Principal Cloud Architect at SS&C Intralinks

| Waltham
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About the TEAM:

The Intralinks Infrastructure Engineering and Support team is responsible for the underlying infrastructure of the customer facing SaaS production platform and supporting environments (Development, QC, Staging, etc.) across multiple datacenters. The team consists of System, Storage and Virtualization administrators, engineers and architects.  A core focus of this team is in the availability (uptime), sustainability and auditability of these various environments supporting the Intralinks SaaS offerings.


As the Principal Cloud Architect, you are a member of the team that oversees and participates in the architecture, design, planning and rollout of Intralinks Platform Solutions. Your main responsibilities are to design and implement complex computer systems (on premise and in the public cloud), to ensure that all parts of the technical design are correctly incorporated, strategically aligned and risk appropriate.

Day to day:

  • Collaborate with Product Architecture, Product Management and PMO teams to establish practices to build solutions by design with requisite architectural qualities for service reliability, availability, scalability, security, and supportability
  • Plan, deploy and optimize cost-effective, scalable AWS cloud infrastructure for production ready applications with 99.999% uptime SLA’s
  • Establish architectural standards that enable DevOps practices such as infrastructure as code, and automated continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD)
  • Create detailed plans for the integration of new systems architecture into existing infrastructure
  • Perform implementation, maintenance, remediation, and troubleshooting services for server and storage platforms to ensure successful operations and management applications within the cloud
  • Develop and manage a budget to ensure an efficient and effective use of capital
  • Participate in the modernization of the Intralinks offerings – Modern Disaster Recovery, Active-Active configuration, hybrid cloud and more

Minimum experience:

  • 10+ years of experience architecting and implementing diverse private or public cloud (AWS, GCP, Azure) hosted systems in globally redundant environments
  • Expert level experience or Certifications in two or more of the following solutions is required: Red Hat Linux, CentOS Linux, AWS, Apache/Tomcat, Kubernetes, VMWare, MySQL, and ITIL3
  • Current experience supporting SaaS Infrastructure systems engineering in mission-critical production datacenter environments globally
  • Expert working knowledge with enterprise (VMWare) virtualization technologies
  • Advanced knowledge of Linux operating systems and experience with current releases of RHEL/CentOS
  • Experienced working with Kubernetes and Docker
  • Strong domain knowledge with web and database application performance engineering and capacity planning activities
  • Solid working knowledge of Internet protocols (HTTP/HTTPS, DNS, SMTP, etc.)
  • Understanding of Routing and Switching, Software defined networking, VXLAN technology, UDP Encapsulation
  • Bachelor’s degree in CS/Engineering/Networking
  • Relevant OEM/Vendor specific training or certifications (VMWare VCP, AWS CSA)

It would be great if you had:

  • Experience with ElasticSearch
  • Strong working knowledge with at least one of the following scripting languages: Bash, Perl, Python
  • Working knowledge with at least one of the following configuration management tools: Ansible, Chef, etc.
  • Excellent understanding of backup and replication technologies for geo-diverse service deployments with disaster recovery capabilities
  • Working knowledge of monitoring and log management (LogicMonitor, Dynatrace, Splunk, Zabbix, etc.)


“Join a dynamic, motivated and hard-working team! This is an opportunity to get involved with the latest technologies, driving major transformative projects that propel Intralinks to the future. Your expertise will enable Intralinks to deliver the next generation Virtual Data Rooms, providing a scalable, reliable, highly secure solution for some of the world's largest mergers and acquisitions.” #WhatLinksUS

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Intralinks' Waltham location is located on the outskirts of Boston and easily accessible by vehicle, public transportation, company sponsored shuttle.
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What are SS&C Intralinks Perks + Benefits

SS&C Intralinks Benefits Overview

Everything and more!

For you to succeed, you need to be able to afford to live and flourish. You need to stay healthy too.

SS&C Intralinks comprehensive health coverage provide options to suit your particular needs. This includes the ability to choose our health savings account option to put aside money for current as well as retiree medical needs. We also recognize the need for peace of mind and offer salary continuation through our short and long term disability programs, cash policies for critical illness and an accident protection plan. Our 401K plan with a company match helps you and your family prepare for the future. Our wide array of both company provided and supplemental insurance options ensures you and your family are covered. Rounding out these robust benefits are legal assistance, personal advocacy services, and work life balance through our flexible paid time off program as well as our in and out of office celebrations.

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
We match 6% of contributions.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Bagel day Thursdays!
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted every other week.
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
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Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
Time allotted for learning
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