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Senior Advisor Cloud Architecture and Engineering

Job Category:  Information Technology
Department:  IT Operations & Infrastructure

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90017

Position Type:  Full Time
Requisition ID:  7421


Established in 1997, L.A. Care Health Plan is an independent public agency created by the state of California to provide health coverage to low-income Los Angeles County residents. We are the nation’s largest publicly operated health plan. Serving more than 2 million members in five health plans, we make sure our members get the right care at the right place at the right time.

Mission: L.A. Care’s mission is to provide access to quality health care for Los Angeles County's vulnerable and low-income communities and residents and to support the safety net required to achieve that purpose.

As a condition of employment, L.A. Care requires a COVID-19 vaccine. This requirement includes our remote workforce. If you would like to request an exemption, L.A. Care has implemented a process to consider exemptions, for documented medical conditions and sincerely held religious beliefs. L.A. Care will review all exemption requests prior to proceeding with the recruitment process.

Job Summary

The Senior Advisor Cloud Architecture and Engineering is responsible for L.A. Care’s overall cloud architecture strategy and roll-out execution. In this role, the incumbent will play a strategic role in implementing and maintaining all cloud systems including the front-end platforms, servers, storage and management networks.


Create a well-informed cloud strategy and manage the implementation and adoption process.


Regularly evaluate cloud applications, hardware and software for fit and alignment to L.A. Care’s broader Enterprise Architecture framework.


Develop and organize cloud systems.


Work closely with IT Security to implement and monitor L.A. Care’s cloud privacy standards.


Respond to, and address, technical issues in a professional and timely manner.


Offer guidance in infrastructure movement techniques including bulk application transfers into the cloud.


Identify top cloud architecture solutions and platforms to successfully meet the strategic needs of L.A. Care.


Manage and balance work and assignments of cloud engineers in direct reporting hierarchy.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Education Required

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering or Related Field
In lieu of degree, equivalent education and/or experience may be considered.

Education Preferred

Master's Degree in Computer Engineering or Related Field


At least 8 years of experience designing, executing and supporting IT cloud solutions.


Experience designing and transferring applications to the cloud.


Strong experience of collaborating and leading advanced technical resources.



Well-organized, flexible and self-starter.

High level of written and verbal communication skills.

Strong decision making ability and attention to detail.

Strong understanding of networking security concepts and practices.

Ability to influence key internal and external business/IT partners.

Active listening skills.

Ability to navigate ambiguity and proactively develop effective technology solutions.

Ability to create Technical Architecture diagrams.

In-depth knowledge of Cloud computing and  technology systems.

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Advanced knowledge of Health Plan functions and technologies

Advanced knowledge of AWS technology stack

Experience with Agile development practices

Licenses/Certifications Required

Licenses/Certifications Preferred

Required Training

Additional Information


L.A. Care offers a wide range of benefits including

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Retirement Plans
  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Wellness Program
  • Volunteer Time Off (VTO)


At L.A. Care, we value our team members’ safety. In order to keep our work locations safe, each employee is required to self-screen for symptoms prior to entering any L.A. Care location each day. L.A. Care and all of its staff are required to comply with all state and local masking orders. Therefore, when on-site at any L.A. Care location, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be managed.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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