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Cloud Systems Architect


Lowell - Massachusetts - USA



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Be a part of an innovative team architecting solutions in a complex technical landscape in the public cloud which serves as the foundation for our enterprise SaaS offering. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced well rounded infrastructure architect to be an integral part of an enterprise-scale cloud initiative. This position will leverage your technical background in provisioning, configuring and supporting infrastructure services on the Linux platform in public cloud. The position requires knowledge of cloud-native technologies as well as knowledge of infrastructure related technologies like DNS, SMTP, SFTP, Security Protocols, Automation and Orchestration (CI/CD). The ideal candidate will also have experience in leveraging these technologies to compliment a web-based multi-tiered SaaS solution that is microservice based, highly distributed, and multi-tenant incorporating past operational experience and keeping supportability, scalability and reliability in mind.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Establish and document conceptual, logical, and physical architecture designs for cloud services and service components to enable optimized solutions that are highly available, highly scalable, and cost effective
• Collaborate with technical/business teams to assess requirements
• Evaluate, prototype, and select infrastructure solutions adhering to architecture standards for availability, reliability, scalability, recoverability, manageability, etc
• Document existing and new designs for implementation by infrastructure build engineers; review deployments to confirm architecture alignment
• Understand industry standards and best practices, and proactively research new and/or updated technologies as they become available
• Review service performance and recommend strategies to achieve higher performance and availability
• Collaborate with vendors and solution partners in evaluating new technologies
• Architect designs/solutions keeping business and technical objectives in mind
• Conduct security reviews of designs working with cloud and corporate security
• Provide technical guidance to implementation and operations teams
• Present designs to cross-functional stakeholders including architects and senior leadership


• Must have at least 8-10 years of hands-on experience building and supporting infrastructure services
• Must have at least 3 years of experience architecting large scale infrastructure services and solutions
• Experience working with public cloud – Google Preferred
• Proven track record in providing designs for highly available, large-scale environments
• Experience with Linux operating systems
• Experience with multiple of the following technologies: DNS, SMTP, sFTP, SFS in the Cloud, Security Protocols, Containers, Automation and Orchestration (CI/CD)
• Experience designing to achieve requirements for SOC1/2 compliance
• Demonstrated success in working with vendors and solutions architects
• Demonstrated success in spearheading critical technical solutions involving multiple teams/resources
• Experience working with or migrating to cloud based virtual environments
• Experience defining/designing technical solutions to ensure business continuity (DR/Backup)
• Results oriented, innovative, proactive with an ability to manage multiple priorities
• Ability to communicate effectively emphasizing written and oral presentation skills
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills and comfortable in global working environment


Corporate overview

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Kronos is a global provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos’ industry-specific workforce applications are purpose built for businesses, healthcare providers, educational institutions and government agencies of all sizes. Tens of thousands of organizations – including half of the Fortune 1000® - and more than 40 million people in over 100 countries use Kronos every day. 

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