Cloud Solutions Architect


Thinkfind Corporation

Salary: $85 – $100 per Hour

Cloud Solutions Architect Fort Worth, Texas

We are seeking a highly skilled Cloud Solution Architect to lead the modernization of an Equipment Quality Monitoring System (EQMS) to a cloud-based infrastructure for our client. As a Cloud Solution Architect, you will be responsible for designing and implementing a cloud-based solution that meets the requirements for safety, performance, and reliability. You will lead the design and implementation of a cloud-based infrastructure for EQMS, including front-end UIs, back-end services, databases, messaging systems, and APIs; Act as a Subject Matter Expert to the organization, for EQMS cloud end-to-end architecture, including Azure, AWS, etc., networking, provisioning, and management; Support decisions with research, be able to answer the “why”, and articulate several architectural options with recommendations and pros/cons; Develop and maintain the migration plan, including timelines, resource requirements, and risk mitigation strategies; Work with stakeholders to gather requirements and ensure that the solution meets the needs of all parties; Design and implement a solution that meets safety, performance, and reliability requirements; Develop and implement monitoring and alerting strategies to ensure system availability and performance; Collaborate with cross-functional teams, both internal and third-party vendors, to ensure seamless integration of the new cloud-based infrastructure with existing systems; Provide technical guidance and support to the development teams throughout the modernization process; and, Ensure that all security and compliance requirements are met throughout the modernization process.

This exciting role requires at least 10 years of practical experience in end-to-end system development with at least 5 years of experience in designing and developing microservices-based architectures, with a deep understanding of containerization, orchestration, and related technologies such as Kubernetes in the cloud. At least 3 years of experience leading onshore/offshore development teams through the application development lifecycle is needed. Must have the ability to interface and work with varied positions and levels of technical knowledge both within the department and with other departments inside and outside the company. A solid understanding of Cloud-Based Development Platforms, tools, and concepts including messaging, service-oriented architecture, micro­services, and structured and non­structured database management systems across multiple platforms, including AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud is essential. Experience implementing cloud-based security measures and best practices to ensure data protection and compliance with regulatory requirements required. A solid understanding of Real-Time Systems, Big Data, Event and Stream Processing, Machine Learning and Real-Time Analytics is essential. Strong preference for experience working with globally distributed software development teams and third-party vendors to maximize throughput, product quality, and business value. Experience working with development teams using an Agile development methodology also a plus. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field needed.

Desired skills: Cloud System Development, Microservices-based architecture, Containerization, Orchestration, Kubernetes, Offshore, Messaging, Service-oriented Architecture, AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, Cloud-based Security, Real-Time Systems, Big Data, Event and Stream Processing, Machine Learning, Real-Time Analytics, Agile.

**Position requires 50% onsite work; Local candidates preferred**

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