Cloud Solutions Architect

Location:  Suitland, MD 20020

Clearance Level: Active DoD – Top Secret / SCI

Required Certification(s):  DoD IAT Level II Certification

Design, implement and support soft ware-defined services for computing, storage, networking, security, and cloud management to run enterprise applications traditional or containerized in a hybrid cloud environment.
Collaborate with the appropriate departments and technology offices to assess and recommend technologies that support organizational needs.
Perform administrative and management tasks to maintain system operation, install/deploy new systems, maintains system security and performance, and maintain data integrity.
Interface with applications specialist, system users, and vendor contacts.
Assist in special project planning; Acts as Technical Lead on projects; coordinate and collaborate with a team that consists of Developers, DBA, QA Testers, System Administrators, Business Analyst, and various other members of the group.
Assist in special project planning; Acts as Technical Lead on special projects.
Propose and drives changes to improve environment stability, performance and security.
Monitor performance and capacity of the cloud environment and proactively address issues.
Produce, maintain, and update logical and physical network diagrams.
Gather system metrics for Service Level Objectives (SLOs) and customer inquiries.
Execute the planning, design, and implementation of a Virtual Desktop Environment (VDE) and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI).
Test and provide critical input to Disaster Recovery Plan.
Create and maintain compliance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
Support scheduled system application and ad-hoc enterprise maintenance.

Background Needed and Years of Experience
Minimum of 2 years of experience architecting technology solutions in AWS or an AWS Solutions Architect Associate with at least 4 years of experience architecting technology solutions in AWS.
MA/MS, or BA/BS w/ 12+years’ IT experience.

Additional Skills & Qualifications

Must Have Technical Skills
Familiarity with migrating “on-premise” to an AWS cloud environment.

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