General Summary :
This position is responsible for leading projects related to the design and implementation of private and public cloud platform solutions in support of Products and Customers.
In this role you will design and implement compute, storage, and virtualized platforms to support new products and services, and new business development initiatives.
Additional responsibilities will include leading technical research, vendor management, support training, product testing, and standards conformance auditing.
Primary Responsibilities :
Design and deliver well architected cloud native solutions on major public cloud platforms such as AWS , Azure, and GCP.
Architect, design and implement complex solutions using Hybrid and Multi-Cloud architecture.
Lead efforts to develop cloud adoption framework and cloud adoption patterns.
Design and implement security features for secured data storage in Cloud.
Maintain appropriate controls and documentation to ensure compliance.
Contribute to DevOps development activities and automation.
Follow industry and organizational best practices and standards.
Lead support for Syniverse platform infrastructure architecture (this may include private cloud compute, storage, backup, virtual infrastructure, as well as public cloud infrastructure etc.)
Maintain cloud and platform architecture roadmap
Communicate and present the strategic vision for proposed future compute, storage and virtual infrastructure technologies and improvements, aligned to corporate strategy
Establish roadmaps to inform Product, Engineering and Operations teams on upcoming capabilities
Establish governing principles of the infrastructure
Participate in selection of platform technologies and products for implementation
Gather and analyze business requirements to develop technical solutions and frameworks
Translate business challenges into use cases and technical requirements
Assist product development in the research and development of new technologies and product offerings
Collaborate with engineering groups and product teams to architect private and hybrid cloud solutions that effectively reflect business needs, service-level and availability requirements, and other technology parameters
Develop design principles, roadmaps, models, plans, internal standards, budgets, and processes based on industry standard methodologies
Proactively advise management on ongoing needs and issues related to private and public cloud infrastructure
Stay up to date and communicate on industry trends, standard methodologies and opportunity for technology and process optimization
Drive continuous improvement by leading efforts to improve the existing private cloud architecture, monitoring tools, alarming capability, and recommending changes to enhance quality of service
Participate in cross-functional meetings for service enhancement opportunities, tools development, and reporting enhancements
Research industry standards provided by groups such as IEEE, ETSI etc.
Research, develop and implement processes to test and evaluate new equipment and product features
Provide training and mentoring to new employees or other departments
Participate in industry forums, technical user groups, and technical symposiums representing Syniverse’s interests, as needed
Bachelor’s degree in relevant area or equivalent work experience
6+ years relevant experience working with Cloud enviroments
Demonstrate strong knowledge of cloud architecture. (Cloud Native, Multi-Cloud and Hybrid)
Demonstrate strong knowledge of Cloud migration tools and resources
Strong knowledge of Linux OS (Redhat)
Expert knowledge of public cloud infrastructure architecture (ex AWS, Azure, GCC)
Prior experience designing and implementing Hybrid Cloud solutions (Private Cloud + Public Cloud), including private to public cloud workload migrations
Strong knowledge of DevOps tools chains and processes, including CI / CD and containerization using Docker.
Strong knowledge and experience with container based infrastructure (ex OpenShift, Docker, Kubernetes)
Expert virtual infrastructure troubleshooting and problem resolution skills
Strong infrastructure automation skills and experience
Strong knowledge and experience with APIs (ex REST +JSON / XML / YAML)
Strong knowledge and experience with data management technologies (RDBMS, NoSQL, Hadoop etc)
Good understanding of Networking and Security principles and how the apply to Private and Public cloud design and implementation
Strong communication skills
Ability to align cross functional teams with common objectives to promote team results
Ability to manage multiple priorities based on severity or urgency of issue
Effective leadership skills
Effective presentation development and delivery skills
Effective business and technical writing abilities
Strong documentation and follow-up skills
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio skills
Python, Perl Scripting experience desired
Ansible, Puppet, Chef experience desired
AWS Solutions Architect
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.
It is not designed to be utilized as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.