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Senior Cloud Architect

Location:

Lowell - Massachusetts - USA

Function:

Engineering

Ref #:

201703306
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Description

Kronos, recently recognized as one of the region’s Best Places to Work, is looking for a Cloud Enterprise Architect with practical experience in aligning Cloud services to business needs as it relates to enabling Kronos SaaS solutions for public and private cloud delivery.
Through your prior experience in architecture lifecycle phases from strategy through operations and continuous improvement you are able to influence how architectural standards and design practices are applied to solution development. You’ve led or managed persons in an architect role.
Responsibilities:
• Directly contribute to the Kronos global enterprise cloud architecture
• Collaborate with Kronos Cloud/Product architecture, product management and PMO teams to establish practices to build solutions by design with requisite architectural qualities for service reliability, availability, scalability, security, and supportability
• Actively participate in Cloud architecture and security governance and help drive process improvements
• Support requests from Kronos leadership and product management to provide estimates and strategies for Cloud expansion and integration of additional offerings based on business roadmaps.
• Assess, design and develop Cloud solutions that support business goals, working across Kronos business and technical teams as appropriate
• Prepare internal and customer facing artifacts to help communicate, in business language, information about Kronos Cloud solutions and security.
• Manage the Cloud security architect responsible for the security infrastructure used in Cloud operations to enable compliance requirements.

Qualifications

• Bachelor degree - Computer Science or equivalent
• 10-15 years as a solution architect, preferably including enterprise SaaS/Cloud services
• Highly collaborative with an ability to influence and/or reach consensus
• Positive and adaptable working style for business or technical interactions
• Superior written and oral communication skills
• Strong technical foundation in infrastructure and operations including HA/DR; Must have a good contextual knowledge of applications and data
• Practical experience managing architecture standards and change governance
• Familiar with architecture frameworks (i.e. TOGAF) and how they may be applied
• Comfortable in Cloud security and compliance (SOC2, ISO27001, GDPR, etc.)
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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. 

EEO Statement

Kronos is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.