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AWS Cloud Architect

  • eQuest Solutions
  • Van Nuys, 7724 Van Nuys Blvd, Van Nuys, CA 91405, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description

Please note I have direct access to the Hiring VP on this position. Bonus 15 A leading Financial Services Company in its niche is looking for an AWS Cloud Architect. The company has been in business for 12+ years, is publicly traded, is backed by a large global financial services company, has 1300 employees, has 183 Billion in Assets, 2.2 Billion in Net Income, has been voted Top Workplace 6 years running, Gold Level LEED Certified facility and is a highly philanthropic institution (1.4+ million in donations for 2019). The AWS Cloud Architect will be responsible for the greenfield design, architecture and build out an enterprise level AWS Cloud environment from the ground up. Specifically, the AWS Cloud Architect will be responsible for Managing and enhancing an established Cloud Center of Excellence Leading and mentoring a team of 5 AWS Cloud Engineers. Overall AWS Cloud strategy, performance, operation, capacity and governance Designing, architecting and leading the complete build out of the AWS Cloud environment. Reviewing the initial high-level AWS Cloud design that is currently supporting approximately 5 of production applications running on AWS. The AWS Cloud Manager will be responsible for creating the AWS Cloud design architecture and road map for migrating the entire environment to a 100 AWS PaaS environment. Current AWS Cloud environment Some small IaaS EC2 EKS and ECS to fully manage Docker and Kubernetes for Orchestration and Scheduling. AWS Fargate IAM to manage access to AWS services and resources securely Lambda to run code in response to events and automatically manage the computing resources required AWS Networking components VPC, ELB (NLB and ALB), VPN AWS Monitoring CloudFront and CloudWatch CloudFormation Python AWS Serverless components SES DatabaseStorage RDS, DynamoDB, Aurora, S3 Builds CloudFormation (migrating away from current legacy Terraform) CICD Jenkins Closely interacting with peers of Engineering Teams (12 Teams of 125 Python and Java Developers), SRE Team (Linux), Database Teams (PostgreSQL, MySQL, Redis), Security and Executive Management to manage the continued AWS Cloud build out and migration process. Hiring additional AWS Cloud Engineers as applications and developers continue migration to AWS. The AWS Cloud Architect will report directly to the VP of IT Requirements Must have experience designing and building out AWS Cloud environment. Experience with the following AWS Services EC2, EKS, IAM, Lambda, VPC, ELB, CloudFront, CloudWatch, S3 andor RDS Containerization CICD and CM tools Jenkins, Git, Terraform, Ansible, Salt, CircleCI, Travis CI, etc. DevOps Scripting Python, Ruby, Golang, etc. Preferred experience with Experience with any of the following are only a plus NOT Mandatory PaaS andor IaaS solutions (AWS preferred) AWS ECS, CloudFormation, DynamoDB, Aurora, SES Docker (Swarm) for containerization Kubernetes for clustering CI tooling Jenkins, GitHub Actions, SonarQube, Artifactory, etc. Experience leading, supervising or managing AWS Cloud Engineers is a plus Benefits Company offers a comprehensive benefits package including 401k Plan with up to 6 company match and two-year vesting, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) with 15 discount, 4 Weeks Paid Time Off, 9 Paid Holidays, HMOPPO, Vision and Dental, Company paid Life Insurance, Accidental Death Insurance and LTST Disability, Family Care and Parental Leave, onsite fitness facility, Employee Assistance Program, Education Reimbursement and Assistance, Wellness Program, Charity Gift Matching and Adoption assistance.
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