Cloud Architect, Lead

The Challenge: 

Everyone is trying to “harness the power of the cloud,” but not everyone knows how. As an experienced Cloud Computing Infrastructure Architect, you know how to take advantage of cloud capabilities. Here, you’ll oversee our team of experts and use cutting-edge enterprise cloud platforms to guide your clients as they modernize their IT infrastructure and meet their most challenging missions. We’re looking for someone like you to help automate security and operational activities to improve the resiliency and security of Cloud-hosted networks and systems.

 

You’ll collaborate closely with fellow cloud architects and engineers specializing in Amazon Web Services (AWS) to design, define, develop and debug cloud solution components. You’ll have the chance to broaden your experience within a DevOps framework to build and manage container apps and use products like Kubernetes to further the mission. With access to our internal Azure, AWS, and GCP labs, you’ll have the space and time to explore different ways of solving our clients’ challenges, and you’ll partner with stakeholders and lead your team to deliver the right technical solutions. Whether modernizing legacy computing platforms and applications or building new ones from scratch, you’ll have the latest tech and brightest teammates at your fingertips.  Are you ready to grow your skills at the leading edge of innovation?  

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience with AWS

  • Experience with building, deployment, release automation, or orchestration

  • Experience with supporting enterprise Cloud applications or infrastructure

  • Experience with infrastructure-as-code environments, including activities around the automated server or network configurations, large-scale software deployments, or monitoring and testing, such as continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD)

  • Experience with automation tools, including Terraform, CloudFormation, or Ansible

  • Experience with automating system configurations and orchestrating network operations and DevOps pipelines, scaling, releases, and day-to-day system operations in Cloud environments

  • Experience working within and managing Git-based version control systems, including Gitlab and Github

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • BA or BS degree 

Nice if You Have:

  • Experience with provisioning and managing infrastructure and applications in Cloud environments, including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, or Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

  • Experience with identifying and implementing automation to improve user experience (UX)

  • Experience with scripting in Bash, PowerShell, Python, Groovy, or Ruby

  • Experience with open technologies, DevOps, and related Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools, including Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift, Gitlab, Jenkins, GitHub, Terraform, Ansible, or Git

  • Experience with system integration using a variety of protocols, including JSON, REST, and XML

  • Experience with leveraging JSON, YAML, or XML for configuration

  • Experience with DevOps and Agile methodologies

  • Experience with documenting an as-is state of the environment, perform a gap analysis and produce artifacts that articulate options and recommendations

  • Experience with containerization, including OpenShift, Docker, or Kubernetes

  • Experience with managing personal project priorities and deliverables

  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Cloud Certification, including AWS, Certified Solutions Architect Associate Certification, Google Certified Professional – Cloud Architect, or MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure

Clearance:

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

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