Principal Cloud Architect

Titel: Principal Cloud Architect
Vertragsart: Permanent
Location: New York, USA
Gehalt/Honorar: Negotiable
Beginn: ASAP
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Name des Kontakts: James Thomas
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Veröffentlicht am: seit 4 Monaten


Job Description:

We are looking for an avid, creative, intellectually curious, hands on cloud technologist/engineer who will primarily work on our strategic cloud initiatives and research activities. This person will serve as a fully seasoned/proficient technical acumen for technical knowledge and capabilities as a team member or as an individual contributor.


  • Participate in developing and updating our cloud strategy roadmap
  • Closely follow new technologies and methodologies regarding cloud practices, research ways to integrate new ideas to leverage cloud capabilities in the Bank.
  • Design and develop POC for new technologies in dedicated lab environment, structure and report findings
  • Work with application development teams to identify requirements for cloud applications
  • Construct concept, identify technical solutions and options, design high level and low level architecture
  • Collaborate and socialize ideas in order to get buy in for technical solutions
  • Develop code for selected solutions


  • 10+ years of experience in software development (Java or Python, both preferred)
  • 5+ years of experience in solution architecture
  • 2+ years working experience in designing and developing cloud systems/application on one of cloud platforms (Azure, AWS or GCP)
  • Hands on experience on virtualization and container concepts
  • Hands on experience on API Management
  • Hands on experience on Microservices
  • Solid understanding on agile practices and DevOps
  • Good understanding on security best practices regarding authentication and authorization protocols, cryptography, PKI, data at rest and data in transit
  • Developer or Architect certification from a cloud service provider (Azure, AWS or GCP)
  • Software and architecture design patterns
  • Architecture modelling (UML diagrams)
  • Hands on experience on Linux
  • Background in financial services

Soft Skills

  • Curious and ambitious person who believes learning never ends
  • Creative
  • Self-driven
  • Ability to work with little or no guidance
  • Proven qualitative and quantitative analytical skills to understand, communicate, and present both technical landscape and business value for measurable financial gains.
  • Seasoned and experienced communicator with senior management and technical staff

This person will not have direct reports but will influence and direct activities of a team related to special initiatives.

Location: NYC