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Senior Cloud Architect-GCP & AWS (Remote)

Job Title:Senior Cloud Architect 

Note: *U.S. Citizens, Green card are authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply*


Under general direction, instructs, directs, and checks the work of other project engineers. Responsible for developing strategies for technical IT infrastructures and the completion of assigned engineering projects within budgetary and scheduling guidelines. Leads a group of engineers, analysts, and/or technicians assigned for the duration of a project or may function as ongoing lead within a group of engineers associated with one or more technical areas within the telecom function (such as, but not limited to, network design, engineering, implementation, or operations/user support). Does not have formal supervisory responsibilities, although may provide input to performance appraisals. 

Required Skills: 

The ideal candidate will have 15 or more years’ experience in designing large and complex IT operations in large organizations. The position requires strong leadership and team-building skills, and must be able to collaborate effectively with a group of high performing individuals as well as the Executive Leadership Team. 

Cloud Architecture and Design and Development 

Demonstrate knowledge of cloud architecture and implementation features (OS, multi-tenancy, virtualization, orchestration, elastic scalability) 
•Demonstrate knowledge of DevOps tool chains and processes 
Act as a Subject Matter Expert to the organization for cloud end-to-end architecture, including GCP or AWS and future providers, networking, provisioning, and management 
•Demonstrate leadership ability to back decisions with research and the “why,” and articulate several options, the pros and cons for each, and a recommendation 
Develop solutions architecture and evaluate architectural alternatives for private, government and hybrid cloud models, including PaaS and other cloud services 
•Contribute to DevOps development activities and complex development tasks 
•Define optimal design patterns and solutions for high availability and disaster recovery for applications 


•Drive scope definition, requirements analysis, functional and technical design, application build, product configuration, unit testing, and production deployment 
•Ensure delivered solutions meet/perform to technical and functional/non-functional requirements 
•Provide technical expertise and ownership in the diagnosis and resolution of an issue, including the determination and provision of workaround solution or escalation to service owners 
•Ensure delivered solutions are realized in time frame committed; work in conjunction with project sponsors to size and manage scope and risk 
•Provide support and technical governance, expertise related to cloud architectures, deployment, and opera 

Leadership and Mentoring: 

•Provide thought leadership in industry and to fellow team members across business and technical project dimensions solving complex business requirements 
•Demonstrate forward thinking around where the organization is going and how technology can support these efforts 
•Advocate and define cloud architecture vision from a strategic perspective, including internal and external platforms, tools, and systems 
•Develop a cohesive team across vendors and employees and ensure their continued success 
•Lead the definition and development of cloud reference architecture and management systems 


15 + years of experience spanning at least two IT disciplines, including technical architecture, network management, application development, middleware, database management or operations 
Experience with GCP and AWS enterprise implementations 
Knowledge of business process re-engineering principles and processes 
•Strong understanding of network architecture and application development methodologies 
•Strong understanding of SOA, object-oriented analysis and design, and/or client/server systems 

Additional Skills/Experience 

• A degree from an accredited College/University in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline is preferred; 
• Possesses exceptional and/or highly specialized Enterprise Architecture qualifications/expertise; 
• Recognized as an industry leader; 
• Able to initiate, supervise, and/or develop requirements from a project’s inception to conclusion for complex to extremely complex programs; 
• Capable of providing strategic and expert advice and technical guidance to program and project staff; 
• Ability to provide detailed analysis, evaluation and recommendations for improvements, optimization development, and/or maintenance efforts for specific or mission critical challenges/issues; 
• Able to consult with client to define needs or challenges; 
• Ability to supervise studies, lead surveys and collect data for analyses used to advise and recommend/suggest solutions; 
• General familiarity and experience with project management methodologies/disciplines, especially in the areas of scope, cost and schedule management; 
• Extensive experience leading teams of technical personnel and/or technical projects toward completion of assigned goals/objectives; 

Additional Provisions:  
• Must be able to obtain a Position of Public Trust Clearance – US Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)
• Must have resided in the US for the last 5 years and must not have traveled outside the US for a combined total of 6 months or more in the last 5 years. 
• This position allows only USC, Permanent residents to apply. However, we are unable to sponsor any work visas currently. 
• Pass both a client mandated clearance process to include drug screening, criminal history check and credit check. 
• Once candidate’s resume is approved and interview passed, the agency is responsible for providing drug screening. Failure to submit the drug screening results will delay the security clearance process. 

Thanks & Regards,  
Roopini Reddy  
IT Recruiter  
Lucid Technologies Inc.  
P: 214-385-4144 Ext: 207  
M: Roopa.u@lucidtechinc.com