Cloud Infrastructure Architect

Job Title: Cloud Infrastructure Architect

JOB ID: 19-00801

City: Atlanta

State: GA

Infrastructure Architect  
Cloud/Infrastructure Architect to join the Platform Engineering group to provide high level implementation and design for enterprise systems hosted on-prem and in the cloud.  Successful candidates must have a strong understanding of many aspects of IT infrastructure including, but not limited to, virtualization technologies, cloud computing concepts, DNS, federated authentication, network routing and load balancing.  This position will work on a team that ensures reliable and efficient operation of the systems that support the core enterprise information technology systems at the institute.  They will be responsible for designing complex infrastructure to support the IT needs of the institute as a part of that team and must work with key stakeholders in enterprise IT and departmental IT. 
Duties and Responsibilities 
·         Design, plan, and implement highly complex enterprise systems and infrastructure on private, public, and hybrid cloud IaaS/PaaS environments 
·         Assess existing application implementations and provide design improvement and/or migration recommendations 
·         Work directly with application owners of varying technical ability to design infrastructure that is efficient, effective, reliable, and maintainable by application owners 
·         Build technical communities to grow knowledge and skills 
·         Troubleshoot and remediate complex issues that span multiple layers of infrastructure 
·         Conduct root cause analyses and document them appropriately 
·         Advise and counsel less experienced Infrastructure Engineers 
Job Requirements 
·         5+ years of experience in planning, designing, and implementing complex enterprise systems 
·         Excellent problem solving and analytical skills 
·         Subject Matter expert in Systems Administration (Windows and/or Linux) 
·         Strong Knowledge of Configuration Management tools (SCCM and Salt Stack preferred) 
·         Strong knowledge of virtualization technology and concepts (VMware preferred) 
·         Experience with and knowledge of cloud IaaS/PaaS (AWS and Azure preferred) 
·         Strong understanding of Network architecture concepts 
·         Fluent in either PowerShell or Python 
·         Strong knowledge of common application architecture concepts 
·         Excellent organizational skills 
·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
·         Ability to work independently with little or no direction 

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