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Enterprise Cloud Architect

Tulsa, OK, US

Req ID: 50425 

Areas of Interest: Digital Technology; Information Services; Infrastructure 

BOK Financial (BOKF), Headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, BOK Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: BOKF) is a top 25 U.S.-based financial services holding company with operations in ten states – Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Kansas/Missouri, New Mexico, Nebraska and Wisconsin. The company began more than 100 years ago in Tulsa and has successfully diversified into a variety of industries, businesses and geographies.                  .

The (Enterprise) Cloud Architect is responsible for the design, development and deployment of BOKF’s cloud environment. The incumbent closely partners with business and IT stakeholders to improve infrastructure manageability, effectiveness, efficiency, and agility by assessing and leveraging cloud services and technologies to improve operational agility, improve the customer experience, lower long-term costs, and increase system resiliency. This role is accountable for assessing current state, identifying future state, identifying gaps between the states, and guiding change to reach the future state of cloud infrastructure capabilities. This individual develops enterprise-wide decision criteria to facilitate migrating internally hosted applications to cloud environment. Collaborates with senior business leaders and IT application teams to drive cloud adoption and demonstrates leadership ability by backing recommendations with research, articulating pros and cons of options. Additionally, this role is responsible for researching new cloud technologies looking for trends and opportunities to creatively support the needs of the enterprise in support of key strategic objectives.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Cloud Solution Design, Development and Implementation: Effectively partners with line of business leaders to gain clear understanding of business needs. Identifies and provides guidance on cloud migration solutions. Designs and develops migration strategies. Leads the architecture development of solution roadmaps. Partners with key line of business and IT leaders to initiate work and allocate resources necessary for deployment of project roadmaps. Facilitates architecture review with architects in other domains, and identifies alternatives, or different approaches specific to digital, information management and big data solutions to increase efficiency and reduce costs. Collaborates with strategic  partners to review and influence product roadmaps, strategies, and plans to ensure alignment with BOKF’s needs, both current and future. Develops and manages BOKF Cloud Governance framework in partnership with Risk, Information Security, Enterprise Architecture, Development, and Infrastructure teams
  2. Developing Self and Others: Researches relevant industry, financial services and regulatory issues to build upon knowledge base, identifying trends and uses acquired knowledge to determine and recommend changes and modifications to established protocols and procedures

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

Education/Certifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Technology/Science. Cloud solution certification such as AWS Solutions Architect Certification, Google Certified Professional Cloud Architect, IBM Cloud Computing Solution Architect, Cisco CCNA-Cloud, and Microsoft Cloud Certifications

Work Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience developing and implementing cloud migration strategies using cloud data science tooling such as AWS, plus Hadoop, Spark, S3/Azure Blob Storage, and EMR/Azure Data Lake compute
  • 7 to 10 years of diverse IT work experience such as technical system support and/or network administration or 10-14 years of related experience in an enterprise IT engineering environment
  • Strong knowledge and experience with DevOps pipeline tools and systems architectures (hardware, software, networking and databases)
  • Extensive experience with automation and orchestration of server technologies
  • Thorough understanding of Information Security frameworks and best practices
  • Experience with web-centric programming languages such Ruby and Python
  • Experience with agile development methods such as SCRUM, XP, and/or SAFe Agile

BOK Financial is a stable and financially strong organization that provides excellent training and development to support building the long term careers of our employees. With passion, skill and partnership you can make an impact on the success of the bank, our customers and your own career!
 

Apply today and take the first step towards your next career opportunity!
 
BOK Financial is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for training, compensation, transfer, promotion and other aspects of employment for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or veteran status.

Attention All Third Party Agencies, Headhunters, and Recruiters
BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries will not accept candidate submission by unsolicited third parties through this site or any company email address. All unsolicited candidates presented to BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries will be considered the property of BOK Financial. BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries will not be responsible for any fees associated with unsolicited candidates, nor will a contractual relationship be formed by the submission. BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries are not obligated and will not under any circumstances pay any fees to said third parties submitting candidates in this manner. BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries only forms contracts with recruiters with whom we have an established business relationship and with whom we have in place a signed agreement. All contact with BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries from third parties must be through our Human Resources Department. Any contact made outside of the BOK Financial Human Resources Department by a third party will cancel any future business relationships between the third party and BOK Financial.

Please contact recruiting_coordinators@bokf.com with any questions. 


TOP 3 REASONS TO APPLY


Investing in our talent and building a great workplace is a top priority at BOK Financial.


  • Empowered employees
  • Award-winning culture
  • Community commitment



ABOUT BOK FINANCIAL


BOK Financial is a regional banking powerhouse and one of the top 25 banks in the U.S. We are based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and diversified in a variety of industries, businesses, and geographies throughout the U.S.

FACTS:

  • 4,900 employees
  • 27 Years of financial profitability
  • $30+ billion in assets
  • $5.2 million in charitable contributions in 2017



Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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