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Cloud Solution Architect - FSI or Media and Entertainment Focus



Marketing & Communications, IT
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, April 26, 2024

Company Description


Let’s be honest: there are lots of people out there doing what we do. We’re just not convinced they’re doing it right. Businesses are hungry for innovation and opportunity, but not at the cost of their independence. At Ollion, we’ve connected companies and capabilities around the world to help ambitious organizations make the most of their transformation and leave the status quo in the dust.


Innovation is risky. It demands bold steps and big questions, but that’s the price of making change. We’ve got our head in the cloud and two feet on the ground, channeling tech’s endless potential towards a single goal: making a world of difference. And we’re building a global team to do just that— a team capable of making game-changing breakthroughs without ever losing sight of the people it will impact. This is more than consulting. This is the change you can be.


At Ollion, we’re all in on your independence. Our teams are seasoned. Our solutions are straightforward—sometimes even groundbreaking. And our engagements? Exactly as long as you want them to be. We deliver fresh thinking and hard-earned insight in a way that works for you and your customers, arming your organization with everything you need to make your transformation truly mean something.

WORKING WITH OLLION (our clients’ experiences)

Progress matters more than process. Our global team of cloud-native pros is all about creating new and better ways to work—not just by solving your tech challenges, but by using technology to solve your business challenges. We keep the formulas, frameworks, and ten-point plans to a minimum, tackling your most pressing problems with a proprietary mix of good-old-fashioned ingenuity and refreshing humanity.

Job Description

As a Cloud Solution Architect, you will design and implement comprehensive cloud solutions across multiple client projects, with a special emphasis on meeting the unique needs of the Media & Entertainment or Financial Services industry. This role requires a blend of technical expertise, industry insight, and a consultative approach to client engagement.

This is a hands-on role and is not commission based. This will be an up to 50% hands on role.

Expertise you bring

  • Design and develop scalable, secure, and cost-effective cloud solutions across various projects, with a focus on applications relevant to the M&E or FSI industry.
  • Engage with clients to understand their business challenges and technical requirements, translating these into effective cloud-based solutions.
  • Lead cloud transformation initiatives, advising on best practices for cloud adoption, application modernization, and digital transformation with a focus on M&E or FSI applications.
  • Provide expertise in cloud architecture, advocating for the use of AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform services as best fits the project and client needs.
  • Stay updated on the latest cloud technologies and trends, especially those impacting the M&E or FSI sector, and leverage this knowledge in solution design and client consultations.
  • Facilitate workshops and training sessions for clients and internal teams, highlighting the benefits of cloud technologies in the M&E or FSI context.
  • Mentor junior architects and engineers, promoting a culture of continuous learning and innovation.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field preferred.
  • AWS SA Professional Certification or ability to achieve in 90 days
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in cloud solution architecture, with a demonstrated focus on the Media & Entertainment industry.
  • Strong understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities within the M&E sector, including content distribution, digital rights management, and audience analytics.
  • Experience in application development and modernization, with familiarity in microservices, serverless architectures, and containerization.
  • Proven ability to lead and execute cloud migration and digital transformation projects.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills, capable of managing stakeholder expectations and leading project teams.
  • Flexibility to travel up to 50% for client engagements and project requirements as well as an expectation to visit our partners in Manhattan weekly with minimum travel expenses.
  • Preference to candidates that live in the greater NYC market #LI-Remote

Additional Information


Our employees multiply their potential because they have opportunities to: Create a lasting Impact, Learn and Grow professionally & personally, Experience great Culture, and Be your Whole Self!

Beyond an amazing, collaborative work environment, great people, and inspiring, innovative work, we have some great benefits and perks:

  • Benchmarked, competitive, in-market total rewards package including (but not limited to): base salary & short-term incentive for all employees
  • Virtual by default, small but Global organization; ‘learn wherever, whenever’ frees our people from a rigid view of learning and growth
  • Retirement planning (i.e. CPF, EPF, company-matched 401(k))
  • Globally, we build benefit plans that offer choices for whatever stage in life our employees are in and allow for flexibility as life happens. Employees have access to a fully comprehensive benefits package to choose the medical, dental, and vision insurance plan that best fits their lives. In addition to great healthcare coverage, we also offer all employees mental health resources and additional wellness programs.
  • Generous time off and leave allowances
  • And more!

Ollion is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Ollion does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.