Citi Cloud Architect in Irving, Texas

  • Primary Location: United States,Texas,Irving

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Technology

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: No

  • Job ID: 16049847



  • As a Cloud Architect, you are accountable for architecting, designing, & developing cloud delivery models and cloud platform solutions for Citi’s Global Consumer Group.

  • Container as a Service - Identify and operationalize best container management and orchestration solutions to fit Citi’s workloads.

  • Perform service delivery platform benchmarks and develop framework for cloud implementations

  • Define and oversee Application migration initiatives and recommend best fit cloud strategy for Citi’s applications – Private, Public and Hybrid models.

  • Manage first time engineering / implementation of any cloud based tech stack within GCB

  • Gather requirements, topology information and deployment details as inputs to virtualize and containerize various applications.

  • Partner with infrastructure operations, platform optimization, and datacenter operation teams to scope, define, size and execute application onboarding, migration & consolidation initiatives

  • Develop a Cloud Migration tools framework which can be consumed by various Lines of Businesses within Citi.

  • Create a dynamic capacity monitoring and allocation solution for Citi’s PaaS and perform capacity planning and forecasting for cloud.

  • Create and document cloud deployment architectures as needed to maintain up-to-date details on existing infrastructure.

  • Design security framework for implementing cloud solutions on Public Cloud.

Technical skills required:

  • Vmware vSphere ESXi, VRA, VRO, NSX, EMC ScaleIO or Openstack technologies

  • Cloud Foundry (PCF, Bluemix or Helion) or Openshift

  • Implementing PODs on x86, SDS, SDN, Hyper Converged Infrastructure technologies.

  • Docker, Mesos, Marathorn, SWARM or Kubernetis

  • Hardening OS Security and micro firewall implementations.

  • Experience with large Database systems

  • Experience with scripting languages

  • Experience on TIBCO, MQ, Apache, WebSphere, NGNIX, Chef, Puppet etc.



  • 3+ years of experience in architecture, design and implementation of On-Prem, Off-Prem and Hybrid Cloud solutions utilizing vmware, AWS, PCF, Azure or GCP.

  • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS):

  • 5 + years of experience with server virtualization and implementation of large production clusters on vmware or OpenStack.

  • In-depth technical skills in Cloud Infrastructure design, compute, storage and networking implementation

  • Platform as a Service (PaaS):

  • Experience with PaaS solutions utilizing CloudFoundry (Pivotal CF, Bluemix, Helion etc) or OpenShift. Experience with Mesosphere DCOS is a plus.

  • Candidate should have implemented Cloud Solutions on AWS utilizing EC2, S3, IAM, ECS, RDS etc. Experience with designing and architecting serverless computing and implementation using AWS Lambda is a plus. Knowledge with Amazon Alexa would be an added advantage.

  • Containerization: The candidate must have 2 + years of experience in container based solutions, and its orchestration with Mesos/Marathorn, Kubernetes or Docker SWARM and Docker datacenter components.

  • Cloud Engineering Design Principles:

  • Knowledge about RESTful APIs and to architect cloud ready applications.

  • CI/CD experience

  • Hands on engineer with 2+ years of experience conducting proof-of-concept, developing prototype and reference models with Infrastructure as code.

  • Familiarity with datacenter concepts and best practices, high-availability systems, capacity planning, system performance evaluation, and diagnostic techniques and methodologies.

  • DevOps: 2+ years of experience with orchestration technologies such as Chef, Puppet, Heat, Zookeeper etc. Experience with Jenkins, RTC, JIRA a plus.

  • Strong communication skills in order to effectively communicate with and make strategic recommendations to Sr. and Executive Mgmt as well as all levels of internal/external service partners