Job Description

Cloud Architect - #13607

The Cloud Architect will be responsible for adoption of cloud computing at one of the best universities in the world. The Cloud Architect will lead the implementation of a technology framework and design of systems and services.


Qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree and 8+ years of increasingly technical work experience in IT such as technical architecture, network management, application development, middleware, database management or operations
  • Git, Jenkins, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Salt, CloudFormation
  • Ruby, Python, Perl, JavaScript, Golang
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux or CentOS systems administration
  • Cloud service providers such as AWS, Azure, Google Cloud
  • Designing of high availability systems
  • Disaster recovery, backup and retention architectures on cloud platforms
  • Cloud security, network, cloud integration, multitenancy, virtualization, active directory, SSO, compute, storage, database, monitoring, and cloud tools
  • SaaS and PaaS platforms (ServiceNow, Salesforce, etc.)
  • Agile development methodologies



  • Provide support and technical governance, expertise related to cloud architectures, deployment, and operations
  • Provide capacity planning and management
  • Troubleshoot highly complex problems for which the analysis and resolution require extensive knowledge of many diverse system components
  • Design highly secure systems
  • Develop a library of deployable and documented cloud design patterns
  • Develop solutions architecture and evaluate architectural alternatives for private, public, and hybrid cloud models, including IaaS, PaaS, and other cloud services
  • Contribute to DevOps principals of continuous integration and delivery
  • Optimization for high availability and disaster recovery
  • Develop long range technology plans



  • 12 months contract
  • Palo Alto, CA


About Maxonic

Since 2002 Maxonic has been at the forefront of connecting candidate strengths to client challenges. Our award-winning, a dedicated team of recruiting professionals are specialized in technology, are great listeners and will seek to find a position that meets the long-term career needs of our candidates. We take pride in the over 5,000 candidates that we have placed, and the repeat business that we earn from our satisfied clients


Interested in Applying?

Please feel free to email Lydia ( or call 408-400-2303