Cloud Architect

    JOB DESCRIPTION

    Core Responsibilities:

    • Evaluate industrial technology trends on cloud computing. Designs and implement Cloud based platform and service to support high-volume mission critical services.
    • Perform capacity planning functions and develop operating budgets for private cloud based services. Coach and mentor other members of the technical staff on emerging technologies.
    • Produce technical design documentation. Be responsible for recommending ways to improve the efficiency of our platform and technologies.
    • Work closely with engineering and technical leaders located in the Nigeria, US and EMEA.. Communicate to management on high-level business impact issues and technology decisions.
    • Provide ongoing technical and leadership expertise in supporting the Descasio‚Äôs Technical ¬†operations including proactive evaluation of growth and scalability requirements.
    • Maintain infrastructure design standards ensure they are documented and up to date and lead efforts to take new technologies into stack on continual basis as appropriate.
    • Experience supporting a wide range of technologies including open-source internally developed custom applications commercial and cloud in an efficient and automated manner.
    • Must have Analytical problem-solving and conceptual skills. Understanding of network storage backup and replication technologies .
    • Experience with at least one virtualization stack VMware vSphere Xen Hyper-V. Experience with networking technologies including TCP/IP VPN DNS routing firewalls VLAN. Experience with storage technologies including storage arrays SAN and storage management tools.
    • Experience with large-scale private or public cloud service infrastructures supporting multi-tenant infrastructure or software as a service offerings

    Required Certifications:

    MCP, MCSE – Messaging, Google Certified Deployment Specialist, AWS Certified DevOps

    Desirable Skills:

    • Programming skills including experience with one or more scripting languages such as Bash, Perl, Python, PHP, or Google Apps Script.
    • Experience with Cloud storage infrastructure for data protection.
    • Knowledge of or experience with one or more IaaS offerings such as Amazon, AWS, Rackspace, Cloud GoGridv, Google Compute Engine, Microsoft Azure etc.
    • Knowledge of or experience with Cloud-oriented management frameworks such as OpenStack.
    • Knowledge of or experience with software-defined networking technologies.