AWS Architect

SFO, CA 94112

Job Category: Information Technology Job Number: 126519

Job Title:             AWS Architect

Location:             SFO,CA, -  94112

Duration:            6+ Months contract

About our Client : Our Client is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Our Client works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 425,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Our Client drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives

Job Description:   

  • The Enterprise Cloud Architect is responsible for leading the creation of a technology framework and providing technical leadership in support of UC San Francisco Health IT initiatives in cloud computing and automation, with a focus on the integrating systems and services that run on cloud platforms. The Enterprise Cloud Architect reports into the CTO organization to provide architectural leadership and best practices. Additionally, the Enterprise Cloud Architect will be responsible for ensuring that critical applications are designed and optimized for high availability and disaster recovery. 
  • Provides strategic and tactical planning around current and future technologies within the Cloud space. Develops and implements an holistic Cloud vision and strategy across multiple UC campuses.  Acts as a Subject Matter Expert to UC San Francisco Health IT cloud end-to-end architecture, including AWS and future providers, networking, provisioning, and management. Develops solutions architecture and evaluate architectural alternatives for private, public and hybrid cloud models, including IaaS, PaaS, and other cloud services.
  • Defines optimal design patterns and solutions for high availability and disaster recovery for applications. Drives scope definition, requirements analysis, functional and technical design, application build, product configuration, unit testing, and production deployment. Ensures delivered solutions meet/perform to technical and functional/non-functional requirements. Provides technical expertise in the diagnosis and resolution of a cloud-related issues, including the determination and provision of workaround solution or escalation to service owners.

 Required Qualifications:

  • Ten years’ experience with MS/Linux/UNIX Server Operating Systems or equivalent
  • Five years’ experience as a Cloud Architect, with focus on AWS, Azure, and Hybrid/Private Cloud
  • Four years’ experience as an IT Enterprise Architect, with focus on server, storage, networking, and security
  • AWS, Azure, or Google based Cloud Architecture and migration skills and experience
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Cloud architecture and implementation features (OS, multi-tenancy, virtualization, automation & orchestration, elastic scalability)
  • Strong understanding across Cloud and infrastructure components (server, storage, network, data, and applications) to deliver end-to-end Cloud Infrastructure architectures and designs
  • Knowledge of further Cloud technologies (Azure, AWS, VMware, Google, IBM, EMC, etc.)
  • Understands and can articulate the technical merits and value of Cloud computing
  • The flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Information Technology, or equivalent experience
  • Relevant industry certifications such as VMware, Microsoft Azure, or Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Knowledge of software, database, infrastructure or other IT function; knowledge relating to the design and development of software across the organization.
  • Knowledge of other related areas of IT. Ability to apply department processes and procedures to work
  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate technical information to technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to work with others from diverse backgrounds
  • Self-motivated and works independently and as part of a team; demonstrates problem solving skills; able to learn effectively and meet deadlines
  • Expertise relating to the design and development of information technology architectures across the organization
  • Experience in leading a team applying all elements of technical consulting
  • Enterprise-level understanding of and experience with key modeling and description languages used to map highly complex business processes to architectural components, develop common, large-scale data resource architectures, and create reference frameworks
  • Significant experience with the integration of highly complex, diverse, internally and externally developed implementations of business functions to build enterprise-class, scalable systems
  • Experience with formal Enterprise Architecture frameworks (TOGAF, NIST, RM-ODP, etc.) and modeling mechanisms (ArchiMate, etc.)

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