Cloud Infrastructure Architect (m/f/d) in Spartanburg, SC


Volke Consulting Ltd. (Greenville, SC) seeks

Cloud Infrastructure Architect (m/f/d) in Spartanburg, SC

As a Cloud Infrastructure Architect, you develop leading edge cloud architectures and technologies to support the client and local DEVOPS Hubs Americas’ product teams. You will identify emerging technologies with cloud providers (AWS, Azure) in order to build cloud Infrastructure as Code solutions with availability reaching 99.999% uptime.  All solutions will be properly secure and reliably engineered.  You will also provide monitoring and logging of applications / infrastructure.

This role is located in the Greer, SC area.



  • Develop and maintain Cloud architectures for automotive product teams
  • Create and develop Kubernetes architecture and tools for product teams and as platforms
  • Evaluate and implement Kubernetes managed solutions from vendors (EKS, AKS)
  • Develop cluster creation/maintenance scripts (Infrastructure as code, Terraform, etc.)
  • Utilize version control of the Infrastructure as Code with strong understanding of branching and merging strategies (Bitbucket)
  • Deploy CI/CD pipeline utilization (Jenkins) for the creation of clusters
  • Enforce user management and role management (AWS, Azure) following Group standards
  • Perform and create cluster monitoring and infrastructure health reporting (Prometheus, Grafana)
  • Provide operational expertise to maintain Cloud and Kubernetes infrastructure (technical and budgetary)
  • Develop network controls (ingress/egress for internet/intranet access)
  • Maintain cluster security (key management, Vault)
  • Develop highly available, scalable clusters (scale out, scale up, multiple AZs)
  • Support cloud based databases (CockRoach) and message queue solutions (RabbitMQ)
  • Develop logging/monitoring solutions for applications and infrastructure (Splunk)
  • As a Knowledge expert, share information and vision via documentation and training of others
  • Interact with internal customers and development team to gather and define requirements and document architecture and approach
  • Work on several development initiatives concurrently and provide subject matter expertise on implementations and product customization
  • Define the visualization and realization of future technologies, which will support the complete process from development of concepts and vision to full production ready solutions, which can be integrated rapidly into the automotive environment
  • Serve as internal consultant to developers and engineers as needed, providing assistance in all phases of product life-cycle development




  • BA/BS Degree Business, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering preferred or the equivalent of 4 years professional IT related experience. MS degree (preferred).
  • 5+ years of technical experience in Information Technology to include 2+ years of experience delivering Cloud Architectures (including deployments and operations).
  • AWS/Azure cloud provider training/certifications (preferred)
  • 3+ years’ experience: Cloud architectures (AWS, Azure, Kubernetes, etc…)
  • 3+ years’ experience: Solution architect
  • 3+ years’ experience: Operating systems administration and/or lead Developer in a microservice based product team
  • 3+ years’ experience: Developer of Infrastructure as Code (Terraform, YAML, shell scripts)
  • 3+ years’ experience: Experience with container-based deployments using Docker, working with Docker images, Docker Hub and Docker registries
  • 3+ years’ experience: At least one scripting language (Python, bash/korne shell, etc…)
  • 1+ years’ experience Agile team processes and work environments
  • 1+ years’ experience Interface with REST Web Services and JSON/XML sufficient to support microservice developers



What we offer

This position is for a long term renewable contract with an excellent hourly rate including benefits including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, FSA and 401k along with paid holidays and vacation days.

Please apply ONLY if you fulfill the above mentioned minimum requirements.

For more information about this opportunity please contact our office in Greenville
+1 864252 5308 or email your resume to


VOLKE Consulting Engineers GmbH & Co. Planung KG
Schätzweg 7-9
80935 München