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Cloud Engineer

Company: Bridge Technical Talent
Location: Providence
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY Develop the strategy and architecture for migrating and optimizing applications and infrastructure in the cloud. Design and support the standards and mechanisms for cloud governance. Participate in all phases of cloud design, development, and integration. Support technical requirement definition, functional specifications, design documentation, vendor selection, and vendor integration as core team member of project teams. Oversee the architecture, design, and development work for outsourced resources. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Develop the strategy and architecture for migrating and optimizing applications and infrastructure in the cloud.
  • Participate in the cloud governance workgroup to develop and maintain the standards for toolsets within Microsoft Azure or other relevant cloud environments.
  • Build out the cloud migration roadmap for data and application assets
  • Collaborate and work closely with multiple technical teams consisting of internal stakeholders, external vendors, information technology subcontractors, and system vendors. Participate in formal, informal and program reviews.
  • Direct on and offshore technology providers in execution of cloud migration and optimization activities on testing and production environments and accountability for their delivery.
  • Ensure customer needs (product strategy objectives, user requirements, and technical environment compatibility) are met. Formulate technical solutions, develop, and maintain architecture diagrams, and create and deliver presentations.
  • Develop and maintain Architecture documents and artifacts including: solutions scoping, options analysis, logical and physical architecture diagrams, AS IS and TO BE architecture models of existing systems consisting of Conceptual, Logical, Data Context, and System Context views; and IT Capability Roadmaps.
  • Collaborate with external vendors to understand current state and ensure that technological strategy/vision is consistent and supportive of future state. Additionally, optimize existing infrastructure, eliminating redundant applications and tools.
  • Maintain awareness of technology trends and how they impact the way businesses consume IT.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONSMinimum Education and Experience:
    • A combination of education and related work experience
    • Experience with Microsoft Azure cloud architecture and tools
    • Three to five years of experience in infrastructure, database, and networking architecture for highly available, internet-scale applications
    • Three to five years of experience at progressively increasing levels of responsibility within information technology
    • Three to five years of experience in the design and implementation of complex IT solutions (including scalable cloud-based solutions and microservices architectures)
    • Experience with best practice ETL and software development, integration, configuration management methodologies and project management office reporting Preferred Education, Additional Qualifications and Experience:
      • Master's degree in a technical discipline such as Information Systems Management, Systems Engineering or Computer Science
      • Experience in the healthcare or health insurance industry
      • Experience creating logical and physical data models using relational and/or dimensional modeling
      • Experience migrating applications, data assets and infrastructure from on premise to cloud solutions
      • Experience with multiple platforms, operating systems, RDBMS, and integrated development environments
      • Experience with Netezza, IBM Infosphere, and Data Stage products
      • Experience with layered data architecture approach
      • Experience with Trizetto's Facets claims adjudication engine Required Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities:
        • Knowledge of industry leading BI tools, SAS, PowerBI, Cognos, etc.
        • Familiar with object-oriented UML software design tools
        • General domain knowledge of Business, Data, Application and Technology
        • Effectively communicate cloud IT jargon to business partners
        • Ability to be persuasive in supporting IT position
        • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
        • Ability to take initiative in finding solutions to difficult and/or sensitive problems
        • Strategic and critical thinking skills
        • Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort speaking with senior leaders, Enterprise Architects, IT Management, and developers
        • Ability to convert business strategy into action-oriented objectives and measurable results

Keywords: Bridge Technical Talent, Providence , Cloud Engineer, Engineering , Providence, Rhode Island

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