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Cloud Architect

Company: SurePoint Technologies
Location: Cincinnati
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

SurePoint Technologies is the fastest growing legal tech firm in the U.S. With over 40 years of delivering critical firsts, SurePoint is a recognized Tier 1 provider of financial and practice management software to law firms nationwide. Its community now approaches 70,000 members as it continues its vital mission to ease lawyers' management burdens and maximize their firm's performance.Job SummarySurePoint is looking for an experienced Sr. Cloud Architect. Fueled by insights and client-specifications received from the Product team, you will define and own the technology architecture and drive technology vision at SurePoint partnering with infrastructure, information security, various line of business technology teams and delivery teams. You will have strategic input into future investments in technology and programs. You will manage, build and deliver highly scalable and available SaaS products. Our current tech-stack includes but not limited to: AWS, Node.js, React, Java, Aurora, LambdaWhat You'll Do

  • Define the long-term cloud strategy and mentor a team of offshore architects and DevOps engineers to implement the right solutions.
  • Research and analyze technology alternatives for each stack layer as and when needed, and conduct POCs to evaluate the alternatives and present the analysis and outcomes of the POC
  • Create architecture patterns for application design, scalability, deployment, cloud, monitoring, security and infrastructure.
  • Identify and document all technical debt within existing applications and components and develop a roadmap for migration of functionality from existing legacy applications to the Cloud platform
  • Standardizing the development and deployment of cloud service pipelines.
  • Maintain overall cloud industry knowledge on latest trends and technology.
  • Take ownership of complex issues to ensure their timely resolution.
  • Design and develop orchestration tools for systems solutions to enable efficient deployment and management of our SaaS offering at scale.
  • Advocate new features and solutions to bring operational efficiency and cost reduction.
  • Act as a subject-matter expert on AWS as the main cloud provider and other cloud providers as needed (Azure, GCP, etc)
  • Recommend products or initiatives that innovate and anticipate future business needs.
  • Develop and maintain a repository of architecture documentation, including detailed as-is application architecture, to-be application/reference architecture, integration architecture technology standards, application strategic postures, etc.Competencies
    • Ability to drive architecture, infrastructure, security, monitoring, development, and design.
    • Ability to influence others both within and outside of immediate team to achieve results
    • Have a passion for automation and continuous improvement
    • Have a passion for technology and software engineering, keen to stay abreast of emerging technologies, languages, and practices
    • Proven track record of driving decisions collaboratively.
    • Self-starter who wants to be a key leader in continuing the legacy of an organization's differentiated client experience, by expanding with new & creative approaches.
    • Prior experience leading a software organization through transformation in a large enterprise environment, understand the complexity created by legacy systems and have been able to move to a new cutting-edge technology stack.
    • Extensive hands-on experience with agile/scrum principles and software development methodologies and practices.
    • Great business acumen, and can translate strategic goals into tangible objectives and key results
    • Resolve conflicts and ensure follow through with exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to build effective networks and leverage them appropriately
    • Strong negotiation and objection handling skillsEducation and Experience
      • Bachelor's degree in information technology, computer science or systems analysis or equivalent industry experience.
      • AWS Cloud Architecture (Certification Preferred (Associate or Professional Level)) OR AWS Developers Certification Preferred (Associate or Professional Level)
      • Subject matter level expertise on AWS services including but limited to: EC2, RDS, Lambda, Cognito, API Gateway, CloudWatch, CodeBuild, Config, DynamoDB, ElasticCache, Glue, IAM, OpenSearch, S3, Secrets Manager.
      • Experience in the following, with expert level experience in at least 3: AWS, Azure, Node.js, React, Java, Aurora, Lambda, SQL databases.
      • Demonstrated experience with DevSecOps methods and tools
      • Rich experience in legacy application migration projects including discovery and assessment and hand-on experience to migrate mainframe and private cloud based applications to cloud-native applications
      • Experience optimizing AWS utilities and tools and developing APIs to mirror or simultaneously interact with legacy Private Cloud
      • Deep understanding of multi-tenant cloud-native applications.
      • Extensive experience in conducting design workshops, documentation of HLD (High Level Design) documents.
      • Solid understanding of database design and querying concepts
      • Strong technology background with exception experience in cloud, data, web and mobile infrastructure.
      • Experience developing and supporting public and private cloud-based platforms
      • Willingness to (and enjoying) wearing multiple hats, from hands-on coding to project planning and leading a team to increase customer impact by providing innovative, quality software and operational support with speedy delivery.
      • Act as an AWS AdminSurePoint recognizes the importance of taking care of our most valuable assets - our employees. That's why we not only offer a comprehensive total rewards package but also continuously evaluate our offerings to meet the evolving needs of our workforce.Benefits Include:
        --- Affordable and Competitive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Plans
        • 401(k) Plan with Match
        • Flexible Paid Time-Off
        • Paid maternity leave
        • Life, Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance
        • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
        • Adoption Assistance Program
        • Education Assistance Program
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • Learning & Development Courses through a self-paced online, virtual classroom
        • MarketPlace - Discounts on goods and services, identity theft protection, pet health insurance, travel, electronics, gifts, household needs and more!To learn more about SurePoint and our products, visit our corporate web site at and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.All employees must have the ability to document identity and employment eligibility within three (3) days of original appointment as a condition of employment in compliance with Immigration Reform and Control Act requirements.SurePoint is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.

Keywords: SurePoint Technologies, Cincinnati , Cloud Architect, Professions , Cincinnati, Ohio

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