Docker Architect

Doral, FL 33172

Posted: 04/16/2019 Industry: Other Area(s) Job Number: 34851

The purpose of the role is to assist clients in architecting, build and optimizing their use of cloud resources (public and private) as part of a balanced IT supply portfolio. As such, the successful applicants will have a wealth of exposure in projects that exploit public cloud services and be capable of engaging predominantly on customer projects covering the full life cycle from proposal/justification to project design/build. Position will assure stable application and integration environments, faster response times in case of errors and optimized and lower costs in application critical for business operations.

The Docker Architect is a key role within the Infrastructure business to enable our customers journey. He should have in depth knowledge of container and orchestration technologies namely docker, swarm, kubernetes and alike.


  • Design, install, configure, and maintain Docker Swarm, Kubernetes, Cloud Native tools, CentOS/ Red Hat Enterprise LINUX) servers.
  • Install, configure and maintain various TCP/IP services on the UNIX/LINUX platform including: DNS (BIND), FTP, SSH, NFS, SMTP, HTTP
  • Assist in maintenance functions for hardware, software, networks, and documentation supported by the information technology department.
  • Monitor performance levels on multiple systems and recommend updates and improvements to ensure system response times are acceptable.
  • Provide on-call support to reported problems on a rotating basis using tools and resources available within the IT department. Work with vendors and system engineers to fix recurring problems with equipment and services.
  • Assist in the implementation of application systems hardware and software.
  • Ensure systems software is at the release level suggested by vendors.
  • Design, implement and support AWS Cloud Platform - EC2, VPC, EBS, EFS, Cloud Watch etc
  • Design, implement and support integration platform - Apache Kafka
  • Lead and coordinate technical activities and create artifacts throughout project including requirements management, analysis, design with reference models, architectural best practice documents etc.
  • Perform research on technology trends, developing a technology roadmap
  • Introduce standards and methodologies for Automation project.


  • Overall IT experience of 13 + years is essential
  • At least 3+ years of technical experience as a lead Architect in the Cloud Platform Domain.
  • BS degree in Computer Science or Engineering field, or equivalent practical experience
  • 8-10 years of experience in all aspects of cloud computing (infrastructure, storage, platforms and data) with a proven track-record implementing in large scale environments.
  • Good hands on experience on following technologies: Docker, Kubernetes, Swarm, RHEL, CENTOS etc
  • Experience with developing and deploying Infra as a Code Concepts using Cloud Formation templates
  • Prior development experience with Docker Container, Docker Swarm, Virtualization technologies - VMware/XEN
  • Good Knowledge on DevOps tools - Jenkins, Ansible, Puppet etc.
  • Good Knowledge of Docker, Linux Container and Container Orchestrations.
  • Good hands on experience on Cloud technologies: AWS, AZURE and OpenStack, AWS Certified
  • Proficiency with AWS Infrastructure - VPC, EC2, EBS, S3, EFS etc
  • Proficiency in OpenStack Private Cloud - Ceph, Nova, Cinder etc
  • Experience in Cloud Watch, N2W backup and AWS Snapshot Capabilities
  • Experience in deploying HA solution using Mutli AZ and Fault tolerant AWS Service - Route 53, Cloud Front, S3, Lambda etc"
  • " Good hands on experience on Middle ware technologies: Kafka, Middleware technologies like - Active MQ, Rabbit MQ etc
  • Experience in deploying a Redundant and Scalable Kafka Cluster
  • Good experience in Web Stuff- Apache/NGINX/IIS and its management
  • Experience deploying Big Data tools - Zookeeper, Hadoop ecosystem, HDFS, Spark, etc
  • Experience managing real-world distributed systems in a production environment
  • Prior experience in other ESB tool like - Active MQ, Rabbit MQ and WMB/WMQ Expertise with Docker containers and orchestration platforms, including ECS, Kubernetes, Mesos, or Swarm
  • Experienced at producing multi-tier, high-availability infrastructure architectures in an Enterprise & cloud environment adhering to DR, Business Continuity and availability best practice
  • Experience with application and infrastructure management and monitoring tools
  • Experience with executing quick technical feasibility and proposal development for moving identified workloads to Azure/AWS
  • Thorough background on general infrastructure components like Networking, Server platforms, storage, application structure (2-tier, 3-tier), Identity, Security (Encryption, PKI), load balancing, etc.
  • Hands on exposure to monitoring tools like Nagios, Icinga, Prometheus, Elastic stack ( ELK ), API integration
  • Proven knowledge of the UNIX/Linux operating system A good grasp of internet and networking elements such as TCP/IP, HTTP and DNS, routing, switching, firewall etc.
  • Insight into service discovery concepts and understanding of SDLC
  • Should have a passion for automating everything with a sense of ownership
  • Skilled with automating Cloud infrastructure with 1 or more years designing/automating cloud aware infrastructure and applications


Desirable Skills
  • Experience of Softlayer, Google Compute Engine, Rackspace
  • VMWare or Hyper V based private clouds
  • Scripting & Automation knowledge/skills (PowerShell/Puppet/Chef/JSON)
  • Exposure and understanding- automated build pipeline, continuous integration and continuous deployment
  • Cloud provisioning and configuration technologies (Teraform, Ansible, Packer, AWS cloud formation)
  • Experience of container technology the use cases and application (Docker/ Kubernetes)
  • Experience with relational databases HA solutions using Microsoft SQL Server or Oracle Database
  • Familiar with the DevOps concepts and aspects
  • Experience in designing and implementing an Office 365 environment
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