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Cloud Architect AWS - Senior Engineer

GI Consulting       Experienced       Posted 30/09/2019       GIC-00717

Business Segment: GI Consulting

Location: Cochin, India


Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Cloud Architect - AWS (Senior Engineer) with deep expertise in Amazon’s cloud computing offerings. The ideal candidate will own the team in building and maintaining the architecture.

Job Responsibilities
  • Execute and manage projects hands-on using agile development methodologies.
  • Leads the design and modeling of tactical architectures for delivery, development, and support of projects.
  • Performing automation, deployment, and operations assignments without close supervision.
  • Consult with business units when implementing access levels for new systems.
  • Perform regular internal technical coordination / review to ensure risk identification.
  • Design and Implement AWS architectures and environments.
  • Design Native Cloud Application Architectures or optimize applications for AWS.
  • Provide technical mentorship to the technical team on AWS.
Job Requirements
  • Experience in end to end Datacenter Migrations/transformations — Including Traditional Data Centre migrations, Private cloud migrations, and migration to Public cloud (AWS) and Vice versa.
  • Strong project execution experience is required.
  • In-depth understanding of networking and related communication protocols.
  • A strong understanding on how to interact with AWS (AWS SDK, AWS API, Command Line Interface, AWS CloudFormation).
  • Experience representing technical viewpoints to diverse audiences and in making timely and prudent technical risk decisions.
  • Deep Knowledge in troubleshooting database performance issues on AWS; issue identification and propose remediation strategies.
  • Ability to lead the technical team.
  • Knowledge of RESTful Web Services, XML, JSON.
Preferred Qualifications
  • 5+ years of overall experience in Hosting, Infrastructure, Cloud & Emerging Technologies.
  • Experience in multiple operating systems - UNIX, Windows, LINUX, and macOS.
  • Certifications in one or more leading cloud providers: AWS, Azure,etc.
  • B.E./B.Tech in Computer Science or related field.

This position will be based out of our Kochi office, but will require visits to our client site in Portugal / Spain.