Cloud Architect

United States - Remote

Full Time Senior level / Expert
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Posted 2 weeks ago

We are on the hunt for a hardworking Cloud Architect to manage our company's cloud architecture and position in cloud environments. You will play a strategic role in maintaining all cloud systems including the front-end platforms, servers, storage, and management networks. The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of cloud computing and technology systems, as well as experience designing and transferring applications to the cloud. You should have a positive attitude and superb communication skills to effectively share your knowledge.

Responsibilities

  • Create a well-informed cloud strategy and manage the adaption process.
  • Regularly evaluate cloud applications, hardware, and software.
  • Develop and organize cloud systems.
  • Work closely with Information security to monitor the company's cloud privacy.
  • Respond to technical issues in a professional and timely manner.
  • Offer guidance in infrastructure movement techniques including bulk application transfers into the cloud.
  • Identify the top cloud architecture solutions to successfully meet the strategic needs of the company.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or relevant field.
  • 7+ years' experience designing, executing and supporting cloud solutions.
  • Positive attitude and a strong commitment to delivering quality work.
  • Excellent knowledge of cloud computing technologies and current computing trends.
  • Effective communication skills (written and verbal) to properly articulate complicated cloud reports to management and other development partners. Additional Requirements!
  • Establish and maintain subject matter expertise in cloud-based application development
  • Maintain awareness of current cloud computing market trends and cloud market insights
  • Serve as a trusted technical and business advisor to ecosystem partners
  • Lead envisioning, Architecture Design Session (ADS) and Proof of Concept (POC) workshops
  • Define architectures and deployment strategies to launch existing or new workloads in Cloud Platforms
  • Lead partner technical on boarding efforts and ensure partner enablement plan execution
  • Proven ability to develop detailed infrastructure solution designs.
  • Demonstrate SME skills across two technology domains that may include: Compute, Storage, Network, Middleware, Database
  • Demonstrable ability to deliver results with large-scale infrastructure
  • Superior analytical and problem solving skills, with demonstrated intellectual and analytical rigor
  • Expertise in information technology industry with HA & High Volume processing environments
  • Superior communication (written/verbal), presentation, and facilitation skills
About GuidewireGuidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently.
Guidewire combines core, data, digital, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 400 insurers, including the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.
As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record with 1000+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our Marketplace provides hundreds of add-ons that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.
Guidewire Software, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We are committed to an inclusive workplace, and believe that a diversity of perspectives, abilities, and cultures is a key to our success. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.
Disability Accommodations and Guidewire’s Appeals Process. Guidewire provides accommodations to the hiring process to create a fair opportunity for candidates with disabilities to contend for open positions. Accommodation requests should be directed to (650) 356-4940 or Accommodations@guidewire.com. If things do not go as hoped, we invite you to use our appeals process. Guidewire promises to independently review any denied accommodation and any decision not to offer you the position. The appeals process is the same in either case. Within five business days of receiving a notice of denial of an accommodation, or receiving a notice of your non-selection for a vacancy, call (650) 356-4940 or e-mail Accommodations@guidewire.com to make an appeal. Guidewire will assign a new decision-maker to review the request and/or hiring decision, who will then notify you in writing of a decision within 10 business days.
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Job region(s): North America Remote/Anywhere
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