**Cloud and Identity Architect/ Engineer, St. Paul, MN (Assignment does have potential to convert; candidates must reside in MN for eligibility to convert; however for the contract duration, the assignment manager is open to both local and non-local candidates, and 100% remote.**
**Length:** 11/15/2021-01/31/22 (Possibility of conversion)
**Type:** Contract W2-There is no "per diem" with this position. There is no relocation budgeted for this position. If this position requires you to relocate you will be responsible for those costs. NO C2C, at this time we are not in the position to offer any type of sponsorships or VISA transfers for this position.
**Pay Rate:** $negotiable/hr. (W2)
**Interview Process:** Virtual
Responsible for assisting in documenting, planning and executing the cloud and identity vision, strategy and architecture. Utilizes significant architecture and engineering knowledge and cloud and identity expertise to extensively support architecture leaders with the security roadmap supporting the strategic direction for the enterprise.
**A Day in the Life:**
+ Supports our strategic partnerships with technology and business stakeholders at the senior and mid leadership levels.
+ Supports the research, analysis, design and delivery of solutions that are appropriate for the business and technology strategies.
+ Assists with the conception of solutions, including consensus building and the selling of execution of such solutions.
+ Helps to actively assess perspective from all levels and peers, challenges the status quo to ensure a successful execution.
+ Demonstrates the capacity to effectively manage changing priorities and ambiguity.
+ Maintains direction and focus through pro-active planning and organized approaches.
+ Drives business excellence through maintaining partnerships.
+ Demonstrates dedication to exceeding expectations and requirements for internal customers and vendors.
+ Leverages customer/consumer insight.
**Required Skills and Experiences:**
+ AWS Platform Experience
+ Bachelor's degree in computer science or business and 7 years of relevant architecture/engineering experience.
+ Hands on experience as a seasoned architecture practitioner with an ability to think broadly at a domain level.
+ Expert level knowledge and understanding of identity and cloud solution architecture, solution design and delivery, technology infrastructure and integration of large enterprise environments.
+ Extensive experience in leveraging cost-effective technological solutions to meet critical business needs and objectives.
+ Demonstrated ability to provide guidance to IT application development and infrastructure teams on technology direction to achieve stated strategic imperatives.
+ Ability to partner with internal and external customers to achieve strategic objectives.
**Nice to Have:**
+ Terraform Experience
+ Gitlab Experience
+ Python Experience
**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.
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