ION Corporates seeks a Cloud Architect and hands-on developer to help guide and build ION’s next generation Cloud Platform, focusing on design, planning, implementation, operation, and governance of the ION Cloud strategies. A solid understanding of software architecture, prior experience as software developer, and experience working with diverse development teams is a requirement.
Success includes uniting the global ION community around this new strategy, moving ION standard solutions to a SaaS model, and building out best-of-breed solutions, at the pace of business and pace of technology, with an “automation first” approach.
•Create a state-of-the-art and secure cloud architecture and strategy, supported by a robust and flexible infrastructure with a reliable and efficient operating model, with automation.
•Designing and implementing deployment, maintenance, monitoring, and management processes within the cloud strategy.
•Support the Development teams in creating new cloud native applications, while reviewing existing applications, preparing them to support the cloud architecture strategy.
•Regularly evaluate the best cloud applications, hardware, and practices to keep the ION Cloud up-to-date.
•Engage with Product Development teams to ensure cloud native architecture becomes part of the standard design principles followed, supporting continuous integration and delivery models.
•Understanding of cloud cost structures and align product management and development around profitable solutions.
•Maintain strong and continuous engagement with security experts internally and externally to ensure the ION Cloud architecture and operating model is up to the top security standards.
•Work with stakeholders and C-level executives to agree on strategies to meet customer’s needs and to implement the cloud strategies accordingly.
Required Skills,Experience and Qualifications
•Demonstrable hands-on knowledge and experience in AWS and/or Azure, with at least 3 years specific experience. Experience deploying infrastructure using “Infrastructure As Code” tooling.
•Knowledge of Microservices and cloud native architectures supporting the highest security standards. Experience designing and building containerization solutions (infrastructure, pipelines, automation) using Docker, ECS, ECS Fargate and/or Kubernetes.
•Understanding of network architecture and application development methodologies, including AWS security controls, network boundary controls and related toolsets.
•Experience working with diverse, remote, and distributed teams across multiple regions and time zones.
•Security awareness and research: understand the importance of security best practices and know how to establish a robust set of defenses in line with the company requirements.
•Experience building multi-tenant SaaS applications, tenant-onboarding, and isolation models.
We’re a diverse group of visionary innovators who provide trading and workflow automation software, high-value analytics, and strategic consulting to corporations, central banks, financial institutions, and governments. More than 40% of the world’s largest companies use our solutions. Founded in 1999, we’ve achieved tremendous growth by bringing together some of the best and most successful financial technology companies in the world.
Over 2,000 of the world’s leading corporations, including 50% of the Fortune 500 and 30% of the world’s central banks, trust ION solutions to manage their cash, in-house banking, commodity supply chain, trading and risk.
Over 800 of the world’s leading banks and broker-dealers use our electronic trading platforms to operate the world’s financial market infrastructure.
With 10,000 employees and offices in more than 40 cities around the globe, ION is a rapidly expanding and dynamic group.
At ION, we offer careers that provide many opportunities: To invent. To design. To collaborate. To build. To transform businesses and empower people around the world to do more, faster and better than before. Imagine what you can do and experience. This is where you can do your best work.