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Pacific Life Insurance Company

Cloud Architect

Pacific Life Insurance Company - Newport Beach, CA


At Pacific Life, you are given the opportunities and challenges to embrace your potential and achieve your personal best, every day. What you find here is something special – it’s purposeful work done with a shared set of values that brings us all together.


Pacific Life offers life insurance, annuities, and mutual funds, along with a variety of investment products and services, all of which provide The Power to Help You Succeed. Headquartered in Newport Beach, CA, Pacific Life is a Fortune 500 company with approximately 2800 employees. We pride ourselves in providing a work environment that is challenging, inclusive, collaborative and results-oriented. We firmly believe each employee plays a part in our continued growth and success.

Currently, we are seeking a talented Cloud Architect to join the Corporate Division in Newport Beach, CA. The Corporate Division supports the goals and initiatives of all other divisions throughout the company and its subsidiaries. These departments include: Human Resources, Finance, Information Technology, Corporate Development, Public Affairs, Safety & Security, Legal & Compliance.


The Cloud Architect is a new role that will assist in leading a cultural change for cloud adoption. They will develop and coordinate cloud architecture, develop a cloud strategy and coordinate the adoption process. The person will serve as the subject matter expert for cloud transformation and should have a deep understanding of cloud architecture, adoption patterns, and cloud providers.

Additional responsibilities include:

• Be a trusted advisor by demonstrating thought leadership in cloud technologies across multiple disciplines (application architecture, infrastructure and operations, security, governance, automation, integration architecture)

• Develop a deep understanding of the business domain and enterprise technology environment to craft a cloud strategy, architecture, and multi-year roadmap that achieves business objectives and maximizes efficiencies

• Lead, collaborate, and communicate architectural vision and governance models

• Lead and take part in cloud readiness assessments, workshops, roadmap, cost benefit analysis, and application modernization discussions

• Assess business viability of new cloud adoption requirements

• Work with cross-functional IT teams and business stakeholders to identify strategic cloud adoption requirements and produce or contribute to cloud consumption, strategy, roadmap, and architecture artifacts.


• 7 years of experience in creating and managing enterprise architectures and solutions across multiple disciplines (application architecture, infrastructure and operations, security, governance, automation, integration architecture)

• Thorough knowledge and understanding of current Cloud Computing technologies, strategies, solutions, assessment methodologies, planning techniques, technologies, and methods

• Experience in creating cloud architecture and roadmaps for both hybrid and non-hybrid cloud solutions as part of larger cloud transformation initiatives

• Understanding and experience with cloud automation technologies

• Developed experience in delivering and managing cloud programs

• 5 years of experience in any one of cloud provider AWS, Azure, Google, IBM Softlayer

• Familiarity with Docker containers and server less architectures

• Strong understanding and experience in non-technical aspects of cloud transformation (finance, legal, procurement, vendor management, program leadership, and change management)

• Effective relationship building and leadership skills across divisional and departmental organizational structures to accomplish enterprise wide goals

• Ability to address issues/opportunities from a business perspective and IT best practices point-of-view.

• Exhibit Pacific Life’s values including People, Accountability, Customer Focus, Integrity, Financial Strength, Innovation and Community

• Effectively cope with change and shift gears comfortably

• Degree: BS, preferred



Join the Pacific Life team and watch your career grow! We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes: • Competitive salary and bonus program • Medical, dental, and vision as part our commitment in investing in the health and wellbeing of our employees • Two retirement savings plans: 401k savings plan with company match and Company Retirement Contribution (company-paid) • Generous vacation time and holiday pay • And much more!

Pacific Life Insurance Company is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at Pacific Life Insurance Company.

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Company Profile:
For more than 146 years, Pacific Life has been helping to protect individuals and families from financial risks that can affect their investments, retirement savings, and businesses. Pacific Life offers life insurance, annuities, and mutual funds, with a variety of investment products and services, all of which provide. . .The Power to Help You Succeed. A Mutual Holding Company Pacific Life Insurance Company’s organization is relatively unique as we are part of a mutual holding company structure: Policy and contract owners are members of the company. We are not a publicly traded company; therefore, we are not driven by stock price when making decisions. As a result, we can make decisions that benefit our customers and the long-term strength of the company. Our structure allows us to develop innovative products that evolve with the needs of the families and businesses we serve. Our support goes beyond just product innovation; we select businesses and markets that we understand well, can excel in, and provide value to our customers. Consistent Performance Focused on quality assets and capital growth, Pacific Life continues to be financially strong. Our investment portfolio historically produces consistent results while maintaining low exposure to non-investment-grade securities and other high-risk assets. Pacific Life maintains strong financial strength ratings from all major ratings agencies.