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Job Title: Enterprise Cloud Architect

Job Location: IL - Peoria
Job Description:

The Enterprise Cloud Architect will be responsible for establishing strategy and 
architecture for cloud compute platform for the future including private, public, and 
hybrid cloud configurations. This will include assessment of current capabilities and 
design of future state architecture that will meet the need of growing need for high 
performing and flexible compute environment including PaaS, IaaS, and SaaS 
solutions.  The architect will act as technical steward for technology roadmap for 
cloud platforms and will execute the roadmap with partnership with the infrastructure 
Global Product Owner (GPO). She/he should have a depth of technical experience in 
cloud and virtualization technologies including VMWare, Salesforce, Azure, and AWS.
Job Duties/Responsibilities: 
Creates and maintains strategy, standards and roadmaps for private, public, and 
hybrid clouds
Steward of Product Lifecycle of various products and capabilities in the cloud 
Leads proof of concepts certification, vendor and product selection certification 
Perform the technical architecture assessments, as needed, for complex solutions
Provide guidance and oversight to Technical leads in Infrastructure operations 
Responsible for aligning technology strategic roadmap to the business strategic plan 
Create and maintain technology architecture blueprints (“stack and style”) for 
accelerating solution design for projects
Define Application Architecture blueprints that allow for applications to take 
advantage of cloud services.
Research key industry trends and architecture concepts for leverage in strategic 
Improve velocity and lower ongoing operating costs by managing requests for new 
applications and technology, leveraging deployment of existing strategic solutions.

Required Experience and skills:
Computer-related four year College or University Degree 
At least ten years of progressive IT experience in infrastructure administration 
and/or engineering
Demonstrated experience designing and implementing complex enterprise solutions 
on VMWare virtualization and cloud technologies
Demonstrated experience designing and implementing complex enterprise solutions 
on, Azure, and/or AWS platform
Experience in integrating internal solutions with cloud applications including data 
integration, and security services
Experience implementing cloud broker and management solution
Experience building technology strategy and roadmap
Ability to lead highly technical discussions and able to reach technical decisions 
quickly collaborating with key stakeholders
Desired Experience and skills:
         Certifications demonstrating technical competency relevant to past experience
         Experience with IBM Cast Iron integration solution
         Experience deploying cloud solutions from co-located data center
         Knowledge of Enterprise Architecture Process and Procedures

Other Job Information

Salary Range: Up to $150K/year
Relocate: Yes