Job Description:

smartShift Technologies is looking for a seasoned Cloud 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 for 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 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
  • 3+ years 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 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


  • BE/MCA or equivalent
  • 10+ years of software industry experience, 6+ years’ hands-on experience, working on AWS/Azure projects
  • AWS Certified Professional
Bengaluru, India