The Hertz Corporation Enterprise Cloud Architect in Estero, Florida

General Responsibilities

Job Purpose

The Cloud Technology Architect’s responsibilities will include directing and managing new and existing cloud based technology within a global enterprise multi-cloud framework. The Cloud Technology Architect will support all cloud and hybrid application migrations and deployments.

Key Result Areas

  • Work closely with IT resources, LOB and delivery organizations and selected partners to ensure our cloud environment is designed, tested and automated to support key infrastructure goals

  • Development within multiple cloud stacks to include DEVOPS, Hyper converged and legacy hybrid integration

  • Accessibility – End users, application to application, partners, internal users and locations.

  • Communications – A robust connectivity model supporting full horizontal and vertical data flows.

  • Resource Management and Governance – Fully automated resource allocation and tracking.

  • Security – End to end security model, from all access points, VPCs, Regions and external connections

  • Data Management – Use cases for allocation, lifecycle management, High availability / DR and edge delivery.

  • Reporting – Maintain a robust utilization and reporting infrastructure

  • Compute – Modeling of compute environments, scaling, elastic growth, AMI development and management, OS standardization and hardening, versioning with DEVOPS platforms.

  • Ensure that applications, transactions, workflows and communications processes are implemented to the highest performance and security standards allowing rapid implementation approval and adoption

  • Take a leadership role in completing formal RFP/Project Management documentation creation and analysis for lines of business and IT

  • Work directly with our Integration Factory, Data Modeling and Cloud Networking teams to ensure a consistent, maintainable cloud application environment

  • Evangelize the capabilities cloud technologies such as AWS, fabric and open source services, containers and environment automation bring to empowering lean and flexible cloud, including operations modelling and support processes.

  • Work with internal clients, IT Teams and vendor partners to understand their applications and suitability for migration to the cloud

  • Determine overall capabilities that are required to enable Hertz business units in our adoption of the cloud

  • Assess cloud service provider solutions that meet the needs of clients, Business Architecture, COEs and the executive team

  • Design and architect cloud, application and microservice solutions independent of vendors

  • Perform GAP analysis and vendor service evaluations

  • Match solutions to business requirements and assist with environment outsourcing management

  • Ensure that designs and solutions meet all internal Hertz standards and requirement, document and present to the Integration Group.

  • Be familiar with basic SWOT analysis, ROI and NPV of business processes

  • Assist in overall Cloud adoption using techniques such as MoSCoW for continuous prioritization

  • Work with developers and the wider engineering teams to overcome technical issues

  • Define patterns and archetypes for cloud solutions with emphasis to allow organization adoption of cloud technology

  • Other duties as assigned

Mandatory Requirements

Educational Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or math related degree highly desired or equivalent work experience.

Professional Experience:

  • At least 4 years experience in senior hands-on scripting programming

  • 6+ years experience in solution architecture in development and/or infrastructure organizations

  • Proficient in modern automation and tagging methodologies

  • Cloud environment deployment using scripts and the CLI (AWS preferred, Azure desired)

  • Cloud Access methodology design and deployment for end user and B to B use cases

  • Environment assessment using layered logging and monitoring tools (infrastructure through End-User Access)

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of the AWS administrative process (API, CLI, Console, Applications)

  • Knowledge of the AWS development, deployment and operations environment

  • Working knowledge of material required for the AWS Architecture certification (Associate-required) (Professional – strong desired)

  • Deep understanding of cloud services and solutions

  • Experience working within large global organizations

  • Experience in managing delivery of complex technology solutions

  • Experience working in a matrix management model, utilizing virtual teams

  • Experience with the networking, performance, security and operational aspects of the AWS environment as used by DEVOPS teams

Skills:

  • Ability to forge strong relationships and build a wide network throughout the company

  • Familiarity with Docker and Aurora or Redshift

  • AWS or Azure certification a plus

  • Familiarity with the following compliance standards: Sarbanes Oxley, HIPAA, PCI in relation to cloud migration

  • Familiarity with high availability and disaster recovery processes

  • Experience with security best practices for cloud applications and infrastructure

  • Expert in leading large global data migrations and integration efforts.

  • Expert in leading technical migration, data integration and consolidation activities from traditional to cloud data structures.

  • Self motivated leader with forward-thinking visionary and entrepreneurial thinking to lead the change

  • Be a Catalyst to bring people together for a common vision.

  • Strong documentation, analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Have excellent interpersonal, verbal and written skills and the ability to interact with all level ofstakeholders, support personnel, and clients.

  • Highly self-motivated with exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Demonstrated success as a problem solver, operating as a result-oriented self starter

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Preferred Requirements

Hertz is a Drug Free Workplace. All offers are contingent on successful completion of drug and background screening.

EEO/AA: Females/Minorities/Disabled/Vets

EEO Statement

Hertz is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or domestic partnership status, disability, protected veteran status or military status, genetic information, or any other category protected under applicable law. Hertz is committed to taking affirmative steps to promote the employment and advancement of minorities, women, persons with disabilities and protected veterans.

Job ID 150080

# Positions 1

Category Information Technology

Division WHQ - Park Ridge - Only

Position Type Regular Full Time