Be involved in projects with our Global IT Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
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WSP is currently initiating a search for a Cloud Architect for our Ephrata, PA office. The candidate will be responsible for designing and managing our Cloud Strategy and Architecture worldwide. As an expert, the candidate will advise management to make the best decisions regarding cloud services. The candidate will be recognized for their ability to optimize and automate our existing systems. The candidate will join a team of international experts with diverse backgrounds and work closely with our local IT teams. The position offers an exceptional opportunity to build a career in a large and growing global business environment.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Work with the Global Manager of Cloud and Compute Architecture and the rest of the Global I&O Team to develop a Global Cloud Strategy
Work agnostically with multiple cloud providers and hybrid architecture
Utilize best and most appropriate methodology for migrating Services to the Cloud
Act as an evangelist for the Global Cloud Strategy
Participate in solution design
Work closely with our global supplier to oversee and govern the technical underpinnings of our global infrastructure and operations agreement
Provide design strategies Cloud Systems and develop and coordinate Cloud Architecture
Provide technical guidance and alignment to the supplier in line with global architecture and standards
Ensure the supplier is meeting expectations in terms of performance (SLA) and quality of services
Act as liaison with the supplier during transition and in the future operating model
Participate in the global infrastructure and operations technical governance process
Ensure supplier adherence to process, procedures and standards
Play a role with the Global Mergers and Acquisition team for the integration of all new infrastructure systems resulting from acquisitions or internal projects requiring amendments to the outsource service contract
Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures
Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.
Bachelor’s degree in related field such as Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or related field
5+ years of relevant IT Infrastructure experience, at least 3 years cloud related experience
Experience with moving on-prem solutions to fully utilize cloud offerings
Strong knowledge of Microsoft environment including O365, Teams, Azure AD and other infrastructure applications
Researching 3rd Party Applications for Cloud Adoption options
Experience with IaaS, SaaS and PaaS solutioning and selection and when to choose between them
Strong knowledge of cloud security in both on premise and public cloud scenarios
Experience with Azure AD, Identity providers
Strong knowledge and commitment to quality design including design patterns and software engineering best practices
Ability to demonstrate cost models and potential savings
Understanding of Chargeback Models
Exposure to Engineering applications such as (but not limited to) would be an advantage: AutoDesk AutoCAD and related systems, Bentley, ESRI, ArcGIS, 3D/4D Modelling
High degree of initiative
Ability to work creatively and analytically with others in a problem-solving environment
Ability to communicate problems in terms that are understandable to end users at all levels
Ability to present complex ideas and concepts to all levels of management
Ability to work directly with End Users to determine current use cases and requirements
Excellent written and verbal communication skills equivalent in English
Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies
About WSP USA
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?
WSP USA Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively “WSP USA”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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