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Cloud Architect Job Description

Cloud Architect job description

Cloud architect experts are better known as information technology professionals. They are usually responsible for supervising a company's cloud computing system. Generally, it involves working on the designs of cloud applications, cloud approval systems, and plans for managing cloud storage. These architects are also known as cloud systems administrators or cloud developers. Cloud architects play a pivotal role for all organizations since they are versatile in diversified industries. They should have the efficiency of creating and executing cloud computing strategies. However, all of it includes designing, developing, and managing the cloud infrastructure and assets to help meet business goals.
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Cloud Architect Job Brief

We are hunting for talented cloud architects to manage the cloud architecture of our company. Also, we are looking for someone capable of positioning it within cloud environments. The chosen candidate will have to play a strategic role in maintaining all cloud systems. This means they must maintain and manage the front-end platforms, storage, servers, and management networks.

Nevertheless, the selected candidate must have a solid understanding of cloud computing and technology systems. Besides, they must also have experience in designing and be familiar with transferring applications to the cloud. On the other hand, the candidate should possess a positive attitude along with remarkable communication skills. Only then will they be capable of sharing their knowledge effectively with their team.

Cloud Architect Responsibilities

Listed here are the job responsibilities of a cloud architect:

  • Evaluating cloud applications, software, and hardware regularly.
  • Creating a well-informed cloud strategy and seamlessly managing the adaptation process.
  • Working closely with IT security to monitor the cloud privacy of the company.
  • Proficiently developing and organizing cloud systems.
  • Offering guidance about the techniques of infrastructure movement. This also includes transferring bulk applications directly into the cloud.
  • Responding to technical issues professionally and within the stipulated time.
  • Identifying the top solutions of cloud architecture. This is truly essential for meeting the strategic needs of a company.
  • Developing a well-informed cloud approach and monitoring the transition.
  • Monitoring the cloud privacy of a company while collaborating with IT security.
  • Creating and managing cloud-based systems.
  • Assisting the strategies of infrastructure migration, including transferring the mass application to the cloud.
  • Introducing new applications into the cloud environment for completion.
  • Keeping significant track of the amount of cloud space used while ensuring the smooth functioning of the system.

Cloud Architect Requirements

Listed here are the job requirements of a cloud architect:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer engineering, computer science, information technology, or any other relevant field.
  • A positive attitude along with a strong commitment to delivering quality work.
  • At least 3 to 5+ years of experience in designing, executing, and providing support to IT cloud solutions.
  • Extensive knowledge of cloud computing technologies along with current computing trends.
  • Remarkable communication skills for articulating complicated cloud reports adequately. The cloud reports are usually sent to management and IT development partners.
  • Must know how to operate tools such as Cloudcraft, Edraw, Visual Paradigm, Azure Visual Studio, and Arcentry.

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