Cloud Architect

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Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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OpenVPN provides flexible VPN solutions for businesses to secure all data communications and extend private network services while maintaining security.

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As one of the world leaders in the cybersecurity space, OpenVPN is looking for a Principal Cloud Architect. Our ideal candidate will design and implement scalable infrastructure for our software services as well as create and manage the documentation around production architecture and releases. The Cloud Architect, in addition to being the subject matter expert, will coordinate with multiple stakeholders, including ops, developers, and the product team as a whole, to implement the infrastructure for the entire company.

You are a great fit if passionate about cloud platforms and infrastructure spaces. Also, you like to keep current with trends in new technologies and architecture, always searching for ways to improve your work and knowledge.

  • Produce thorough documentation of current and future product infrastructure from network layout to application layout
  • Expectations that you will be inheriting existing product infrastructure and improving this infrastructure
  • Design and develop implementation plans and roadmaps of existing product infrastructure and planned infrastructure, improving upon flaws and deficiencies and focusing on future scalability
  • Provide technical guidance to other team members for design, implementation, and support of cloud technologies
  • Enforce product infrastructure architecture execution as well as ongoing refinement tasks
  • Improve on and design new effective DR and backup strategies
  • Migration and release planning of company applications and technologies
  • You will be managing DevOps resources to achieve your goals
  • Act as a subject matter expert in the organization on cloud, automation, SaaS, and CI/CD
  • Heavy focus on DevOps development activities in Kubernetes, Docker, Kafka, MongoDB
  • Review product work from other team members for deployment approval and provide feedback.
  • Work with the Head of Security and Ops team to secure product infrastructure and application architectures

Our philosophy is that we are a small, closely-knit team and we care deeply about you:

  • Competitive salary;
  • Paid vacation 18 working days off per year + national public holidays;
  • Unlimited paid sick leaves;
  • Great modern office space in the city center (Lviv and Kyiv);
  • Flexible working schedule, remote work possible;
  • Working directly with colleagues from Silicon Valley and around the world;
  • Team trips, certification and events compensation, medical insurance, sports etc.


- 10+ years of experience in developing high volume SaaS based solutions in the DevOps role or similar

- 5+ years of experience in an AWS DevOps capacity

- Experience as an Architect with a proven track record of designing large scale system

- Deep experience working with the following AWS technologies: EC2, Route53, MSK, EKS, Lambda and other components of AWS

- Hands-on experience with Kubernetes, Helm

- Experience with NoSQL (MongoDB)

- Expert knowledge of microservices technologies and related architectures

- Experience working with configuration management tools such as Puppet and Ansible

- Experience working with infrastructure as code and Terraform
- Great communication skills in the international environment

Bonus Skills:

- Experience in the information security field

- Knowledge of networking (protocols, routing, security)

- Experience in Big Data

Job region(s): Worldwide/Anywhere
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