Senior Cloud Architect
As the Senior Cloud Architect you will provide technical leadership in support of Logitech IT’s initiatives in cloud computing and automation, with a focus on the design of systems and services that run on cloud platforms. The Senior Cloud Architect reports into the IT organization as a member of the Platform Services team, but will contribute to various product group initiatives to provide architectural leadership and best practices. Additionally, the Senior Cloud Architect will be responsible for ensuring that critical applications are designed and optimized for high availability and disaster recovery. The Platform Services team designs, provisions, and maintains Logitech’s global presence for on premise and cloud compute and storage resources across all regions.
The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or closely related subject; an advanced degree is preferred. In addition, 10 or more years experience in designing large and complex IT operations in large organizations. The position requires strong leadership and team-building skills, and must be able to collaborate effectively with a group of high performing individuals.
Be Yourself. Be Open. Stay Hungry and Humble. Collaborate. Challenge. Decide and just Do. These are the behaviors you’ll need for success at Logitech. In this role you will:
Demonstrate knowledge of cloud architecture and implementation features (OS, multi-tenancy, virtualization, orchestration, scalability)
Demonstrate knowledge of DevOps tool chains and processes
Act as a Subject Matter Expert to the organization for cloud end-to-end architecture, including AWS, GCP, OCI, Azure and possible future providers, networking, provisioning, and management
Demonstrate leadership ability to back decisions with research and the “why,” and articulate several options, the pros and cons for each, and a recommendation
Maintain overall industry knowledge on latest trends, technology, etc.
Develop solutions architecture and evaluate architectural alternatives for private, public and hybrid cloud models, including IaaS, PaaS, and other cloud services
Contribute to DevOps development activities and complex development tasks
Accelerate the shift of Logitech’s remaining on-premise core service to the cloud.
Define optimal design patterns and solutions for high availability and disaster recovery for applications.
Build out IaC-first deployments, and assist other team members and groups to do the same.
For consideration, you must bring the following minimum skills and behaviors to our team:
10+ years of experience spanning at least two IT disciplines, including technical architecture, network management, application development, middleware, database management or operations
Experience with AWS, GCP, and VMWare enterprise implementations
Exposure to multiple, diverse technologies and processing environments
Knowledge of all components of technical architecture, full stack expertise
Knowledge of business process re-engineering principles
Strong understanding of network architecture and application development methodologies
Strong understanding of service oriented architecture and client/server systems
Strong skills in IaC solutions such as Terraform (preferred), AWS CDK, CloudFormation, and/or Azure Resource Manager
In addition, preferable skills and behaviors include:
Ability to understand IT systems and business process interactions through design thinking
Exposure to other CSPs, such as Azure, OCI, and Alibaba.
Willingness and desire to mentor other team members in cloud best practices
Ability to collaborate with diverse sets of stakeholders to find secure, scalable, cost-effective, and mutually beneficial solutions for the company as a whole
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, systems analysis or a related study, or equivalent experience
Logitech is the sweet spot for people who are passionate about products, making a mark, and having fun doing it. As a company, we’re small and flexible enough for every person to take initiative and make things happen. But we’re big enough in our portfolio, and reach, for those actions to have a global impact. That’s a pretty sweet spot to be in and we’re always striving to keep it that way.
“All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.”
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