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1448- Cloud Architect

Chantilly, Virginia
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Seeking a talented Cloud Architect passionate about technology and working with the customers and a large team to develop solutions for our mission-critical customer in Chantilly, VA. The customer is implementing a cloud-based solution for a Data Lake and Content Warehouse consisting of numerous datasets.  The ideal candidate appreciates partnering with our customer and a group of engineers to create innovative engineering solutions for meeting this challenge.


  • Interface with the customer to gather service and storage requirements and advise the client on recommended solutions
  • Provide solution engineering, tradeoff analysis and feasibility assessments for proposed approaches
  • Formulate and design the appropriate architectural footprint across various multiple environments (development, integration, production)
  • Create failover and disaster recovery solutions, automation procedures and cost benefit analysis of the environments
  • Participate in planning meetings to define and set agile development team priorities and commitments
  • Assist in the development of deployment strategies for a Big Data service hosting environment
  • Lead a team of cloud developers and engineers to implement the architectural solutions
  • Document requirements and create architectural artifacts


  • Experience as an engineer or architect supporting Government stakeholders with cloud-based solutions (AWS, Microsoft or Google)
  • Experience with database modernization or Big Data programs
  • Experience with cloud data migration projects
  • Experience with cloud microservices and serverless computing
  • Experience with cloud script and programming
  • Experience with cloud automation tools (e.g. CloudFormation, Terraform, Ansible, Puppet)
  • Experience with scripting (bash, python, or perl)
  • Experience with linux system administration
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Information Systems


  • Experience with cloud security requirements, assessment and authorization
  • Experience with automation and code repository tools (e.g. Git)
  • Experience with agile planning processes
  • Experience with Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) processes
  • Cloud certifications


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