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Cloud System Architect

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USA - USA - Remote


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Description & Requirements


Be a part of an innovative team architecting solutions in a complex technical landscape in the public cloud which serves as the foundation for our enterprise SaaS offering. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced well rounded infrastructure architect to be an integral part of an enterprise-scale cloud initiatives. This position will leverage your technical background in provisioning, configuring and supporting infrastructure services in the public cloud. The position requires knowledge of cloud-native technologies as well as knowledge of infrastructure-related technologies like DNS, SMTP, SFTP, Security Protocols, Automation and Orchestration (CI/CD).

• Establish and document conceptual, logical, and physical architecture designs for cloud services and service components to enable optimized solutions that are highly available, highly scalable, and cost-effective
•Collaborate with technical/business teams to assess requirements
•Evaluate, prototype, and select infrastructure solutions adhering to architecture standards for availability, reliability, scalability, recoverability, manageability, etc
•Document existing and new designs for implementation by infrastructure build engineers; review deployments to confirm architecture alignment
•Understand industry standards and best practices, and proactively research new and/or updated technologies as they become available
•Review service performance and recommend strategies to achieve higher performance and availability
•Collaborate with vendors and solution partners in evaluating new technologies
•Architect designs/solutions keeping business and technical objectives in mind
•Conduct security reviews of designs working with cloud and corporate security
•Provide technical guidance to implementation and operations teams
•Present designs to cross-functional stakeholders including architects and senior leadership


•8-10+ years of hands-on experience building and supporting infrastructure services
•3+ years of experience architecting large scale infrastructure services and solutions
•Experience working with public cloud – Google Preferred
•Proven track record in providing designs for highly available, large-scale environments
•Experience with Kubernetes, GKE, container orchestration technologies, Terraform, Dev Ops processes and automation tools
•Experience with multiple of the following technologies: DNS, SMTP, sFTP, SFS in the Cloud, Security Protocols, Containers, Automation and Orchestration (CI/CD)
•Experience designing to achieve requirements for SOC1/2 compliance
•Demonstrated success in working with vendors and solutions architects
•Demonstrated success in spearheading critical technical solutions involving multiple teams/resources
•Experience working with or migrating to cloud-based virtual environments
•Experience defining/designing technical solutions to ensure business continuity (DR/Backup)


Corporate overview

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures. Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture. Ready to be inspired? Learn more at

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