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Cloud Solution Architect

Technology

Who is Equifax 

As a global data, analytics, and technology company, we play an essential role in the economy by helping consumers, companies and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. Our unique blend of differentiated data, analytics, and technology lets us create the insights that power decisions to move people forward. 

Equifax serves businesses from uncovering more profitable prospects, identifying who to trust and do business with, detecting fraud, verifying employment eligibility, to delivering powerful workforce management tools. For consumers we are behind the scenes to help provide a seamless and positive experience during life’s big moments — like applying for a job, purchasing a property, or buying a car. 

With the global power of over 13,000 dedicated, smart, and passionate team members, we help people live their financial best. 

Equifax is where you can power your possible. If you want to achieve your true potential, chart new paths, develop new skills, collaborate with bright minds, and make a meaningful impact, we want to hear from you. 

What you’ll do 

An excellent opportunity to drive innovation and automation across the enterprise. This will include tool and process integration across all business units within Equifax globally. As a Cloud Solution Architect you will be responsible to design, implement and provide technical support and consulting for the Cloud digital transformation process in progress, as well as infrastructure projects on legacy Data centers across the company. You will interact with clients, product managers and developers to envision, model solutions for the customers to adopt cloud platforms with a strong experience in Cloud Infrastructure. You will engage on Business Unit projects to elicit requirements, specifications and project scope and produce conceptual designs and cost estimates adhering to architecture standards. 

Cloud Solution Architects will be responsible for creating detailed designs and build instructions for projects. Supporting Project Managers in a consultative capacity during project implementations and providing Level 3 diagnosis and advanced troubleshooting will also be one of the responsibilities. Cloud Solution Architects would also be enforcing the corporate strategy to migrate as much as possible, applications and services to Public Cloud. Research and test midrange products and tools to maintain currency and enhance functionality and automation are few key responsibilities of Cloud Solution Architects! 

What experience you need   

  • Extensive server Operating System product knowledge to include:

    • Linux OS (SUSE SLES v11, CentOS 6.x or higher, RedHat Linux v6.x or higher)

    • MS Windows Server 2012 or higher

    • Knowledge of Java Enterprise Edition releases and Java Application Servers

  • Extensive knowledge of Virtualization technologies to include:

    • Microsoft Hyper-V  & Microsoft Systems Center, Red Hat KVM & VMware

  • Knowledge of Infrastructure & Middleware platforms to the extent needed to provide solutions/designs, including:

    • Network  architecture (Proxy, Load Balance, VLANs, Switching, Firewalls, Routing)

    • Security Infrastructure design concepts  (IDS, IPS, Firewalls, DDoS, WAF)

    • Relational Databases (Oracle, SQL Server, PostgreSQL)  and Big Data Solutions

    • Storage infrastructure solutions ( SAN & NAS technologies), Backup Systems

    • Data encryption Solutions, in transit and at rest.

  • Knowledge of Public Cloud 

    • 3+ years of experience designing and deploying solutions in Public Cloud.

    • Technical knowledge in duties associated with cloud computing, including design, planning, management, maintenance and support.

    • Knowledge on different Cloud service models such as IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, as well as Private Cloud, Public Cloud and Hybrid Cloud deploy models

    • Experience deploying Public Cloud based solutions over AWS, Azure, Google as well as Private Cloud solutions, in order to be able to map on premise services against equivalent Public Cloud Services

    • Security Infrastructure design and support (IDS, IPS, Firewalls, etc.) in Public Cloud

    • Background building or designing Web services in the Cloud

  • Professional Skills

    • 5+ years of experience working as an infrastructure architect or solution engineer (or comparable role).

    • 3+ years of experience designing and deploying solutions in Public Cloud.

    • Experience researching, designing and implementing industry-standards

    • Experience of working within a Managed IT Service Environment

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a related discipline is desirable

    • Strong analytical, design, engineering, planning and problem solving skills

    • Good communicator (written and verbal); presentation delivery; business writing.

    • Proven Knowledge on solution design and service provisioning on Public Cloud

    • Knowledge on Agile Methodology

    • Appreciation of Project Management, Service Management and ITILv3.

We believe that when we’re at our best, we can do our best. Equifax offers policies and programs that support our employees’ financial and personal wellbeing with additional leave days, hybrid working environment, employee assistance program and organisational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks. 

Are you ready to power your possible? Apply today, and get started on a path toward an exciting new career at Equifax, where you can make a difference! 

Equifax is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or disability.

Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 

Working at Equifax

We believe in a growth mindset. At Equifax, this includes providing our employees opportunities to perform at their best and learn new skills along the way to inspire and build fulfilling careers.

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