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Senior lead Cloud Architect
Edison, New Jersey
Contract Position
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Applied on August 8, 2020
Job Id #41796 Posted May 14, 2020

As a Lead Cloud Consultant, you will be joining a dynamic and growing Cloud Practice within the Global IT Solutions Organization. You will be responsible for a wide range of activities that span the entire spectrum of current state discovery to delivery of recommendations, architectures, plans, roadmaps, and financial benefits for our clients as they journey to the Cloud or enhance their current experience. This team of highly capable strategic consultants will form the tip of the spear for the delivery of a wide range of public, private, and hybrid platforms.


  • Previous Big 4 or major consulting experience preferred.
  • 15 + years experience in Hosting and Infrastructure design and implementation
  • 5+ years of experience with AWS and Azure technologies.
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate, and AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional, required.
  • A combination of Microsoft certifications desired - Microsoft Azure Solutions Exam 532; Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions Exam 533; Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions Exam 534; Designing and Implementing Cloud Data Platform Solutions Exam 473. A combination of Google certifications desired - Google Associate Cloud Engineer; Google Professional Cloud Architect. A combination of VMware certifications desired - Data Center Virtualization (Professional); Cloud Management and Automation (Professional); Advanced Cloud Management and Automation (Professional); Design Cloud Management and Automation (Professional).
  • Broad and comprehensive knowledge of Cloud providers, Amazon, Azure, Google.
  • 5+ years of experience working on strategic initiatives within a large, matrixed and complex organization; previous consulting experience strongly preferred.
  • Experience developing executive communications, both written and verbal.
  • Strategic thinker with the proven ability to identify opportunities, formulate supporting business cases and gain support from stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to quickly earn the trust of others and develop relationships across the organization.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clarity and precision in both written and verbal capacities.
  • Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Bias towards delivering impactful results.
  • Education: Bachelors degree.
  • Drug/Background



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