Cloud Solution Architect in McLean, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 4/5/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0015118

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

Cloud Solution Architect

Key Role:
Maintain responsibility for designing, architecting, and presenting technical Cloud-based solutions throughout the life cycle, from early capture through proposal and delivery. Apply hands-on technical acumen and thought leadership to covering Cloud technologies, including system architecture, database design, migration, and administration with comprehension of the underlying protocols and standards. Leverage experience with evaluating technology standards, tools, products, and solutions, make rational design decisions from business and technical perspectives, and communicate recommendations. Define guidelines and recommendations based on leading industry practices tailored to the client's needs and infrastructure. Maintain responsibility for defining the technical strategy of a system, work closely with all stakeholders to drive technology decisions that support product capabilities, and guide it successfully through implementation.

Basic Qualifications:
-6+ years of experience in a technical consulting, solution architect, or systems engineering role
-4+ years of experience with migrating, architecting, building, and deploying large-scale enterprise architecture solutions to a Cloud environment
-Experience with AWS or Azure, including expertise in underlying services
-Experience with DevOps practices and Agile methodologies
-Experience with building and analyzing security, performance, data, and integration and tech stack architectures
-Ability to obtain a security clearance
-BA or BS degree 

Additional Qualifications:
-Experience in architecting Cloud automation and configuration management solutions using infrastructure as code and working with tools, including CloudFormation, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Salt, and Docker
-Experience with conducting proof-of-concept, developing prototyping, and building reference model
-Experience with implementing Big Data and data analytics solutions
-Experience with supporting on-prem to Cloud migration efforts
-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills, including consensus building and mentoring
-AWS or Azure Certification, including Associate, Professional, Architecture, or DevOps

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. 

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.


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