellent documentation experience
  • Must have strong experience in Docker or Kubernetes
  • Azure would be a huge plus
  • Must have 5 years working in an AWS environment
  • Must have strong Linux experience as most of the servers are Linux

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer will be a member of the Infrastructure Technology Services team.The goal of this position is to support the company's global business initiatives and clients by providing superior technology architecture and support services.

Responsibilities will encompass a range of activities including, but not limited to, the following:
  • Participate in planning, implementation, and growth of our AWS foundational footprint
  • Monitor and manage implementation to ensure high quality and alignment with defined requirements
  • Deliver quality results in cross-functional work environments and teams
  • Provide recommendations for solutions in the areas of DevOps, Security, Governance, CI/CD, and/or Containerization
  • Maintain knowledge of current systems architecture and configuration
  • Infrastructure and Commercial Applications documentation (as built, procedures, network)
  • Work alongside project management teams to successfully monitor progress and implementation of initiatives
  • Understanding customer requirements and project KPIs
  • Encouraging and building automated processes wherever possible
  • Identifying and deploying cybersecurity measures by continuously performing vulnerability assessment and risk management
  • Incidence management and root cause analysis
  • Strive for continuous improvement and build continuous integration, continuous development, and constant deployment pipeline (CI/CD Pipeline)

Supervision: Works independently, coordinating directly with company management, vendor personnel, audit advisors and local/international IT staff. Reports directly to Senior Director, Infrastructure Technology Services team. Receives direction from the, VP of Technology Operations, and CIO regarding corporate objectives.

Attributes: Possesses excellent decision-making and problem-solving skills. Proactive, rather than reactive. Unwavering ethics and integrity. Flexible and responsive with the ability to work in a matrixed, geographically dispersed environment. A well-developed results-oriented philosophy and work ethic; the ability to "get things done".

Other Desirables: Experience managing systems in a large, international organization. Implementation, management, or experience with global technologies. Experience in following IT Governance practices including, but not limited to Change Management, and Incident Management.

Qualifications and desired experience:
  • 5+ years architecting, implementing, and supporting AWS infrastructure and topologies
  • Project experience implementing core infrastructure, networking and cloud-based services for business teams or consumers
  • Deep product knowledge and understanding of product features including IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS Solutions
  • High Availability and Disaster Recovery principles, patterns, and usage
  • Experience configuring and tuning virtual private clouds
  • Experience supporting Production applications or workloads in a cloud-based environment
  • Performance analysis, troubleshooting and remediation techniques
  • Experience with networking principles and technologies (DNS, Load Balancers, Reverse Proxies)
  • Practical experience sizing hardware and storage needs
  • Strong analytical problem-solving ability
  • Awareness of critical concepts in DevOps and Agile principles
  • Experience working on Linux based infrastructure
  • Experience working on Windows based infrastructure
  • Experience working with Azure Cloud Services is a plus
  • Experience with PowerShell or Bash shell scripting
  • Experience with information security and data privacy, including Safe Harbor data protection standards, is a huge plus
  • Fluency with container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Fluency with infrastructure as code tools such as Terraform
  • Fluency in web standards like HTTP, JSON and RESTful APIs
  • Fluency with source code management tools (Git, AWS CodeCommit)
  • Familiarity with SQL and relational databases (DynamoDB, MySQL, MongoDB, MSSQL)
  • Familiarity with a high-level scripting language (Python, Ruby, PHP, etc.)
  • Current understanding of best practices regarding system security measures
  • Ability to work independently without extensive oversight
  • Good communications and interpersonal skills
  • Positive customer service attitude
  • Organized and focus on quality
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good verbal and written skills
  • An undergraduate degree is preferred
  • Technical certifications are a plus
Interested candidates may submit their resumes online or call atfor further information regarding the position.Find Us on Facebook!Follow Us on Twitter!Beacon Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.Company Profile:Beacon Hill Technologies, a premier National Information Technology Staffing Group, provides world class technology talent across all industries utilizing a complete suite of staffing services. Beacon Hill Technologies' dedicated team of recruiting and staffing experts consistently delivers quality IT professionals to solve our customers' technical and business needs. Beacon Hill Technologies covers a broad spectrum of IT positions, including Project Management and Business Analysis, Programming/Development, Database, Infrastructure, Quality Assurance, Production/Support and ERP roles.Learn more about Beacon Hill Staffing Group and our specialty divisions, Beacon Hill Associates, Beacon Hill Financial, Beacon Hill HR, Beacon Hill Legal, Beacon Hill Life Sciences and Beacon Hill Technologies by visiting www.beaconhillstaffing.com. We look forward to working with you.Beacon Hill. Employing the Future

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