Lead Cloud Architect

  • Magna International Inc.
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Jan 13, 2023
Full time

Job Description



Job Number: 52947 
Group: Magna Corporate  
Division: Mobility USA 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: BOSTON 


Group Description 

At Magna, we create technology that disrupts the industry and solves big problems for consumers, our customers, and the world around us. We’re the only mobility technology company and supplier with complete expertise across the entire vehicle.

We are committed to quality and continuous improvement because our products impact millions of people every day. But we’re more than what we make. We are a group of entrepreneurial-minded people whose collective expertise gives us a competitive advantage. World Class Manufacturing is a journey and it’s our talented people who lead us on this journey.


Role Summary

Key Responsibilities

•    Ability to walk up the cloud stack (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) model with modern terminology and relevance.
•    Extensive background in architecture, implementation, and delivery of real-world business/mission-critical systems.
•    Management consultant – Develop and present business cases, revenue models, industry trends, competitive differentiators, and go-to-market strategy.
•    Commitment, compassion, technical curiosity, and able to persevere through complex problems.
•    Hands on skills with CI/CD and build automation tooling (Chef, Terraform, Ansible, etc.).
•    A strong understanding and practical experience in planning and delivering cloud migration projects from traditional on-premises deployment models.
•    Strong understanding of traditional monolithic and cloud-native application frameworks.
•    Relevant cloud certifications are a huge plus.
•    Regulatory compliance frameworks and applying new techniques to meet security and governance in public cloud architectures.
•    Able to work with and guide other senior members of the team.
•    Wide-area and datacenter networking design, protocols, and implementation.
•    Open to travel as required.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

•    BS or MS (MS Preferred) in Statistics, Physics, Math, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering with 14-16 years of work experience.
•    5 years of experience in a Cloud Engineering role as one of the pioneers in SaaS and IaaS deployments. Automotive background is preferable.
•    Extensive experience in multiple operating systems – UNIX, Windows, LINUX.
•    10+ years of Web Services environments, languages and formats including RESTful, APIs, HTML, JavaScript, XML, SOAP, JSON.
•    Expertise in troubleshooting very complex distributed environments, including following stack traces back to code and come up with a good root cause.
•    Strong experience (5+ years) with Amazon Web Services, Azure or Google Cloud Platform and all supporting technologies.
•    Commitment, technical curiosity, and relentless pursuit of practical knowledge.

Additional Information

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