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DevOps Solution Architect

Location: IL

Job Type: Perm

Our growing client, voted one of the top ten workplaces in Chicago, is looking for a DevOps Solution Architect to bring onto their dynamic team. DevOps Solution Architect is an expert-level specialist in the decomposition of legacy application monoliths into their equivalent distributed services or "coarse grained objects". The DevOps Solution Architect has a strong understanding of how business growth at the $1 Billion+ level drives systems and platform change. The DevOps Solution Architect will have demonstrated experience in harmonizing existing legacy platforms with forward-looking microservices architecture.

Qualifications:

  • Strong candidates will show demonstrated expertise in:
    • Linux
    • Docker
    • Google Cloud Platform
    • Kubernetes (GCP/GKE desirable)
    • Service Mesh (Istio desirable)
    • API Management (Kong or Apigee desirable)
    • Expertise in either Python or JavaScript (exposure to other languages like C, Go, or Scala desirable)
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and leading the implementation of microservices using any of the major frameworks.
  • Expertise in major application integration, containment & orchestration technologies (Kafka, Docker, Kubernetes, Mulesoft, etc).

Responsibilities:

  • Design, and lead, a migration from the legacy to the new architecture.
  • This position requires the individual to be able to switch between the "big picture" organizational view of their role to the detailed implementation view comfortably and seamlessly.
  • Interacting with business leaders, technology leadership, technical implementation teams, customers, and each other.
  • Harmonizing existing legacy platforms with forward-looking microservices architecture.
  • Decomposition of legacy application monoliths into their equivalent distributed services or "coarse grained objects."

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