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Cloud Architect - System Architecture

Job category: IS&T

Job ID: 67352


Posted: 23-Nov-2017

Sodexo has an exciting opportunity for Cloud Architect – Systems Architect to join our team in Cheektowaga NY


Position Summary:

As the Cloud Architect – Systems Architect you will analyze system requirements and make sure systems will be securely integrated with current applications. This position requires a deep understanding of system development in cloud environments, including Software as Service (SaaS), Platform as Service (PaaS), or Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) especially on AWS and Azure. You will be working with

 Global IS&T teams, Regional and local IT teams and with Infrastructure services providers.


Responsibilities include:

  • Understand business drivers and translate those into an appropriate technical solutions;
  • Work within project teams as a Technical Lead on solution design, deployment and support transition
  • Gather technical requirements, assess capabilities and analyze findings to provide appropriate cloud solution recommendations and adoption strategy
  • Create the conceptual, logical and physical design for hybrid and cloud-based solutions for infrastructure and platforms
  • Research, analyze, recommend and select technical approaches for solving difficult and challenging development and integration problems
  • Share the leading practices with internal team members and clients
  • Collaborate as part of larger delivery teams which may include project managers, business analysts, architects, developers, and change management professionals
  • Provide technical direction and oversight to infrastructure implementation teams
  • Lead data center transformations projects to migrate client/server applications and platforms to cloud environments.
  • Develop cloud reference architectures, governance policies, security models, and best practices


  • Experience deploying applications to Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS) (IaaS and PaaS environments);
  • Strong knowledge on AWS and Azure services cloud solution, architecture, security features, related technologies and their interdependencies;
  • Experience using, implementing, and maintaining applications and platforms on cloud services such as Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS);
  • Experience working with Docker Containers and Container CaaS/PaaS (Pivotal Cloud Foundry, BlueMix, OpenShift Enterprise, Docker Enterprise, Spark/HD Insights, Power BI, Cosmos DB, Stream Analytics) solutions is a plus
  • Experience working in a Cloud First and/or Cloud Native software development environment
  • Experience with Hybrid Data Center Architecture
  • Experience with Systems Architecture and Engineering
  • Strong object-oriented design and development experience
  • Strong knowledge of relational and non-relational databases and database designs (e.g. data design and database infrastructure design)
  • Strong knowledge of concurrency, scalability, and fault tolerant designs;
  • Strong knowledge of Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD) standards and practices appropriate for Enterprise IT
  • Experience with infrastructure security and networking and global networking as they apply to large-scale application deployments
  • Experience and understanding of architectural principles and frameworks (e.g. MVC, Spring, and Hibernate)
  • Experience managing partner relationships and development efforts across multiple teams and areas of responsibility
  • Experience managing and delivering upon functional and non-functional requirements as communicated through direct and indirect business and project development;
  • Should be able to lead the team and could Supervise, mentor, guide other members and represent Cloud team in project team meetings;
  • Exposure in Project Management.


If you are ready to grow your career and work with a great team then this is the right opportunity for you.   Apply today and become a member of our Sodexo team.

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree 
Basic Management Experience - 5 years
Basic Functional Experience - 5 years of experience in database and systems architecture

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.