Travelers Enterprise Public Cloud Architect in St. Paul, Minnesota
Enterprise Public Cloud Architect
Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Provide strategic thinking, solutions and roadmaps while driving architectural recommendations. Ensure architectural adherence through blueprint and design reviews.
Design and deliver a multi-cloud architecture supporting AWS, Azure, and GCP
Create reference architectures for the consumption of public cloud services by application development teams
Document environmental best practices, including automation strategy, policy adherence, asset lifecycle, resiliency, and multi-region business continuity
In collaboration with enterprise security teams, deliver security strategy and patterns required to support the responsible consumption of public cloud
Evangelize the use of public cloud across the architecture and developer communities
Support business demand as required
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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.
Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies:
Technical Knowledge: Has a broad conceptual understanding of capabilities and direction of technology, coupled with an in-depth knowledge of the technology required and the needs of business environment necessary to support assigned projects. Has a thorough understanding of staff roles and abilities and provides input regarding their development needs. Problem Solving & Decision Making: Demonstrates advanced analytical and diagnostic skills dealing with issues that are often novel and not readily defined, lack known precedent or appear contradictory. Able to develop solutions by applying accepted processes or creating new approaches to leverage technology from abstract information. Sees the big picture, and is fully aware of technology and business directions. Has department, corporate and group objectives in focus while identifying and removing barriers. Optimizes the use of all available resources. Bases decisions on an accurate understanding of the situation, is able to infer future needs of known and unprecedented situations based on an advanced understanding of technology and business objectives. Effectively assesses the long-term and short-term implications of decisions on the department, corporation and group. Team Orientation: Maintains partnerships across the organization, and is able to influence senior management, peers and staff through an inclusive style and recognition of their abilities to achieve results. The success of the team is above own interest. Self-Management: Manages cross-functional objectives and/or priorities supporting assigned business area(s). Responsibilities are assigned with latitude for decision making. Results reviewed periodically according to predefined objectives. Sets level of risk taking, and gathers/synthesizes information to all appropriate levels of the organization. Commitment to Quality Result: Provides direction and effectively leads by example to ensure that all services are meeting the stated business objectives on a timely basis with excellent quality, at a reasonable cost. Keeps all areas informed of developments affecting their function. Demonstrates flexibility, anticipates customer needs, and effectively communicates in a manner consistent with the audience. Educates and influences customers on the most effective use of technology, from both a short-term and long-term perspective. Planning and Project Management: Ensures all planning done on a project level is supportive of the business strategic plans. Executes projects accurately and on time. Critical planning is required as modifications are difficult and costly and may impair achieving of departmental and corporate objectives. Change requires reassessing and adjusting tactical and/or operational direction. Financial Awareness: Understands all fiscal budgeting and expense control for area of responsibility. Demonstrates sound cost-effectiveness. Responsible for important and confidential information.
The primary function of the Enterprise Public Cloud Architect role is to provide technical strategy for environmental design, integrations, application patterns, and security models supporting the delivery of public cloud services. This position supports the development and implementation of public cloud services for highly complex and/or multiple projects. This is a vital role in the company’s journey to public cloud.
The primary location for the position at our Hartford, CT office campus, however, we will consider a Remote or Work from Home placement for the right candidate.
Education, Work Experience & Knowledge:
Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred. 7 years of experience in enterprise, application, and/or information architecture preferred. 3 years of experience as a technical lead preferred. Experience managing others preferred.
High School diploma or equivalent required. 5 years of experience in enterprise, application, and/or information architecture required. 1 year of experience as a technical lead required.
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