Cloud Solutions Architect

Santa Clara-Bay, Area 95054

Posted: 03/21/2017 Employment Type: Direct Industry: Engineering DevOps Job Number: atc-411

Job Description

Cloud Solutions Architect  
Our client is a substantially funded start up client developing next Generation Cloud Infrastructure Service  to deliver dramatically better efficiency and control for Enterprise applications.


This is a visible opportunity for a seasoned technical operations expert to lead initiatives focused on systems infrastructure management within a high volume, fast scaling environment.

Key Drivers Are:

● Design, develop and document innovative customer solutions based on hands-on knowledge of the entire VMware product line with specific emphasis on cloud management related solutions.


● You will help develop requirements for customer on-boarding processes, target environment sizing and migration automations.


● Gather detailed business and technical requirements from customers and field teams to create specifications that enable the team to implement precise solutions for customers.


● Participate and partner with product development to help define and contribute in the creation of progressive integration solutions and tooling based on customer requirements.


Document best practices in developing and deploying solutions

●  Travel periodically and/or spend significant time interacting with customer remotely on solutions engagements. 

Job Requirements

  To Succeed You Must have:  
● 10 or more years of relevant experience delivering solutions.


● Domain level understanding of Public/Private Cloud infrastructure & Networking with hands-on experience architecting and building Public cloud Infrastructure.


●  Proficiency in creating detailed technical design documents, facilitate design reviews, and execution of design implementation projects.


●  5 or more years of experience in customer-facing positions as a datacenter solutions architect.

● Deep technical roots in data center technologies:

○  Strong practical Windows Server or Linux systems administration skills.

○  VMware virtualization, networking and security products, solutions, and services. 

○  Network Security Tool and Networking Concepts such as firewalls, IDS/IPS, Load Balancers, Security/Trust Zones, L2 Switching and L3 routing. VLANs, Unicast vs Multicast, Management Networks, routing, VPN and network design.

○  Professional Certifications in CISSP, CCIE, VCDX, VCDX-NV is a strong plus

○  Experience with modern software development methodologies, with emphasis on software and hardware architecture, and infrastructure design and development.

● BS/MS Computer Science or equivalent experience


Start up experience is highly desirable.


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