DevOps Architect

Las Vegas, NV 89135

Posted: 09/16/2020 Employment Type: Direct Hire Skill Set: Engineering Job Number: 1241

Job Description

We are looking for a Sr. DevOps Architect to support a project for our client that is a large gaming company in Las Vegas, NV. 

  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of company’ s strategic business plans
  • Document and develop in-depth knowledge of company’ s existing IT architecture/infrastructure, and technology portfolio
  • Develop, document, communicate, and enforce a technology standards policy and best practices
  • Ensure that proposed and existing systems architectures are aligned with organizational goals and objectives
  • Provide architectural expertise, direction, and assistance to all teams
  • Research, develop, document, recommend, and communicate plans for investing in systems architecture, including analysis of cost reduction opportunities
  • Conduct research on emerging technologies in support of systems development efforts and recommend technologies that will increase cost effectiveness and systems flexibility
  • Work closely with Project Managers, business users, and stakeholders across various projects to understand functional and technical aspects of projects, ensuring adherence to Architecture principles
  • Provide portfolio governance and oversight to drive lifecycle optimization and alignment across all initiatives
  • Present ideas with qualitative and quantitative findings and ensure all projects follow quality and security standards
  • Model business and systems processes based on findings through use case scenarios, workflow diagrams, and data models
  • Develop and manage a systems capacity plan including key performance metrics documented
  • Review new and existing IT projects and systems designs for compliance with IT standards and architectural plans
  • Understand interoperability issues and the strengths and weaknesses of platforms and products with the ability to provide a trusted voice at the decision-making table
  • Thorough understanding of cloud-based system integration, Enterprise Data Security, and Enterprise Architecture Governance
  • Modeling skills including business, process, requirements, security, applications, software, data, or technology


  • Bachelor’ s degree in computer science, information systems management or related field
  • Requires a minimum of 2-3 years’ experience with Casino Management Systems and Casino Operations.
  • 8 or more years of experience delivering DevOps functionality both on premise and Cloud is a MUST.
  • 5 or more years of experience working in a technical architect capacity, most recent role included
  • 5 or more years creating effective frameworks and process models to establish enterprise-wide technical architecture and architecting high volume, scalable transactional systems
  • Proven track record creating a common architecture vision and implementing the strategic alignment between lines of business and IT
  • Demonstrated competency in communicating the value of enterprise architecture to stakeholders and senior management
  • 5 or more years of experience with SOA, security, and/or data architecture practices required
  • Experience in SDLC processes, architectural patterns, and development frameworks
  • 5 or more years of experience with design of C# and .NET technologies or equivalent OO languages
  • 5 or more years of experience with tools like:  Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible, etc.
  • 3 or more years of experience with design of Micro Service Architectures
  • 5 or more years of experience with cloud-based architecture (ideally Microsoft Azure, GCP or AWS)
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, with the ability to develop and conduct executive-level presentations
  • Self-directed with the ability to work effectively under tight deadlines



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