Memphis Job Opportunities


Cloud Architect



Memphis, TN, USA
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024


Architects collaborate with customers, business analysts, designers, and software developers to analyze, plan, design, and deliver innovative cloud-based solutions to complex, high-value business problems. The ideal candidate will have experience with Google Cloud Platform (GCP).


  • Define enterprise cloud guidelines and enforce enterprise development standards and practices.
  • Map project business requirements to cloud systems/technical requirements to ensure they are in line with enterprise architectural plans and industry best practices.
  • Define and develop the emerging cloud solution architectures and ensure that the team is successful within the technical framework.
  • Lead, direct, and produce technical cloud designs/architectures at a project, product, and program level with proficiency in the areas of disaster recovery, data integrity, service continuity, component redundancy, security, etc.
  • Participate in and lead high and low-level cloud technology discussions with management, vendors, and customers.
  • Provide technical leadership to build consensus among stakeholders around proposed cloud designs.
  • Within the agreed-upon cloud application architecture, produce technology solutions to assist the business in meeting their objectives.
  • Ensure cloud solutions and new features are designed and implemented according to established design and architectural standards and practices (and, where necessary, facilitate acceptable tradeoffs)
  • Review and analyze detailed business requirements; assist in prioritization and scoping of user stories to align customer expectations with current or future cloud capabilities.
  • Develop, test, and implement cloud technology solutions and report on delivery commitments to ensure solutions are implemented as expected and to agreed-upon timeframes.
  • Lead software developers in cloud application design and patterns… Providing reference applications/architectures when possible.
  • Research new cloud technologies and best practices for approaching and implementing emerging technologies and techniques.
  • As needed, work as part of the development team, providing technical guidance and direction with examples, POCs, and prototypes
  • Research, learn, and provide guidance on preexisting legacy cloud technologies, systems, and techniques.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or similar required, master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in cloud architecture/design with background in software development required.
  • Minimum of 8+ years of experience in information technologies required.
  • Minimum of 3+ years of experience in Java, Linux, and Oracle required.
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure preferred, with a focus on Google Cloud Platform (GCP).
  • Any eCommerce platform experience preferred – like ATG/Hybris
  • Any experience with search engine technology like Elastic, SOLR or Endeca is preferred.
  • A systems thinker, able to move fluidly between high-level abstract thinking and detail-oriented implementation, open minded to new ideas, approaches, and technologies.
  • A data and fact-driven decision maker, with an ability to make quick decisions under uncertainty when necessary; able to quickly learn new technologies and tools.
  • A self-starter that is naturally inquisitive, requiring only small pieces to the puzzle, across many technologies – new and legacy
  • Deep knowledge around the selection and defining of appropriate data model strategies within traditional RDBMS, NoSQL, and Graph database technologies.
  • Experience designing large-scale solutions that were deployed to cloud providers (e.g. PCF, GCP) and integrated capabilities specific to those platforms.
  • Experience designing, implementing, and deploying large-scale, highly available, service-based software systems (e.g., REST, micro-services), especially extensible platforms that support ecosystems of third-party application/plugin developers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, presentation, and analytical skills, including the ability to effectively communicate complex technical concepts and designs to a broad range of people.
  • Extensive experience with all aspects of Java and the Spring framework.