Job Description :
Need Cloud Architect
Location: New York, NY & Michigan ( up to 75% travel to client site required )
Duration: 6 months+ (option to hire/extend after 6 Months)
Rate: Open on 1099 or W2

Job Description
We are seeking an architect with in-depth and hands-on experience in cloud computing environments, platforms, and tools. The candidate will have experience architecting cloud delivery platforms, designing cloud-native applications, automating their delivery and operational processes, while operating within enterprise data security and compliance constraints. They will have experience migrating enterprise applications to utilize SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS capabilities.

The candidate should have excellent communication, leadership, and project management skills. They should be able to articulate how to migrate applications from a legacy data center to a modern cloud based architecture. They should have the ability to effectively communicate with development, infrastructure and DevOps teams on recent innovations, best practices, and technical subjects.

They will have technical experience in building infrastructure and applications for scalability, resiliency, availability, recovery. They will have designed and implemented processes for the deployment of infrastructure and applications. They should be familiar with infrastructure, orchestration, and automation technologies, and be able to articulate the suitability of them for the requirements at hand.

They will have built applications resident in Amazon, Azure, Google Cloud or a combination thereof. A working knowledge related to building, orchestrating, and securing microservices within containers using technologies such as Kubernetes, Docker Swarm and Mesos is a plus.

Desired Skills & Experience
Must have 5+ years of relevant cloud implementation experience, including:
o availability management for applications in the cloud;
o disaster recovery for applications in the cloud;
o automation of infrastructure provisioning and application deployment.
Computer science or related IT degree preferred
Preferably have an infrastructure as well as development background.