18 days old


City of Henderson
Henderson, Nevada 89015
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

The City of Henderson announces a recruitment to fill one (1) vacancy for a Cloud Systems Architect in the Information Technology Department.  The eligibility list may be utilized to fill vacancies for this classification for up to one (1) year.

Under general supervision, architects, implements, maintains and operates secure Cloud environments while adhering to strategies, policies, procedures and standards; and performs related duties as assigned.


Essential Functions

  • Analyze and interpret business requirements, transform them into an architectural design and create the associated design specification documentation ensuring systems are securely integrated with current applications and environments; perform market research and product evaluations of Cloud technology tools, products and solutions resulting in recommendations for new Cloud technology solution; create, maintain and adhere to strategies, policies, procedures, standards and operational instructions for Cloud environments.
  • Architect, implement, maintain, and operate production, test/development, quality assurance and staging of Cloud environments including Software as Service (SaaS), Platform as Service (Paas), or Infrastructure as a Service (Iaas), compute, storage, networking, security, integrations, and applications architecture for 24x7 environments; migrate applications, data, and services from premise systems to Cloud environments; develop solution architecture roadmaps in conjunction with business process partners and strategy teams.
  • Design, implement, maintain and operate Identity and Access Management solution for Cloud environment access.
  • Provide architectural, technical, and procedural guidance to project teams in support of solution design, development and implementation of Cloud solutions; provide guidance and mentor team members.
  • Participate in budget planning and procurement processes; assist in developing budget plans to determine future year budget needs; assist in developing spend plans for appropriated budget; obtain vendor quotes and negotiate purchasing to obtain the best possible pricing; manage vendors and contracts to advance the City's cloud strategy, computing load, and licensing in the context of a dynamic virtual environment.
  • Nurture Cloud computing expertise internally and externally to drive Cloud adoption; serve as an advisor in reference to Cloud management strategies.



  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in information technology, computer science, or a related field.
  • Five (5) years of experience in Application, Infrastructure, and Cloud technology architectures, three (3) years of which was as the primary architect.
  • Note: An equivalent combination of related training and experience may be considered
  • Must obtain and maintain certifications within one of the following core service areas as aligned with job duties and identified by management within one (1) year from the date of appointment as a condition of continued employment:
    • Microsoft Azure
    • Amazon Web Services (AWS)


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