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Cloud Architect

AutoZone

AutoZone

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

Summary:

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).

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Requirements:

  • 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.