Cloud Solutions Architect

GovSmart is seeking to hire an experienced Cloud Solutions Architect for platform services in a hybrid cloud environment. This position will be a cloud architect for federal systems.

Responsibilities:

  • Works with an architecture team to define and execute a company-wide cloud platform services and migration strategy
  • Develops technical roadmaps to realize the strategy
  • Works to define key capabilities, performance and security requirements
  • Evaluates new application, platform, infrastructure and cloud decisions in existing context of applications, platform, infrastructure, standards, current business strategy and future business strategy
  • Serves as liaison with senior clients, participating in meetings and working sessions to ensure customer needs are reflected in the strategy
  • Participates and / or leads special initiatives to explore, validate and present cloud platform concepts in a hybrid environment
  • Develops and communicates hybrid cloud platform architecture
  • Educates and advises teams in best practices to enhance their skill levels and understanding

Requirements:

  • Clearance Requirement: Active DoD Secret
  • Experience with native platform services. Preference for Azure. AWS experience is applicable.
  • Firm understanding of cloud platform security controls, network boundary controls and related toolsets
  • Firm understanding of cloud governance, cost management and account management best practices
  • Experience with developing web applications using cloud native services such, – eg CDN / Blob Static Site, Functions, API Management
  • Experience with migrating applications and platform services from on-premise to the cloud and with hybrid cloud models
  • Experience with streaming data and events from on-premise to cloud, eg EventHub
  • Experience with Azure CI/CD chain for deploying, testing and running software in the cloud
  • Experience with containers and container orchestration – eg Container Instances and AKS
  • Experience with declarative infrastructure (infrastructure as code) – eg Terraform, Ansible, Python
  • Firm understanding of cloud platform security controls, network boundary controls and related toolsets
  • Firm understanding of cloud governance, cost management and Azure account management best practices
  • Ability to work well with development, product management and technical infrastructure teams to accomplish solutions
  • Ability to develop a solution in concert with development teams
  • Great communication (written and oral) and evangelization skills
  • Ability to define a plan and guide teams to executing the plan

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