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 2001-2013 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 the sales team 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, evangelize 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, evangelize and publish metrics to measure cloud project delivery effectiveness.
  • Provide mentorship and leadership to the team to solve complex problems.
  • Implement controls/procedures to protect information related to customers, suppliers, vendors etc.
  • Develop interpersonal relations with colleagues and practice open communication with team members in all offices.
  • Share knowledge and train junior engineers on various cloud technologies; 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
  • 6+ years of hands-on cloud migration experience in AWS, Azure, private clouds.
  • 6+ years of practical experience designing and building solutions utilizing AWS services such as EC2, S3, RDS, KMS, Lambda, IAM, Kinesis, ECS.
  • Knowledge on cloud infrastructure is mandatory; Strong work 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.
  • Practical experience working in DevOps team/organizations with applied skills in scripting, Git, Maven/Nexus and Jenkins.
  • Must be very well versed in cloud security and must be able to educate customers on moving to the cloud.
  • Linux working experience is mandatory – SUSE Linux knowledge desirable.
  • Past experience in Windows environment is a big plus.
  • Working knowledge of application servers (Tomcat, JBoss etc.) and web servers (Apache, HAProxy, IIS, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of RDBMS/No SQL databases on the cloud is preferred.
  • Past work experience designing and architecting cloud migration projects is mandatory.
  • Past experience on the migration of on-premise SAP applications to the cloud is desirable.
  • Should possess strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Consistent incorporation of best practices and standards in the delivery.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) & interpersonal skills – able to influence customer stakeholders.
  • Team player & ability to work proactively, provide mentorship & directions to the team & take technical decisions with minimal supervision.
  • Eagerness to learn new technology/new concepts.
  • AWS Certified Solutions architect – Professional would be given preference, Azure Certification is a plus.
Bengaluru, India