Cloud Solutions Architect - support our client located in the Northeast. This position will be focused on supporting our clients initiative to build a hybrid cloud solution. Location: Remote Duration: 6+ Months Responsibilities/Job Duties/Job Description/Qualifications:
Responsible for defining the overall solution design of a project, covering all layers of the architecture: business, information and technical.
Hands-on work experience with large-scale implementations of Azure, including experience migrating applications to Azure. Container experience with Kubernetes, OpenShift or other container orchestration platforms.
Have an up to date view of the vendor market and proven track record for delivering solutions
Support the product selection process and to help ensure product selection is architecturally cohesive with the Enterprise Architecture roadmap.
Contribute to the development of Hybrid Cloud Strategy by using knowledge of current state and a future vision of public and private cloud technologies as benefits the needs of AXA XL.
Identify research opportunities in line with the business and IT strategy to propose innovative solutions that can quickly and efficiently deliver project requirements.
Clearly articulate risks and issues associated with various solution options.
Act as the design authority for assigned projects and programs throughout implementation in alignment with architecture governance.
Draw upon point expertise from the various domain specialists (e.g. technical architect, enterprise architect, infrastructure architect); responsible for ensuring the coherence and integrity of the overall solution.
Work with the Project Management in the vendor selection process and ensure that any product selected is architecturally compliant.
Work with Enterprise Architecture in the definition, design, and delivery of technology roadmaps and guidelines.
Manage architecture exceptions within the portfolio, including identifying, documenting, taking through exception approval process, and remediation where and when possible.
Document high level designs for all change requested and approved to be delivered.
Review and approve detailed designs and ensure they meet the intents of the solution.
Assist the business with defining non-functional requirements of a solution including operational support requirements.