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Sr. Solutions Architect

Company: Smartronix
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

A Sr. Solution Architect with a passion for technology, the ability to understand and assess new technologies and understanding their applicability to business. We are seeking a driven individual who has a desire to work with some of the best Cloud Architects in the Market. Today Smartronix serves Fortune 1000 Financial, Healthcare, and government agencies and other regulated markets worldwide in delivery of Cloud Services. Our architects support the full life cycle from client needs analysis, through design, build migration and go live. They are continually assessing emerging products and services that improve the business of the clients we serve.
The Sr. Solution Architect is a combination of an infrastructure and automation expert, trusted advisor and cloud services authority and--will be responsible for design and implementation of IaaS and PaaS solutions--executed and repeated in an Agile Enterprise Process workflow that includes peer reviews, automated testing, and close--coordination with customers.
Responsibilities:

  • Support the full project lifecycle - to include: strategy, design, implementation and automation, as well as production-readiness and documentation activities
  • Produce high-quality technical design, build and procedure documentation
  • Support project engagements, work collaboratively with other team members, communicate effectively, and foster team success
  • Provide transparent and regular status updates to Smartronix Project and Account Management team members
  • Actively contribute to internal Smartronix efforts
  • Be able to jump into troubleshooting efforts when asked and as needed
  • Achieve and maintain AWS certification levels
    Skills and Experience:
    • Demonstrate the ability to think strategically and analytically about business, product, and technical challenges, with the ability to build and convey compelling value propositions, and work cross-organizationally to build consensus
    • The ideal candidate will have both a business background that enables them to interact effectively at the executive level, as well as a technically to drive engagement work with both our engineering teams and customer teams. The candidate can actively participate in the development and review of business and system requirements to obtain a thorough understanding of customer needs in order to deliver accurate solutions
    • Ability to translate customer requirements and needs into proven, fully documented and cost-efficient design patterns
    • Experience designing and implementing application solutions
    • Familiarity with IT Service Management and common ITIL Frameworks that support comprehensive infrastructure and application operations support models
    • Extensive experience with Software Development Lifecycle frameworks in an Agile software development model
      Familiarity with the following:
      • Automated DevOps environments and, where applicable, the integration and automation of business processes
      • Integration technologies that support microservice-based architectures (API Gateways, Service Mesh/Istio)
      • Data service architectures that support management and integration across multiple applications
      • Common data lake and data warehouse patterns and tooling
      • Common data analytics pipeline patterns and tooling
      • Design, build, and maintenance of CI/CD pipelines and associated tooling (AWS/Azure/GCP and third-party)
      • Source Code and Image Control tooling (Git ecosystem, Artifactory, Maven, AWS CodeCommit)
      • DevOps pipeline automation tooling (Jenkins, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, CloudFormation, GitHub Actions)
      • In-depth understanding of deploying applications fully on cloud-native (AWS, Azure, GCP) services
      • Foundational knowledge of cloud-native infrastructure components - e.g.: IP networking, VPNs, DNS, firewalling, IAM/authentication, and load balancing concepts
      • Foundational knowledge of security requirements in highly regulated environments
      • The candidate should have experience architecting distributed cloud-hosted systems and the required operational models for stable application availability
      • Familiarity with designing in cost-effective, multi-region BC/DC capabilities
      • The candidate should have experience working alongside a managed services team including the ability to assist with scoping, client onboarding, and ongoing architecture support
      • Thorough understanding of designing and delivering cost-efficient solutions that always have the customer in mind
      • Proven ability to cleanly document, promote, and present your work to other teams and to customers
      • Achieve and maintain AWS and Azure certification levels
      • Provide level of effort and duration estimates for client proposal schedule planning
        Basic Qualifications--
        • Bachelor's degree and 10+ years of cloud, technical or digital business development experience
        • Experience developing technical presentations that appeal to both technical and executive stakeholders
        • Deep experience with all aspects of Professional Services sales and delivery
        • Deep experience with supporting technical responses to proposal requests
        • Experience supporting the development and delivery Managed Services offerings
        • Demonstrated effectiveness working across multiple business units to achieve results
        • Experience in working with customers (particularly enterprise) who are deploying cloud solutions

Keywords: Smartronix, Baltimore , Sr. Solutions Architect, Other , Baltimore, Maryland

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