Senior Cloud Architect – Equities Platform Technology

Hedge Fund #002

The Equities Platform Technology Team is seeking a Senior Cloud Architect that will be dedicated to building and implementing cloud based solutions for Portfolio Managers. The role will entail managing a team of 4+ and working directly with portfolio managers and their teams. Moreover, you will also be interacting with application support, developers and infrastructure teams by functioning as both a solutions architect, helping them implement their own solutions in the cloud, and as a professional services engineer, implementing solutions for them in AWS/GCP.

This is a hands-on manager role and candidates must have experience deploying and supporting their own production ready code in AWS/GCP as well as automating the build and management of a broad range of cloud infrastructure. Candidates should have experience designing and implementing CI/CD tools with infrastructure as code pipelines, containerization, networking, security, automated configuration and state management, cross system orchestration and monitoring.

As a successful candidate, you are a leader with a track record of building high-quality enterprise solutions. You are also a person of high integrity, who believes in continuous improvement and not satisfied with status quo. Successful candidates will also have experience running teams interfacing with non-technical business users/clients.

Principal Responsibilities

Architect, develop and maintain internal cloud platform components, frameworks and offerings

Architects, develops and guides a team of cloud engineers expected to build and own next gen cloud solutions in AWS/GCP

Help customers architect, develop and maintain their own solutions

Fully hands-on but maintains strategic focus and is able to lead by example.

Identifies core problems or opportunities within business processes and partners with business leaders to prioritize continuous improvements.

Removes bottlenecks to enable your team(s) to work independently. Drives team members to proactively identify gaps and opportunities (e.g., services, workflows, tooling) within or between teams and other parts of the organization

Responsible for the “Build, Test, Deploy” and “Operate & Manage” capabilities within the internal business unit.

Responsible for codifying standards and guardrails, packaging, self-service and automation for internal engineering and business teams.

Desired Qualifications/Skills

5+ years of experience architecting, developing, and maintaining internal cloud platform components, frameworks and offerings

3+ years of experience managing 4 or more direct reports

Associate/Professional level certifications for AWS and/or GCP

Experience designing and supporting production cloud environments

Experience managing global teams and projects with fuzzy scope.

Experience partnering with customers to develop public cloud solutions

Experience developing collaboratively, including infrastructure as code, preferably in python

Systems engineering knowledge, including understanding of Linux, security, and networking

Cloud templating tools such as Terraform, CloudFormation, Cloud Deployment Manager Templates

Cloud Networking including connectivity, routing, DNS, VPCs, proxies, and load balancers

Cloud Security including IAM, Certificate Management, and Key management

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