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UAB Medicine

UAB Medicine

Birmingham, AL, USA
Posted on Saturday, January 13, 2024
Cloud Architect-Enterprise Infrastructure - (UAB000XZ)


Pay Range: $126,470 - $205,515/year

- Benefits available for eligible positions include: 100% tuition assistance, wellness initiatives, generous paid time off, paid parental leave, Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligible employer, plus more. In addition to our many
benefits and perks, UAB Medicine provides a variety of resources to support employees both personally and professionally.

Job Highlights:
A team of more than 400 professionals, Health System Information Services (HSIS) works to keep UAB Medicine’s IT systems and infrastructure running smoothly to deliver quality care to our patients. Join our nationally ranked team at UAB Medicine, the No. 1 Best Large Employer in 2021 as ranked by Forbes magazine.

Work with the Best at UAB Medicine:
UAB Medicine is Alabama’s largest single-site employer and operates over 1,200 beds and over 200 clinics in Birmingham, Alabama. When you become part of UAB Medicine, you join a nationally ranked academic medical center committed to education and advancing medical science through research.

- U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, #1 in Alabama
- America’s No. 1 Best Large Employer, Forbes, 2021
- Level I Trauma Center
- NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Comprehensive Transplant Institute, Comprehensive Stroke Center

Our success in patient care, innovation, and education is a direct result of our supportive and inclusive culture. Whether you are looking to start your career, fast-track your development, or diversify your skills, UAB Medicine offers avenues for advancement that other employers cannot match.

General Responsibilities

To provide expertise to plan, design, implement and support the cloud-based IT Infrastructure service
delivery function. To facilitate the establishment of standards guiding technology design, including
integration across multiple cloud and hosted services, and systems within the enterprise. To assist in the
development and documentation of frameworks for cloud integrations and technical standards for
deployments. To evaluate cloud solution providers, establish best practices for multi-cloud provider
adoption, and to work with Information Technology and Security teams to monitor cloud security, privacy
and address technical issues. To leverage comprehensive expertise in cloud technology intricacies to
bolster technical decision-making processes and to serve as the expert resource for inquiries pertaining
to specific cloud technologies. To engage in governance initiatives encompassing domain oversight,
technology standards, budget, and cost control.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

1. Collaborates with Information Technology leadership and other cross functional IT Infrastructure
support teams to design and implement multi-cloud solutions, architectures, and infrastructure.
2. Acts as the subject matter expert (SME) for cloud architecture, automation and orchestration,
governance, integration, security, support, cost management and governance.
3. Leads the design and architecture of complex cloud solutions in Microsoft Azure, and Amazon Web
Services considering performance, availability, security, and cost optimization.
4. Collaborates closely with Information Technology and Security teams to plan, design, and
implement baseline cloud design solution standards across multi-cloud providers.
5. Establishes process to review and select cloud providers against standards and multiple use case
requirements, considering cloud provider capabilities, options, benefits, risks, costs, and needs.
6. Assists in the design of robust security controls, identity and access management, and compliance
standards across cloud environments, proactively addressing security threats and vulnerabilities.
Works with the IT Security team to manage and maintain cloud systems security of the data and
network resources.
7. Creates and maintains comprehensive documentation of cloud infrastructure, design decisions, and
8. Monitors and optimizes cloud resources to ensure efficient utilization, cost-effectiveness, and
optimal performance.
9. Designs management functions for the cloud environment – IaaS and PaaS visibility, proactive
monitoring, alerting, and management. Evaluatse and recommends tools.
10. Provides support and technical governance, expertise related to cloud architectures, deployment,
and operations.
11. Oversees the deployment, configuration, and maintenance of cloud infrastructure, including service
consumption management and performance monitoring.
12. Conducts IT services architecture planning and engineering necessary to design and deploy
enterprise IT solutions. Develops baseline analyses of IT system and infrastructure requirements,
demand, and total associated cost based on solution requirements.
13. Develops of proof-of-concept pilots for cloud technologies. Collaborates with other solutions
architects and technical teams to set technology direction and design.
14. Proactively works to evolve/enhance the existing enterprise cloud architecture (e.g., security,
automation, monitoring, etc.).
15. Develops and maintain automation scripts and Infrastructure as Code (IAC) templates using tools
such as Terraform, Ansible, or equivalent.
16. Collaborates with business partners, architects, and other groups to identify technical and functional
needs of systems and determine priority of needs.
17. Evaluates and recommends cloud services, platforms, and tools based on best practices and
industry standards.
18. Develops and maintains documentation related to cloud architecture, configurations, and
19. Provides technical expertise and support to resolve complex issues and incidents as they arise.
Diagnoses and resolves complex technical issues related to cloud services, networking, and
infrastructure components.
20. Effectively communicates complicated cloud reports to leadership and IT partners.
21. Provides technical guidance and mentorship to junior cloud engineers, fostering a culture of learning
and professional growth.
22. Stays current with emerging trends and advancements in cloud technologies and platforms.
23. Performs other duties as assigned.


Associate degree in Information Systems or a related field and ten (10) years of related experience
required. Five (5) years of hands-on architectural network level experience (CCNP Certification)
preferred. Architect level expertise in networking, data center technologies, IP addressing, WAN
connections, and security fundamentals. Requires a deep understanding of Hub & Spoke, vWAN, DNS,
BGP, SD-WAN, Express Route, NVA’s, Firewall, Private Link, etc. required. Five (5) years of hands-on
experience IT support in a large hospital environment preferred (VMware, Hyper-V, Citrix experience).
Have a deep understanding of traditional On-premises systems as well as be versed in Linux and
Windows operating systems(Windows Server 2016, 2019, and 2022, Linux systems such as Oracle, and
Redhat) required. Five (5) years proven experience with cloud architecture design/support - large
hospital environment preferred. Work experience may substitute for education requirement.

Licenses / Certifications / Registrations
Technical Certification in Cloud Architecture (AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional or Azure
Solutions Architect Expert) preferred.

Primary Location

: UAB Health System

Job Category

: Information Technology


: 702150000 Health System Information Services

Employee Status

: Regular
Shift: Day/1st Shift