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PDS Tech Inc Solutions Architect-Cloud Specialist, Alpharetta, GA 30004 in Alpharetta, Georgia

PDS Tech is seeking Solutions Architect-Cloud Specialists for Alpharetta, GA 30004. Contact Elisabeth Laspe for details. 314-669-8020 elaspe@pdstech.com

6 Months Contract with possible extension with possible extensions. Must be a US Citizen/ Green Card.

Looking for Microservices or cloud foundry experience if possible. Needs to have good experience in development (would prefer them to have .net or java). Would like them to have automation and pipelines experience.


The Cloud Enablement team is responsible for driving platform and technology practices throughout the enterprise, and acting as subject matter experts for cloud technologies. The Cloud Specialist will work with the latest technologies in the marketplace, and drive transformation and modernization efforts across all enterprise teams. Working with Development, Product and other Infrastructure Services teams, the cloud specialist will work closely with leadership on training, governance, and enablement programs. Cloud transformation requires expertise in Java and/or .NET, along with experience hosting enterprise scale applications in cloud providers such as Azure, AWS or Google Cloud. A high degree of collaboration with Development and other Infrastructure teams is required to design effective training/governance programs and align road maps for cloud execution planning. The ideal candidate will exhibit strong leadership skills, will be forward thinking, will be self-motivated, and will be able to work effectively in a diverse, highly talented team, continuously striving for excellence.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Experience interacting with customers and appropriate representatives to analyze, validate, specify, verify, document and manage solution requirements.

  • Experience with .NET/Java development/framework, public/private cloud environments (AWS/Azure/Google Cloud), and Automation tools (Spinnaker, Terraform, Jenkins, Octopus Deploy, Concourse etc.)

  • Agile Thinker with experience leading enterprise agile teams

  • Good grasp of one or more infrastructure technology disciplines (Storage, Networking, Security etc)

  • Recent experience leading the technical design of high transaction volume distributed systems or other complex projects.

  • Recent experience working in a strong-matrix organization with project teams and multiple lines of reporting and accountability.

  • Experience designing and implementing High Availability and Disaster Recovery solutions.

  • Experience working on a matrix team consisting of a variety of Infrastructure Engineering groups, as well as Development groups and Client Relationship groups.

  • Willingness and capability of quickly learning new technologies required for accomplishing project goals.

Required Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related technical field experience OR a High School diploma and 10+ years of professional work experience

  • 10+ years of relevant work experience delivering enterprise customer facing solutions.

  • 6+ years of relevant work experience designing and building enterprise class distributed systems.

  • 6+ years of relevant work experience in the financial services industry or other highly regulated industries.

  • 6+ years of indirect or direct technical leadership.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Additional Skills/Knowledge:

  • High organizational skills

  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines

  • Ability to work efficiently and productively without direction or guidance

  • Capable of exercising extreme discretion and independent judgment

  • Ability to handle extremely confidential information in a professional manner

  • Ability to communicate, both verbally and in writing, with a high level of confidence

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.