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Cloud Architect

Entreprise non montrée
Etats-Unis  Chicago, Etats-Unis
Alternance, Informatique/Technologie, Anglais

Description du poste:

Zurich North America is currently hiring a Cloud Architect and this person will work out of our Schaumburg NA HQ or remotely for the right candidate.

This role will be an SME for a ZNA public cloud architect function and the primary responsibility will be to design, strategize, and document ZNA's implementation of public cloud services (Azure and AWS) and drive the adoption of new ways of working to increase efficiency, automation, code reusability, and security. The successful Cloud Architect candidate will have extensive knowledge across multiple IT disciplines such as networking, disaster recovery, observability and performance monitoring, security, containerization, CI/DC pipelines, identity management, IaaS, PaaS and other modern ways of working. The ideal candidate will possess very strong communication skills (written and verbal) with the ability to work independently to research and articulate complex ideas and concepts as well as liaison with ZNA lines of business.


* Ability to operate in diverse professional environments, and demonstrate proficiency in operating systems like Linux, Ubuntu, Windows and Unix.

* Collaborate with cross-functional teams and administrators to help identify problems and brainstorm on desirable solutions.

* Some level of competency or understanding of programming languages will be useful when researching how to apply newest technologies or during prototyping efforts.

* Possess the capability to use technology to solve customer problems through end-to-end system design.

* Maintain a level of expertise across both existing and legacy systems within the ZNA eco-system.

* Competent in cloud migration across various scenarios (OS, database, networking, identity, etc.)

* Network and data center expertise is a core skill necessary to drive design and strategy across ZNA's hybrid environment.

* Ability to build cloud solutions through safe, scalable offerings that meet business requirements. Attention to detail is paramount.

* Possess strong communication (verbal and written), with capability to covey complex information in an articulate manner. Must be well organized.

* Focus on continued professional development to maintain knowledge and application of current industry best practices and security concepts.

* Exhibit an innovative mindset by suggesting improvements as well as designing and engineering related recommendations. Strong desire to learn, implement, and teach others in new processes and technologies.

* Perform other tasks as defined, planned, and approved by leadership.

Basic Qualifications:

* Bachelors Degree in Information Technology and 6 or more years of experience in the Information Technology area OR

* High School Diploma or Equivalent in Information Technology and 8 or more years of experience in the Information Technology area OR

* Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree in Information Technology and 6 or more years of experience in the Information Technology area

Preferred Qualifications:

* Skilled and experienced architect with a strong multi-disciplined IT background

* Proven experience as an architect, with a strong focus on designing and implementing secure public cloud solutions

* Experience in public cloud architecture networking, security principles, protocols (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP), and encryption technologies

* Familiarity with security frameworks and standards such as NIST, CIS, and GDPR

* Some experience or understanding of software engineering, scripting, automation, and orchestration tools (Terraform, PowerShell, Ansible, GitHub)

* Demonstrated experience designing, provisioning, configuring, or maintaining cloud computing services such as Azure and AWS.

* Demonstrated experience designing, administering, monitoring, or maintaining both Microsoft and Linux physical and virtual based operating systems (cloud and on-prem).

* Understanding of monitoring tools such as Dynatrace and ThousandEyes.

* Experience in Disaster Recovery design and solutioning

* Occasional travel may be required.

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to any COVID-related health and safety protocols in place at that time (

A future with Zurich. What can go right when you apply at Zurich?

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 150 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers' expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.

Location(s): AM - Schaumburg, AM - Chicago, AM - Grand Rapids, AM - Overland Park

Remote Working: Yes

Schedule: Full Time

Employment Sponsorship Offered: Yes

Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-MG1 #LI-DIRECTOR

Origine: Site web de l'entreprise
Publié: 23 Avr 2024
Type de poste: Alternance
Secteur: Assurances
Langues: Anglais
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