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Cloud Security Architect

Location: Austin, TX
Job # 10497814
Date Posted: 02-27-2018
Cloud Transformation Architect
Location:  Austin, TX
Duration:  12 Months potential conversion to FTE

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Key Responsibilities: 
  • Manage the technical, business and personnel aspects of consulting engagements for cloud.
  • Support multiple engagements on a part-time basis as the overall engagement manager working with the assigned project managers to ensure successful delivery (internal customers, not external) .
  • Serve as the day-to-day Point of contact and Advisor for one or more of our larger, more strategic engagements and internal customers.
  • Lead strategic engagements while also serving as the lead consultant/strategist.
  • Ensure deliverables are of the highest quality to promote client satisfaction.
  • Produce key project management deliverables such as project charters, project plans, resource plans, risk mitigation plans, change management plans, etc.
  • Serve as a key member of the solution delivery team by facilitating requirements/design sessions, and producing deliverables.
  • Mentor and provide solutions delivery expertise to less experienced team members.
  • Monitor engagement team performance and provide feedback.
  • Team with other business developers to drive ongoing development activities.
  • Participate on client engagement steering committees as necessary to set client expectations and issue and resolution management.
  • Key participant in the cloud design and M&A process.
  • Develop overall estimates of the effort / resource requirements / schedule.
  • Analysis of pricing / approach options advising leadership on the related business considerations and impact of different options.
  • Lead the risk assessment efforts and recommend appropriate risk mitigation strategies.
Qualifications (Nice to have)
  • Have a solid understanding of delivery methodology and lead teams in the implementation of the solution according to the design/architecture
  • Understanding of Cloud Security and the aptitude to grow into a subject matter expert.
  • Strong understanding of infrastructure and related technologies (hardware, virtualization, networking, cloud)
  • Strong client management and executive level communication skills
  • 3+ Experience with Cloud Platform including migration, setup and configuration
  • Experienced in application development for Cloud platforms using technologies like Java/J2EE, Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, Micro Services , REST and others
  • Experienced in using Cloud Foundry and PaaS platforms like Pivotal Cloud Foundry or Redhat Openshift
  • Experienced in Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment methodologies
  • Experienced in using build and deployment tools like Maven, Gradle etc.
  • GCP Certification
  • Experience in Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Experience leading and delivering complex enterprise solutions and teams.
  • Comprehensive understanding of Private, AWS and Azure Cloud Platform Services.
  • Executive facing or consulting experience highly preferred.
  • Skilled problem solvers with the desire and proven ability to create innovative solutions.
  • Flexible and adaptable attitude, disciplined to manage multiple responsibilities and adjust to varied environments.
  • Future technology leaders- dynamic individuals energized by fast paced personal and professional growth.
  • Lead the technical planning & requirements gathering phases including estimate, develop, test, manage projects, architect and deliver.
  • Serve as a technical lead and mentor. Provide technical support or leadership in the development and continual improvement of service.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with team members.
  • Demonstrate the ability to adapt and work with team members of various experience level.
  • Knowledge and experience in developing software using agile methodologies.
  • Proficient in authoring, editing and presenting technical documents.
  • Ability to communicate effectively via multiple channels (verbal, written, etc.) with technical and non-technical staff.
  • Fluent and current on architecture trends with an eye on market/technical conditions and future direction
  • Experience in defining new architectures and ability to drive an independent project from an architectural stand point
  • Proven track record of leadership roles delivering solutions within defined timeframes
  • Proven track record working with and selling to the stakeholders, executives, and decision makers of Fortune 1000 companies.
  • Proven domain expertise with experience building business cases and communicating specific value proposition and establishing yourself as a trusted advisor to our internal customers and business units.
  • Leading technical discussions with business and technical decision makers, including detailing technical specifications, product roadmaps, deployment, and third-party integrations
  • Demonstrated capability to handle Proof of Concept and solution demonstrations.
  • Must be open to travel.
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