AWS Cloud Architect

Cloud Architect/Lead 

The role of the Cloud & Hosting Infrastructure Lead is the subject matter expert and leader of the hybrid hosting infrastructure currently both on-premises and in public cloud tenants – specifically Azure and AWS.

The Cloud & Hosting Infrastructure Lead is responsible for the design and implementation of all infrastructure environments including storage, servers, virtualization, infra-automation systems and all associated hardware and software solutions, with an emphasis stability, integrity and performance. The role ensures that infrastructure implementations follow project management and service delivery best practices.  This role requires strategic vision, conceptual design, detailed design, and hands-on implementation.

The Cloud & Hosting Infrastructure Lead oversees a broad team of hosting engineers, system administrators, and storage professionals who leverage good infrastructure engineering practices to ensure consistency and stable operations.

Additionally, the Cloud & Hosting Infrastructure Lead will define strategies and plans to enable cloud-first vision, migration of existing on-premises hosts and develop infra-automation functionalities. The Cloud & Hosting Infrastructure Lead will work with all project teams within the business as well as technology teams to ensure the hosting needs of their changes and new applications are met.  They will also work closely with the infrastructure operations teams to support trouble-shooting, root-cause analysis, and problem remediation, as well as to deploy new solutions and upgrades.

This person must also be comfortable operating as an individual contributor and using influence and expertise to aid the transformation of an organization.

BPX Energy’s engineering functions often leverage third party contractors to execute work, and this role will require the ability to manage/lead in this type of environment.

Key accountabilities

  • Drive excellent, consistent customer service via operations.
  • Ensure the proper management, maintenance and provisioning of all environments.
  • Lead and develop our infrastructure team to greater heights of effectiveness, customer service and accomplishment.
  • Ensure infrastructure team & our hosting is adhering to company Information Security standards and best practices
  • Responsible for the proper monitoring and alerting of all environments.
  • Responsible for internal infrastructure projects which may require cross departmental coordination to achieve goals.
  • Provide input into infrastructure lifecycle, improvement and standardization strategies.
  • Provide leadership and direction to help Enterprise Architect and reference architectures to leverage best practice and cutting-edge cloud services.
  • Drive the objectives associated with Root Cause Analysis to provide best class Problem Management support and enhance infrastructure to remediate known issues.
  • Monitor monthly utilization reports to provide visibility to the team’s performance and resource availability and cost management.
  • Develops pragmatic roadmaps to deliver the policy in conjunction with key stakeholders.
  • Create strong credible relationships through liaison with business stakeholders and technical experts.
  • Provide technical expertise and consulting to various delivery teams responsible for refactoring and moving applications into the Cloud
  • Provide operational expertise and design oversight for any required infra-automated tooling necessary to fully leverage the capabilities of cloud platforms (e.g. environment provisioning, automated build and deployment, monitoring, metering, management and administration, etc.)
  • Provide design consulting necessary to inform refactoring efforts to enable legacy applications to leverage the full capabilities of cloud platforms
  • Provide thought leadership and help drive standardization and adoption of best practices in relation to how the teams use the various BPX Energy cloud offerings
  • Defines, documents and implements the cloud solution architecture as needed
  • Proactively seeks to refactor and improve cloud hosted solutions to leverage improved solutions from public cloud vendors
  • Identifies any gaps in any existing solutions, work with the IT&S LT to identify and roadmap solutions.
  • Updates job knowledge by tracking and understanding emerging cloud practices and standards; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Ability to inspire change across the business and create an understanding around cloud usage

Leadership

  • Generates enthusiasm among team members.
  • Proactively seeks opportunities to serve in leadership roles.
  • Challenges others to develop as leaders while serving as a role model.
  • Manages the process of innovative change.
  • Collaborates with and influences others not in direct line

Teamwork

  • Facilitates effective team interaction.
  • Acknowledges and appreciates each team member's contributions.
  • Works effectively with distributed team members

 

Essential Education

  • Minimum requirement of four-year college degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems or related discipline

Essential experience and job requirements

  • 10+ years of relevant work experience in IT with minimum of 6-8 years in infrastructure hosting and cloud
  • Experience working in a hybrid environment with multiple datacenters, multiple public cloud and SaaS providers.
  • Strong understanding of cloud architecture best practices, standards and services
  • Experience with the Azure and AWS cloud platforms
  • Experience with virtualization solutions for servers and desktop/workstation provisioning either on-premises or cloud platforms, including virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)
  • Cloud Services/IaaS engineering experience is required.
  • Experience with Active Directory integration in a hybrid on-premise / Azure / AWS environment
  • Experience with Virtual Private Clouds, Cloud Exchanges, and other concepts that enable hybrid on-premise and cloud environments to function.
  • Knowledge of and experience implementing hosting to support complex applications e.g. service oriented architectures or distributed graphics processing engines.
  • Ability to work with multiple external teams and accomplish shared goals through the building consensus
  • Experience with automated infrastructure build and deploy technologies
  • Strong communication (written/verbal) and collaboration skills
  • Consulting, negotiation and relationship skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Experience working in geographically dispersed organizations and decentralized hosting arrangements.
  • Enthusiastic, high-energy individual, self-motivated, people-oriented and self-directed
  • Must be an intelligent, articulate and persuasive leader who can serve as an effective member of the IT team, who can communicate complex concepts to technical and non-technical colleague. 
  • Must be able to maintain focus on achieving results, whilst being patient and pragmatic

Desirable criteria & qualifications

  • In-depth technical experience implementation complex solutions and environments on the AWS Cloud.
  • In-depth technical experience with cloud security, especially in a hybrid infrastructure environment.
  • Strong understanding of networking principles and technologies, within cloud, data center, and WAN environments.
  • Supervision, management or leadership position experience desirable.
  • Vendor management experience
  • Desire to continually learn outside of a classroom environment, and successfully apply learnings
  • Demonstrated willingness to both teach others and learn new techniques

 

Travel required

Yes – up to 25%

Employment Type

Full-time: Denver, CO based  (Houston, TX possible)

Software Architect

Software Architect

Remote in U.S.

MINT MOBILE is seeking a talented Software Architect to join the Engineering Team! Individual reports to AVP, Engineering: Core Services. Role is remote; must reside in the United States.  

ABOUT THE ROLE

As a Software Architect, you’ll be an individual contributor who will take an active role in software design and software delivery.

Your usual day of awesomeness includes: 

  • Software Design and Development of prototypes and tools that crosses full stack – from UI, DevOps, Backend, Data Services, etc.
  • Passion, understanding, and continual learning of best practices, both in process and development.
  • A software language polyglot experience with multiple languages and to know when to pick the best tools.
  • Ability to be assigned a problem and take ownership with minimal guidance.
  • Highly motivated self-learner.

WHAT YOU BRING

  • 5+ years of experience in Software Development.
  • Well-versed in software pattern and software design.
  • Has full understanding SDLC processes and helping extend SDLC.
  • Strong expertise in JavaScript, Node.JS, and RESTful.
  • Skillful in Unit Testing and BDD.
  • Savvy in NOSQL and multiple OLTP databases.
  • Strong skills in Queues, PubSub and Data Streaming – for example: SQS/SNS, Kafka.
  • Experience with Agile and Scrum, and Agile and Scrum related tools.
  • Experience with SPA architecture, React, and Angular.

WE ARE MINT MOBILE

We connect people to what’s most important in their lives:  Easily, affordably and reliably. We strive to be a Destination Employer.  Oh yeah, we get it too! We understand what matters to you most. You’re an individual with unique needs, and we’re prepared to exceed any expectations you have for an ideal employer. 

We’re smart, strategic, and get things done without a lot of red tape or unnecessary politics. Everyone matters here and everyone has a voice. Expect to spend your time contributing to projects that really matter.  We obsess over the employee experience. To start, we provide some of the most competitive salary, benefits, family leave, vacation, retirement and equity options. We believe in you and invest in you.   Not just your career aspirations, but your life. 

And if you feel intrigued right now reading, imagine the co-workers we have already attracted.  This is the kind of team you’ll want to take home to mom or invite to your kid’s next birthday party. This is the kind of close-knit community happening here. Come check out how you can be part of Mint! 

OUR VALUES – LET’S MAKE LIFE ULTRA TOGETHER!

  • Ownership: We are all owners; be the outcome and get the job done.
  • Action Biased: Be brilliant, proactive, and act with urgency.
  • Embrace the Adventure: Be agile, adaptive, and thrive on change.
  • Invent and Simplify: Never accept good enough.

Automation Test Architect

Notes: 1/28/21 – Supporting MNO Wholesale and Retail and Shared Services.
– Automation Architecture is key. 

– Give me examples of Architecture. 
– Need someone leads can go to
– Domain Knowledge- IT Systems.  Not devices not network layer 
– CI/CD/DevOps 
– Telco 5g Domain 
– Wireless Is a Must 
– Need to be on-site. doing hybrid on-site model. 

Note based on Submit: .  I really need someone that has 10+ years of experience, 5+ years of test architect experience and extensive cloud experience. 

Notes: 11/9 . She commits to 24 hr feedback. 

10 years overall exp. Can go above rate for right person.  

Top Skills: 
Need to have Ready API (80% Automation)  and Selenium.  UI (60% Automated).  Won't have systems fully in place until February 
Heavy Automation need.  She would be able to look at other technologies.  Would be good if hands on on frameworks.  Wont be hands on scripting .Will be go to for team for direction and architecture. 

NEED Communication. 
Wireless Domain Knowledge – Experience at T-mobile, Sprint, Verizon, working in OSSS/BSS Stack.  

On-site – Meridian location.  50% alternating.  Mon Tues every other Friday 

6-12 mo contract. No Tests/Assessments. 
Not planning to test devices.  Working in OSS and BSS not verifying network.
Integration experience with multiple systems. How they stitch together in short time.  

Interview: Very aggressive.  Christine and 2 leads with Technical interview.  How will they work within teams.  COMM is very important.  Google Meet interview.  She is open to them coming on-site as well. May do virtual whiteboard. 

Architecture is in progress. they will help build, change, modify.  help establish environment.  

19 team members.  some downtown some Meridian.  They have 15 part time Data warehouse ppl.

Will consider out of state candidates.  But need to be on-site in 2 weeks.  they need to begin delivery 12/15. 
 

We are in search of a Senior Test Architect who would be responsible for an overall testing of complex software products solution for DISHs new standalone greenfield 100% software-based, end-to-end, Cloud Native 5G network. As an architect who focuses on testing, this candidate would be responsible for setting up the processes, automation strategies, frameworks and capabilities. This is a cross-functional role and needs someone with core expertise in test development and architecture, as well as a strong, solid, extensive background in wireless industry and strong leadership skills.

Role: Senior Test Architect

Experience:
· Minimum 10 years of IT Experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or a related discipline

· Strong knowledge of testing concepts, strategies & processes for Automation Testing

· Experience with tools like ReadyAPI

· Experience with tools like Selenium

· Experience with Service Virtualization tools

· Experience with Test Data Management tools

· Experience in integrating Test into the Devops CI/CD Pipelines

· Extensive domain knowledge within wireless

· Experience with Agile Software Development methodologies and practices

 

Duties: · Primary responsibilities include performing technology research, developing proof of concepts, initial solution or test strategy implementation and providing training for implemented technology

· Collaborating with project teams to align long-term solutions for test automation including road maps, tools, framework & approach

· Analyzing and defining test automation processes to fill the gaps between current processes and industry standard best practices

· Providing technical leadership to the team of Test Leads

· Developing Automation Dashboards and formulate KPIs to highlight automation progress

· Design end-to-end automation flows across different Wireless domains