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Chief Architect - Infrastructure

Pasadena, CA 91101

ADP is hiring a Chief Architect for our hybrid cloud initiative. We are looking for a candidate with broad industry experience working in a mix of on-prem and public cloud footprints. The candidate should have hands-on experience leading an organization with a significant on-prem footprint iteratively migrating into the public cloud while also maintaining an on-prem footprint where needed.

The following describes this role:

  • Architect and Operationalize a hybrid cloud vision that can be leveraged across ADP enterprise.
  • Socialize and collaborate vision and iterative enhancements with business leaders and win their confidence.
  • Iteratively take feedback and update the hybrid cloud vision and implementation with changes addressing feedback.
  • Improve observability and self-service to digitally transform the support fabric of ADPs hybrid cloud operations.
  • Consolidate tools based on industry best practices to reduce costs and improve associate engagement with modern tools and practices.
  • Implement new tools and establish an inner-sourcing culture of transparency and collaboration leading to tools viable for open sourcing long term.
  • Realize a hybrid cloud control plane with a rich catalog of services that is declarative, observable and fully based on self service goals.
  • Design and implement pipelines to ensure managed service quality and uptime is preserved at all times.
  • Collaborate and influence on-prem core compute, storage, network architects to commoditize infrastructure services to build meaningful platform managed services including but not limited to database, caching, messaging, routing, etc to emulate public cloud experience on-prem.
  • Design and implement a meaningful service catalog on top of public cloud services taking into account ADP security policies and resiliency guidelines. Where applicable contribute to defining these policies and guidelines in close collaboration with enterprise architects and global security teams.


  • 5-10+ years of experience in the IaaS and PaaS space
  • 5+ years of most recent industry experience as a hands on architect in the hybrid cloud space
  • Experience leading public cloud migrations
  • Bachelor's/Masters degree in Computer Science is preferred

We're designing a better way to work, so you can achieve what you're working for. Consistently named one of the 'Most Admired Companies' by FORTUNE Magazine, and recognized by DiversityInc as one of the 'Top 50 Companies for Diversity,' ADP works with more than 740,000 organizations across the globe to help their people work smarter, embrace new challenges, and unleash their talent. "Always Designing for People" means we're creating platforms that will transform how great work gets done, so together we can unlock a world of opportunity.

At ADP, we believe that diversity fuels innovation. ADP is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, genetic information, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, lawful alien status, national origin, age, marital status, or protected veteran status. We support an inclusive workplace where associates excel based on personal merit, qualifications, experience, ability, and job performance.

Posted: 2020-08-28 Expires: 2020-10-03

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