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Sr. Cloud Architect (Lead Solution Architect)

Federal Reserve Bank (FRB)
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Title: Sr. Cloud Architect (Lead Solution Architect)

Location : San Francisco, CA

The Federal Reserve Bank is among the country's most important public service institutions whose work touches lives across the globe. We have an exciting opportunity for a strong Cloud Architect to join our IT Strategy team. Are you passionate about an opportunity to influence and empower strategy, products and services, and help enable the innovation that will build the Central Bank of the future? If so, we would love to hear from you.

In this role, we will ask you to use your skills and expertise as a technology champion/evangelist, and influencer to work cross-functionally to develop strategic initiatives, refine program and product management frameworks, and to facilitate our division's strategic priorities as a member of the Strategy and Governance team.

Job Responsibilities:
Partners with business analysts and engineers to define the technical requirements, principles and models that guide all solution decisions for the cloud ecosystem. Responsible for analyzing and translating business, information and technical requirements into an architectural blueprint that outlines solutions that integrate across applications, systems and platforms such as AWS and/or Azure to achieve business objectives.

  • Analysis of client current state, define key outcomes, define/revise IT strategy, design conceptual solutions, plan and execute design and implementation work (with support from technical specialists), while accounting for time, cost and quality targets.
  • Defines models, including solution patterns, to guide solution decisions
  • Ensures alignment of solutions with Enterprise Architecture principles and guidelines
  • Builds professional relationships with executives to gather and articulate the technical vision, and to produce the strategic plan for realizing it
  • Aligns FRB SF IT architecture strategy with enterprise IT strategy and plans
  • Works with senior business leaders to approve allocation of budget to meet architectural initiatives
  • Researches new and emerging technologies, processes, methodologies, and practices.

    Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering or equivalent work experience
  • Typically, has over 10 years of experience with all aspects of cloud design, development and implementation
  • Requires strong knowledge of all components of holistic enterprise architecture, business re-engineering principles and processes, and basic knowledge of financial models and budgeting
  • Broad design expertise across VPC design, IAM definition, OS tuning/configuration, Kubernetes, database tuning/configuration, DevOps toolchains, provisioning automation, service management, operations and security
  • Knowledgeable of DevOps and CI/CD automation tools such as Git, Jenkins, Te rraform, Ansible, and cloud native scripting such as CloudFormation and ARM templates.
  • Deep understanding of design best practices for at least one cloud provider

  • Must be U.S. Citizen

    Desired Qualifications

  • AWS/Azure Certification a plus
  • Knowledgeable of scripting with one or more: YAML, JSON, PowerShell, BASH or Python
  • Docker and Kubernetes container orchestration and management platform e.g., OpenShift or equivalent implementation
  • In depth understanding of security controls and implementations in the cloud
  • Cloud storage knowledge of services like S3, Blob storage, Swift, Rubrik, Cohesity

    At the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco we believe in the diversity of our people, ideas, and experiences and are committed to building an inclusive culture that is representative of the communities we serve. The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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    Posted: 2020-02-01 Expires: 2020-03-01
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