Sr. Cloud Architect in New Jersey

As an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Advanced Consulting Partner, Cephissus is a trusted advisor for companies across the country that seek to empower their business through cloud transformation. To meet growing demand, we’re looking for a Cloud Solutions Architect to tackle the business, product, and technical challenges of our diverse portfolio of customers that includes startups and Fortune 500 companies alike.

Reporting to the Director of Cloud, this person will provide innovative technology solutions that will help our customers take advantage of the efficiencies, cost savings, and quick innovation available only in the cloud.


  • Serve as technical thought leader and SME for public cloud ecosystem of partners, customers and service providers
  • Identify, design, and articulate the value and business proposition for cloud engagements
  • Lead cloud architecting sessions with business and technology owners
  • Architect, design, and implement cloud-based solutions for AWS
  • Work in senior level IT and business line strategic cloud advisory engagements
  • Lead and take part in cloud readiness assessments, workshops, roadmap, and application modernization discussions
  • Conduct cloud-based presentations and workshops
  • Act as a change agent for business and technology by leveraging best practices in the cloud to maximize efficiencies, scalability, agility, and availability
  • Understand the implications and constraints of discoveries and migrations
  • Drive the message around cloud transformation and the role of cloud in tomorrow’s IT
  • Travel to client sites across the U.S. as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, or a closely related field
  • Hands-on technical background
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation and skills
  • Ability to travel and be mobile; willing to go where the customer demands us
  • Strong application and OS background
  • Strong understanding of servers, storage, and networking roles
  • Team player attitude, insatiable intellectual curiosity, and a commitment to continuous improvement
  • Strong customer-facing sales and architectural skills

Additional Requirements (opt)

  • AWS certifications (or other public cloud certifications)
  • Background in development (DevOps experience)
  • Experience with cloud-based deployment and automation


  • Competitive base salary + bonus
  • Comprehensive medical/dental/vision plans
  • 401K program
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Excellent interactive training/mentoring programs.

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