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Systems Cloud Architect

CSS Staffing Des Moines, IA

Job Description

Systems Cloud Architect

Grimes, IA


Direct hire - Candidates must be eligible to work in the US on a W2 basis without sponsorship or visa transfer

Seeking an experienced Systems Architect with public cloud experience to join our client’s progressive environment. Immediate opportunity with our client who is a dynamic and energetic leader in their industry. Please apply to explore a fit.


Core Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the longer-term and strategic vision of  the architectural design, development, and the deployment of systems
  • Work directly with other IT architects to design and drive the company’s architectural strategy and technology direction
  • Provide technical guidance and coaching to admins and engineers
  • Design detailed network documentation and diagrams
  • Communicate technical needs, opportunities and constraints to leadership
  • Assist with formulating IT budget requests
  • Lead, and collaborate across IT teams in the department


The successful candidate will possess the following skills:

  • 10+ years of related experience in traditional systems administration
  • 10+ years of experience administrating Linux/Unix and Windows based operating systems
  • Hands-on experience with Google Cloud Platform or a similar public cloud platform
  • Experience with virtualization platforms such as VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Strong knowledge of infrastructure automation tools (Ansible, Terraform, etc.)
  • Strong scripting & automation skills leveraging bash, Python, or other scripting or programming languages
  • Experience working with container infrastructure platforms such as Kubernetes, and Docker
  • Expert experience with the various Data Center solutions - including building, upgrading, maintaining solutions from the ground up and integrating new solutions into legacy or Greenfield environments
  • Ability to articulate and transfer complex ideas to a wide audience through both verbal and written communication
  • Skilled in using Visio and other documentation and discovery software to illustrate solutions


Additional Information:

  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Direct hire - Candidates must be eligible to work in the US on a W2 basis without sponsorship or visa transfer


Job Details

Date Posted November 12, 2018
Date Closes December 12, 2018
Located In Des Moines, IA
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 15-1021.00 Computer Programmers
Zipcode 50111