Cloud Architect

Brown & Brown Inc.

, Remote

Job Category: IT

Division: Corporate

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Job Summary

Brown & Brown is looking for a Cloud Architect to join our Enterprise IT team. Reporting to the Director of Cloud Services the Cloud Architect will assist in the design, execution, and/or maintenance of our compute infrastructure, including computational workflows, cloud-based web-application deployments, network architecture, and data versioning and lifecycle
management.

Essential Duties and Functions:
 Responsible for collecting and defining technical requirements to enable business process
and integrations
 Collaborate with the team of engineers and IT specialists to design effective, efficient,
scalable, and secure applications within the organization’s Cloud platform
 Outline the cloud strategy and architecture that will be needed to support the Brown & Brown’s
business strategy
 Responsible for analysis, evaluation and development of enterprise long term cloud strategic
and operating plans to ensure that the cloud objectives are consistent with the enterprise’s
long-term business objectives
 Responsible for recommendation on cloud architecture strategies, processes and methodologies
 Lead or assist in the design and implementation of new cloud-based systems as the company’s
needs change
 Responsible for the development of architecture blueprints for related systems
 Recommends and participates in activities related to the design, development and maintenance
of the Enterprise Architecture (EA).
 Responsible for collaboration with Information Security to ensure proper security policies and
standards are followed
 Troubleshoot any problems that are encountered in any of the above
 Follow industry trends and best practices, recommend changes as appropriate
 Jointly develop technical enablement plans for business divisions
 Lead the execution of technical enablement engagements including; Technical Briefings, Proof
of Concepts, and Architectural Design Sessions
 Stay current on technology trends and opportunities, compliance/risk issues by self study and
other training programs company is able to provide

Knowledge and Skills
 Excellent oral and written communication skills
 Detail oriented and motivated to move the team forward
 A proven track record of designing, developing and maintaining secure, complex, cloud-based,
data-intensive systems.
 Enterprise-scale technical experience with cloud and hybrid infrastructures, architecture
designs, migrations, and technology management
 Experience and understanding of large-scale application portfolios in enterprise-wide
environments (including migration of on-premise workloads to the cloud)
 Cloud certification(s) relevant to cloud architecture, cloud engineering

Subject matter expertise in one or more of the following:
 Deep domain expertise of cloud infrastructure solutions (i.e. Windows and Linux IaaS,
SAP, BCDR, Security, Management, Storage, Networking, OSS, containers and Infra as a
code technologies)
 Cloud application development solutions (e.g. PaaS, Serverless, API Management)
 Container orchestration (e.g. Kubernetes)
 Continuous integration technologies (e.g. Azure for DevOps, Jenkins)
 Web application server technologies, cloud application design, software architecture
and practices; (design/development/deployment, Agile, SCRUM, ALM)
 One or more of the following programming languages: C++, C#, Java, Node.js, JSON,
PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby on Rails, Pig/Hive
 Experience using integrated development environments (e.g. Visual Studio, Visual
Studio Code, Eclipse) targeting Android, iOS, Linux, Windows, public clouds (i.e. Azure,
AWS)
 Experience with scalable architectures using Azure App Service, API management,
serverless technologies, container orchestration (e.g. Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry etc.),
API management, microservice frameworks etc.
 Software development practices like DevOps and CI/CD tool chains (i.e. Jenkins, Azure
DevOps, GitHub)
 Knowledge of cloud development platforms preferred

Required Skills

Required
 Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field with
equivalent work experience
 7 years’ experience in cloud engineering and architecting
 Strong Agile process and process-improvement orientation
 A passion for customer service and excellent execution
 Available for occasional travel up to 25%

Salary Range

Negotiable

Contact

Ashlie Bleidt - [email protected]

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We take pride in the diversity of our team and seek diversity in our applicants.