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Enterprise Cloud Architect - Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, US, 30346

Oldcastle Architectural
APG Headquarters


Job ID:  276221


Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a leading supplier of products for North America’s building and landscaping markets. Its products include concrete masonry and hardscapes, packaged cement mixes, packaged lawn and garden products and composite decking products that are sold through a variety of channels.  Oldcastle APG is the innovator behind many of the industry’s well-known brands including Belgard Hardscapes, Echelon masonry products, Sakrete bagged dry-mixes, Anchor Wall Systems, MoistureShield composite decking, among others.  With over 195 operating locations and 6,500 employees, Oldcastle APG operates across 36 states and 5 Canadian provinces.  Oldcastle APG is a U.S. subsidiary of CRH plc., a leading global diversified building materials group.


Position Description


The Enterprise Cloud Architect is responsible for identification and selection of appropriate cloud services based on requirements and constraints, has deep subject matter expertise, and can evaluate new technologies for fit in current application, data & infrastructure architecture.




  • Provides overall direction, guidance, and definition of IT architecture runway to effectively support the business & IT strategy.
  • Provides architectural consulting expertise, direction, and assistance to solution / systems analysts, software engineers, and solution architects.
  • Designs & develops in-depth knowledge of company’s existing IT cloud architecture/infrastructure, and application portfolio.
  • Reviews existing business processes and establishes metrics to improve business processes, as well as support of all architectural disciplines under their direction.
  • Works on highly complex projects that require in-depth knowledge across multiple specialized architecture domains including the design and development of end-to-end IT cloud integrated systems.
  • Advises on options, risks, costs versus benefits, system impacts, and technology priorities.
  • Defines the skills, competencies in the skills, and talents for architecture team members; solution & system architects
  • Responsible for leading the Architecture community of practice & coaching solution architects.




  • Minimum of 15 years of relevant IT experience with 7+ years of managerial experience, or advanced degree in computer science, information systems, computer engineering, system analysis, or a related field with a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience with 7+ years of managerial experience
  • 10+ years of IT solution development work experience including architecture design and deployment, systems lifecycle management, and infrastructure planning and operations.
  • Leadership experience in managing multiple, large, cross-functional teams or projects, and influencing senior level management and key stakeholders.
  • Excellent understanding of typical multi-tier architectures: web servers, caching, application servers, load balancers, and storage.
  • Agile Certification(s) desired


Nice to Have


  • Familiarity with loose coupling and stateless systems.
  • Understanding of different consistency models in distributed systems.
  • Knowledge of Content Delivery Networks (CDN).
  • Knowledge of RESTful Web Services, XML, JSON.
  • Knowledge of System performance tuning.
  • Familiarity with information and application security concepts including public key encryption, remote access, access credentials, and certificate-based authentication.


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date Posted:  Mar 25, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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