World Wide Technology Cloud DevOps Architect in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Title

Cloud DevOps Architect

Location

St. Louis, MO

Job Description

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%

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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 scripting languages such as Python, PowerShell, JavaScript, 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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