Senior Cloud Architect at Mizuho Bank in New York, New York

Posted in Information Technology 25 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Join the Mizuho team as a Senior Cloud Architect!

We are seeking a Senior Cloud Architect with a specialization in Microsoft Azure to join our Cloud Infrastructure team. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of Azure cloud computing, architecture design, and implementation strategies. As a cloud expert, they will play a pivotal role in designing and implementing scalable, secure, and high-performance cloud solutions on Azure. Additionally, they will act as a manager for a small team of cloud professionals, providing leadership, mentorship, and guidance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the design and architecture of robust Azure cloud solutions, ensuring alignment with business goals and technical requirements.

  • Support and oversee the migration of existing applications and infrastructure to Azure, ensuring minimal disruption and maximum efficiency.

  • Develop design patterns and reference architectures to mature cloud offerings and guide consumers in implementing optimized and compliant solutions.

  • Ensure Azure cloud solutions meet stringent security and compliance requirements, implementing best practices for data protection and risk management.

  • Establish and enforce Azure governance policies and practices, ensuring compliance with organizational standards, cost management, and resource optimization.

  • Provide technical leadership to team members, fostering a culture of continuous learning and improvement.

  • Collaborate daily with partner teams such as Cloud Engineering, Data, Security, AppDev, AI, and Enterprise Architecture to understand business needs and deliver solutions that meet enterprise standards and expectations.

  • Stay updated with the latest trends and technologies in cloud computing, evaluating and recommending new approaches to enhance our cloud offerings and landscape.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field.

  • 7+ years of experience in cloud architecture and design on Microsoft Azure utilizing various IaaS and PaaS offerings.

  • 5+ years of experience in software development, with 3+ years of experience in technical architecture.

  • Proven experience in designing and implementing scalable, secure, performant, and resilient Azure cloud architectures, inclusive of cloud migrations.

  • Strong understanding of Azure security and governance principles and best practices.

  • Strong knowledge of common architecture principles, patterns and practices, such as SOA, microservices, RESTful APIs, MVC, etc.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to think strategically.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders.

  • Previous experience managing or leading technical teams.

  • Relevant certifications (e.g., Azure Solutions Architect Expert) are highly desirable.

The expected base salary ranges from $160k-$215k. Salary offers are based on a wide range of factors including relevant skills, training, experience, education, and, where applicable, certifications and licenses obtained. Market and organizational factors are also considered. In addition to salary and a generous employee benefits package, successful candidates are eligible to receive a discretionary bonus.


Other requirements

Mizuho has in place a hybrid working program, with varying opportunities for remote work depending on the nature of the role, needs of your department, as well as local laws and regulatory obligations.

Company Overview

Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. is the 15th largest bank in the world as measured by total assets of ~$2 trillion. Mizuho's 60,000 employees worldwide offer comprehensive financial services to clients in 35 countries and 800 offices throughout the Americas, EMEA and Asia. Mizuho Americas is a leading provider of corporate and investment banking services to clients in the US, Canada, and Latin America. Through its acquisition of Greenhill​, Mizuho provides M&A, restructuring and private capital advisory capabilities across Americas, Europe and Asia. Mizuho Americas employs approximately 3,500 professionals, and its capabilities span corporate and investment banking, capital markets, equity and fixed income sales & trading, derivatives, FX, custody and research. Visit​​

Mizuho Americas offers a competitive total rewards package.

We are an EEO/AA Employer - M/F/Disability/Veteran.

We participate in the E-Verify program.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and reserve the right to require pre- and post-hire drug testing as permitted by applicable law.


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