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Cloud Orchestration Architect - Digital Velocity Solutionsat CDW Careers

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Focus Area: 
Solution Architecture
Post Date: 
Oct 06, 2021
Remote, Remote
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This Cloud Orchestration Architect will engage with internal teams to provide technical engineering activities for Full-Stack (infrastructure to application deployment) Hybrid Cloud projects and solutions. This role is expected to have deep technical knowledge in core areas pertaining to public and private cloud technologies.
The Cloud Orchestration Architect will work on small teams with software development and product management and provide automation and orchestration solutions for applications and Infrastructure as Code across a variety of private cloud technologies. 

This role will be focused on internal projects with internal, customer, and partner facing aspects. While this is the focus of the position, opportunities could arise for external consulting projects based on skill and availability.


Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Mentor junior members of the team
  • Work with technology owners and stakeholders to formalize requirements and business needs
  • Collaborate with peers to determine optimal solution architecture, efficiency, maintainability, and scalability
  • Develop and execute test plans to ensure service continuity as new solutions are implemented
  • Develop and maintain automation for key application/service delivery solutions and creation of related documentation and technical training content 
  • Ensure service continuity for key applications by responding to issues in accordance with defined resolution standards
  • Internal project delivery for IGNW/CDW globally on major Private and Public Cloud platforms
  • Execute technical deployment engineering with internal and external customers on workload design on major public cloud vendors
  • Multi Cloud Consultant - Providing Engineering Services for GCP/Azure/AWS
  • Performing Billable work at other IGNW clients (Consulting Engagements)
  • Meet Training and certification requirements for selected Vendors (GCP AWS, Azure, Hashicorp, Docker, CKA, Etc)
  • Travel estimate up to 10%

Education and/or Experience qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of experience in deployment of private/public cloud solutions
  • Knowledge and skill level in identified competencies meet minimum requirements for role
  • Previous experience designing and implementing Infrastructure as Code and application development/deployment automation
  • Previous direct customer consulting experience or equivalent understanding of role responsibilities prefered

Required Qualifications

  • Demonstrated understanding of Linux based operating systems
  • Demonstrated on-prem/private data center network understanding
  • Demonstrated proficiency with automation and orchestration technologies
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Git and CI/CD technologies
  • Demonstrated proficiency with virtualization technologies, including but not limited to VMware vSphere + ESXi, KVM.
  • Understanding of and interaction with Kubernetes and micro-services
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, must be able to conduct client facing conversations to drive success in consulting engagements
  • Demonstrate solid interpersonal skills, able to collaborate with delivery engineering teams
  • Ability to self organize and prioritize tasks using team priorities and common sense

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience/Certifications for Cisco/VMware/RedHat
  • Experience/Certifications for Kubernetes, Docker, ECS/EKS
  • Experience/Certifications for Terraform, Ansible, Packer
  • Experience/Certifications for GitHub and GitHub Actions, GitLab and GitLab CI
  • Experience/Certifications for AWS/GCP/Azure
  • Experience/Certifications for Bash, Python, Golang, additional scripting languages, additional software development languages
  • Previous consulting experience and/or operations experience
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