Cloud Solutions Architect 2019-03-20T14:27:19+00:00

Vertican Technologies Inc. provides world class software services and solutions in support of ethical recoveries, helping to make operations more efficient, compliant, and profitable. For over 35 years our products and services have helped us build long lasting client relationships with top ranking businesses in our industry.

We are looking for an experienced Cloud Solutions Architect to help design, build out, maintain, and troubleshoot our rapidly expanding clients’ cloud computing infrastructure. He/she will be part of a team of software developers that are looking to move services and web applications to the Azure Cloud and part of an Innovative Solutions team that demonstrates superb technical competency, delivering mission critical infrastructure, and ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance, and security. The Cloud Solutions Architect will be responsible for supporting deployment projects, network and all underlying systems related to supporting cloud computing workloads, and IT project deployment. The Cloud Solutions Architect will utilize critical thinking and problem solving in concert with effective industry-tested tools to deliver exceptional value to our customers as we help them to select, deploy, and manage their cloud technology.

Responsibilities for the Cloud Solutions Architect include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs Azure and GCP service development and design work that may include logical design, I/O design, cloud architecture analysis and design, and systems engineering.

  • Develops technical road-maps for future cloud implementations.

  • Develops business case analysis on potential projects.

  • Ensures security is integrated into all cloud architecture solutions.

  • Performs advanced systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.

  • Acts as a subject-matter expert around AWS, Azure and GCP for other sales and solutions teams.

  • Guide the work of System Engineers, Cloud Account Managers, Technical Consultants, and extended teams as these resources install, configure, test, and maintain cloud services from AWS, Azure and GCP, operating systems, application software, management tools.

  • Consult with clients to proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability.

  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes.

  • Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies.

  • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks.

  • Participate in the design of information and operational support systems.

  • Provide 3rd level and higher support for AWS, Azure and GCP infrastructure.

  • Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution.

  • Maintain fluency and current knowledge of cloud computing technologies, trends, services and popular third-party tools.

For the Cloud Solutions Architect Position you must have:

  • Thorough understanding of Cloud Computing: virtualization technologies, IaaS, PaaS and SaaS Cloud delivery models and the current competitive landscape

  • Thorough understanding of infrastructure (firewalls, load balancers, hypervisor, storage, monitoring, security etc.) and have experience with orchestration to develop a cloud solution

  • At least one current associate or higher-level certifications in AWS, Azure or GCP

  • At least 3 years’ experience with:

      • Installing, configuring and troubleshooting UNIX, Linux, MS desktop and server, based environments.

      • Virtualization and containerization such as AWS, Azure, GCP, VMware, Virtual Box, Citrix

      • Systems management, logging, and monitoring systems

      • Solid scripting skills with shell scripts, Perl, Ruby, Python, VB, C++, C#, and Java

      • Solid networking knowledge in all OSI network layers

      • Experience with an automation platform (Puppet, Chef)

      • Experience with one or more RDBMS platforms (SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL)

      • Experience with NOSQL databases (Dynamo, etc.)

      • Extensive experience working on large scale IT projects related to design, deployment and configuration

      • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills

      • Ability to work individually without much direction while also working as part of a team towards a common goal

      • Excellent written and oral communication skills

      • Familiarity with Chef, Puppet, AWS, Azure and GCP

      • Knowledge of mobile device deployment solutions and management

      • Experience with Windows operating systems

      • Knowledge of database designs and administration

      • Ability to configure and support SANs, NASs and clustering configuration

Vertican Technologies offers:

  • Competitive health and wellness benefits including, PTO, 401k, health/dental insurance and much more

  • A top-notch team of dedicated professionals that works together to support multiple product lines

  • A receptive atmosphere for new ideas and methodologies

  • Fantastic facilities that includes an onsite gym, locker room and café

  • A culture that promotes work-life balance

  • A salary commensurate with experience

If you think Vertican Technologies’ Cloud Solutions Architect role is for you, send your resume to humanresources@vertican.com.