AWS Architect

New York

Lazard is one of the world’s leading financial advisory and asset management firms. Our people make the difference. With just over 3,000 employees, our tight-knit community allows for professionals eager to learn and willing to teach to connect and grow together. We believe that diversity, equity, inclusion, and allyship are not just business imperatives — they are central pillars of our employee experience. Our entrepreneurial culture and flat structure allow creative ideas and original concepts to drive our business forward — and for careers to take flight.

Lazard's Corporate functions empower strategic decision-making and ensure continued success of our firm. From Finance & Tax to Information Technology and Human Resources, our colleagues around the globe support our financial advisory and asset management business lines in many ways. By utilizing the latest technology, these integral groups make sure our businesses are compliant, operationally efficient, and profitable.

Lazard is searching for an AWS Architect to join our rapidly evolving Cloud Platforms team. In this unique role, you will engineer the core and foundational cloud services across multiple clouds with reuse and manageability in mind. Help build reusable architectural patterns for developers to build and migrate applications to cloud.

This individual will provide technical leadership in architecting, implementing, and operationalizing the firm’s hybrid cloud hosting zones. The focus will be on security, full-stack automation, monitoring, and developer experience. You will be developer advocate for Cloud capabilities to influence and work across diverse teams to design and implement easy to use hybrid cloud environments. You will partner with DevOps, Development, and Infrastructure teams with the goal of architecting the applications and how they leverage infrastructure services in cloud environments.

We'll trust you to:

  • Design and Implement AWS architectures and environments
  • Design Native Cloud Application Architectures or optimize applications for AWS
  • Collaborating within a project team to solve complex problems
  • Evangelize the Cloud across the development and IT teams
  • Develop of architecture blueprints for increased cloud adaption
  • Recommend Cloud architecture strategies, processes, and
  • Involved in design and implementation of best fit solution with respect to multi-cloud ecosystem
  • Improve resiliency for all cloud applications and infrastructure and ensure that HA, DR, Data Protection requirements are appropriately engineered and implemented for each workload

                You'll need to have:

                • Deep understanding of AWS components and be well versed with the AWS well architected framework and can apply those principles while designing a solution.
                • Good understanding of AWS network and security engineering principles
                • Use configuration management, orchestration, and management tooling to ensure cloud environments meet operational and security standards.
                • Good communication skills with the ability to work with fluid requirements and shape them in collaboration with other team members
                • Solid Experience with one programming language like Java 8/above or Python version
                • Strong Networking experience is a plus
                • AWS Architect or Developer certification is a plus

                What we offer

                We strive to enhance the total health and well-being of our employees through comprehensive, competitive benefits. Our goal is to offer a highly individualized employee experience that enables you to balance your commitments to career, family, and community. When you work for Lazard, you are working for an organization that cares about your unique talents and passions, and will continue to invest in the development of your career.

                            We expect the base salary range for this role to be approximately $135,000 - $200,000. Various factors contribute to determining the actual base compensation offered, including but not limited to the applicant’s years of relevant experience, career tenure, qualifications, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, relevant skills for the role, and if applicable, the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job. Base salary is one component of Lazard Corporate’s compensation package, which also includes comprehensive benefits and may include incentive compensation.

                            Does this sound like you?

                            Apply! We'll get in touch and let you know the next steps. 

                            Diversity and Inclusion at Lazard

                            Lazard is an intellectual capital business focused on delivering the best advice and solutions to clients. Achieving these objectives requires us to identify, develop and retain the best talent. A workforce comprised of people with varied backgrounds and experiences creates a rich diversity of thought that empowers us to challenge conventional wisdom, as diverse perspectives lead to better decisions.

                            Our appreciation of diversity’s strength is ingrained in our multi-cultural heritage. As a global firm that has grown organically from local roots in different countries, we have a deep tradition of respect for individual differences, which has been core to our success for several decades.

                            The ongoing cultivation of diversity and an inclusive, equitable culture are essential to our continued growth. We are committed to sustaining an environment in which all employees – regardless of socioeconomic status, race, color, nationality, religion, gender, sexual orientation, physical abilities, veteran or military status – can bring their whole selves to work to maximize their individual potential and our collective success.

                            This opportunity is closed to applications.