Uturn Data Solutions is a technology services firm helping businesses achieve digital transformation through the use of cloud technologies. We are market leaders in leveraging the power of AWS to accelerate innovation, increase operational efficiency and help our clients future proof their businesses.
As one of the top AWS partners in the Midwest we specialize in AWS Migration, designing and implementing cloud native architectures, building analytics platforms and enabling automation through DevOps. An Advanced Tier AWS Consulting Partner and AWS Well Architected Partner, Uturn is headquartered in Chicago with offices in the River North neighborhood.
Uturn Data Solutions is looking for a Cloud Architect with excellent interpersonal skills who has proven experience using DevOps methodologies to implement solutions in AWS. The Cloud Architect, based in Chicago, will be at the frontline of client engagements to help lead the way for cloud adoption.
If you are looking for the right opportunity to advance your career and want to work with a group of highly skilled, committed and energetic professionals to solve big challenges using cloud technology, this role is for you.
We are looking for sharp, disciplined, and self-motivated individuals who have a passion for utilizing cloud solutions to solve real world business challenges for our customers. In collaboration with other leaders in the firm, you will focus on designing, building, migrating and optimizing solutions leveraging AWS services.
What You’ll Do
- Leverage common Infrastructure as Code tools to define AWS environments and workloads
- Utilize Configuration Management and Continuous Deployment tools to orchestrate delivery of applications to stateless and stateful stacks and resources
- Migrate operations of bare metal and VM hosted applications to containers and serverless
- Migrate operations of non scalable and/or non highly available platforms to a high availability and scalable architecture (web applications, databases, storage, etc).
- Migrate on-premise data and applications to AWS
- Implement process automations for application and platform operations and delivery
- Implement optimized AWS architectures that account for cost, availability, and scalability needs
- Evaluate existing AWS implementations in respect to the AWS Well-Architected Framework
- Communicate regularly with both clients and internal resources about project status and changes
- Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred
- Certifications related to cloud provider preferred
- 3-5 years of experience with a major cloud provider (AWS, Azure, or GCP)
- 2-3 years of experience with Infrastructure as Code tools (CloudFormation, Terraform, ARM Templates)
- 2-3 years of experience with Configuration Managment tools (Ansible, Chef, Puppet)
- Strong scripting experience on Linux or Windows (Bash, Python, PowerShell) including use of the AWS SDK or CLI
- 2-3 years of experience managing common security controls (IAM, Least Privilege, Firewall, Patching, Antivirus, etc.)
- Experience with traditional VM, container (Docker, Kubernetes), and serverless based architectures
- Strong understanding of enterprise, network, system and application-level architecture
- Experience utilizing common source control systems (git, VSTS, SVN) and project structure/organization
- 5-10 years system engineering/administration experience on Linux or Windows
- Experience with CI practices with a common tool (Jenkins, Travis, CircleCI, Bamboo)
- Proven ability to effectively communicate with all levels of staff and management
Great benefits and perks including flexible hours, excellent Blue Cross PPO medical, Dental/Vision, LTD/STD/AD&D/Life coverage, on-going training, River North location or home office, transit reimbursement, on-going technical training, and doughnuts, lots of doughnuts!
Uturn Data Solutions is a Chicago-based Advanced Tier AWS Consulting Partner focused on data strategy and AWS cloud adoption. We help commercial and public sector organizations leverage the AWS cloud to transform their data into real business value. Qualified candidates can send their resume to firstname.lastname@example.org