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Cloud Architect

C Spire Wireless

C Spire Wireless

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Birmingham, AL, USA · Ridgeland, MS, USA
Posted on Thursday, November 9, 2023

Cloud Architect

Job Locations US-AL-Birmingham | US-MS-Ridgeland
Posted Date 3 months ago(2/19/2024 5:01 PM)
Job ID
2023-10470
# of Openings
1
Category
Technology

Overview

C Spire Business is a leading Managed Service Provider (MSP) specializing in cloud solutions. We are seeking a talented and experienced Cloud Architect to join our team and lead the design and maintenance of a multi-tenant managed public cloud infrastructure. As a key member of our team, you will work closely with our clients to ensure the successful utilization of cloud services, with a primary focus on AWS and Azure.

Responsibilities

“Customer Inspired” isn’t our slogan — it’s our driving force, and not everybody is built for it. While we all bring our own strengths and skillsets to the table, there are some traits every C Spire Team Member needs to have:

  • A relentless obsession to be the best in our industry
  • A winner mentality determined to outsmart and outdo competitors
  • A single-minded commitment to unbeatable customer experiences
  • An unapologetic passion for innovation and technology
  • An uncompromising drive toward continuous improvement
  • A steadfast devotion to doing the right thing the right way
  • A deep-seated dedication to accountability and ownership

The senior-level Cloud Architect will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining a multi-tenant managed public cloud infrastructure for our clients. This role requires expertise in AWS and Azure, as well as experience in billing automation, cloud migration, and cloud design.

The successful candidate will lead a team of cloud engineers and collaborate with clients to ensure their cloud environments are optimized for performance, security, and cost-efficiency. Below are essential key factors successful candidates should bring to this role:

  • Cloud Infrastructure Design: Design and architect multi-tenant public cloud environments in AWS and Azure, ensuring scalability, security, and compliance with industry best practices.
  • Billing Automation: Develop and implement automated billing solutions to optimize cost management and provide transparency to clients.
  • Cloud Migration: Lead and oversee cloud migration projects, ensuring a smooth transition of client workloads to the cloud while minimizing downtime and risk.
  • Team Leadership: Manage and mentor a team of cloud engineers, providing guidance, training, and support to ensure their success and professional growth.
  • Client Collaboration: Work closely with clients to understand their business objectives and develop tailored cloud strategies that align with their goals.
  • Performance Optimization: Continuously monitor and optimize cloud environments for performance, scalability, and cost-efficiency.
  • Security and Compliance: Implement and maintain security best practices and compliance standards, proactively addressing security threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Documentation: Create and maintain comprehensive documentation of cloud infrastructure, design decisions, and configurations.
  • Troubleshooting and Support: Provide technical expertise and support to resolve complex issues and incidents as they arise.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (Master's preferred).
  • Proven experience as a Cloud Architect with a focus on AWS and Azure.
  • Strong understanding of multi-tenant cloud environments and their unique challenges.
  • Expertise in cloud billing automation tools and strategies.
  • Demonstrated experience in cloud migration projects.
  • In-depth knowledge of cloud infrastructure design, including networking, storage, and compute.
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills.
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting abilities.
  • Cloud certifications (e.g., AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Azure Solutions Architect) are a plus.
  • Excellent communication and client-facing skills.
  • Strong commitment to security and compliance best practices.

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