Senior Cloud Architect (Remote Opportunity) in Collegeville, PA at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 1/8/2022

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    1201 South Collegeville Road
    Collegeville, PA
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Job Description

Senior Cloud Architect (Remote Opportunity)

Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far-reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope.

As a Cloud Architect, you will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you will have the opportunity to collaborate and affect change while expanding your leadership skills and technical knowledge. You can make a real impact in a market that is growing and developing.

Basic Purpose:

Cloud Architects are responsible for designing Quest Diagnostics cloud planforms and solutions.  As a Cloud Architect you will be responsible for developing reference architectures, reference implementations, and standards for both the cloud platforms and technologies as well as leveraging these to define solutions designs for cloud-based applications. 

This position will report to the head of the Quest Diagnostics Cloud & Infrastructure Architecture Team and serve as a mentor to our existing DevSecOps and Cloud Operations teams.  Working closely with Quest’s architecture, operational, and security teams, you will play a key role in developing new standards, solutions, and processes to support Quest Diagnostics’ strategy of “Cloud First”.

Duties and Responsibilities:

-Act as a bridge between developers, architects, and engineers to solve problems and enhance the security, reliability, and performance of the platforms.
-Provide subject matter expertise and guidance to the infrastructure operations teams.
-Automate all aspects of the technology lifecycle from deployment through to decommissioning.
-Build systems that proactively monitor the security, health, and performance of cloud applications.
-Design solutions that leverage CI/CD pipelines and processes to support smooth software releases.
-Partner with CloudOps, DevSecOps and Security to ensure cross tower activities are smoothly transitioned providing a seamless experience for end-users and solution development teams.


Education: Bachelor’s degree – BA or BS – or equivalent.

Must Have:

-In depth knowledge of Azure and/or AWS services, infrastructure, and functionality:
-RM templates and CloudFormation.
-AzureCLI and AWScli
-IaaS - VMs, Storage, Networking, Images, ExpressRoute/DirectConnect,

-Load Balancing, Availability Sets/Zones, Scale Sets.
-Operations Management Suite (OMS), CloudWatch and Splunk
-Azure and AWS Cost Management.
Hands-on experience with Kubernetes (preferably AKS and/or EKS) specifically:
-Expert level knowledge of pods, nodes, deployments (blue-green, canary, rollbacks etc.), load balancers and Helm charts.
-Deploying microservices / Java REST based containers.
-Maintaining Security in a Kubernetes cluster.
-Deploying tools for container monitoring, metrics and logging.
-Strong server administration skills (Windows, RHEL and Ubuntu preferred).
-Hands-on experience designing systems for automation, orchestration and system configuration tools (Jenkins, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, BaSH, PowerShell, Python, Terraform)
-Experience with source code management (Git and VSTS).
-Knowledge of infrastructure and application monitoring tools.
-Experience with Intelligent threat detection Azure Security Center, AWS Guard Duty, Crowdstrike


-Azure and/or AWS certifications
-Experience or awareness of working in an environment that handles critical patient or confidential data.
-Experience with working in DevOps teams and prior experience with automation projects (cloud or on premises).
-Experience creating infrastructure as code, including applications/servers blueprints, load balancers, networks, and other deployments.
-Experience with automating HA and DR Failovers using ASR.
-Familiarity with Azure and AWS big data solutions including HDInsight, Kafka.
-Understanding of API automation and tools integration.
-Ability to anticipate production needs and provide architectural solutions.
-Experience with user acceptance testing and environment troubleshooting.

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Join us for competitive benefits and development opportunities in a progressive and supportive environment. Help us improve our service, and the experiences of our patients and colleagues. Work with us and together we can be better.

Your Quest career. Seek it out.

All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Quest Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity or Citizenship.