DST Systems Sr. Cloud Architect in Kansas City, Missouri

The speed of technology. The influx of data. Shifting regulations. Increased customer expectations.

That's where you'll find DST, helping clients find opportunity in ever-changing and complex customer, business, and regulatory requirements. Mastering complexity is a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon.

If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.

Job Description:

Organizational Overview

Enterprise Services is the provider of information technology services to the DST enterprise. Our business is to connect our clients to their customers by automating business processes, providing information for decision making, and providing productivity tools to increase efficiency. This includes the information technology infrastructure and architecture functions, as well as, the global information privacy and security.

Role Overview

In the Sr. Cloud Architect position, the individual will be responsible for the architecture, development and delivery of the private and public cloud based solutions at DST.


  • In this role, the individual will need to be able to understand business requirements, translate those to technical requirements and use this information to design, develop and implement technology solutions in both the private and public cloud.

  • The ideal candidate would be a highly technical individual with a broad range of skillsets across software, infrastructure and operations.


  • 5 years’ experience with servers, operating systems, and tools related to the field of Unix / Linux - Redhat

  • Extensive technical knowledge with VMware products including vSphere, vCenter, vCloud and the vRealize product suite.

  • In performing the design aspect of this role, must have great communication skills and be highly proficient with tools like Microsoft Word, Excel and Visio

  • Must be familiar with the underlying infrastructure components from vendors such as EMC, Brocade, Cisco and F5

  • Experience with VCE converged and hyper-converged products, preferred

  • Prior experience in the IaaS and PaaS space with products such as OpenStack, Openshift, Kubernetes or Mesosphere

  • Hand on experience with automation tools such as Puppet, Chef or Ansible

  • We are looking for candidates with these qualities that have at least 10 years of experience in IT, that are leaders in their space and can provide guidance and mentorship for junior and mid-level technology associates



Kansas City Missouri

DST is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about Equal Opportunity in the Workplace please click here and here. DST is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need an accommodation or accessibility assistance to complete the online application, please contact us at PeopleCenter@dstsystems.com for assistance.

DST Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of specialized technology, strategic advisory, and business operations outsourcing to the financial and healthcare industries. Combining unmatched industry knowledge, critical infrastructure and service excellence, DST helps companies master complexity in the world’s most demanding industries to ensure they continually stay ahead of and capitalize on ever-changing customer, business and regulatory requirements.

We work with companies in some of the world’s most demanding industries where rapid shifts in consumer, regulatory, and technology trends are increasingly affecting how our clients do business. For them, keeping up in a landscape of constant change is becoming more and more complex. Through our technology, strategic advisory, and business improvement solutions we work with clients to help them stay ahead of and capitalize on customer, business, and regulatory change.

Mastering complexity is not an end-state. It’s a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon. If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.