Job title: AWS Cloud Architect - PaaS / IaaS
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Austin, TX
Job published: 08/27/2020
Job ID: 32577
Contact name: Sandy Aguilar, Will Longenecker
Contact email:,

Job Description

 AWS Cloud Architect - PaaS / IaaS 

New Iron is leading the search for an AWS Cloud Architect for a dynamic e-commerce start-up company in Austin,TX. 

We are looking for someone with the vision skills to lead the construction and delivery of a PaaS API product to B2B customers. 

Priority will be given to candidates with extensive experience with AWS Cloud, Infrastructure as Code, and PaaS for B2B customers. 

If you are a well-rounded, team-focused Architect, to join an Agile team with a great culture delivering a PaaS, we'd love to talk to you!


Responsible for: 

  • Hands on architecture in AWS to deliver IaaS and PaaS Solutions to customers 
  • Champion best practices for AWS (deployment, networks, security, etc.)
  • Establish governance between individual services
  • Work across all development teams to standardize individual services, consistent deployment and architecture as infrastructure 
  • Coordinate best practices across teams 
  • Codify and document existing and future architectures 
  • Produce conceptual, solution, and component-level architectures and associated artifacts
  • Identify and evaluate new technologies, practices, patterns that will benefit the organization
  • Be a senior technical resource and guidance to our agile development teams
  • Mentor junior team members
  • Assist cross functional teams generating new designs, patterns, architectures and solutions to resolve problems
  • Advocate for TDD and automated testing practices
  • Participate in code reviews to identify bad code practices 


Required Skills or Experience: 

  • 5+ years of hands on design and build a variety of architectures 
  • Experience architecting AWS Cloud Infrastructure 
  • Experience with Kubernetes 
  • Experience delivering scalable architectures with Rabbit MQ or EventBridge 
  • Experience with Infrastructure as a Code - Terraform or Cloud Formation 
  • Strong technical background that includes Integration, APIs / Microservices, Cloud Native Engineering and Distributed Engineering
  • Experience with best practices and common problem pattern in Node.js and Python
  • Keen attention to detail and a solution-driven, customer-obsessed personality
  • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive.
  • Ability to communicate both business and technology concepts effectively across all organization levels
  • Experience in Agile Environment 


Nice to have: 

  • BS Degree in CS, Applied Mathematics, or related field 
  • AWS Solution Architecture certification
  • Devops Engineer Certified 


Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer. Principals only. Recruiters, please do not contact this job poster.