Cloud Application Architect

Date Posted: Jun 21
Type: Permanent
Wage: $140,000 - $160,000 Plus 15% Bonus
Job Number: 8172
Location: The Woodlands, TX

TITLE: Cloud Application Architect

LOCATION: North Houston

TYPE: Direct Hire

SALARY: $140,000 - $160,000 Plus 15% Bonus

Our client is looking for a Cloud Application Architect to lead DevOps and platform development. This role will report to the CTO and work alongside the Business Intelligence team. The Business Intelligence team currently retrieves, organizes, analyzes and reports on market and client data to help clients and management make informed decisions. This team is embarking on an exciting opportunity to expand on these current services to provide a more comprehensive solution for customers. Successful candidates will work well in a small collaborative team, be eager to learn the business, brainstorm collaboratively and be able to suggest methods to deliver these ideas. The ideal candidate is an excellent communicator, capable of leading our DevOps efforts, spearheading the architecture for new platform development and taking on the SCRUM role. This is an incredible time to join the Priority team on the ground level with opportunities for career growth as you make significant contributions to a growing company.

- Develops a strategy for overall application architecture
- Collaborates with CTO and business to prioritize application roadmap
- Develops and maintains cloud-based infrastructure using AWS
- Monitors for errors or issues with the platform
- Develops and maintains ETL and data pipelines
- Maintain cluster using EKS kubernetes
- Maintains automated data feeds for clients retrieving data through an API
- Develops and maintains automated email services and alerts for clients
- Collaborates with cross-business teams to understand ideas to provide additional customer value
- Develops solutions to automate internal process
- Able to leverage workflows, code or scripting to solve a problem leveraging secure best practices
-Develops testing procedures to ensure data reliability identify ways to streamline execution and minimize errors encountered
- Continually researches new technologies which can be used in application roadmap
- Communicates work product updates with business owners and clients

- 5+ years of Cloud Application Architect experience
- Any Cloud Architecture with preference for AWS
- Kubernetes and Docker
- Postgres
- Python
- ableau or Quicksight
- APIs
- Git
- Previous experience in an Architect role and or Team Lead
- Previous experience administering cloud infrastructure
- Previous experience building and maintaining APIs
- Spark
- Django or other web development frameworks
- SalesForce

- BS in Computer Science, or equivalent area of technical study (IT experience can substitute for a BS degree)

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