Cloud Architect

Whizport - Saint Louis, MO

Whizport’s mission is to give IT professionals the power to build dream careers and work with innovative companies to make a real difference. We specialize in matching IT professionals offering contract, contingent, and retained search capabilities working in the strictest confidence.


  • Lead the development of a product and a shared architecture using agile engineering approaches.
  • Collaborate with the hardware/firmware team to ensure that IoT devices are tightly integrated into architecture and products.
  • Collaborate with the Technical Director and Product Management to establish objectives for the delivery of new products to the market.
  • Ensure that security, scalability, reliability, and observability are embedded into products from the beginning
  • Consult on design and architectural concerns throughout Software Engineering
  • Be a vocal proponent of agile engineering principles.


  • Developing a common architecture to accommodate numerous products
  • Developing and deploying scalable apps for public cloud IoT systems and architecture
  • Technical leadership with the ability to guide numerous teams
  • Developing a DevSecOps culture and practices for infrastructure as code, deployment, and test automation
  • Modern engineering approaches (Cloud-native systems/TDD/Refactoring/Simple Design, etc)
  • Creating and releasing a number of commercially viable and scalable products
  • 10 years of experience or more
  • Very passionate about creating a culture of trust, empowerment, inclusion, curiosity, and learning
  • Excellent collaborator both within and outside of the technology organization. Excellent communicator of technical topics to business sponsors and product management.
  • Strong desire for frequently delivering incremental value in order to gather feedback and iterate
  • A data-driven approach to decisions and process improvements
  • Able to coach and mentor others
  • Prioritizes learning as a way of life
  • Ability to travel up to 5% for the role.

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Knowledge of lean software development
  • Experience in related fields, such as customer support or data science, is preferred.
  • Knowledge of mobile development (both Android and iOS)
  • Extensive Azure knowledge





Job Status: Open

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