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Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure Architect (AWS)

343 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02110

Our Opportunity:

Chewy is looking for an Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure Architect to join our Cloud Engineering Team based in either Fort Lauderdale, FL or Boston, MA. The ideal candidate will maintain focused alignment with Enterprise Architecture to establish processes to evaluate and develop new cloud patterns while supporting teams looking to adopt AWS.

What you'll do:

  • Lead the design and development of cloud infrastructure and cloud services.
  • Establish architectural standards that enable DevOps practices such as infrastructure as code, and automated continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD).
  • Participate in early life deployments
  • Synchronize regularly with Enterprise Architecture
  • Translate organizational level business requirements and use cases into infrastructure capabilities verified to meet the requirements.
  • Design solution-independent architecture models that map business services to cloud application stacks.
  • Continuously manage, monitor, and update architecture models as business needs evolve and additional cloud services become available.
  • Participate in optimizing solution architectures to manage costs and identify cost control mechanisms.
  • Assist application solution architects design scalable, highly available, secure application solutions that leverage cloud services.
  • Utilize cost/benefit models with mapping architecture to business outcomes and KPIs.
  • Coordinate with Product Owners and Business Relationship Managers to incorporate the voice of the customer
  • Maintain technical vendor relationship
  • Participate in business case development and validation (for enterprise level business cloud products/projects)
  • Curate of cloud reference architecture
  • Align with the Business to drive the following Outcomes, Actvities and Deliverables:
    • Outcomes:
      • Well documented architectural patterns and processes to evaluate new services
      • Clear alignment with PMO and architectural guidelines
      • Dedicated Team members supporting the cloud Team throughout their engagement lifecycle
    • Activities:
      • Agree on minimum entrance criteria for an existing Enterprise Reference Architecture (ERA) to become a Cloud Reference Architecture (CRA)
      • Integration with Customer PMO / Demand Management
      • Define Collaboration and Integration Model with Cloud Product Engineering (CPE) Teams
      • Define High-Level Architecture / Product Backlog
      • Define Low-Level Architecture / Product Backlog
      • Define Process for Evaluating and Approving New AWS Services/Primitives
      • Define Definition of Done for a Cloud Reference Architecture
      • Define Backlogs for CRAs w/Product Management
      • Define Integration with ARB for Approving CRAs
      • Define Process for Converting ERAs to CRAs
      • Identify Existing ERAs
      • Align Existing ERA Backlog with CRA Backlog
      • Integration with Enterprise Architecture
    • Deliverables:
      • Defined architectures for CPE products and services
      • Defined architectures for supported Cloud Reference Architectures
      • Updated demand management processes
      • New service and pattern approval processes
      • Integration model with Enterprise Architecture capability

What you'll need:

  • Bachelors degree in computer science or engineering related field or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 10 years IT architect experience
  • Minimum 5 years of software development/coding experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of AWS Cloud Architecture experience
  • Knowledge of Primary AWS Services and history of implementing AWS services
  • Integration of cloud services with on premise technologies
  • Leading highly-available and fault-tolerant enterprise and web-scale software deployments
  • Large scale migration experience Data Center to Data Center and/or Data Center to Cloud
  • Infrastructure automation through DevOps scripting (E.g. shell, Python, Ruby, Powershell)
  • Experience coding in higher level programming language, Python, Ruby, JSON, etc.
  • Configuration management using CloudFormation (experience with Terraform and Ancible a plus)
  • Experience with software development life cycle (SDLC) and agile/iterative and agile/scrum methodologies required
  • Hands-on experience leading the design, development and deployment of business software at scale or current hands on technology infrastructure, network, compute, storage, and virtualization experience
  • Experience driving discussions with senior personnel regarding trade-offs, best practices, project management and risk mitigation
  • Willingness to research and self-study to keep technical skills relevant in a highly complex environment
  • Innovative and ability to think outside the box for creative problem solving
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges
  • Ability to mentor and coach colleagues and look for opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Comfortable working in cross functional and multidisciplinary teams
  • Position may require some travel
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