Job Description :
There are numerous openings for the Infrastructure Architects. Each one will look to have expertise/emphasis as follows:


Must have significant hands on experience- Can not be newly certified or lab experience only

Cloud Infrastructure Architect - API Gateway, Containers, Databases & Elasticache

Cloud Infrastructure Architect - Micro-services, Service Integration, Service Discovery

Senior Consultant - CI/CD

Senior Consultant - Service Catalog, Automation

Senior Consultant - Telemetry & EKS



Description:

AWS Architects are required to have hands on coding, scripting and python experience.


The AWS Architecture team member will:

1) review Customer requirements in the context of Customer?s In-Scope Applications

2) establish backlog of work

3) provide subject matter expertise, architecture guidance and AWS general best practices on implementing solutions

4) streamline access to AWS Services team as required

5) advise and assist Customer to:


Conduct a DevOps assessment including current processes, culture, pain points, gaps tools, and adopted technologies as well as short-term and medium-term objectives, if needed

Review key features and benefits of relevant AWS Services including AWS CloudFormation, CodeCommit, AWS CodeBuild, AWS CodeDeploy, AWS CodePipeline, and AWS Service Catalog

Provide prescriptive guidance on how to design a regional or global continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipeline architecture on AWS Services

Provide knowledge transfer of CI/CD pipeline architecture design and strategy through facilitated discussions covering private Git (third party software) hosting, software release workflows, build and test code, deployment automation, and templated infrastructure provisioning

Assist Customer with application stack automation

Provide CI/CD pipeline infrastructure provisioning and code deployment strategies

Provide customized sample CI/CD pipeline and application infrastructure templates and deployment scripts as necessary

Develop DevOps operating model

Integrate security gates into CI/CD framework

API Gateway

Work with Customer to establish a backlog of items to accomplish

Determine API Gateway requirements for In-Scope Applications

Assist Customer to determine the integration patterns

Design and implement API Gateway solution for AWS workloads in a sandbox/lab environment

Provide subject matter expertise on API Gateway functions and features including future roadmaps

Provide AWS general best practices around API Gateway usage and deployment

Assist Customer to leverage a total cost of operation TCO template to develop an estimated TCO based on projected API Gateway capacity and usage


Containers

Work with Customer to establish a backlog of items to accomplish

Determine container requirements for In-Scope Applications

Assist Customer to develop AWS Services container application architecture design and strategy through facilitated discussions covering compute, storage, cache, and database services

Provide subject matter expertise on container functions and features including future roadmaps

Provide AWS general best practices around containers usage and deployment

Establish pod strategy to host containers in Amazon EKS

Assist Customer to leverage TCO template to develop an estimated TCO for In-Scope Applications on Amazon ECS based on seed capacity and cost to scale

Databases and Elasticache

Work with customer to establish a backlog of items to accomplish

Determine Customer?s database requirements for In-Scope Applications

Provide subject matter expertise on various AWS database services and their roadmaps

Analyze Customer requirements and advise on fit-for-purpose database

Provide best practices around database migrations

Assist Customer to leverage TCO template to develop an estimated TCO based on projected database usage


Service Catalog:

Work with Customer to establish a backlog of items to accomplish

Determine Customer?s AWS Service Catalog requirements for In-Scope Applications

Provide subject matter expertise and best practices in implementing a self-service Service Catalog for developers


Automation

Work with customer to establish a backlog of items to accomplish

Review Customer?s application architecture running on AWS Services to identify opportunities for automation of infrastructure provisioning and configuration management options

Provide automation best-practices for provisioning infrastructure and configuration management

Provide prescriptive guidance to design a robust automation architecture on AWS Services

Provide knowledge transfer of AWS Services automation architecture design and strategy through facilitated discussions covering infrastructure as code, including templated infrastructure provisioning and configuration management

Identify cloud-native and APN Partner solutions for unique automation requirements, if any

Automate infrastructure provisioning and configuration management

Telemetry and Amazon EKS

Work with Customer to establish a backlog of items to accomplish

Review requirements for logging/monitoring performance and advise on solution architecture

Advise on solution architecture on AWS Services to support tracking transactions end to end

Advise on solution architecture on AWS Services to support Customer?s scalability requirements and business SLAs

Service Discovery, Integration and Tooling

Work with Customer to establish a backlog of items to accomplish

Enable container and application telemetery on AWS Services

Research CloudWatch and AWS Cloud Map for cloud-native service discovery and provide recommendations to Customer on relevant use-cases

Develop and assist with plan for API architecture using containers and service discovery

Advise on solution architecture on AWS Services to implement service mesh discovery and services routing

Advise on solution for micro-service health monitoring and detection

Work with Customer to develop ingress/egress patterns to support hybrid cloud architecture on AWS Services

Advise on solution architecture to implement robust failover strategy on AWS Services