Cloud Architect in Bellevue, WA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 4/13/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  825291

Apex Systems is partnering with a high growth, innovative company and number one in the world when it comes to global background screening. Their industry-leading services, SaaS solutions, and expertise inspire better people decisions for a safer, more productive world. They're moving fast to disrupt an industry by creating the simplest, most engaging experience for organizations and their candidates. We may sound like a start-up, but we are well-established and financially stable, continuously investing in our talent, cloud-based products, and new technologies. We have great people here, and are looking for more. Come join us – you will love it!

Apex Systems is looking for a Cloud Architect to lead the effort of breaking down monolith applications to a platform of cloud hosted microservices. We are seeking an individual with extensive hands-on experience in cloud technologies, service oriented platforms, and hybrid solutions across multiple global locations. Responsibilities include:


  • Define vision, strategy and principles for cloud based service architectures.
  • Engage with software engineers across product development teams, mentor and prototype concepts for modernization of new and existing applications.
  • Lead the direction for building highly scalable, service oriented application platforms.
  • Develop process improvements, share expertise with others, mentor and continually strive to improve overall contributions.
  • Supervise design throughout implementation process.
  • Inform and interpret project sponsors.
  • Assist legal, compliance and security teams with technical and contractual reviews.

Skills / Knowledge

  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Self-driven, able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Inspirational and enjoy motivating others.
  • Able to multi-task, engage with many product development groups.
  • Be detail oriented and comfortable with a fast-paced, structured, retail environment.
  • Analytical, problem solver, logical thinker with attention to detail.


  • Extensive hands-on experience with Azure and/or AWS cloud offerings.
  • Proven experience with modern development, test and deployment models.
  • Experience with container based deployments.
  • Experience with cloud security concepts.
  • Experience with highly distributed applications, including global load balancing and caching
  • techniques.
  • Architecture and development experience with .NET Core, JVM or Node.js on Docker containers.


  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field.









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