AWS Architect
Company Description

smartShift Technologies is a business transformation company with experience in transforming and managing hundreds of mission critical applications of market-leading organizations of all sizes – early stage start-ups, mid-market enterprises and Fortune 1000 corporations. We are leading the enterprise software management revolution. Through our innovation in automation, we have radically changed the way companies transform and manage their enterprise systems. We have proprietary technology in automated code transformation that has been utilized in SAP to revolutionize updates to Fortune 500 companies. We also deliver large scale cloud transformation projects along with continued managed services in Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and other leading cloud technologies.

Our working culture combines the meritocratic approach of responsibility and compensation with swarm intelligence: we work as one team concentrating on deliverables under situational leadership. At smartShift our customers are in the center of our activities and we take the risk to get actual results for them. We live in an open and transparent culture which means we are honest with ourselves. Nevertheless, each team member embodies and appreciates accountability and reliability following the principle “I will be the change I seek”.

At smartShift, you will have the opportunity to work in a unique startup atmosphere – learning something new every day while still experiencing top of the line delivery. We like to dress casual, work smart, and constantly challenge the status quo. smartShift Technologies is headquartered in Boston (USA), with offices in Bengaluru (India), and Mannheim (Germany).

We are an ISO 27001:2013 compliant organization and emphasize on information security of our clients.

Job Description

smartShift Technologies is looking for a seasoned AWS Architect to join our Bangalore team.

  • Design, develop, test, and implement a variety of secure & scalable cloud infrastructure solutions
  • Deliver scalable designs for migrating SAP applications to AWS, Azure, private clouds
  • Support pre-sales activity by creating solution options and estimates for cloud migration projects
  • Collaborate closely with customer point of contacts as well as internal teams to optimize delivery
  • Document standard operating procedures with appropriate controls to ensure smooth delivery
  • Document and execute best practices on cloud migration projects
  • Create deliverables as part of cloud migration projects. Deliverables like solution design, hardware sizing, disaster recovery plan etc.
  • Create and publish metrics to measure cloud project delivery effectiveness
  • Provide mentorship and leadership to team to solve complex problems. Share knowledge and train team on various cloud technologies
  • Implement controls/procedures to protect information related to customers, suppliers, vendors etc.
  • Develop inter personal relations with colleagues and practice open communication with team members in all offices
  • Write whitepapers/blogs focused on cloud technologies
  • Be the cloud champion by continuously learning new technologies and Identifying technical areas for smartShift to invest in, to stay ahead in the market
Skills & Experience

Must have:

  • 6+ years of hands on cloud migration experience in AWS, Azure, private clouds
  • 3+ years hands-on experience designing and building solutions utilizing AWS services such as EC2, S3, RDS, KMS, Lambda, IAM, Kinesis, ECS
  • Must possess prior experience in designing and architecting cloud migration projects
  • Strong Knowledge on cloud infrastructure; deep hands-on experience in SAN, OS, network, disaster recovery, high availability, firewalls, load balancers and other advanced hardware concepts, clustering and VMWare etc. is required
  • Extensive experience with one or more orchestration/automation platforms: AWS CloudFormation, Puppet, Chef, Ansible etc.
  • Must be very well versed in cloud security and must be able to educate customers on migrating to cloud
  • Must have hands-on knowledge and experience on Linux 
  • Hands-on experience in DevOps team with applied skills in scripting, Git, Maven/Nexus and Jenkins
  • Working knowledge of application servers (Tomcat, JBoss etc.) and web servers (Apache, HAProxy, IIS, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of RDBMS/No SQL databases on cloud is preferred

Good to have:

  • Past experience on migration of On-premise SAP applications to cloud is desirable
  • Should possess strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Consistent incorporation of best practices and standards in delivery
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) & interpersonal skills – able to influence customer stakeholders
  • Team player with ability to work proactively, provide mentorship & directions to the team & take technical decisions with minimal supervision
  • Willingness to learn new technology/new concepts
  • SUSE Linux knowledge is desirable
  • Experience in Windows environment is a big plus
  • BE/MCA or equivalent
  • 8+ years of software industry experience, 6+ years’ hands on experience, working on AWS/Azure projects
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional would be given preference
  • AWS Certified Professional
  • Azure Certification is a plus
Bengaluru, India