Cloud Chief Software Architects
$100,000 USD Per Year
$50 USD PER HOUR AT 40 HOURS PER WEEK
DRIVE RADICALLY DIFFERENTIATED ENGINEERING TEAMS
DELIVER TOUGH HIGH VALUE GOALS
WORK WITH TOP 1% OF GLOBAL TALENT
As a Cloud Chief Architect you will be in charge of migrating products to the Cloud, creating automated build and deploy pipelines, improving product architecture to make it more secure and resilient and improve its overall operational agility.
As the owner for the infrastructure architecture and operations of multi-million-dollar revenue per year enterprise software product, it’s your responsibility to ensure the availability, uptime, cost optimization, and overall quality of the product match the business requirements. You will be the driver of cost and quality optimizations throughout the organization.
We are seeking for hands-on professionals who are comfortable reverse-engineering legacy products with manual build/deploy processes, ancient dependencies, fragile architecture, weak security and lack of scalability and performance.
Deep dive on all outages and perform root cause analysis to improve the uptime.
Leveraging the change management process.
Drive continuous product improvement.
Keep track of outages with key purpose to improve reliability over time
Do RCA (root cause analysis), working with Engineering and SaaS teams and prepare, implement and measure the effectiveness of an action plan to prevent outage from happening again and improving overall Uptime and quality
Enforce change management
Define monitoring needs (server, service, docker, log aggregation, alerts, etc.)
Define / review infrastructure needs (capacity planning, backup/data integrity, …)
Supervise that every machine that is created meets the quality bar (i.e. monitoring, compliance, AV, automation) and complies with cost saving initiatives
Own product Security (AWS SGs, Corporate DC Firewalls, Access policies to infrastructure resources). Automate security compliance and alerts.
Ensure uptime the business requires.
Own the technology plan for consolidation.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering
At least 8 years of experience on hands-on development or SaaS/PaaS operations
Solid experience in networking, performance, security and operations
Proficient in modern architecture stacks, SOA, relational and no-sql DBs, stateless API, caching systems, etc
Has experience with monitoring tools such as New Relic, Nagios, Zabbix, PagerDuty.
Excellent understanding of current enterprise software technologies and development practices/tools, including virtualization, source control, build and test automation, code quality automation technologies
Experienced in one or more virtualization technologies: AWS E2, Google Cloud Instances, Azure VMs, Docker, Kubernetes or VMware
Experienced with declarative configuration management and provisioning tools like Ansible, Puppet or Chef
A true “roll up the sleeves and get it done” working approach
Demonstrated success as a problem solver, result-oriented, self-starter
Comfort “working virtually” with teammates and customers around the world. We do a lot of Skype and video conferencing
Key open source contributor to Docker or other infrastructure as code projects will be considered a plus.