Posted by: Sev1Tech on Jul 10, 2019
We are looking for a Cloud Solutions Architect who will be collaborating on and setting cloud vision as well as providing thought leadership in cloud infrastructure and cloud services architecture to meet client's operational objectives for cloud solutions.
Clearance Level : Must be a U.S. Citizen able to get a government clearance in the future; able to pass drug screening
Job Roles & Responsibilities:
Serving as a Technical SME for Cloud Service, providers and platforms, the Cloud Solutions Architect will accomplish the tasks below though not limited to the following:
Consulting with our clients as a cloud technology evangelist around Cloud technologies including IaaS, SaaS, PaaS, Public/Hybrid/Community Cloud Service Provider offerings, cloud management tools, and converged infrastructure. Designing technical architecture for cloud solutions that meet customer needs for scalability, reliability and performance. Identifying new cloud technologies and platforms to help solve technical challenges or limitations in the existing infrastructure. Providing technical sales support. Participating in business requirement gathering sessions, gathering user data requirements, understanding the user requirements, and assisting in the reconciliation of technical and business requirements as they relate to the cloud. Responsible, with our established team of SMEs, change managers, integration engineers, system engineers and business analysts, for discovery and assessment of the current environment and for architecting business enabling solutions for our client and its sub-agencies to consume services from the cloud. Serve as a solution architect providing strategic and technical leadership for client teams migrating, developing, or enriching applications in the cloud. Support multiple business units within our clients' portfolio to evaluate their current and anticipated needs, develop innovative solutions, support technical proposals, develop architectures, and evaluate cloud implementations according to industry best practices and standards. Act as a change agent for technologies and supporting processes to maximize results measured by performance and availability, business agility, technology freshness, and cost optimization. Education, Skill, and Experience Requirements:
A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management or similar preferred required and 10+ years of planning, architecting, and engineering enterprise class systems and services.
In depth knowledge and hands on experience with the full range of cloud service providers/solutions, inclusive of AWS and Microsoft Azure offerings. Amazon Web Services (AWS) Solutions Architect certification (or demonstrated ability and willingness to achieve certification shortly after hire). Must have proven success in consulting to CTO-level clients. Proven experience in assessment, evaluation, and documentation of client environment, infrastructure, processes, and operations. Proven experience in communicating and demonstrating the value of cloud solutions to a variety of stakeholders to address complex and competing drivers in complex technical environments, with a track record of buy-in and successful implementation, migration, change management, and full adoption. Proven ability to lead change across large platforms using innovative technology solutions. Demonstrated abilities in strategic thinking and leadership with strong relationship management ability. Demonstrated experience automating production cloud workloads. Demonstrated Hands on experience developing solutions with cloud orchestration tools. Strong scripting skills (Python, Ruby, Perl, Bash, Powershell, etc.) Strong knowledge of IP Networking including VPC's, VPN's, VRF, DNS, load-balancing, and firewalls. Demonstrated experience with the Software Development Lifecycle. Understanding of Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA and REST). Proven ability to lead change across large platforms / functional areas using innovative technology solutions. Demonstrated customer focus. Strong analytical and strong real problem solving skills (not on paper only). Communicates clearly and effectively evaluates information to make decisions. Anticipates risks and obstacles and develops plans for mitigation. Creates actionable strategies and operational plans. Champions and drives change initiatives. Confronts difficult problems in a positive and creative way. Balances multiple and competing priorities and executes accordingly. Have prior experience in writing proposals. Have working experience in envisioning, documenting and pricing solutions.
Sev1tech Inc., ranked #2 by ComputerWorld's best small IT businesses Nationwide 3 yrs in a row, succeeds by investing in people, processes and technology. A fast growing consulting, engineering, and IT technical services provider to the Federal Government and Commercial marketplace, Sev1tech puts employees first with competitive salaries, multiple affordable health care options for employees and their families, automatic 5% employer vesting in 401K, employer paid premiums for dental, short/long term disability and life insurance as well as voluntary supplemental life insurance and flexible spending accounts.
With regional headquarters in Virginia and Colorado, Sev1Tech provides IT, engineering, and program management consulting services. We enable organizations to drive innovation in the public and private sectors, keep the economy moving forward and safeguard the country. Sev1Tech provides program management and acquisition support for the world's toughest challenges, build and optimize some of the nation's most advanced IT systems and help sustain critical infrastructure operations for global leaders.
Sev1tech is an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. Sev1tech is an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
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