Cloud Architect (287283)

Job Description

At Siemens we are always challenging ourselves to build a better future.  We need the most innovative and diverse Digital Minds to develop tomorrow’s reality.  Find out more about the Digital world of Siemens here:

Siemens Digital Industries Software Technical Operations group is in search of a dynamic individual ready to grow our cloud services offerings into a productive Cloud Center of Excellence, one stop shop for all things cloud for our software development organizations, Acting as a partner and consultant to the development organizations, the prime candidate will provide strategic direction, leadership, and execution for cloud services, along with governance and standardization for a broad variety of cloud use cases from IaaS/PaaS to cloud native application development.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Demonstrate knowledge of cloud architecture and necessary implementation features (OS, multitenancy, virtualization, containers, orchestration, elastic scalability, etc)
  • Working with DevOps teams, SREs, and operations teams, collaboratively design, socialize, and implement our cloud strategy including guiding research and analysis, decision making, and alignment with our business objectives
  • Establish close, collaborative trust relationship with the DI SW development teams
  • Provide technical expertise to troubleshoot complex problems, designing and implementing solutions spanning private, public and hybrid cloud models
  • Demonstrate broad understanding of current cloud technology environments and industry trends, providing recommendations, guidance, and implementation planning
  • Advance and standardize where possible cloud consumption for modern and legacy application development and testing usage
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience:  
  • Bachelors degree in computer science, computer engineering, information technology or equivalent experience 
  • 3+ years of experience designing, executing, and supporting a variety of IT cloud solutions
  • Positive attitude, self-driven, with strong commitment to delivering high quality work
  • Broad and thorough knowledge of cloud computing technologies (including AWS, Azure, and GCP) and current computing trends
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with global teams, including comfort in presenting up through executive level management, to effectively communicate complicated cloud architectures, options, and plans
  • Ability to work independently, under minimal supervision in a flexible, fast-moving and dynamic environment
  • Experience leading technical teams
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience:  
  • Cloud architecture and operations certifications for AWS, Azure, and GCP Strong understanding of network architecture and application development methodologies, waterfall to agile (SAFe), CI/CD pipelines, and DevOps practices
  • Strong understanding of virtualization and containers, including working with applications transforming to microservices architecture and cloud-based deployments

Siemens Industry Software Inc. is a technology supplier to the United States Federal Government.  Recently the White House issued an Executive Order requiring most federal workers, contractors and subcontractors who do business with the government to get vaccinated against COVID-19 unless granted an accommodation due to a disability or sincerely held religious belief or practice.  The Company has decided to pause enforcement of the vaccine mandate for the time being while the issue is addressed by the courts. We will be monitoring the situation closely and may lift the pause if required to do so in order to be in compliance with federal law.  If this pause is lifted, you will be expected to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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