Senior Cloud Architect

Location : CityStateForPosting New York, NY
Job Locations
US-NY-New York
Job Type
Full-Time Staff

About The Brand

ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, CBS All Access, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. The company delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, ViacomCBS provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents.

Overview and Responsibilities

ViacomCBS is seeking a hardworking Senior Cloud Architect to join the Cloud Architecture team and embark on a journey to help with driving automation and cloud orchestration initiatives, with the objective of improving the quality of products through repeatable processes, increase performance of teams, improved security through well-defined standards, reduce cost of running applications through automated optimization efforts and increased agility of teams through a detailed approach.


You need to be familiar with a wide range of open-source tools and tackle complex problems taking an unbiased approach. The architect needs to be familiar with cloud agnostic technology and proficient with the top three cloud providers which includes AWS, Azure and GCP.


  • Design, analyze and improve upon new and existing systems, services and infrastructure.
  • Design, analyze, improve and implement Infrastructure as Code and Configuration as Code.
  • Design, analyze, improve and implement End-to-End Continuous Deployment processes and tools.
  • Code Review and Code Quality governance.
  • You'll strategically plan and develop our technical road-map.
  • Ensure systems and services meet SLA/SLO targets.
  • Liaising and coordinating with the product teams on the matter of infrastructure, tooling and delivery.
  • Establish and improve upon infrastructure and delivery policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to follow established policies and procedures.
  • Evaluate proposed platform and systems changes.
  • Facilitate and support AI/ML initiatives and help create systems to assist in automating, creating pipelines and defining standards to bridge the gap between data science and software engineering

Basic Qualifications

  • Extensive hands on experience with most of the following technologies:
    • AWS/Azure/GCP clouds
    • Infrastructure as Code with Terraform (for AWS, GCP and Azure)
    • Configuration as Code with Chef/Puppet
    • Kubernetes management with Terraform/KOps/EKS/Helm/Operators
    • Jenkins, plugins and Shared Libraries
    • Programming in Java/Groovy, Go, Python or Ruby
    • Observability with NewRelic/Sumo/Splunk/ELK/Prometheus/Grafana
    • Chef automate for infrastructure automation
    • Github, Jira and Confluence
    • HashiCorp Consul, Vault for secrets management and service discovery
    • Slack for Chat-ops

Additional Qualifications

  • This is a fast-paced environment that requires the candidate to be adaptable, proactive, and relish responsibility and accountability
  • We are looking for dynamic and hardworking engineers with a DevOps mind who are results-oriented, proactive and passionate on CD and automating everything
  • Challenge the status quo
  • Commitment to collaboration


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