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***Cloud Architect -(Platform Architect) (A102819A)

Johnston, RI
Cloud Architect - Digital Site Reliability Engineer
Location:  Johnston, RI
Duration: 6 months

We are looking for a Digital Site Reliability Engineering Leader (Platform Architect) that will drive a team that transforms the way our client implements, deploys, supports and operates our digital platform. The focus is on enabling engineering teams with expert guidance and tools to deliver frequent, high quality and reliable components as part of our digital platform. This role would also set strategy and lead our evolution to a continuous delivery world. This person would also manage, guide and educate a fixed and a rotating group of platform developers on security, automation, and cloud architecture/technology. This person will work closely with security, Infrastructure, Risk, Middleware, and other areas of the company to ensure continuous delivery and DevOps are influenced throughout the value chain.
Primary responsibilities include:
Software Delivery
• Contribute to application code base and architecture with a focus on optimization for performance, reliability, scalability, security and cost
• Develop and implement solutions for non-functional requirements using with a focus on broad re-use across system components
• Implement CI/CD best practices, deployment pipelines and test automation frameworks to enable frequent, high quality releases
• Define and implement application deployment strategy based on application type
Operations
• Guide, grow and train agile engineering teams to optimize service quality and ensure adoption of operational best practices
• Ensure the effective capture of application telemetry, logging and monitoring of all aspects of system and application behavior to facilitate fast detection and resolution of issues
• Design and develop operational tools and services needed to effectively operate system components
• Understanding and adherence to operational processes ensuring audit-ability, risk and compliance with ISO and industry standards (includes Incident, Problem and Change Management)
• Continually evaluate service and infrastructure usage to effectively manage performance, capacity and cost – automating solutions wherever possible
• Participate as a member of the SRE community to develop tools and services that enable automated operations
Support
• Contribute to documentation required to guide on-call engineers and on-board team members
• Maintain system wide health and proactively seek out potential issues, address with component teams
• Proactively and continuously drive system wide quality improvements by undertaking thorough root cause analysis for major incidents with component engineering teams
• Provide training and coaching in a capacity as Subject Matter Expert to other engineers

Qualifications
Required Skills/Experience:
• Required experience in a continuous delivery model similar role at an organization that has adopted the SRE model
• Background in production operations and support at scale with a proven track record of maintaining highly available and performant platforms
• Experienced in programming and scripting languages to contribute to application development and automation (e.g., Java, Node.js Python)
• Some practical knowledge of container solutions (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes,)
• Experience with source Control Systems (e.g., GIT/Gerrit)
• Experience with tools and platforms like (e.g., Jenkins, Maven, Nexus)
• Usage of test frameworks like (e.g., JMeter, Cucumber, Selenium)
• Hands on working knowledge of deployment pipelines for languages like (e.g., Node.js, Java, Springboot)
• Security best practices (SSH, Certificate management, or standards such as PCI)
• Excellent debugging / problem solving skills including ability to investigate and remedy software bugs if necessary
• Preferably experienced with Infrastructure as a Service / Cloud computing (e.g., Amazon AWS, Google Compute Engine, etc.)
Education, Certifications and/or Other Professional Credentials:
• Bachelor's degree required
Thank you,
Doreen Daly

(w) 508-293-4038
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