Expert Cloud Architect (Remote)

As a successful Expert Cloud Architect, you will design and deliver the tooling that automates and orchestrates our multi-tenant, multi-datacenter, and multi-cloud infrastructure, platforms, and services. You will create public cloud based solutions. You will build services to enable small teams to operate large deployments with diverse security, compliance, and customer requirements. Your platform services will support service integration, automation, testing, deployments, and operations. You will write code to automate solution delivery across our cloud platforms.

*This role can be located almost anywhere in the U.S.

What You Will Do:

  • Evaluate requirements and define solution architecture, design, and governance
  • Architect complex systems and logical subcomponents
  • Develop a sound understanding of Acxiom’s functional and business objectives
  • Ensure that all delivered capabilities align with business objectives
  • Collaborate with other engineers and architects
  • Closely partner with information security to ensure security compliance
  • Establish platform engineering and solution patterns
  • Assess emerging technology and maintain a technology roadmap
  • Automate public cloud platform solutions
  • Write code to build services, tools, APIs, and application integrations
  • Operate the platforms and services you deliver
  • Provide sophisticated technical expertise and accountability for outages

What You Will Have:

  • 10+ years of systems or software engineering experience
  • 7+ years of experience architecting platform solutions
  • 5+ years designing solutions on public cloud providers (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Demonstrated competencies with Automation and Infrastructure as Code
  • Production Service Ownership
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a similar field, or equivalent experience
  • Strong English communication skills

What Will Set You Apart:

  • AWS or GCP Professional Architect certification
  • Expertise in developing Infrastructure as Code (Terraform, Ansible, etc.)
  • Multiple years of JavaScript, Python, or Ruby development
  • Experience working with Kubernetes and Docker
  • Experience developing automation tools, RESTful web services, or APIs
  • Cloud-native development experience
  • Project delivery spanning IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS
  • Experience with additional cloud providers (VMware, OCI, etc.)
  • Multi-cloud, On-Premise, and Networking integration projects
  • Event-driven architectures
  • 5+ years mentoring other architects or engineers
  • Foundational understanding of ITIL and associated processes
  • Experience designing, developing, and testing complex software solutions to support distributed, scalable, and highly available applications


Primary Location City/State:Homebased – Conway, Arkansas

Additional Locations (if applicable):

Acxiom is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE/W/M/Vet/Disabled) and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion or other employment of associates or the awarding of subcontracts because of a person’s race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, protected veteran, military status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics or other protected status.