Cloud Infrastructure Architect (m/f/d) in Greenville South Carolina


Volke Consulting Ltd. (Greenville, SC) seeks

Cloud Infrastructure Architect (m/f/d) in Greenville South Carolina


  • Develop and maintain Cloud architectures for BMW 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 in Business, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering preferred or the equivalent of 4 years professional IT related experience.
  • MS degree (preferred).
  • AWS/Azure cloud provider training/certifications (preferred)
  • 5+ years of technical experience in Information Technology to include 2+ years of experience delivering Cloud Architectures (including deployments and operations)
  • 3-5 years’ experience: Cloud architectures (AWS, Azure, Kubernetes)
  • 3-5 years’ experience: Solution architect
  • 3-5 years’ experience: Operating systems administration and/or lead Developer in a microservice based product team
  • 3-5 years’ experience: Developer of Infrastructure as Code (Terraform, YAML, shell scripts)
  • 1-3 years’ experience: Database Administration; SAP Basis Administration;
  • 3-5 years’ experience: Experience with container-based deployments using Docker, working with Docker images, Docker Hub and Docker registries
  • 3-5 years’ experience: At least one scripting language (Python, bash/korne shell, etc…)
  • 1-3 years’ experience: Agile team processes and work environments
  • 1-3 years’ experience: Interface with REST Web Services and JSON/XML sufficient to support microservice developers
  • 95% time spent in Greenville, SC, 5% travel
  • Physical requirements for this position include: frequent walks throughout facility, stair climbing, constant operation of computers and network devices, occasional travel to Germany and within Americas.

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