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Sr. AWS Cloud & DevOps Architect - Remote

Primary Location United States Date posted 19-Apr-2022
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Job Title:

Sr. AWS Cloud & DevOps Architect - Remote

Role Overview:

The ‘Sr. AWS Cloud & DevOps Architect’ will lead the development of Cloud Infrastructure and Cloud Services. The Architect will be the primary contact for other Technology teams within the organization for all matters related to building and optimizing Cloud Infrastructure and Services. You are required to partner with other leaders across the business to identify opportunities and risks and develop\deliver solutions that support business strategies. You will report to the Director of DevOps / SRE.

This is a remote position in the United States. We will only consider candidates currently in the United States and are not offering relocation assistance at this time.

About the role:

  • Align and own the architectural roadmap for cloud-based solutions that balances needs including scalability, reliability, performance and cost-effectiveness.
  • You will work with cloud-native application architectures (PaaS, IaaS, microservices, containerization, server less computing, API design patterns, and Infrastructure as Code).
  • Lead the reconciliation of technical and business requirements as they relate to the Cloud.
  • Dive deep into existing architectures to understand their full scope. Decompose current and desired new functionality to appropriate service / microservice level.
  • Architect and manage secure, scalable infrastructure utilizing Kubernetes to support our external and internal use cases.
  • Develop architectural patterns for the Observability’s three pillars – Logs (EFK stack / Splunk), Metrics (Prometheus, Grafana) and Tracing.
  • Architect and manage secure, scalable infrastructure utilizing Kubernetes to support our external and internal use cases.
  • Work with compliance/security to ensure that cloud adoption is managed / governed in line with industry standards.
  • You will lead research and development of next-generation applications supporting millions of users across security, privacy, identity, transactions, and data.
  • You are customer obsessed and build products that provide experiences.
  • Create end-to-end cloud solution, ensuring high scalability, availability, performance and cost optimization.
  • Discover opportunities to create standardized solutions across products, partners, improve processes, inculcate best engineering practices.
  • Work with transformational programmers to establish and improve new delivery methodologies following DevOps and Performance models. Conduct FMEA, create defenses against potential failures, instill monitoring mechanisms.
  • Assess technical feasibility of building rapid POC's, find technological solutions for gaps, and create strategic IP.
  • Design the HA / DR strategies. Set up process, services and tools around Cloud.
  • Oversee build of the environment ,Execute migration plan , Leverage appropriate AWS services.
  • Design the AWS network architecture including VPN connectivity between regions and subnets.
  • Determine and oversee Cloud governance and compliance procedures.
  • Define landing zones, security policies, monitoring procedures and overall managebility\maintainability of Infrastructure.
  • Establish architectural standards that promote DevOps practices such as infrastructure as code, and automated continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD).
  • Design solution-independent architecture models that map business services to cloud application stacks.
  • Manage and update architecture models as needs evolve and additional cloud services become available.
  • Participate in optimizing solution architectures to manage costs and identify cost control mechanisms.
  • Assist application solution architects design scalable, available, secure application solutions that use cloud services.
  • Use cost/benefit models with mapping architecture to business outcomes and KPIs.
  • Coordinate with Product Owners and Business Relationship Managers to incorporate the voice of the customer.
  • Participate in business case development and validation.

About you: 

  • Your background includes 15 + years in the IT industry, and 7 + years as a Systems Architect experience including designing ‘Infrastructure As Code’.
  • Proven experience in architecting IaaS solutions in AWS.
  • Hands-On experience with Cloud platforms such as AWS, GCP, Azure and VMware NSX . AWS platform is preferred.
  • Knowledgeable in programming constructs and hands-on experience coding in scripting languages, Python, Ruby or Perl or other languages required to build ‘Infrastructure As Code’.
  • Experience with Containers and Container orchestration solutions: Kubernetes, EKS, ECS, or Docker Swarm.
  • Experience with deployment orchestration, automation, and security configuration management (Jenkins, Ansible, Terraform, CloudFormation).
  • Experience with cloud-native principles , microservices, containerisation, observability, security, and automation. Knowledge of event-driven architecture.
  • Experience with Kubernetes in production. Experience building and operating Kubernetes and executing deployments at scale in production environments.
  • Experience with DevOps techniques such as building a CI/CD pipeline from scratch and Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) principles.
  • Hands-on experience with DevOps/CICD tools such as, Git, AWS Code Deploy, Jenkins, etc.
  • Expertise in SQL, no-SQL and big data frameworks, MS-SQL, Casandra, MongoDB, Apache spark, Hadoop etc., middleware like Kafka, Flume, MQTT, Redis etc.
  • Experience with one or more Programming and scripting languages (Java,Go,Python, ASP.NET, PHP, C#, PowerShell, Bash).
  • Experience with service-oriented architecture for cloud-based services.
  • Proficiency in building scalable and available SaaS solutions supporting millions of Customers.
  • Passionate about Open Source and new technologies and willingness to research and self-study to keep technical skills relevant.
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • Preferred Certifications:
    • AWS Certifications (one or more preferred):
    • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate Level or Professional
    • AWS Certified Developer
    • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator
    • AWS Certified Devops Engineer


Company Overview

McAfee is a leader in personal security for consumers. Focused on protecting people, not just devices, McAfee consumer solutions adapt to users’ needs in an always online world, empowering them to live securely through integrated, intuitive solutions that protects their families and communities with the right security at the right moment.

Company Benefits and Perks:

We work hard to embrace diversity and inclusion and encourage everyone at McAfee to bring their authentic selves to work every day. We offer a variety of social programs, flexible work hours and family-friendly benefits to all of our employees.

  • Pension and Retirement Plans
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Support for Community Involvement

We're serious about our commitment to diversity which is why McAfee prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

For Colorado Residents the starting salary for this position is $120,000.00

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