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Senior GCP Cloud Architect

Company: Verizon
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

When you join Verizon Verizon is one of the world's leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We're a diverse network of people driven by our shared ambition to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward - and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.What you'll be doing... The Verizon Cloud Engineering & Enablement team is looking for an experienced and high-performing cloud automation engineer. The Sr. Cloud Architect plays a critical role in designing automation for the migration of workloads into the Google cloud (GCP). We are looking for an experienced Cloud Architect that will help grow our cloud capabilities by strategizing, defining, architecting, and leading modern cloud solutions. This individual will be a tenacious thought leader able to scope projects, ensure delivery, and establish and maintain strong relationships with all the stakeholders in Verizon.We are looking for an experienced hands-on GCP Sr. Cloud Architect to make intuitive high-level decisions to improve the business experience. You will see the "big picture" and create architectural approaches for automation design and implementation. You will be responsible for the technical direction of projects, working with the Verizon security team to enable new GCP services and meet Verizon security guidelines.Define technical direction and roadmap for Cloud migrations and managing the implementation and technical solutions.Develop and coordinate cloud architecture across diverse areas including application development, identity and access management, network and data management, and security.Architect cloud-native, hybrid, or multi-cloud solutions to meet the client's needs.Own the content and lead workshops on technical topics with the client.Develop architectural artifacts to lead the delivery of a successful implementation.Engage with technical stakeholders of the client and third parties to understand how their systems work.Provide mentorship and coaching to technical team members.Collaborating with Security, Governance, Cloud engineering groups, and development teams to implement solutions across various lines of business.Provide technical leadership to evolve, mature, and migrate On-Prem apps to Cloud.Will be responsible for accurate communication of the status of ongoing work to stakeholders, including project management and senior managers.Oversee the progress of the various product teams to ensure alignment with the organizational cloud strategy.Owning the ongoing design, implementation, and management of the GCP environment, testing, and implementation of new services as they become available in the GCP environment.Create documentation to aid in knowledge management efforts within cloud services and provide training.Documenting and creating playbooks for administrative/support actions to be used by Production Support.Represent Verizon's brand at technical conferences by providing presentations, lectures and participating in group discussions.Identify and present best practices and recommendations for cost optimization/cloud efficiency across the GCP cloud platform to the business.What are you will be working...This role will be based out of one of the locations listedin the posting. In this role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your managerWhat we're looking for... You'll need to have:Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.Six or more years of relevant work experience.GCP certified associate architect and/or AWS Certified Associate Solutions Architect.Experience in System Administration, Software development, Design Architecture, and/or implementation experience.Experience with standard and assured workload GCP project orchestration/creation.Experience in GCP services.Experience in GCP Big Data Infrastructure and Data Analytics services like Dataflow, Dataproc, Data Fusion, Composer, Big Query, GKE.Experience indifferent programming languages (e.g., scripting using Python or bash, to automate the build, test, package & deployment of function(s) and configuration).Experience in Terraform, Cloudformation, and ARM templates.Experience incore GCP Services (e.g., IAM, Service Accounts & Keys, Encryption Keys, Object Storage, Logging, Monitoring, Pub/Sub, Functions).Even better if you have one or more of the following:Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer science, Math or related field.Experience in networking elements like VPC, Firewall Rules, Subnets, and Availability Zone.Experience in application Migration and hybrid cloud environments.Experience with Data Migration and Backup Solutions.Knowledge of core GCP Services (e.g., IAM & Admin, Encryption Keys, GCS, GCE, Logging, Monitoring, Pub/Sub, Cloud Functions, Cloud SQL).Knowledge of governance frameworks and services in Public cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, OCI, and GCP.Hands-on experience of IAC tools like CloudFormation/Terraform, with proficiency in automation using Python, Boto3, Unix Shell, and other scripting languages Python and Jenkins to automate the build, test, package Experience in deployment of function(s) & configuration. Strong hands-on knowledge of Aor MasterWS Lambda Functions.Experience with modern source control repositories (e.g., Git). CI/CD expertise with DevOps toolsets (Jenkins / Ansible). Experience with Jenkins pipelines, Jenkins job creations, and configuration. Proficient in writing Ansible Playbooks for configuring the cloud environment and deploying middleware and application packages.Experience with Agile/Scrum methodologies.Linux and Windows System Administration experience.Experience in migrating Complex projects from on-prem to Cloud which includes Web/Apps tiers as well as database transformation.Experience in implementing enterprise Security remediation process in Cloud.Experience with technical troubleshooting as well as partnering with vendors and other organizations to drive root cause analysis and solve complex technical problems.Infrastructure experience in computer and database design for high availability and disaster recovery, monitoring, cloud efficiency, rightsizing, and patching.Knowledge of networking (e.g., DNS services, TCP, load-balancers, routing, firewalls) to be leveraged for designs and troubleshooting.Knowledge of infrastructure (e.g., firewalls, load balancers, hypervisor, storage, monitoring, security) and experience with orchestration to develop a cloud solution.Experience with security best practices and use of firewalls, encryption, incident response, encryption at REST & In-Transit Encryption, SSL Cert configuration at the Load balancer or server level.Experience with SQL tables, queries, procedures, and functions.Experience in creating automated processes using well-known languages and frameworks (e.g., PowerShell, python, YML, Json, Ansible, Jenkins pipeline).#VZITEqual Employment Opportunity We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our page to learn more.COVID-19 Vaccination RequirementVerizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical, religious, or state law recognized reasons).

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