AWS Cloud Solutions Architect

Converge Technology Solutions
Santa Clara, CA

Converge Technology Solutions is an AWS Advanced Consulting partner and AWS reseller.  We enable companies, both large and small, to get the most out of cloud computing.  We're looking to hire an experienced Cloud Services Architect with deep AWS expertise to enable our existing customers and help us secure new ones. You will be working with some of the most innovative companies that are shaping our culture for the next decade.  You’ll work with entrepreneurs, start-ups, VC backed, and large-scale companies that are working on incredible new ideas and focused on growth.  We are a fast-paced company, on the leading edge of the technology where you’ll be working on the ground floor with the next generation of innovators.

When you're not working with customers, you’ll be helping to build out our Cloud Practice.  This includes defining solutions that complement our core offerings, working on internal process and tooling, and providing content for marketing blogs, white papers or case studies.

For this position, we are specifically looking for an architect who is experienced with the following:

  • You are well versed with the base AWS IaaS services (EC2, S3, VPC, IAM, etc.) and ideally with most of the services that show up in the AWS console. You are experienced with CloudFormation.
  • You can work with Linux systems especially in the context of AWS. At a minimum, you know how to write a user-data script, install packages, and format and mount an EBS volume.
  • You are comfortable writing scripts interacting with AWS utilizing either the AWS CLI or via some scripting language. BCT uses Python 3 with boto3 for everything, so bonus points if you do too. 
  • You're able to have strategic and tactical discussions with customers on their cloud strategy. Whiteboarding, Visio’s and additional skills to document customers current state and our proposed state.
  • AWS Certifications. You’ll have obtained your AWS Solutions Architect Pro and/or DevOps Engineer Pro certifications or equivalent experience to pass the certification 
  • Experience working in a DevOps model. This means experience working closely with developers, DevOps tool chain,  CI/CD systems (Jenkins, etc.) and Configuration Management tools (Puppet, Chef, Ansible).
  • Understanding of containers and Kubernetes.
  • Understanding of AWS Lambda and other serverless technologies.

Knowledgeable and able engage in customer opportunities in the following areas:

  • Infrastructure Modernization, Datacenter Automation & Monitoring Tools
  • Specialty Compute Workloads & Workload Optimization
  • Microservices Framework and Service Oriented Architecture
  • Experience with working with Cloud Native Architecture & born in the cloud companies

Key Responsibilities

  • Strategic conversations with CTO, CIO’s and senior level technical staff
  • Ability to work with Application and Business teams not just traditional datacenter teams
  • Ability to create and manage POC’s & POV’s.
  • Ability to create strategic presentations for adopting new technologies and modernization projects

Converge Technology Solutions offers equal opportunity to employees and applicants regardless of race, color, creed, sex, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. Converge Technology Solutions does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party vendors associated with fees.

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