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Cloud Architect

Landis+Gyr is a leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions. We measure and analyze energy utilization to generate empowering analytics for smart grid and infrastructure management, enabling utilities and consumers to reduce energy consumption. Our innovative and proven portfolio of software, services and intelligent sensor technology is a key driver to decarbonize the grid. Having avoided more than 9 million tons of CO2 in FY 2021 and committed to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030, Landis+Gyr manages energy better – since 1896. 
With sales of USD 1.5 billion in FY 2021, Landis+Gyr employs around 6,500 talented people across five continents.

 

The Cloud Architect will provide the strategy, architecture, design, and implementation of Google Cloud initiatives. The ideal candidate will understand both Google’s cloud offerings and offerings from other key cloud solution providers like Confluent and EDB.  The Cloud Architect will work with the CI/CD, Software Development and System integration teams to ensure the development and deployment of best-in-class cloud solutions. The Cloud Architect will understand the software development life cycle and modern agile approaches.

This role elicits requirements, evaluates options, provides direction on implementation and operational support.

As a senior resource, the Cloud Architect must understand client requirements and how Landis+Gyr cloud solutions fit into those requirements.

The ideal candidate will have previous device/IoT and device data management data solution experience.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Analyze functional and market requirements to produce optimized Cloud, on premise and hybrid architectures and designs            
  • Understand, recommend, and optimize solutions to minimize total cost of ownership while meeting market needs
  • Work with DBAs and System Architects on design the architecture of the overall system, making sure selected technologies and tools fit the architecture in a performant, cost effective manner
  • Work closely with the Operations team to handoff and train up on developed cloud solutions and assist in the resolution of critical Production issues.
  • Work in diverse cross functional development teams including resources both foreign and domestic
  • Supports and adheres to Company’s core values.
  • Performs other duties or responsibilities as assigned or required.
  • Supports and adheres to Company’s Code of Conduct and Ethics Policy.
  • Represents Company in a positive, professional manner when working with both internal and external customers.

Education & Experience

Required Minimum Level of Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Required Minimum Years of Experience: 7+ to 10

 

Desired Education/Experience:

  • 7+ years’ experience as a Developer/Architect
  • 5+ years’ experience in Cloud computing including on premise to cloud migrations and hybrid cloud solutions.
  • 5+ years’ experience with SOA and/or micro-services
  • 3+ years’ experience in test automation and CI/CD
  • Multi-dimensional (diverse) product development experience is a plus
  • Google Cloud Platform experience
  • AWS an Azure experience is a plus

 

The Cloud architect should have experience with the following:

  • Relational Database solutions including at least one of
  • PostgreSQL/Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL
  • MS SQL Server/Cloud SQL for SQL Server
  • Oracle
  • Spanner
  • Two or more programming languages
  • C# .NET Core
  • Java
  • Python
  • Kafka or another pub/sub solution
  • Cloud Security
  • Multi-tenant management
  • CI/CD tools including at least one of
  • Gitlab Runners
  • Terraform
  • Ansible
  • Jenkins
  • Containerization and container management
  • Virtualization
  • HA and DR strategies
  • Agile methodology
  • ML and Cloud Analytics is a plus
  • Knowledge of the utility industry (Electric, Gas, Water) is a plus
  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
  • Experience defining and highly implementing performant enterprise architectures
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to convey complex topics to management, to customers and to software development teams
  • Ability to work in small teams, as well as independently, with minimal supervision
  • Ability to create new and maintain existing data dictionaries and database documentation.
  • Self-starter, well organized and ability to work following processes and methodologies

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

 

If you have the drive and enthusiasm to accept this challenge and to work in a very dynamic, cross functional and international environment, we are looking forward to meeting you. Click apply now.

Job Title:  Cloud Architect

Requisition ID:  13564
Location: 

Alpharetta, GA, US

Workplace Type:  On-site
Career Level:  Experienced
Date Posted:  Jul 29, 2022


Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

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