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Cloud Application Architect (100% Remote) - Direct Hire

Company: Conexess Group
Location: Seattle
Posted on: January 15, 2022

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Description Title: Cloud Application Architect (100% Remote) - Direct Hire

Job Description
Responsible for the strategy and design for the application deploy/run pipeline delivering to all landing zones; Cloud, Containers, Hybrid cloud and On premise.
Enabling a 'Quick to Market' SaaS delivery approach into global cloud regions through product, tooling, process and architectural recommendations
Owning the software mapping transformation plan with a view to driving visibility, stability, risk reduction, cost reduction, optimizations, and tactical improvements
Architecting and rolling out a strategic long term CI/CD approach, with execution support from the Hybrid Cloud team and Service Delivery
Responsible for crafting the application and services architecture strategy with the IT architect community and driving continual realization across the IT organization of the strategy.
Working closely with other Principals and Senior team members to drive consistency and alignment to long term business strategy and short term tactical deliverables across the full tech stack
Designing and directing the governance structure and activities associated with ensuring compliance with the application and service architecture, including working closely with InfoSec to reduce risk and improve visibility and driving InfoSec requirements into the Hybrid Cloud and Service Delivery teams
Leading and facilitating the creation of governing principles for application and services to guide information, technology, and solution decision making for the enterprise
Owning the strategy and delivery of key enabling applications and services within the transformation organization, such as in-memory databases and oAuth.
Develop and deploy capability for development metrics to enable visibility into environment maturity
Help with development of an application security scanning pipeline
Consulting on application and service development projects early in the development across the organization to drive transformation strategy, as well as determining and highlighting when it is necessary to modify and adapt to increase value and opportunity
Overseeing the evaluation and selection of tools, techniques, processes and product standards, as well as the design of standard configurations and approaches
Analyzing IT industry and market trends to determine their impact on the enterprise and key programs
Identifying the organizational resources, structures and cultural change necessary to support application and services architecture
Communicating IT trends to the broader business acting in a consultative fashion
Leading the application and services architecture function or program, obtaining buy-in from all levels of the organization as well as promoting and communicating its progress, outcomes and results to the organization and its leaders
Understanding, advocating and supporting the enterprise's IT strategies, as well as analyzing its IT environment to detect deficiencies and recommend improvements
Responsible for consulting with all of IT and the broader business on any/all technical matters.
Consult with line of business management on training plans to cover emerging trends in IT that correlate to application architecture future state direction
QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, or Information Technology or equivalent combination of education and experience. MBA or Master's degree in technical field desired.
Minimum of 8 years professional experience in an IT architecture role
Candidate should have in-depth experience in designing and implementing enterprise solutions leveraging standard frameworks
Effective conceptualization, pattern recognition and teaming skills.
Presentation and facilitation skills.
Strong documentation skills
Critical design, transformation and change thought process
Business domain, data/content and process understanding
System integration experience, including interface design, and familiarity with Service Oriented Architecture techniques.

Keywords: Conexess Group, Seattle , Cloud Application Architect (100% Remote) - Direct Hire, Other , Seattle, Washington

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