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Portfolio Architect/AWS SME

Company: Apex Systems
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

If interested in this contract opportunity please email (see below) Thank you.100% RemotePerm opportunityDescriptionThe Portfolio Architect/AWS SME is an architectural servant leader, acting with humility as they enable teams to deliver consistent, well-architected workloads in the cloud. This person serves as a facilitator, influencer and subject matter expert on cloud architecture practices - raising the bar for how we deliver cloud-native applications and migrate our existing workloads to the AWS cloud.Responsibilities* Serve as a cloud technology thought leader.* Partner with architecture and engineering leaders to drive alignment on the right balance between consistency and flexibility in our cloud adoption approach.* Define and maintain a rationalized catalog of technologies, patterns and processes to help teams chart their cloud adoption journey while achieving both functional and non-functional requirements. Identify and prioritize engineering enablement opportunities to help accelerate this journey.* Support the architecture and engineering organization as teams develop target-state architectures and execute on product roadmaps that include cloud-related technology.* Develop and advocate for technology guidelines that enable teams to deliver solutions meeting industry, vendor and/or enterprise standards and best practices.* Serve as a liaison to the broader enterprise on cloud-related topics - socializing patterns, sharing successes and acting as the primary point of contact for our Cloud Business Office (CBO).* Build software prototypes as necessary to validate architecture approaches and assess emerging technologies.Leadership Qualifications* At ease advocating for technical solutions and enjoy the challenge of influencing others* Ability to write high quality blog posts and technical documentation* Ability to represent in industry through conference presentations* Ability to serve as a technology mentor, facilitating the growth of colleagues* Ability to manage conflict and maintain productive working relationshipsTechnical Qualifications* Status as Certified AWS Solutions Architect (or demonstrable equivalency)* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering or relevant industry experience* Ability to code in any language using any technology stack through self-teaching* SQL and NoSQL database technologies* Distributed systems* Docker, Kubernetes, and other container technologiesPast Experience* 10+ years of experience in software development for mid-size to large corporations* 5+ years of working experience as a solution or technical architect* 3+ years of experience with architecting and engineering AWS cloud-based solutionsEEO EmployerApex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at (see below) or .

Keywords: Apex Systems, Austin , Portfolio Architect/AWS SME, Professions , Austin, Texas

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