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AWS Solution Architect - DevOps Platform Engineering

Location: Hyderabad India
Job ID: 1021422HV
Date Posted: Sep 20, 2022
Segment: IT
Business Unit: Hitachi Vantara
Company Name: Hitachi Vantara Corporation
Profession (Job Category): General Management

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Meet our Team

SHORT INTRO TO THE TEAM

We represent Hitachi Vantara to enterprise clients across industries, establishing business relationships to understand customer challenges so that we can deliver profitable business for Hitachi products, services, and solutions. We collaborate as a team and cross-functionally to ensure the success of our customers; success that is celebrated and shared. Our solutions bring value to every line of business and we need people like you to build those deep relationships and to passionately articulate our value proposition.

What you'll be doing
  • The Senior Cloud Architect is responsible for leading the creation of a technology framework and providing technical leadership in support of initiatives in cloud computing and automation, with a focus on the design of systems and services that run on cloud platforms.
  • The Senior Cloud Architect would be embedded into the Cloud-DevOps effort to provide architectural leadership and best practices.
  • Additionally, the Senior Cloud Architect will be responsible for ensuring that critical applications are designed and optimized for high availability and disaster recovery.

What you bring to the team

Cloud Architecture and Design and Development (50%)
  • Demonstrate knowledge of cloud architecture and implementation features (OS, multi-tenancy, virtualization, orchestration, elastic scalability)
  • Demonstrate knowledge of DevOps tool chains and processes
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert to the organization for end-to-end architecture, networking, provisioning, and management
  • Demonstrate leadership ability to back decisions with research and the "why," and articulate several options, the pros and cons for each, and a recommendation
  • Maintain overall industry knowledge on latest trends, technology, etc.
  • Develop solutions architecture and evaluate architectural alternatives for private, public and hybrid cloud models, including IaaS, PaaS, and other cloud services
  • Contribute to DevOps development activities and complex development tasks
  • Define optimal design patterns and solutions for high availability and disaster recovery for applications

Consultation (20%)
  • Drive scope definition, requirements analysis, functional and technical design, application build, product configuration, unit testing, and production deployment
  • Ensure delivered solutions meet/perform to technical and functional/non-functional requirements
  • Provide technical expertise and ownership in the diagnosis and resolution of an issue, including the determination and provision of workaround solution or escalation to service owners
  • Ensure delivered solutions are realized in time frame committed; work in conjunction with project sponsors to size and manage scope and risk
  • Provide support and technical governance, expertise related to cloud architectures, deployment, and operations

Thought Leadership (20%)
  • Provide thought leadership in industry and to fellow team members across business and technical project dimensions solving complex business requirements
  • Demonstrate forward thinking around where the organization is going and how technology can support these efforts
  • Advocate and define cloud architecture vision from a strategic perspective, including internal and external platforms, tools, and systems

Mentoring (10%)
  • Act as the coach and mentor to team members and technical staff on their assigned project tasks
  • Develop a cohesive team and ensure their continued success
  • Lead the definition and development of cloud reference architecture and management systems
  • Conduct product work reviews with team members

Mandatory skills:
  • Responsible for the planning, implementation, and enhancing of the AWS cloud infrastructure
  • AWS architecture design experience
  • Hands on experience on AWS cloud infrastructure, working experience of multiple AWS services
  • Hands on experience on CloudFormation and Terraform
  • Strong knowledge of DevOps and CI/CD pipeline (GitHub, Bitbucket, CloudFormation, Terraform)
  • Build, release, and manage the configuration of all production systems
  • Manage a continuous integration and deployment methodology for server-based technologies
  • Scripting capability and the ability to develop AWS environments as code
  • Experience with core AWS platform architecture, including areas such as: Organizations, Account Design, SCP, VPC, Subnet, segmentation strategies.
  • Familiar with Encryption, Logging, and Privacy/Security Protocols (e.g. TLS 1.2, ELK stack)
  • Develop, coordinate, and administrate AWS infrastructure
  • Automate deployments, infrastructure as code
  • Troubleshoot the system and solve problems across all platforms
  • Knowledge of DevOps, SecOps and incident management functions and their roles in IT security.
  • Exposure on FinOps implementation using well architected framework
  • Exposure to Network architecture will be an added advantage



Nice to have skills:
  • Have containerization, (Kubernetes, Docker) troubleshooting and support tasks
  • Ensure security components are managed and compliance is maintained throughout their lifecycle i.e. protection profiles, security groups, implementation of all resources following security guideline
  • The position requires strong leadership and team building skills, and must be able to collaborate effectively with a group of high performing individuals.
  • Experience as a team lead preferred
  • Experience with enterprise public cloud implementations
  • Exposure to multiple, diverse technologies and processing environments
  • Knowledge of all components of a technical architecture
  • Knowledge of business process re-engineering principles and processes
  • Strong understanding of network architecture and application development methodologies

Type of Project (Development/Support/Migration/Upgrade/etc....): Migration

Shifts, If any: None

Client Interview (Yes/No): Yes


Our Company


Hitachi Vantara is part of the Global Hitachi family. We balance innovation with an open, friendly culture and the backing of a long-established parent company, known for its ethical reputation. We guide customers from what's now to what's next by unlocking the value of their data and applications to solve their digital challenges, achieving outcomes that benefit both business and society.

Our people are our biggest asset, they drive our innovation advantage, and we strive to offer a flexible and collaborative workplace where they can thrive. Diversity of thought is welcomed, and our employee base is represented by several active Employee Resource Group communities. We offer industry leading benefits packages (flexible working, generous pension and private healthcare) and promote a creative and inclusive culture. If driving real change gives you a sense of pride and you are passionate about powering social good, we'd love to hear from you.

Our Values

We strive to create an inclusive environment for all and are open to considering home working, compressed/flexible hours and flexible arrangements. Get in touch with us to explore how we might be able to accommodate your specific needs.

We are proud to say we are an equal opportunity employer and welcome all applicants for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. With Japanese roots going back over 100 years, our culture is founded on the values of our parent company expressed as the Hitachi Spirit:
  • Wa - Harmony, Trust, Respect
  • Makoto - Sincerity, Fairness, Honesty, Integrity
  • Kaitakusha-Seishin - Pioneering Spirit, Challenge
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