Fulltime Cloud Architect openings in Portland on September 13, 2022

Multi-cloud Architect at Slalom

Location: Portland

Who You’ll Work With

Slalom Emerge is a team of trailblazers helping ensure we achieve our strategic goals of investing for the future and pursuing innovation as a competitive advantage. We empower our local markets by identifying emerging capabilities, building multi-disciplinary teams, and providing access to niche and hyper-specialized expertise.

What You’ll Do
• Understand the Well-Architected Framework and apply the concepts to customer environments
• Be a big picture thinker taking technical requirements and solution around enterprise style deployments
• Design, build, test, and deploy highly scalable and resilient cloud-based applications on private and public clouds
• Develop deep expertise with Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and/or Google Cloud
• Take ownership of key architecture decisions
• Be part of a team where you collaborate to build cloud infrastructure, with an understanding of containers and serverless functions
• Work flexibly including virtual, onsite, and may include regional travel up to 30%

What You’ll Bring

A Cloud DevOps Architect should be knowledgeable to proficient in several of the technologies below, and have demonstrated experience in one or more areas.
• 3+ years of software engineering and or DevOps experience in enterprise environments
• 5+ years of AWS, Azure, and or GCP experience in enterprise environments
• 2+ years of serverless architecture, deployment, and support
• Experience designing and implementing end to end continuous delivery pipelines using tools like AWS CodePipeline/Azure DevOps/Jenkins
• Configuration Management and Infrastructure as Code experience (e.g. CloudFormation, Terraform, Puppet, Ansible)
• Experience collaborating across multiple functional/technical teams to deliver a project
• Demonstrated growth mindset, enthusiastic about learning new technologies quickly and applying the gained knowledge to address business problems
• Ability to communicate with clients on a business level and translate their needs into a technical solution
• Ability to explain deep technical information in a concise and easy to understand way for non-technical parties to understand

About Us

Slalom is a modern consulting firm focused on strategy, technology, and business transformation. In 40 markets around the world, Slalom’s teams have autonomy to move fast and do what’s right. They are backed by regional innovation hubs, a global culture of collaboration, and partnerships with the world’s top technology providers. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, Slalom has organically grown to over 9,000 employees. Slalom has been named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For five years running and is regularly recognized by employees as a best place to work. Learn more at slalom.com.

Slalom prides itself on helping team members thrive in their work and life. As a result, Slalom is proud to invest in benefits that include: meaningful time off and paid holidays, parental leave, 401(k) with a match, a range of choices for highly subsidized health, dental, & vision coverage, adoption and fertility assistance, and short/long-term disability. We also offer additional benefits such as a yearly $350 reimbursement account for any well-being related expenses as well as discounted home, auto, and pet insurance.

Slalom is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
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AWS Cloud Senior Associate at PRICE WATERHOUSE COOPERS

Location: Portland

A career in Cloud Architecture will provide you with the opportunity to bring our clients a competitive advantage through delivering architecture solutions, governance and alignment during the delivery process and ensure alignment to the overall project objectives and technology strategy. As part of our Cloud Architecture team, you’ll focus on the architecture of data centers, including the design and implementation of network architecture and information storage to optimize innovation and program delivery for our clients.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
• Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
• Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities and coach to help deliver results.
• Develop new ideas and propose innovative solutions to problems.
• Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from from current trends in business area.
• Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
• Share relevant thought leadership.
• Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing others.
• Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality, diverse relationships.
• Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.

Demonstrates extensive-level abilities and success with managing the identification and addressing of client needs. As a Manager, you have extensive level abilities understanding of one or both of the following areas:
• Working with AWS cloud platform and the technologies that make it work; and,
• Working with IT Service Management and how it is implemented across different operating models. (ITIL, ServiceNow).

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:
• Bringing together the right perspectives, identify roadblocks, and integrate feedback from clients and team members;
• Managing delivery from project scoping to conclusion, while consistently keeping the client’s goals in mind;
• Having a passion for developing and growing team members;
• Communicating complex information simply;
• Finding yourself in the role of advisor and peer to others;
• Approaching new projects with an open mind;
• Believing empathy for coworkers and customers is key to your success;
• Valuing learning from mistakes and ask for help when needed;
• Persevering through challenges;
• Believing in the value created by diverse teams and can adapt to a variety of working styles; and,
• Developing thought leadership materials to further your knowledge and create new relationships.

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:
• Cloud Platforms (Amazon Web Services (AWS));
• Cloud Strategy, Design, Architecture and Migration ;
• DevOps, Automation CI/CI;
• AI, Machine Learning, IoT ;
• ServiceNow, ITIL, SACM;
• COBIT, Remedy, Service Catalogue, CMDB; and,
• Incident, Problem and Change Management.

At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more: https://pwc.to/ways-we-work.

PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

For positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://pwc.to/coloradoadvisoryseniorassociate.
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Technical Lead, Cloud Architect Consultant at Dell

Location: Portland

Job Description

Technical Lead, Cloud Architect Consultant

Dell is a collective of customer-obsessed, industry-leading visionaries.

We believe that technology is essential for driving human progress, and the technology we provide transforms the way we all work and live.

But we are more than a technology company — we are a people company.

We recognize that over 100,000 employees across six continents have different interests and aspirations.

We inspire, challenge and respect each and every employee, every day.

We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits and unparalleled growth and development opportunities — all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.

APEX Engineering is redefining the way businesses all over the world realize their cloud strategy.

The opportunities to reshape the cloud are massive.

We will do this through our uniquely differentiated approach, unparalleled commitment to customer success and focus on innovation.

Cloud is not a destination, but instead an operating and consumption model.

It is about paying only for what you need when you need it.

It is about easily adopting and managing at the software and not infrastructure level.

It is reducing time to market by streamlining the provisioning of capacity and functionality.

APEX Engineering is simplifying the hybrid cloud (private plus public) experience.

If you want to join the ‘ground-floor’ of a massive transformational effort and feel excited by the opportunity to lead a generational movement for ourselves and our customers – this role may be just the right opportunity for you!

Key Responsibilities
• Design, develop, and test end-to-end Dell Cloud products including enhancements and/or resolutions of issues that may be reported adhering to Dell Technologies Cloud standards.
• Prepare test data for unit, integration, end-to-end, regression and performance testing.
• Work across the teams and organizations delivering end-to-end solutions and raise the bar on development practices.
• Participate in design collaborations and code reviews.
• Develop and drive the deployment of production-ready code using CI/CD.

Skills Requirements
• 15+ years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 12+ years with a Master’s degree; or 8+ years with a PhD; or equivalent experience architecting and developing software with extensive experience with distributed systems design and online/cloud services.
• Expert designing and implementing RESTful web services in Java with detailed understanding of J2EE internals.
• Expert in developing and implementing highly scalable, high throughput web applications and backend systems
• Experience with Databases, Linux OS, and Authentication/Authorization.
• Team player who sets colleagues up for success through mentoring and leading by example.
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Cloud Solution Architect at Perficient

Location: Portland

Overview

At Perficient you’ll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. And you’ll do it with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world’s biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.

We’re proud to be publicly recognized as a “Top Workplace” year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.

Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a Solutions Architect in our Cloud Integration team. This is a REMOTE role working Central Time Zone Hours.

Job Overview

Corporate Solutions Architects provide exceptional architectural design and thought leadership to our internal customers. A Solutions Architect is expected to be knowledgeable in two or more technologies within (a given Solutions area). The Solutions Architect may or may not have a programming background, but will have expert infrastructure architecture, C-level presentation, team management and thought leadership skills. You will provide best-fit architectural solutions for one or more internal corporate projects; you will assist in defining scope and sizing of work; and anchor Proof of Concept developments. You will provide solution architecture for the business problem, platform integration with third party services, designing and developing complex features for internal clients’ business needs. You will also contribute in a variety of roles in thought leadership, mentorship, systems analysis, architecture, design, configuration, testing, debugging, and documentation.

Responsibilities
• Leads and facilitates project discovery to define business, functional, and technical requirements
• Leads requirements gathering and/or design workshops for complex projects
• Make customer beta or proof of concepts successful, and help them to adopt
• Provide leadership and expertise in the development of new products/services/processes, frequently operating at the leading edge of technology
• Engage with customers on additional requirements and business needs
• Proactively define, scope and sell follow work
• Act as an escalation point for risks and issues to the project team and client management
• Expedite resolution of issues through collaboration and executive engagement
• Actively participate on client engagement steering committees
• Project and solution estimation and team structure definition
• Develop Proof-of-Concept projects to validate new architectures and solutions
• Support multiple Agile Scrum teams with planning, scoping and creation of technical solutions for the new product capabilities, through to continuous delivery to production
• Liaise with offshore team and clients for resolving technical dependencies, issues, and risks
• Mentor and provide architectural guidance to multiple teams building innovative applications
• Drive common vision, practices and capabilities across teams
• Engage with business stakeholders to understand required capabilities, integrating business knowledge with technical solutions
• Engage with Technical Architects and technical staff to determine the most appropriate technical strategy and designs to meet business needs
• Demonstrate broad solutions technical leadership, impacting significant technical direction, exerting influence outside of the immediate team and driving change

Qualifications
• Minimum 10 years of professional experience
• At least 2 corporate project implementations that exploit the full capabilities (discover, design, implement and optimize) of the Cloud Technologies
• Have a solid understanding of delivery methodology and lead teams in the implementation of the solution according to the design/architecture
• Strong understanding of infrastructure and related technologies (hardware, virtualization, networking)
• Strong client management and executive level communication skills
• 2+ Experience with IAAS providers (GCP, AWS, Azure, Vsphere etc.) including setup and configuration
• Experienced in application development for Cloud platforms using technologies like Java/J2EE, Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, Micro Services , REST and others
• Experienced in developing, deploying, and troubleshooting Kubernetes deployments
• Experienced in orchestrating Kubernetes deployments leveraging Service Mesh
• Experienced in Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment methodologies
• Experienced in using build and deployment tools like Maven, Gradle etc.
• Kubernetes certification will be a plus
• Experience in Test Driven Development (TDD)
• Experience in Mobile Development – Android/iOS will be a big plus
• Client facing or consulting experience highly preferred.
• Skilled problem solvers with the desire and proven ability to create innovative solutions.
• Flexible and adaptable attitude, disciplined to manage multiple responsibilities and adjust to varied environments.
• Future technology leaders- dynamic individuals energized by fast paced personal and professional growth.
• Lead the technical planning & requirements gathering phases including estimate, develop, test, manage projects, architect and deliver.
• Serve as a technical lead and mentor. Provide technical support or leadership in the development and continual improvement of service.
• Develop and maintain effective working relationships with team members.
• Demonstrate the ability to adapt and work with team members of various experience level.
• Knowledge and experience in developing software using agile methodologies.
• Proficient in authoring, editing and presenting technical documents.
• Ability to communicate effectively via multiple channels (verbal, written, etc.) with technical and non-technical staff.
• Fluent and current on architecture trends with an eye on market/technical conditions and future direction
• Experience in defining new architectures and ability to drive an independent project from an architectural stand point
• Proven track record of leadership roles delivering solutions within defined timeframes
• Proficient in authoring, editing and presenting technical documents
• Excellent written and oral communication skills; Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical staff
• Experience working with a globally distributed team and managing off-shore teams
• Desire to mentor younger team members and develop their skills
• Experience leading internal initiatives
• Excellent problem-solving skills
• Be independent and self-driven
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

Preferred Skills And Education
• Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field
• GCP or AWS certifications
• Kubernetes certifications
• Scrum/Agile Project Management Experience
• Experience working in a professional services company, consulting firm, or agency
• Leadership and team management experience with ability to provide strategic planning and oversight
• Experience in project and solution estimation and team structure definition

Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work.

More About Perficient

Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.

Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs. Perficient’s professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.

Perficient is an award-winning Premier Level IBM Business Partner , a Microsoft National Service Provider and Gold Certified Partner, an Oracle Platinum Partner , an Adobe Business Solution Partner , and a Salesforce Platinum Consulting Partner .

Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Disclaimer: The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification. Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time.

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Cloud architect at WFB Perkins Coie LLP

Location: Portland

Job Description : GENERAL PURPOSE

GENERAL PURPOSE

Perkins Coie is seeking a Cloud Architect to join the Technology, Infrastructure, Engineering & Operations team. The Cloud Architect is responsible for architecting and designing the various cloud platforms in conjunction with on-prem services, supporting the multiple application stacks that run the business.

This position will provide subject-matter-expertise for current and future planning, technical architectures, models, and standards.

The Cloud Architect will work closely with members of the Enterprise Operations, Data Operations, Infrastructure, and Security teams to ensure a cohesive enterprise cloud strategy and direction.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Translate business objectives and requirements into practical, efficient, and intuitive cloud architectures.
• Establish and lead the cloud strategy and roadmaps that enable the business.
• Maintain enterprise level architecture through the stages of planning, design, and execution of all new platform buildouts that support business requirements.
• Orchestrate the Cloud Center of Excellence that will provide overall governance and framework as we journey to the cloud.
• Develop and socialize the design, development, and deployment of solutions for cloud migration and application migration.
• Work closely with the IT Security team to ensure data protection and security.
• Configure cloud services to integrate seamlessly and securely with on-premises data sources.
• Work closely with DevOps team members, not only for strategic planning, but also for the technical work of building, deploying, and migrating cloud-based applications.
• Ensure cloud solutions / deployments are in line with the enterprise architecture strategies and standards across business, data, application, infrastructure, network, storage, and security spaces.
• Establish monitoring and alerting criteria and assist in selecting appropriate tool / vendors.
• Ability to listen and draw out key concepts and articulate advanced technical and non-technical concepts with ease (both written and oral formats) to customers, peers, and management at several levels and across the organization with minimal oversight.
• Balance the long-term big picture and short-term implications of decisions.
• Keep informed on changing technologies and share best practices and lessons learned and constantly update the technical system architecture requirements.
• Perform other duties, as assigned.
• Be present at work during regularly scheduled working hours and as needed in the position, consistent with the firm’s attendance expectations.

TRAVEL

This position may require travel.

SPECIFIC SKILLS REQUIRED
• Extensive in-depth knowledge in public, private, and multi-cloud / hybrid environments, primarily Azure and AWS, and migrating on-premises application and services to those platforms.
• Experience with containerization solutions and orchestration platforms, both on-premises and cloud-based, such as Docker, Rancher, Kubernetes, and Azure Kubernetes Service.
• Strong knowledge of using blueprints, templates, initiatives, policies, and automation to simplify and operationalize routine tasks.
• Strong working knowledge of networking and data storage concepts in a hybrid environment.
• Experience with building and maintaining high-availability (>

99.99%) environments and disaster recovery for cloud services.
• Strong understanding of Active Directory and Group Policy.
• Excellent analytical and organizational skills and attention to detail.

SPECIFIC SKILLS PREFERRED
• Strong project and time management skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to manage, counsel, mentor, and supervise others, including contractors and vendors.
• Proficiency in advocating ideas to business leaders.
• Strong team player who can successfully interact with all levels of staff.
• Strong services orientation within the context of an IS operation.
• Proactive, a self-starter, high energy, creative, and quick thinking.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Last updated : 2022-09-13
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Multi Solutions Architect at SonicJobs

Location: Portland

Job#: 1269708

Job Description:

This position is specifically for someone who has expertise on Adobe Analytics/web analytics, Adobe Target/SiteSpect/Personalization engine for A/B testing and personalization.

This role can sit remotely in any Kaiser state -Washington, Oregon, California, Colorado, Georgia, Maryland, Virginia, or D.C.

Description:

In addition to the responsibilities listed below, this position is responsible for providing support for customers (users), and assigned applications and/or information systems, including software implementation, cross-functional integration, complex configuration, and testing. Additional responsibilities also include leading solution design support efforts and research initiatives for translating requirements into workable technical solutions, and supporting the evaluation of third-party vendors as directed.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Conducts or oversees business-specific projects by applying deep expertise in subject area; promoting adherence to all procedures and policies; developing work plans to meet business priorities and deadlines; determining and carrying out processes and methodologies; coordinating and delegating resources to accomplish organizational goals; partnering internally and externally to make effective business decisions; solving complex problems; escalating issues or risks, as appropriate; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; evaluating recommendations made; and influencing the completion of project tasks by others.
• Practices self-leadership and promotes learning in others by building relationships with cross-functional stakeholders; communicating information and providing advice to drive projects forward; influencing team members within assigned unit; listening and responding to, seeking, and addressing performance feedback; adapting to competing demands and new responsibilities; providing feedback to others, including upward feedback to leadership and mentoring junior team members; creating and executing plans to capitalize on strengths and improve opportunity areas; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.
• Develops requirements, or leads a team of IT consultants in the development of requirements for complex or specialized process or system solutions which may span multiple business domains by partnering with stakeholders and appropriate IT teams (for example, Solutions Delivery, Infrastructure, Enterprise Architecture).
• Leverages multiple business requirements gathering methodologies to identify business, functional, and non-functional requirements (for example, SMART) across the enterprise.
• Leads and oversees the development and documentation of comprehensive business cases to assess the costs, benefits, ROI, and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of complex solution proposals.
• Provides insight, guidance, and recommendations throughout the evolution of applications, systems, and/or processes to a desired future state by maintaining and leveraging a comprehensive understanding of how current processes impact business operations across the enterprise.
• Maps current state against future state processes.
• Defines the impact of requirements on upstream and downstream solution components.
• Provides insight and influence to senior management and business leaders on how to integrate requirements with current systems and business processes across the enterprise.
• Reviews, evaluates, and prioritizes value gaps and opportunities for process enhancements or efficiencies.
• Influences solution design by providing insight and consultation at design sessions with IT teams to help translate requirements into workable business solutions.
• Recommends and advocates for additional data and/or services needed to address key business issues related to process or solutions design.
• Participates in evaluating third-party vendors as directed.
• Drives continuous process improvement by leading the development, implementation, and maintenance of standardized tools, templates, and processes across the enterprise.
• Recommends and advocates for regional and national process improvements which align with sustainable best practices, and the strategic and tactical goals of the business.
Minimum Qualifications:
• Minimum two (2) years experience in software or system testing across multiple IT environments.
• Minimum one (1) year software or application development experience.
• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, CIS or related field and Minimum eight (8) years experience in IT consulting, business analysis, or a related field. Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.
Preferred Qualifications:
• Three (3) years experience in large scale software implementations
• Three (3) years experience in asset management.
• Four (4) years experience working for an IT organization
• Three (3) years experience working on projects or programs requiring the integration of cross-functional technology and/or business solutions.
• Four (4) years experience in workflow analysis, including the use of modeling software (e.g., Visio).
• Four (4) years in a leadership role working with project or technical teams.
• Three (3) years experience working on cross-functional project teams
• Four (4) years experience in business case development and analysis
• Four (4) years experience in solutioning process/service metrics and reporting.
• Two (2) years experience in implementing new business processes or driving end user workflow changes within an enterprise.
• Master’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, CIS or related field
EEO Employer
Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or Job#: 1269708

Job Description:

This position is specifically for someone who has expertise on Adobe Analytics/web analytics, Adobe Target/SiteSpect/Personalization engine for A/B testing and personalization.

This role can sit remotely in any Kaiser state -Washington, Oregon, California, Colorado, Georgia, Maryland, Virginia, or D.C.

Description:

In addition to the responsibilities listed below, this position is responsible for providing support for customers (users), and assigned applications and/or information systems, including software implementation, cross-functional integration, complex configuration, and testing. Additional responsibilities also include leading solution design support efforts and research initiatives for translating requirements into workable technical solutions, and supporting the evaluation of third-party vendors as directed.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Conducts or oversees business-specific projects by applying deep expertise in subject area; promoting adherence to all procedures and policies; developing work plans to meet business priorities and deadlines; determining and carrying out processes and methodologies; coordinating and delegating resources to accomplish organizational goals; partnering internally and externally to make effective business decisions; solving complex problems; escalating issues or risks, as appropriate; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; evaluating recommendations made; and influencing the completion of project tasks by others.
• Practices self-leadership and promotes learning in others by building relationships with cross-functional stakeholders; communicating information and providing advice to drive projects forward; influencing team members within assigned unit; listening and responding to, seeking, and addressing performance feedback; adapting to competing demands and new responsibilities; providing feedback to others, including upward feedback to leadership and mentoring junior team members; creating and executing plans to capitalize on strengths and improve opportunity areas; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.
• Develops requirements, or leads a team of IT consultants in the development of requirements for complex or specialized process or system solutions which may span multiple business domains by partnering with stakeholders and appropriate IT teams (for example, Solutions Delivery, Infrastructure, Enterprise Architecture).
• Leverages multiple business requirements gathering methodologies to identify business, functional, and non-functional requirements (for example, SMART) across the enterprise.
• Leads and oversees the development and documentation of comprehensive business cases to assess the costs, benefits, ROI, and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of complex solution proposals.
• Provides insight, guidance, and recommendations throughout the evolution of applications, systems, and/or processes to a desired future state by maintaining and leveraging a comprehensive understanding of how current processes impact business operations across the enterprise.
• Maps current state against future state processes.
• Defines the impact of requirements on upstream and downstream solution components.
• Provides insight and influence to senior management and business leaders on how to integrate requirements with current systems and business processes across the enterprise.
• Reviews, evaluates, and prioritizes value gaps and opportunities for process enhancements or efficiencies.
• Influences solution design by providing insight and consultation at design sessions with IT teams to help translate requirements into workable business solutions.
• Recommends and advocates for additional data and/or services needed to address key business issues related to process or solutions design.
• Participates in evaluating third-party vendors as directed.
• Drives continuous process improvement by leading the development, implementation, and maintenance of standardized tools, templates, and processes across the enterprise.
• Recommends and advocates for regional and national process improvements which align with sustainable best practices, and the strategic and tactical goals of the business.
Minimum Qualifications:
• Minimum two (2) years experience in software or system testing across multiple IT environments.
• Minimum one (1) year software or application development experience.
• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, CIS or related field and Minimum eight (8) years experience in IT consulting, business analysis, or a related field. Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.
Preferred Qualifications:
• Three (3) years experience in large scale software implementations
• Three (3) years experience in asset management.
• Four (4) years experience working for an IT organization
• Three (3) years experience working on projects or programs requiring the integration of cross-functional technology and/or business solutions.
• Four (4) years experience in workflow analysis, including the use of modeling software (e.g., Visio).
• Four (4) years in a leadership role working with project or technical teams.
• Three (3) years experience working on cross-functional project teams
• Four (4) years experience in business case development and analysis
• Four (4) years experience in solutioning process/service metrics and reporting.
• Two (2) years experience in implementing new business processes or driving end user workflow changes within an enterprise.
• Master’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, CIS or related field
EEO Employer
Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or
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Products & Solutions – Senior Solution Architect – Senior Manager at PwC

Location: Portland

*Specialty/Competency:* Advisory – Other.Industry/Sector:* Not Applicable.Time Type:* Full time.

Travel Requirements:* Up to 20% A career in Products and Technology is an opportunity to bring PwC’s strategy to life by driving products and technology into everything we deliver. Our clients expect us to bring the right people and the right technology to solve their biggest problems; Products and Technology is here to help PwC meet that challenge and accelerate the growth of our business. We have skilled technologists, data scientists, product managers and business strategists who are using technology to accelerate change.

Our team covers a variety of responsibilities that are executed by DevSecOps, Site Reliability and ML Ops Engineers, including: -Defining standard release automation patterns for infrastructure and application components -Defining standard CI/CD pipeline patterns that include a common set of DevOps and SecOps tools -Developing reports and metrics to validate existing and new pipelines use standard DevSecOps tools -Proactive optimization of redundancies, monitoring and alerting practices and patterns -Developing resilient and highly available cloud patterns -Controlling and executing the promotion of code through all environments -Infrastructure as Code development for buildout cloud infrastructure -Building and Releasing pipeline development -Secrets and configuration management -Monitoring systems and services, providing incident and emergency response to triage and resolve system or client issues -Management of the application ecosystem improving platform infrastructure and applications with high reliability, resiliency, performance and quality -Supporting documentation, knowledge articles, and runbooks -Designing, building and Implementing devops patterns that adhere to PwC’s security guidelines and policies. To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework.

It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future. As a Senior Manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to: + Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.

+ Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations. + Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels. + Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.

+ Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required. + Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism. + Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.

+ Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements. + Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust. + Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct Job Requirements and Preferences* :.Basic Qualifications* :.

Minimum Degree Required* : Bachelor Degree.Additional Educational Requirements* : Bachelor’s degree or in lieu of a degree, demonstrating, in addition to the minimum years of experience required for the role, three years of specialized training and/or progressively responsible work experience in technology for each missing year of college Minimum Years of Experience* : 8 year(s).Preferred Qualifications* :.

Degree Preferred* : Master Degree.Preferred Fields of Study* : Analytics, Business Analytics, Mathematics, Mathematical Statistics, Computer Engineering, Computer and Information Science, Computer Systems Analysis, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Management Information Systems, Engineering.Certification(s) Preferred* : TOGAF, PMI and/or certifications in programming, business intelligence/data warehousing.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills* : Demonstrates intimate knowledge and/or a proven record of success in managerial roles involving executing various aspects of client engagements and/or projects within a professional services environment, including the following areas: + Web-based systems architecture, service-based architecture including microservices, enterprise application architecture, as well as experience managing expectations when balancing alternatives against business and financial constraints; + Current agile methodologies, specifically Scrum; + Web technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap framework, AngularJS, Yeoman, D3js, Nodejs, Page 3 of 23 Job Description Data jQuery; + Data architecture, data modeling and data management across relational, columnar and noSQL technologies like SQL Server, MongoDB, Vertica, neo4j; + Big data technologies like Hadoop (Hortwonworks, Cloudera, Cloud based HDInsight, EMR), Spark, Kafka, Elasticsearch and others; + Service creation and orchestration using ESBs like Mulesoft, Talend; + Advanced analytics development experience with R, Python a plus; + Architecting solutions across on premise and cloud a plus; and + Cloud based data and analytics native PaaS components in Azure, Google Cloud, AWS a plus. Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success in consulting-related projects within a professional services environment, emphasizing leading of teams involved in full life-cycle software and/or multi-discipline development, including the following areas: + Web-based systems architecture, service-based architecture including microservices, enterprise application architecture, as well as experience managing expectations when balancing alternatives against business and financial constraints; + Current agile methodologies, specifically Scrum; + Web technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap framework, AngularJS, Yeoman, D3js, Nodejs, Page 3 of 23 Job Description Data jQuery; + Data architecture, data modeling and data management across relational, columnar and noSQL technologies like SQL Server, MongoDB, Vertica, neo4j; + Big data technologies like Hadoop (Hortwonworks, Cloudera, Cloud based HDInsight, EMR), Spark, Kafka, Elasticsearch and others; + Service creation and orchestration using ESBs like Mulesoft, Talend; + Advanced analytics development experience with R, Python a plus; + Architecting solutions across on premise and cloud a plus; and + Cloud based data and analytics native PaaS components in Azure, Google Cloud, AWS a plus. + Fostering team commitment to tasks and influence key people inside and outside of the group; + Communicating based on the audience (ie eliminating technical jargon when needed or deep diving into technical details with the development team); + Collaborating with cross-functional teams, building relationships and achieving results without a direct reporting relationship; + Grasping a range of functional and non-functional requirements to understand an application scope and define the right architecture, including solution components and interactions; + Architecting and designing cross industry business solutions using industry leading practices in technology, performance and scalability; + Evaluating, defining, and when necessary prototyping and guiding development teams in a hands-on manner on alternatives to determine the most appropriate approach for each solution; + Determining how to satisfy functional requirements using existing platform architecture and services, and where appropriate, work with Platform Architect to help define and create new services to fulfill particular needs and make recommendations; + Collaborating with Platform, Solution, Application and Data Architects towards creating industry leading approaches, architecture design and solutions in a rapidly evolving development environment; + Working with cross functional teams such as engineering and product management to provide feedback and support the evolution of the platform and solution offerings; + Providing direction and guidance, hands-on development support, code review, development oversight, and support to successfully deliver on time with quality; + Contributing to on-going process and methodology improvements; and + Establishing architecture governance with compliance of technology solutions with architectural patterns and standards.

At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more: https://pwc.to/ways-we-work. PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

For positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://pwc.to/coloradoadvisoryseniormanager. \.
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Technical Architect – Linux at SonicJobs

Location: Portland

RESPONSIBILITIES:
A Kforce client in Portland, Oregon (OR) is seeking to hire a remote Technical Architect – Linux. The main function of a Technical Architect is to establish system information requirements using analysis of information in the development of enterprise-wide or large-scale information systems.
Responsibilities include:
• Designs architecture to include the software, hardware, communications to support the total requirements as well as provide for present, future cross-functional requirements, and interfaces
• Technical Architect – Linux ensures these systems are compatible and in compliance with the standards for agency IT architectures, and profiles of standards as they apply to the implementation and specific to the solution for the platform, integration with other systems, and the external interfaces
• Ensures that the common operating environment is compliant
• Evaluates analytically and systematically problems of workflows, organization, planning, and develops appropriate corrective action
• Technical Architect – Linux provides daily supervision and direction to staff
• Review AIX environment (Plotting, Image Store Feed, DCS Workflow) to make recommendations and implement updates
Job Requirements:

REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor’s degree in a technical field such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field required
• 5+ years of experience
• Linux, PDM knowledge are essential
• MQ knowledge is nice to have (MQ, Message Broker)
• Experience with broad technology delivery, including custom development using various development languages
• Experience with providing technical leadership, mentoring on software engineering design, development, and frameworks, analyzing alternatives, presenting technical options to leads and clients
• Experience with driving technical planning and solutions for small software portfolio, including authoring or managing the development of software designs, managing vendor evaluations, and justifying technical recommendations
• Ability to apply fundamental concepts, processes, practices, and procedures on technical assignments
• Requires practical experience and training
• Javascript, Res API, C, Perl, Ksh – are all nice to have
• MQ knowledge is nice to have (MQ, Message Broker)
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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Video Conferencing Architect at Elevance Health

Location: Portland

Description

Video Conferencing Architect

The Video Conferencing Architect will help define the vision and design the technical architecture for how Video will work at a decentralized Fortune 20 company with growth aspirations, a high desire to communicate, and a need to collaborate.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:
• Prepares business case, lobbies to secure funding for, and drives implementation of new technologies based upon business value drivers and return on investment.
• Owns overall platform architecture vision and ensures specific components are appropriately designed and leveraged; drives pieces of the holistic vision of Enterprise Architecture.
• Leads the construction of infrastructure architecture components.
• Leads the definition of business and IT recovery operating environment.
• Leads infrastructure architecture vision and ensures specific components are appropriately designed and leveraged.
• Anticipates areas where architecture standards may need to be developed and defines those standards that are in-line with customer, IT and industry standards.
• Drives solutions which address service requirements, component capacities and loads for planned business growth.
• Defines systems and technical architectures for new strategic initiatives; assures compliance to the EA and Domain roadmaps using cost effectiveness, business value and competitiveness arguments.

Qualifications:
• Requires an BA/BS degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field of study
• Minimum of 7 years of experience in architecture/design in relevant technology disciplines including 4 years of video conferencing experience
• Or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
• Experience with content management and workflow systems, Data center architecture, Mobile infrastructure, Virtualization and Voice Infrastructure strongly preferred.
• Experience in health care industry preferred.
• Microsoft Teams experience highly preferred.

Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Accordingly, Elevance Health is not obligated to pay referral fees to any agency that is not a party to an agreement with Elevance Health. Thus, any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Be part of an Extraordinary Team

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. Previously known as Anthem, Inc., we have evolved into a company focused on whole health and updated our name to better reflect the direction the company is heading.

We are looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve. You will thrive in a complex and collaborative environment where you take action and ownership to solve problems and lead change. Do you want to be part of a larger purpose and an evolving, high-performance culture that empowers you to make an impact?

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide – and Elevance Health approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Elevance Health is able to reasonably accommodate. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health has been named as a Fortune Great Place To Work in 2021, is ranked as one of the 2021 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a Top 20 Fortune 500 Companies on Diversity and Inclusion. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at Elevance Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact
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Prisma Cloud Solutions Architect, Cloud Native CASA at Palo Alto Networks

Location: Portland

Position: Prisma Cloud Solutions Architect, Cloud Native- West, CASA
Job Description

Your Career

We’re seeking an experienced Sales Engineer to join our US-based team. This role will serve as a consultant for both pre-sales/post-sales and technical services, responsible for providing subject-matter expertise on cloud security solutions and deployments. The position will require driving technical relationships with all stakeholders while supporting sales opportunities. The candidate will work closely with the sales team throughout the sales process to ensure that all of the client’s technical needs are understood and met with the best possible solutions

Your Impact

Provide pre-sale assistance for sales opportunities and partners, including integration, troubleshooting , and training on Prisma Cloud’s products within cloud computing environments AWS, GCP, and Azure

Lead engagements with Dev Ops, Sec Ops, or Dev Sec Ops teams with customers

Work closely with prospects in the design and implementation/integration of Prisma Cloud products and lead Proof-of-Concept (POC) projects for prospective customers and partners

Respond effectively to RFIs/RFPs while serving as the main technical point of contact

Responsible for a solution sales-based quota and successful deployments of Prisma Cloud’s products

Act as primary point of escalation on technical issues for the Sales team

Provide insight on competitive solutions and differentiate between them

Collaborate with Account Executive and channel sales teams to recommend and develop customer solutions

Work in a consultative fashion and act as a Subject Matter Expert for the account team, channel partners, and customers
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