Cloud Architect

Velocity Technology Solutions, Inc. - Charlotte, NC3.1

Full-timeEstimated: $120,000 - $160,000 a year
Cloud Architect - Master

Velocity Technology Solutions is expanding and is adding an experienced Cloud Architect to join our dynamic and highly successful team.

Position Summary:
Client facing role to support both presale and post-sale for Velocity Cloud services. Candidate will work with customers to define approach for the cloud migration, review architecture, recommend strategies to improve resiliency, security, and optimize costs. Work with the DevOps team to onboard and migrate customer and then follow up with the customer to modernize applications and support customer digitization journey in the cloud.

In addition, the candidate will have significant opportunity to influence Velocity’s development roadmap for the cloud management platform and will interact directly with the General Manager of the business. Significant opportunity to continue to learn and gain experience in multi-cloud and hybrid-cloud management and automation.

Primary Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Information Systems or relevant experience and accomplishments.

10 years of experience in the IT field with hands-on experience in system administration and automation

3-5 years of strong experience with AWS with strong experience with Enterprise workload migrations to the cloud

AWS Professional Architect Certification

Solid understanding of cloud security concepts and how to mitigate security risks in the cloud

Must understand the Scrum Agile methodology and have worked on a Scrum team.

Experience with configuration management tools such as Ansible, Chef, or Puppet

Knowledge of SQL, and non-relational (NoSQL) databases

Knowledge of networking, firewalls, load balancers etc.

Exceptional communication skills and the ability to communicate appropriately with corporate executives and technical teams.

Excellent influencing and reasoning skills; good at conflict resolution and consensus building.

Ability to travel ~50%.

Job Requirements

AWS: 3-5 years

Azure: 1 year (Preferred)

Google Cloud: 1 year (Preferred)

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