IDeaS Principal Cloud Architect

Job Locations US-MN-Bloomington
Requisition ID
IDeaS (a SAS company)

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Fueled by pioneering technology and a quarter-century of innovation, IDeaS has evolved into the leading global provider of automated revenue management solutions. Our solutions drive thousands of pricing decisions every second for hospitality businesses around the world. Our success is driven by advanced analytics, proprietary technology, and the company’s greatest competitive advantage – the people.


Job Overview

We are actively seeking an Principal AWS Cloud Architect with a DevOps background to join our Cloud Solutions Team. In this position you will play a strategic role in designing our cloud environment from a holistic view, ensuring it meets the company’s needs both current and into the future. You will work alongside a group of passionate engineers in developing services, guard rails, and reusable patterns that further enable product teams to deliver value safely, quickly, and sustainably in the public cloud. The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of DevOps processes and techniques, and will be experienced in designing, managing, and transferring applications to the cloud. This is a hands-on role.


For this role, you will have the opportunity to…

  • Define a well-formed cloud strategy and manage the adoption process.
  • Translate organizational and project specific needs into a cloud structure that best suits those needs.
  • Carry out deployment, maintenance, monitoring, and management tasks in support of the cloud platform and structure.
  • Lead efforts in cloud automation, delivery, and management across teams.
  • Conduct migrations, where necessary, to bring tools and other elements into the cloud.
  • Pursue a rigorous, disciplined approach to software delivery processes and automation.
  • Lead and mentor other resources as needed to provide solutions.
  • Work across many teams, contributing to technical discussions and design decisions internally.


Do you qualify? You must have…

  • 5+ years of experience designing, deploying, and managing cloud-based services on AWS.
  • Expert understanding of AWS organizations, landing zones, security, governance, networking, and billing.
  • Hands-on experience building out automated delivery pipelines of both internal software projects and cloud services.
  • Experience implementing and working with Terraform IaC tools and techniques.
  • Expertise designing and working with both a serverless and containerized environment. ECS, EKS, and Lambda.
  • Strong communication skills with ability to effectively articulate and present complex concepts to various audiences.


Preferences for this role include… 

  • Previous experience in a hospitality software/ technology organization.

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Additional Information:

To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.


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Equivalent combination of education, training, and relevant experience may be considered in place of the education requirement stated above.

The level of this position will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills and experience.

Resumes may be considered in the order they are received.


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