AWS Solutions Architect

    • Milwaukee, WI

Overview

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a leading advisory, tax and assurance firm whose specialized professionals guide clients through an ever-changing business world, helping them win now and anticipate tomorrow. Headquartered in Chicago, Baker Tilly, and its affiliated entities, have operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 145 territories, with 34,700 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.6 billion. Visit bakertilly.com or join the conversation on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

Baker Tilly Digital is looking for an AWS Solutions Architect to assist in helping meet technical and business objectives by providing best practices, proactively identifying and closing project gaps.

It's an exciting time to join Baker Tilly!

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Baker Tilly is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable federal, state or local law.

Responsibilities

As we continue to navigate the impact of COVID-19, you may encounter a longer job application, interview experience and/or a deferred offer of employment for this position.

  • Provide robust and scalable technology solutions to enable our customers to scale their operations into public cloud
  • Provide a detailed understanding of cloud software, platforms and/or infrastructure services and well-architected principles
  • Participate and/or lead POC development to assist in defining technology direction for our customers
  • Drive engagements related to assessing, refactoring and identifying opportunity for existing applications to take advantage of modern application architectures (e.g. microservices, containers)
  • Influence and provide input in the future direction for enterprise architecture programs
  • Define and document architecture and technology standards reference architectures and solution architectures; constraints, and guidelines


Qualifications

  • 8 years design & implementation experience with distributed applications and systems
  • 8 years' experience in information technology, enterprise data-center technologies and private cloud
  • 3 years of hands-on experience with architecting solutions on AWS, Azure, or GCP
  • Cloud related certifications (AWS preferred)
  • Understanding of the current state of infrastructure automation, continuous integration/deployment, SQL/NoSQL, security, networking, and cloud-based delivery models
  • Working knowledge of software development and automation tools and methodologies (Jenkins, Git, Terraform, Chef, Python, etc.)
  • Experience with managing and using Git-repositories (GitLab, GitHub)
  • Scripting abilities with one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to Java, C/C , C#, Objective C, Python, JavaScript
  • Experience in the business technology market, and expertise working closely with sales and marketing teams in cloud computing or related technical fields
  • Experience with on-premise to cloud migrations or IT transformations
  • Working knowledge of virtualization software (VMware, KVM or another)
  • Experience working with Containerization technologies (Kubernetes, Docker, etc.)
  • Experience working with PaaS platforms like Pivotal, Cloud Foundry and OpenShift
  • Experience with on-premise to cloud migrations or IT transformations
  • Strong understanding of cloud security requirements, tools, and best practices
  • Ability to travel



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