Senior Cloud Architect in Irving, TX at HumCap Recruiting

Date Posted: 1/14/2020

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Job Description

Our client in the IoT space is searching for a seasoned software development leader with deep experience in architecting, developing and supporting large scale cloud-based data processing systems. 
The Senior Cloud Architect will work with internal teams, external contractors, and customers to support, enhance and customize existing systems. Ultimately, you will ensure that the products, applications and systems are properly architected and built to effectively secure, scale and support the global customer base.
In this role, you should have experience in Azure cloud implementation, a keen eye for detail, excellent communication skills, and a passion for ensuring quality. You should be an enthusiastic self-starter that is equally at home doing the work yourself or managing others. You should not be intimidated by a rapid pace of development and managing multiple projects simultaneously. You should have some experience working on systems that are integrated with wireless mobile devices.  Interaction with international customers and large technical teams will be required, and you will be tasked with various systems integration and feature enhancement projects. Familiarity with mobile applications and mobile development will be necessary to support our complete solution suite.  This will be a fast-paced role with many opportunities to innovate and grow into senior management roles within the team.
Primary Responsibilities
• Architect, build and support elastic, resilient and self-healing Cloud applications
• Maintain deep hands-on technical knowledge of application infrastructure and architectures with continuous learning to be at the leading edge of industry trends
• Ensure cost optimization of Azure cloud services
• Take ownership of existing products and enhance them
• Create, assess, update and maintain code and documentation pertaining to our solutions
• Design, develop and support web services through APIs using REST, HTTP, JSON/JSONP, etc.
• Understand and integrate full suite of wireless tracking and sensing devices
• Work with cross-functional teams to ensure quality throughout the product and software development lifecycle
• Support product testing, QA, verification, validation and regression
• Actively participate in project team and customer meetings as required
• Actively participate in product and process improvement initiatives
• Lead daily scrum meetings
Required Skills
• Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field preferred
• Minimum 5 years of experience building large scale Microsoft Azure projects, with exposure to Azure technologies including IoT Hub, Event Hub, Cosmos DB, and Azure Functions
• Highly Important: Experience with Microsoft Azure billing and cost optimization
• Demonstrate knowledge of cloud architecture and implementation features (OS, multitenancy, virtualization, orchestration, elastic scalability, etc.) with strong understanding of the principles of service-oriented software and large-scale distributed systems
• Minimum 5 years of experience in software development (languages, systems and frameworks such as .NET, Java, Node.js, messaging (MSMQ, RabbitMQ), SQL and HTML5)
• Strong experience with JavaScript/Node.js
• Strong technical knowledge of IP, HTTP, JSON and XML
• Software development background with experience in DevOps automation
• Experience working with SAML, oAuth 2, Active Directory, TLS and network protocols
• Experience in SOA, Micro services and API Management and Governance
• Working knowledge of agile development, scrum and Application Lifecycle Management
• Experience using various source control technologies such as Azure DevOps, GitHub and Git
• Experience leading or working on teams performing systems automation and integration in an agile methodology and/or using lean techniques 
Preferred Skills
• UI design experience using HTML5 and CSS a plus
• Mobile development experience with iOS, Android and/or React Native a plus
• Specific experience with geospatial mapping systems and APIs a plus
• Experience with Microsoft Power BI a plus
• Experience with project tracking tools such as JIRA