Senior Cloud Architect

Senior Cloud Architect Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Senior Cloud Architect to join our team.


  • You will participate in business and technology planning sessions and anticipate future business/technology changes;
  • Create and Maintain Technical Position Papers;
  • Proactively Assessing value and potential application of emerging technologies and products including Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF);
  • Coaching DevSecOps for AI, ML, and Data;
  • Develop business outcome aligned technology roadmaps;
  • Active Member of Architecture Review Board;
  • Create and Maintain Reference Architecture and Engineering Implementations;
  • Support business case development;
  • Create and Maintain Training and Educational Materials for Solution Delivery Teams;
  • Designing, Implementing, and Securing MicroServices and APIs, using: SpringBoot, REST, Messaging, ORM, and Spring Security w/ OAuth 2;
  • Decomposing Monoliths using Lean, practices, Agile practices, DevSecOps practices, 12-factor techniques, and cloud architecture;
  • Develops cloud strategies and coordinating adoption of cloud-based solutions;
  • Assists with leading cultural change for cloud adoption;
  • Assists with overseeing development and coordination of cloud architectures;
  • Oversees the work of Senior-, Mid-, and Junior-level contractor Cloud Architects.


  • 5+ years of in project management and roadmap development;
  • 5+ years of experience in DevOps and Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery;
  • BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, System Engineering, or related technical degree;
  • Experience with technology risk and debt management;
  • Proven experience with sophisticated large scale implementations;
  • 10+ years of experience in Systems Engineering and Architecture;
  • Experience with public speaking, briefings, demos, and presentations;
  • Experience with multiple datastore platforms (SQL, No-SQL, Messaging, . );
  • Proven Cloud Native and Cloud Friendly implementation experience;
  • Experience with problem solving techniques (Brainstorming, Mind Mapping, Appreciative Inquiry, Lateral Thinking);
  • Event Driven Architecture (EDA) Design and Technologies (Event Sourcing, CQRS, Eventual Consistency, Domain Driven Design, Kafka, MQ, .);
  • Understanding of security best practices and their practical application;
  • Strong problem solving, technical writing and verbal communication skills;
  • Understanding of DevOps tooling;
  • Familiar with PaaS (e.g., OpenShift, PCF) and SaaS (e.g., Heroku) cloud offerings.