Zurich NA Infrastructure Cloud Architect in Schaumburg, Illinois
Infrastructure Cloud Architect
Zurich North America is seeking an experienced Infrastructure Cloud Architect to work out of our North American headquarters in Schaumburg, IL where she/he will drive the enablement and adoption of cloud-based services to solve current and business challenges.
Our team is looking for an independent critical thinker who has demonstrated experience migrating applications to cloud solutions and effectively managing the same in an operational manner. You will work closely with local and global stakeholders to execute on Zurich North America strategic IT priorities.
Responsibilities to include:
Collaborate with architects and vendors to define and implement IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS solutions on the Azure cloud infrastructure
Migrate and deploy core infrastructure, networking, and cloud-based solutions across the enterprise
Assess applications and recommend infrastructure solutions taking into account compute, network, storage, identity and security requirements
Design solutions that are highly available, secure, and align with Zurich architectural and disaster recovery standards
Research innovative and emerging cloud technologies and develop business plans that support the adopting of those technologies at Zurich
Analyze, troubleshoot and remediate cloud solution issues efficiently
Partner with legal and procurement departments to review, negotiate, and monitor contracts utilizing cloud services
Client Internally Focused - The job’s core deliverables rely on delivering service to internal clients, usually at the line manager or employee level. May involve sharing subject matter expertise to others in the organization or supporting others in their efforts to deliver on our promise.
Bachelors Degree and 6 or more years of experience in the Application Design and Development areaOR
High School Diploma or Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience in the Application Design and Development area
Operational experience with Cloud Infrastructure experience preferred
Prior Consultant/Consulting experience preferred
Strong written and verbal communication skills desired
Insurance-related experience valued but not required
Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve.
Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world.
Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.
Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.
Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Schaumburg
Relocation Available No
Job Posting 03/09/18
Unposting Date Ongoing
Req ID: 180001VY