Principal Cloud Architect

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Principal Cloud Architect As Principal Cloud Architect, you will provide technical vision and architectural leadership to teams across the Calabrio organization as we accelerate our journey from on-premises product to true cloud service. You will be a key technical leader within the organization, leveraging your extensive industry experience, to help guide Calabrio through a time of transition, as we expand our cloud footprint and modernize our architecture. However, you will also have the opportunity to get your hands dirty in the code. WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING * You will help to define and drive the technical vision of the Calabrio platform with emphasis on cloud enablement and technology modernization * Ensuring proper architectural engagement in initiatives that stretch beyond incremental development in our R&D teams to deliver solid outcomes and help advance the skillsets of our organization * Providing technical leadership to our R&D teams for key architectural initiatives * Developing architectural blueprints that address current-state challenges, while providing a roadmap to achieve a target future state that aligns with the business and product strategy * Writing code for POC's and to help support teams on key architectural initiatives * Evaluating the pros and cons of various architectural alternatives * Advising management and other key stakeholders on matters of architecture and technical strategy * Partnering with Product to initiate and provide technology evaluations and recommendations, including performing an essential role in evaluating Buy vs. Build, Cloud and other technology decisions that affect the design process * You will lead working group discussions across the organization to tackle key technical topics, while aiming to drive consensus. * Teaching and coaching others in the organization on architecture principles and standards * Creating governance models and best practices in software development that include the use of CI/CD, automation, quality engineering, cloud technologies and development modernization to improve productivity, velocity and agility in engineering teams EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR * Strong people skills with proven experience leading teams, mediating technical disputes, influencing without authority and mentoring colleagues * You have significant experience leading architectural refactoring and modernization efforts * You have built cloud native applications and leveraged a plethora of cloud platform services * Senior technologist with skill in developing in a number of different programming languages and platforms (Java and .Net are preferred) * Experience in designing and implementing multiple customer-facing enterprise systems * You have held production responsibilities or have a thorough understanding of the operational factors involved in running cloud workloads. * Knowledge of multiple technical platforms, operating systems, databases, and development languages, including Cloud, Mobile, Web, UNIX/Linux, Networking, AI and Big Data * You should be inquisitive and current on technology trends and solutions, including public and private cloud computing, security across businesses and devices, business intelligence tools and applications, mobile computing and networking * Experience facilitating discussions and bringing consensus to cross-organizational teams with disparate interests * You should have a demonstrated fit within a 'team first' mindset and belief in a shared success model * Ability to work in an environment of competing and alternating priorities with a constant focus on delivery and scale * Proven ability to influence the architectural direction of business solutions * Proven ability to present the product architecture to key internal stakeholders and external entities * Exposure to Agile software development and DevOps/DevSecOps practices, such as Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Continuous Integration, automated deployment and configuration management and the evolution toward such disciplines HOW YOU'LL STAND OUT * You are a fast learner who can pick up new technologies and skills with ease * You are an objective decision maker who is focused on achieving the right outcomes for the organization * Holding one or more of the following certifications would be an asset: * AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional * Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert * Experience building platforms and services that operate at scale is important * Experiences gained within a multi-disciplined, cross-functional, and evolving technical organization will be highly valuable to your success at Calabrio * Experience in one or more of the following disciplines would be an asset: data architecture (SQL/NoSQL), security architecture, infrastructure automation, observability/monitoring, enterprise architecture, domain-driven design, cloud networking, and/or system integration WHAT IS REQUIRED FOR YOU TO APPLY? * 15+ years of software engineering and architecture experience * 5+ years in a complex SaaS/Cloud-based environment with a preference towards AWS and Azure

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