Cloud First Architect

About Capgemini


A global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, Capgemini is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. It is a multicultural company of over 200,000 team members in more than 40 countries. The Group reported 2018 global revenues of EUR 13.2 billion (about $15.6 billion USD at 2018 average rate).

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Job Description


Title: Cloud First Architect

Location: Atlanta, GA

Type: Full Time/Perm


Position focuses on defining a container based architecture that can respond to current and future digital business requirements business systems and business processes evolving in the PaaS cloud journey

The Architect will follow a collaborative process with stakeholders fellow architects product management and business partners to collect requirements in order to fully articulate the architecture of the platform launch a Proof of Concept

POC for the target state learn from the POC and define the refactoring strategy to migrate from a monolithic state to container based architecture

Work collaboratively with Global Technology Operations Business Units and Infrastructure technology departments to set the technology direction vision and strategy to enable Hybrid Cloud technology adoption and the resultant migration from the current legacy set up to a PaaS defined architecture

Lead efforts to define cloud future state architectures and roadmaps including architecture standards guidelines and industry best practices

Demonstrate leadership role in ensuring that new and existing systems are aligned to architectural guidelines

Identify deliver and document the required artifacts to make solutions available including strategy collateral technical roadmaps position statements policies standards concepts and logical specifications

After the architecture phase the Architects actively consult throughout the execution phases including design engineering migration implementation and operations

They feed implementation and operational challenges back into architectural opportunities

Experience refactoring cloud migrations for medium to large scale applications from legacy platform to the future state platform to be defined by PaaS based architecture

10 years overall IT system architecture design development deployment experience

Specific experience with medium large scale cloud adoption including application readiness assessment organizational change and integration into a Service Management framework

Demonstrated knowledge of broad enterprise architecture concepts disciplines and capabilities

Manage stakeholder s expectations in the client set up

Demonstrated ability to leverage common design patterns deployments patterns architecture patterns SOA patterns including REST data services e g OData and enterprise APIs

Adept with enterprise architecture concepts and terminology EAI SOA ESB REST

Relevant experience in large scale data center architecture design middleware architecture design patterns application deployment methods automation testing compliance and auditing

Service oriented architecture for cloud based services including service provisioning product catalog integration and billing systems integration

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Ability to work in collaborative cross functional and multi-cultural teams

Ability to assess and recommend cost effective new tools technologies in accordance with the client s strategic objectives

Must be able to quickly grasp the application s overarching design and ensure development is executed in accordance with present design

Experience in submitting proof of concepts for technical changes

Excellent leadership skills with the ability to generate stakeholder buy in and lead through influence at a senior management level

What we offer


Your career matters to you and is important to us too. Because your goals and needs are constantly evolving, we offer visibility, leeway and support to help you grow and progress in your career. This approach builds notably on our comprehensive competency framework, our personal development, training and career management programs, and our University innovative and business-focused learning curriculums.

We promote a culture of diversity. We believe working with talented individuals from different backgrounds and points of view is a strategic advantage and an ongoing opportunity. Diversity enriches our creative solutions and adds value for our clients.

With the digital tech sector growing at a rapid pace and women significantly underrepresented in the industry, we are determined to inspire and recruit more women into technology and build diverse teams that reflect the clients we serve.

Our Shared values have been at the heart of the group since our formation. They are honesty, boldness, trust, freedom, team spirit, modesty and fun. These values influence the way we meet client needs while respecting the regulatory requirements of each country in which we operate, and the way we promote ethically sound practices within Capgemini and in our partnerships.

Capgemini is committed to building a workforce of employees with diverse backgrounds and work experiences. We strongly encourage women, veterans and active military service personnel to apply.



Capgemini is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This is a general description of the Duties, Responsibilities and Qualifications required for this position. Physical, mental, sensory or environmental demands may be referenced in an attempt to communicate the manner in which this position traditionally is performed. Whenever necessary to provide individuals with disabilities an equal employment opportunity, Capgemini will consider reasonable accommodations that might involve varying job requirements and/or changing the way this job is performed, provided that such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship.

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Posted on:

November 18, 2019

Experience level:


Contract type:

Permanent Full Time (us-en)




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