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Cloud Architect



Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 20, 2023

Cloud Architect

Onsite work in Sunnyvale, CA 5 days per week

As a Cloud Architect, you will play a crucial role in architecting, designing, implementing, and managing our cloud product to ensure scalability, security, and reliability.

To thrive in this role you must have experience building large cloud distributed systems at scale.

About the Team:

Our Engineering team has established a culture based on thought leadership, independence, and responsibility. This powerful dynamic drives us forward as we work to make the digital world a safer place.

Those who join us represent the leader in Zero Trust Segmentation and work on a technology stack that ranges from operating systems to distributed applications to UI and visualization. Together, we will continue to build world-class products—driven by people with different perspectives, backgrounds, and a commitment to innovation in a time when the world faces its greatest cybersecurity threats in history.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver cloud architecture that solves the business problem and balance architecture and business margins.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Product manager, developers, DevOps engineers to understand business requirements and architect scalable cloud solutions.

  • Design, deploy, and manage cloud-based architecture using industry best practices, focusing on efficiency, scalability, availability, performance, and security.

  • Evaluate and select appropriate cloud technologies, platforms, and tools, including Kubernetes, to meet the company's needs and drive innovation.

  • Optimize cloud-based systems for high availability, fault tolerance, and disaster recovery.

  • Implement and manage monitoring, logging, and alerting systems to ensure the health and performance of the cloud infrastructure.

  • Identify and resolve performance bottlenecks, security vulnerabilities, and other operational issues in the cloud environment.

  • Stay up-to-date with the latest trends, technologies, and best practices in cloud computing, distributed systems, and cyber security.


  • Proven experience as a Cloud Architect or a similar role, designing and implementing cloud-based solutions in a production environment.

  • Strong expertise in cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

  • In-depth knowledge of Kubernetes and containerization technologies.

  • Solid understanding of distributed systems architecture and microservices.

  • Experience with building highly scalable and resilient cloud services.

  • Experience in the network security is highly desirable\

  • Familiarity with cloud security best practices and cyber security principles.

  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.

  • Strong communication and collaboration abilities.

  • Ability to work in an agile environment and focus on iterative improvements

About Illumio:

Illumio, the pioneer and market leader of Zero Trust segmentation, prevents breaches from becoming cyber disasters. Illumio protects critical applications and valuable digital assets with proven segmentation technology purpose-built for the Zero Trust security model. Illumio ransomware mitigation and segmentation solutions see risk, isolate attacks, and secure data across cloud-native apps, hybrid and multi-clouds, data centers, and endpoints, enabling the world’s leading organizations to strengthen their cyber resiliency and reduce risk.

Illumio believes that an environment of unique backgrounds, experiences, viewpoints, and individual contributions drives our success and makes us stronger together. We are dedicated to creating and maintaining a diverse culture and emphasizing inclusion and belonging.

Pay Range:

$283,000 USD - $340,000 USD

The pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, location, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, or applicable laws.


At Illumio we offer a wide range of benefits to our eligible team members. Our benefit programs vary by location and can include Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage – Health and Dependent Savings Accounts – Life and Disability Programs – Paid Parental Leave – Voluntary Benefit Programs – Company Sponsored Wellness Program – Wellness Reimbursement Program - Retirement Savings – Equity Opportunities – Paid time off and Paid Holidays – Employee Incentive Program.#LI-KD1 #LI-ONSITE