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Cloud Architect
1900 Colonel Sanders Lane
Louisville, KY
40213

Description:


The Cloud Architect plans, researches, evaluates, designs and develops cloud infrastructure by applying engineering, hardware and software design theories and principles to develop a compatible cloud infrastructure system in line with organization strategies. Design
* Work in partnership with KFC Back of House, Business Intelligence, and Digital teams to gather requirements on functionality, performance, security, supportability, integration, and stability.
* Create an IaaS\PaaS\SaaS cloud architecture that meets the requirements of Development, Infrastructure and Security teams.
* Design architecture that can automatically scale and leverages latest available cloud technology. Deployment
* Implementation of designed architecture within cloud environment (mainly Azure). Maintenance
* Ensure all cloud infrastructure is patched appropriately and scheduled to minimize application downtime.
* Work with security team to regularly inspect infrastructure for vulnerabilities and patch or make configuration changes as appropriate. IaaS Monitoring
* Identify and implement solutions to monitor cloud IaaS infrastructure to be used by the KFC NOC team.
* Work with the KFC NOC team to identify problems with the infrastructure and refine architecture or configurations as needed to meet desired performance levels. 3rd Party Architecture Review
* Review of 3rd party SaaS and PaaS solutions to ensure they meet our availability and performance expectations.
* Provide recommendations to KFC Vendor Management and KFC Legal on any additional requirements needed.
* Conduct audits of 3rd party hosting as necessary to ensure they are complying with SLAs.

Requirements:


Education/Certifications:
* BS in Computer Science or related field
* Networking certification (CCNA, CCNP)
* Certifications in Microsoft Cloud Service:
* Microsoft Azure Infrastructure and Deployment
* Microsoft Azure Integration and Security
* Microsoft Azure Administrator Experience:
* 5+ years in Information Technology
* Expertise in Networking and Data Centers
* Preferred experience setting up Virtual Private Cloud environments (preferably in Azure)
* Setting up VPN connections (preferably to cloud environments or co-location facilities).
* Experience setting up a Web Application Firewall or other DDOS protection
* Working with secure certificates for authenticated connections.
* Working with a cloud solution that automatically scales.
* Developing automation scripts for a cloud environment using PowerShell.
* Migration of workloads into a cloud environment. Skills:
* Ability to operate independently with minimal supervision while working on long-term goals.
* Proven ability in solving unique and unusually complex problems
* Strong communication skills – ability to consult with senior leaders within the brand and across Yum
* Considered an expert in your field and ability to mentor and train less experienced members of the team.
* Experience in programming languages such as Python, SQL and Java scripting.
* Working knowledge of DNS and TCP/IP networking
* Working knowledge of IAM solutions. Experience with SSO solution providers also a bonus.
* Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
* Recognized as an expert within and outside of YUM in your field. Bonus Skills and Experience:
* Work experience in an environment that has adopted DevOps.
* Previous experience transitioning solutions to a cloud environment

Additional Info:

Keep in mind, this is just basic information. You’ll find out more after you apply. And independently-owned franchised or licensed locations may have different requirements. At KFC, what you do matters! So if you want to be part of a winning team, find out now why Life Tastes Better with KFC. Apply today!

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If you need assistance in the application or hiring process to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time by contacting the location nearest you.