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Remote Cloud Solution Architect

Company: First American Financial Corporation
Location: Elgin
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Company SummaryJoin a team that puts its People First! As a member of First Americans family of companies, Data & Analytics is a national provider of property-centric information, analytics, risk management and valuation solutions. First American maintains and curates the industrys largest property and ownership dataset with over 7 billion document images. Our major platforms and products include: DataTree, FraudGuard, RegsData, TaxSource and ACI. The First American Data & Analytics division boasts more than 20 patents and remains at the forefront of innovation - leveraging technology and data to deliver best-in-class decisioning solutions. Fueled by our industry-leading data and using our technology and proprietary process, our solutions provide lenders, real estate and title companies with actionable insights - enabling them to make better, increasingly automated, decisions. With offices in all major metropolitan areas, including California and New York, DNA teams work collaboratively from across the country. Since 1889, First American (NYSE: FAF) has held an unwavering belief in its people. They are passionate about what they do, and we are equally passionate about fostering an environment where all feel welcome, supported, and empowered to be innovative and reach their full potential. Our inclusive, people-first culture has earned our company numerous accolades, including being named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list for seven consecutive years. We have also earned awards as a best place to work for women, diversity and LGBTQ+ employees, and have been included on more than 50 regional best places to work lists. First American will always strive to be a great place to work, for all. For more information, please visit SummaryRemote candidates welcome!!Participates in the automation, deployment, debugging, and maintenance of software code to build and deploy business applications. Works with App Dev teams to understand problems with software build and deployments. Help App Dev create Build/Application/Database servers for Business Application based on documentation provided. Develops and maintain deployment Framework for application and database automations.Essential Functions

  • Provide an expert knowledge of DevOps architecture, and serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) to operations and application development teams on those topics.
  • Help dev teams architect scalable, highly available application solutions that leverage AWS
  • Provide deep software development knowledge with respect to cloud architecture, design patterns and programming.
  • Advise and implement AWS Cloud best practices.
  • Bring in thought leadership, and identify trends and business opportunities.
  • Develop design & architect solution using AWS services VPC, Compute, Storage, Network & Security.
  • Review business drivers, needs and strategies with Application and Integration Architects to understand implications for DevOps Architect.
  • Identify and communicate risks (application, technical) associated with DevOps component or automation implementation.
  • Research and recommend new tools for DevOps Team that will provide value to our customers.
  • Seek improvements in current DevOps tool set and processes and recommend improvements.
  • Research, Design and Implement efforts for Disaster recovery tasks in collaboration with Infrastructure, AppDev and DevOps teams for each application Onboarded.
  • Identifies and assesses emerging trends and leads implementation of new technologies.
  • Champion change; drive and set technical direction for the functional group.
  • Interact with and influence senior management on technical matters requiring coordination between functional groups.
  • Provides technical consulting on complex projects.
  • Evaluate design alternatives, and perform cost-benefit analysis.
  • Formulate and define system configuration scope and objectives through research and fact-finding to develop or modify internal business systems.
  • Required to perform duties outside of normal work hours based on business needs.Knowledge and Skills/Technology Used
    • High-level knowledge of product applications platforms and/or product systems platforms.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Strong understanding of AWS foundation - VPC, Compute, Storage, Network & Security.
    • Strong experience with designing solutions and Migrating applications to AWS cloud.
    • Ability to provision infrastructure using Cloud Formation or Terraform
    • 2+ years of working knowledge of Chef or Puppet, Ansible, Jenkins, Gitlab , Azure DevOps
    • Understanding of GIT, CI/CD pipeline is added plus.
    • Strong Administration skills in Linux and/or WindowsTypical Education
      • Normally requires BS Degree or equivalent work experienceTypical Range of Experience
        • 15+ years overall experience with at least 4+ years in AWS and minimum of 2+ years in DevOps#LI-CG2#DNAITFirst American invests in its employees' development and well-being, empowers them to provide superior customer service and encourages them to serve the communities where they live and work. First American is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer.Based on eligibility, First American offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, PTO/paid sick leave and other great benefits like an employee stock purchase Jobble

Keywords: First American Financial Corporation, Austin , Remote Cloud Solution Architect, Other , Elgin, Texas

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