Principal Cloud and Infrastructure Solution Architect

US Synthetic Corp.

Sugar Land, TX


ChampionX has an immediate need for a Principal Cloud and Infrastructure Solution Architect located in Sugar Land or Woodland, TX. This position will report to the Director of Cloud and Digital Infrastructure Architecture. Principal Cloud and Infrastructure Solution Architect is a senior technical role that requires a deep understanding of cloud computing, infrastructure, and enterprise architecture.

This role will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining cloud and infrastructure solutions that meet the needs of the organization. This individual will work closely with other technical teams to ensure that the solutions are aligned with the overall corporate architecture and meet the requirements of the business.

What’s in it For You:

  • A flexible, independent work environment.
  • Access to best-in-class resources, tools, and technology.
  • Thrive in a company that values sustainability, drives a safety-focused culture, and empowers its employees through continuous improvement.
  • Comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with company matching and more!

What You Will Do:

  • Develop an understanding of our existing IT Infrastructure while actively searching for improvement areas
  • Subject matter expert in Cloud Infrastructure Architecture, Cloud Adoption Framework, and Well-Architected Framework as it relates to cloud infrastructure and native Saas/PaaS offerings
  • Drive corporate-wide process optimization by partnering with Application Architects, and CyberSecurity Engineers to develop architecture roadmaps
  • Design and implement cloud and infrastructure solutions that meet the needs of the organization
  • Work closely with other technical teams to ensure alignment with the overall corporate architecture
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to other team members
  • Stay current with the latest trends and developments in cloud computing and infrastructure
  • Participate in the development of technical standards and best practices
  • Ability to develop and maintain comprehensive documentation for cloud and infrastructure architectures, configurations and procedures. Develop and align standards for reference.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 10 years minimum of experience in cloud computing and infrastructure
  • Deep understanding of cloud computing technologies and trends
  • Dedication to staying current on the latest technologies and best practices through continuous learning and professional development
  • Strong knowledge of enterprise architecture and infrastructure design
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field
  • Azure, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, BaaS design and deployment
  • Creative, resourceful and innovative at tackling complex challenges
  • Togaf certification

About ChampionX
ChampionX is a global leader in providing chemistry programs and services, drilling technology, artificial lift solutions, and automation technologies for the upstream and midstream oil and gas industry. Our world-class safety culture fuels our purpose to improve lives through our commitment to deliver sustainable operations.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At ChampionX, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every employee can grow and achieve their best. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of employees and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran.

In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA). Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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