Cloud Architect - GCP

Cloud Architect - GCP

Virtusa Software Services Private Limited
11 - 16 Years
Not Specified

Job Description

They seek to bridge the gaps between complex business problems and solutions in the cloud. Cloud Architects need to understand and consider the various factors that influence a design such as cost, risk, time to market, quality and make informed decisions through trading off these factors. Additionally, architects need to be able to communicate effectively to both business stakeholders and technical team members.
• Oversight of the solution architecture of GCP based cloud initiatives
• Provide guidance to DevOps Engineers on the design of GCP based solutions
• Liaise with client to gather requirements and socialize solutions and technical decisions
• Ensure that the solution addresses the functional and quality of service requirements of the client
• Provide technical leadership and mentoring for Cloud DevOps Engineers
• Identify opportunities to enhance availability, performance and stability of cloud based services though automation
• Interface with project managers and other departments to ensure the delivery of multiple projects to time, quality and budget

Skills and Experience
• Experience in designing and architecting solutions on GCP encompassing IaaS, PaaS and SaaS services. Experience with other cloud providers AWS, Azure (nice to have)
• GCP certified architect with 10+ years of relevant IT experience
• Extensive experience of performing a solution design or enterprise architect role in a Service or Consultancy organization
• Solid knowledge of IT and cloud security principles and best practices
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and able to communicate effectively with Senior Management, Business Users and Technical staff
• Strong influencer, with a wide range of styles, having ability to build good working relationships with delivery partners and senior levels within the organization
• Experience in cloud readiness assessments of workloads, dependency mapping & cloud migration planning
• Proven experience in Enterprise Application Integration solutions, COTS based applications and bespoke application delivery
• Able to contribute to technical strategy, service development and drive innovation
• A demonstrable history of actively implementing DevOps best practices
• Able to get ‘hands on’ when required
• Working knowledge of modern infrastructure architecture, networking and security principles
• Able to create documentation such as both conceptual and detailed designs
• Ability to operate in demanding situations whilst still having relentless drive to deliver with enthusiasm
• Experience shaping and leading innovation functions / departments
• Deep understanding of GCP service offerings
• Agile mindset with experience working in an Agile methodology: Scrum, SAFe, Lean

Virtusa Consulting Services Pvt Ltd

Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ: VRTU) is a global information technology (IT) services company providing IT consulting, technology and outsourcing services. Using our enhanced global delivery model, innovative platforming approach and industry expertise, we provide cost-effective services that enable our clients to use IT to enhance business performance, accelerate time-to-market, increase productivity and improve customer service. We serve Global 2000 enterprises and the leading software vendors in communications & technology; banking, financial services & insurance; and media & information industries. We build and sustain application platforms for our clients that create competitive advantage.

Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Massachusetts, we have offices and technology centers throughout the U.S., U.K. and Asia. Globally, Virtusa has been acknowledged and recognized by customers, industry associations and media among others. Some of the awards and recognitions include Dataquest-CMR - IT Best Employers Survey -2012 (Ranked No. 5), International Business Award - 2012(Stevie awards) , Britain"s Top Employers- 2012, American Business Award- 2012,Boston Business Journal"s Fastest Growing Public Companies, Global Services 100, Fintech 100, Sri Lanka National HRM and others.

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