World Wide Technology Cloud DevOps Architect in St. Louis, Missouri
Cloud DevOps Architect
St. Louis, MO
Cloud DevOps Engineer
World Wide Technology, Inc. has an opportunity available for a Cloud DevOps Architectto work within a strong, highly technical, fast paced, and high performance global engineering organization. You will be responsible for execution on our customer facing engagements and planning and organizing are two of your strong characteristics. You are willing to take on the responsibility of learning tools of the trade when required and you enjoy working closely with customers and team members. You will be expected to communicate on daily basis with various internal and external customers (by e-mail and phone) and deliver and support customer solutions. The position will have great demands for imaginative thinking, with the need to be flexible and committed.
You will have the technical acumen to provide guidance and support to other members of the team to ensure project success. Teamwork is critical aspect to the role, working together to deliver a high quality, reliable service to our customers. We are seeking highly qualified technical experts for this role. You will have a strong broad-based generalist background with specialized, proven experience within the Public/Hybrid/Private Cloud space. You must be willing to travel 50 - 75%
Work with Sales engineers/Cloud consultants to review and validate understanding of customer requirements and translate initial scope into actionable items
Participate in the creation of High-Level Designs and Low-Level Designs for areas of expertise
Integrating customer applications to use services native to the cloud platform
Develop, Design and Implement Multi-Cloud IT solutions and service offerings at customer sites-locally, regionally, and nationally as well as provide feedback for improvement
Generate project support documentation, including procedural documents for implemented systems when scope requires
Maintain required level of knowledge on company-offered solutions including the completion of assigned courses and relevant certification exams when applicable.
Stay current with emerging technologies and advancements within existing technologies
Be able to educate others within the organizations in the areas of your expertise
Work as part of an implementation team and maintain a strong adherence to WWT Core Values
Participate as needed on Innovation Teams for Emerging Technology Solutions
Must have delivery experience leading large enterprise development projects
Must understand Application strategies and DevOps methodologies and be able to design solutions accordingly
Experience designing and evaluating complex software architecture
Demonstrates effective problem-solving skills
Experience working with version control technologies such as Git, TFS, VSTS or SVN
Strong proficiency with relational and NoSQL databases such as Microsoft SQLServer, Oracle, MySQL, MongoDB, etc.
Experience with Agile development methodology
Self-starter that works well independently as well as in a team
Ability to approach problems with a sense of ownership, enthusiasm and innovation
Troubleshoot problems with applications and services
Strong organizational and analytical skills
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal with great attention to detail
Independent, self-motivated and very thorough worker
Troubleshooting skills (patience and determination to find and solve problems)
REQUIRED SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE:
Proven experience in designing, deploying and managing Applications and associated integrations in Public/Private/Hybrid Cloud
Experience with using cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure and GCP
Experience with Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment pipelines
Experience with Automation and Infrastructure as Code concepts using tooling such as Terraform, Ansible, CloudFormation, etc.
Experience with using cloud platform APIs
Must have the ability to understand the interdependencies of how various technology components integrate with one another
Experience with the Cloud ecosystem, products and solutions
Experience with integrating heterogeneous environments
Working experience with logging and monitoring using the native cloud services and 3rd party tools such as Splunk, StackDriver, ELK, etc.
STRONGLY DESIRED SKILLS:
Experience with automation tools such as, Salt, Puppet, Chef, etc.
Experience and working knowledge of Virtualization, Networking, Data Center, and Security
Understanding best practices around application metrics such as latency, availability, load, etc.
Mid-Level Industry Certifications such as AWS Developer, MCSA -- Cloud Platform or Google Associate Cloud Engineer
Knowledge of other cloud management platforms such as vRealize Automation, Cisco CloudCenter, and Red Hat CloudForms
Understanding of a 12-factor application architecture and Microservices
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