Senior Cloud Architect - REMOTE candidates considered!

United Technologies

Are you recognized by your peers as an expert Cloud Architect with hands-on skills across a variety of technology domains?
Do you have a passion to help craft the future of Cloud for an organization?
If so, then we are looking for you. This is an exciting time in our business with technology driving innovation. This high profile role offers a challenging balance of thought leadership to help shape our Cloud strategy with technology implementation to demonstrate value and promote adoption.
Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in aircraft engines and auxiliary power units. Headquartered in East Hartford, Connecticut, the company has locations around the United States and across the world.
We are a global leader in aviation propulsion and we are behind many of the major advances in both military and commercial engines. We design, manufacture and service aircraft engines, auxiliary and ground power units, and small turbojet propulsion products.
Do you have the experience to join our Team?
NOTE: We WILL consider REMOTE candidates who have the right skill set!
Your Responsibilities

  • Lead application migration activities for P&W; as part of our Cloud transformation
  • Perform application discovery, services mapping, automation and migration of workloads to public Cloud
  • Work closely with business and IT teams to understand priorities and develop Cloud platform strategy to support
  • Publish standard work documents as needed to promote adoption and communicate for alignment across the organization
  • Participate in Cloud architectural discussions to ensure customer success when building new and/or migrating existing applications, software and services on the platform
  • Act as an inspiring leader for Cloud to drive critical business decisions, strategy and able to serve as coach/mentor for other members of the team
  • Effectively communicate (ie. status, issues & partner concerns) to leadership and other stakeholders within the organization Basic Qualifications:
  • US Person (Permanent Greed Card or US Citizen) due to program requirements
  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, IT, or related technical field
  • 5 years of experience in a hands-on role as a Cloud Architect or Dev/Operations Engineer Preferred Qualifications:
  • Hands-on experience architecting and deploying platform and/or application components with Amazon Web Services and/or Microsoft Azure
  • Cloud certification (AWS and/or Azure)
  • Experience with at least one modern programming language
  • Experience writing infrastructure as code for the public cloud (Chef, Ansible, CloudFormation, ARM, etc.)
  • Experience working in an Agile team environment
  • Application development or support experience, specifically around lifecycle tools and processes Desired Characteristics:
  • Passionate about inspiring change and influence across the organization
  • Demonstrated user and customer focus
  • Strong teammate builds peer relationships
  • Critical thinking and complex problem solving skills Inclusion Powers Innovation:
    We unlock our employees full potential through a versitile and engaging culture that values everybody s opinion, driving innovation.
    The goal of our diversity strategy is to create a workforce and environment where every employee is valued so innovation and creativity thrive and to ensure that all employees are engaged and empowered.
    Employee Resource Groups:
    The 9 ERGs have a collective mission of supporting P&W;'s recruitment, development and retention efforts through workshops, and events that promote personal/professional development, employee engagement, community involvement and business value.
  • All ERGs are open to all UTC employees, participation is voluntary
  • ERGs strive to provide short and long-term professional and personal benefits to their members
  • There are many other employee organizations at P&W;, often more recreational in nature (e. g. jazz band and bicycling club). A Great Place To Work!
    Vacation:
    We re known for moving the world forward building machines that run for hours, days and weeks without pause. But, people aren t machines.
    This year, UTC updated the vacation policy to provide more vacation time sooner. As soon as you start your role, you ll be eligible for 15 paid vacation days (10-19 yrs., 20 days & 20+ yrs., 25 days).
    Birth and Parental leave:
    As a mother or father you have time off options to consider while caring for and bonding with your child.
    UTC offers 8 paid weeks of birth and adoption leave and 4 paid weeks for parental leave.
    Employee Scholar Program:
    We are celebrating the 20th anniversary of the ESP!
    We believe that individual and corporate success is driven by lifelong learning; we enable employees to continue their higher education. We want to have the best-educated workforce on the planet.
    ESP is one of the most comprehensive company-sponsored employee education programs in the world. More than 45,000 employees have earned more than 38,000 degrees.
    Pratt & Whitney is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    Qualification: Basic Qualifications:
  • US Person (Permanent Greed Card or US Citizen) due to program requirements
  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, IT, or related technical field
  • 5 years of experience in a hands-on role as a Cloud Architect or Dev/Operations Engineer
    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Hands-on experience architecting and deploying platform and/or application components with Amazon Web Services and/or Microsoft Azure
  • Cloud certification (AWS and/or Azure)
  • Experience with at least one modern programming language
  • Experience writing infrastructure as code for the public cloud (Chef, Ansible, CloudFormation, ARM, etc.)
  • Experience working in an Agile team environment
  • Application development or support experience, specifically around lifecycle tools and processes Education: Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, IT, or related technical field
    PWRSR United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.
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