Cloud Strategist in Alexandria, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 6/22/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0029331

Cloud Strategist

Key Role:

Serve as a strategic IT advisor in the planning and vision-setting for DoD Cloud adoption, and modernization of the DoD enterprise IT infrastructure. Interact directly with senior DoD clients and a client support team to develop strategic guidance and high-level architectures that support DoD's IT modernization efforts. Engage in thought leadership discussions and provide recommendations for the incremental steps required to evolve DoD IT, and to integrate key infrastructure components across the enterprise. Review solution-level architectures and implementation plans to determine their alignment with the overarching vision. Conduct analyses of DoD IT requirements, transition planning, and develop architecture baselines for data center consolidation and hybrid, including commercial and private, Cloud programs. Assist with development of integration plans, migration plans, and schedules, and provide research and analysis on new technologies that reduce DoD IT infrastructure implementation, operations and maintenance costs. Serve as a subject matter expert, recommend IT strategies and support policy development to achieve efficient enterprise computing platforms through virtualization, Cloud computing and enterprise services, with increased security and reduced overall costs across the DoD enterprise.

Basic Qualifications:

-10+ years of experience in IT with at least 3 of those years of experience with emerging Cloud environments
-3 years of experience with implementation, development, and consolidation of enterprise applications
-2 years of experience in research, evaluation and testing of Cloud Computing, virtualization systems, or related products used by federal agencies and commercial industry
-Knowledge of key infrastructure components in an IT environment
-Knowledge of Cloud services design and development from the Cloud service provider, and the Cloud service consumer perspectives
-Knowledge with DoD enterprise guidance, including the DoD Cloud Computing Strategy, and DoD information enterprise architecture, DoD data center consolidation plan, and Joint
information environment objectives
-Secret clearance

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience operating in Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Joint Staff, or Combatant Command, Service, including Agency IT environments

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
-Top Secret clearance, preferred


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

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