Sr. Cloud Architect Stamford, CT Full Time/Direct Hire

Job Description

As Senior Cloud Architect – Team Lead, we are looking for someone to work with our enterprise architect to develop a program, run as process owner, and build / configure acquire tooling to support the program.
The successful candidate will have proven leadership skills, demonstrated ability to mentor, influence and partner with engineering teams to deliver scalable robust solutions.
You will be someone who will :
• As an SME, collaborate with other architects, IT leadership, security team, and delivery teams to architect cloud hosted solutions / design patterns
• Work with Platform Engineering team to implement architectures
• Influence product and delivery requirements, roadmaps, and vision
• Manage the cloud architecture team under the Enterprise Architecture organization
• Deliver enterprise solutions / architectures with emphasis on privacy, integrity, scalability, and availability
• Produce organized and comprehensive system architectures and the related documentation
• Design and build functioning proof of concepts for proposed architectures


• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related degree
• 7+ years of hands-on cloud engineering experience with public clouds (AWS required)
• 3+ years of IT Project Management/ Team management experience
• Experience building and leading engineering teams
• Deployment, automation, and orchestration technologies (Ansible, Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Terraform)
• Planning / Development tools: JIRA, Confluence, Teams, GitLab, Bitbucket, Bamboo, Terraform Enterprise
• Search tools: Elasticsearch
• Relational Databases: Oracle, Postgres, AWS Aurora
• NoSQL Databases: MongoDB, AWS DynamoDB
• ETL tools / Implementing big data technologies in AWS
• Setting technology direction for cloud solutions
Skills and Attributes needed to be successful in this position:
• Exceptional personal communication and teamwork interaction skills
• Able to work independently and collaboratively
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
• Have a startup personality and enjoy working as part of a team.
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, rapid growth environment.
Why is This a Great Opportunity
Tremendous opportunity to work for one of the most successful, stable and growing Financial firms in the New York City Metro area.
Excellent pay and benefits and the company has an unbelievable track record of employee loyalty and retention
Three days onsite in their CT location.