The Senior Cloud Architect position requires a high degree of technical Cloud architecture expertise in design, development, and implementation of architecture strategy across various domains and projects. This Senior member of the Cloud Architect team is responsible for the UPMC Enterprises Cloud computing architecture components. These components consist of a front-end platform, back end platforms, a cloud-based delivery, and a network. S/He contributes to executive strategic leadership planning and leads feasibility analysis on potential future projects to management. This position oversees the development, maturation, and integration of Cloud Infrastructure Architectures based on customer provided requirements to meet customer needs. S/He is responsible for the Cloud infrastructure design and development for all internal and external programs that have Cloud hosting requirements.
An undergraduate degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or management, or equivalent experience is required. An advanced degree in related field is a plus4+ years of Cloud Engineering or Cloud Architect experience (required)An AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional certification (required)Has a deep understanding of system development in cloud environments, including Software as Service (SaaS), Platform as Service (PaaS), or Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). Holds deep technical mastery and business knowledge on Cloud computing, DevOPS tooling, and infrastructure as code Experience driving discussions with senior personnel regarding trade-offs, best practices, project management and risk mitigation. Great design and problem-solving skills with a strong bias for Cloud engineering and clinical excellence. Strategic thinking and analytical skills with demonstrated ability to combine broad technical, business, clinical, and political factors (required). Has experience architecting large-scale, highly available, mission-critical systems Demonstrates strong written and verbal communication skills and possesses good presentation skills (required). Possesses diplomacy and interpersonal skills to leads others to provide inputs for the purpose of sharing with customers, partners, and higher management on vision and need for key technologies (required). Experience in architecting, incubating, and building new Cloud computing technologies that have broad impact. Demonstrates the ability to anticipate and solve large, complex technical problems by performing work that is highly complex and varied in nature. Demonstrated experiences innovating beyond the state of the art.
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