Application Architect II

Atlanta, GA 30328

Job Category: Information Technology Job Number: 123591

Job  Title          :        Application Architect II

Location           :        Atlanta ; GA - 30328

Duration           :       4/22/2019 - 10/21/2019

About Our Client:   Client is a global professional services firm that makes business transformation real. We drive digital-led innovation and digitally-enabled intelligent operations for our clients, guided by our experience running thousands of processes primarily for Global Fortune 500 companies. we have expanded from 19,000+ employees and annual revenues of US$491.90 million to 80,000+ employees and annual revenues of US$3.00 billion as of December 31, 2018.

Job Description:


  • Facilitate the definition and refinement of cloud infrastructure automation strategy, architecture and standards. This should include defining how should the organization coordinates automated tasks across different technology domains, to:
  • Reduce time for cloud infrastructure service provisioning
  • Raise user satisfaction with self-service functions
  • Improve service uptime due to automation of manual, error-prone, changes
  • Minimize handoffs between different teams which otherwise would be manual
  • Maximize developer and app-owner flexibility in consuming cloud services
  • Maximize re-use and maintainability of automation assets
  • Coordinate the identification of automation opportunities, define approaches and solution architectures
  • Lead efforts to codify, deploy and operate prioritized automation
  • Champion automation efforts across teams

Automation Focus Areas:

  • Cloud Management
  • IT Process Automation
  • Server Life Cycle Automation
  • Continuous Configuration Automation
  • Application Release Automation – Continuous Integration and Deployment
  • Storage Automation
  • Network Automation
  • Hardware Provisioning Automation

Experience and Skills:

  • Proven track record of working in a strategic advisory role to senior IT and business leaders
  • Experience in defining IT strategy, standards, and architecture – particularly with automation, public cloud services and IT infrastructure
  • Background in architecting and designing complex customer solutions in a rapidly evolving technology domain
  • 4+ years of experience as a solutions architect, enterprise architect, or in an architect consulting delivery role with a solution sales mentality
  • 2+ years focused on cloud environments and their supporting infrastructures DRAFT
  • Demonstrated ability to work with distributed cross-functional teams to achieve success on behalf of customers
  • Automation and integration technologies
  • Tooling such as – Jenkins, Terraform, Ansible/Tower, Puppet/Chef, vRA/vRO, other orchestrators, configuration management frameworks, etc.
  • Development languages – JavaScript, Python, Bash, Java, etc.
  • API development, JSON, micro-service architecture, API Gateways, SOA
  • frameworks, ESBs, ETL pipe-lines, etc
  • IT infrastructure AWS, Azure, Kubernetes, OpenStack, OpenShift, VMware vRealize Suite
  • Software defined networking, storage systems architecture, virtualization, containers, serverless technologies, big-data and ML platforms
  • Familiarity with security fundamentals at the infrastructure, including cloud and hypervisor, and operating system level

Soft skills:

  • Research, analysis and facilitating collaborative decision-making
  • Communication – presentation, documentation
  • Business case development and program leadership

Must haves: AWS (Amazon Web Services) and Azure Experience. Also, working experience in Automation feed specifically with Cloud.

About ASK: ASK Staffing is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Staffing connects people with amazing opportunities

Contact :

Yamini:                 -     678-203-2377


Yamini Seelam
Sr Client Service Manager

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