Cloud System Architect Level 3 / BP

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Engineering
Annapolis Junction, Maryland

REQ#: RQ118103

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

Provides support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of Cloud Infrastructure Services hosted in multiple cloud environments. Provides Tier I/II and Tier 3 (Escalation to Architecture Team) resolution of customer capacity requests. Provides support for the escalation and communication of status to management and internal customers. Provide connectivity and utilization support to Cloud Infrastructure Services managed cloud environment customers. Provide customer support through chat, email and capacity request ticketing.

The Level 3 Cloud System Architect shall possess the following capabilities: The architect will be responsible for integrating new solutions into existing on-premise cloud resources or off-premise infrastructure and evaluate impact to efficiently service changing business needs.

Must be able to design, develop, deploy, and maintain cloud-based solutions to meet business service requirement.

Experience building cloud applications for performance, resiliency, availability and scale.

Have ability to develop modular applications that integrate with cloud services and APIs to simplify development and management. Redesign legacy applications using a cloud native approach.

Automate most things to increase agility, reduce risk, and take advantage of the dynamic nature of cloud. Must have the ability to handle multiple projects and tasks, make decisions and solve problems under pressure. Possess thorough knowledge of cloud service provider capabilities and integration.

Experience running and maintaining automated production infrastructure in AWS. Must Possess Strong knowledge of a wide range of cloud services and solutions like AWS, OpenStack and Microsoft Azure products. Should be able to develop with a DevOps approach for both Linux and Windows workloads using proven, cutting-edge cloud technologies including automation with Amazon Cloudformation, OpsWorks, Ansible, Chef, and Docker. Experience with container management systems (k8s, EKS) in production. Experience with Github. Working knowledge of agile/scrum. Understanding of information security and best practices. The architect must be innovative, think outside restrictive parameters, have a thorough understanding of DevOps and push our approach beyond typical cloud design.

Would be responsible for all areas of architecture design to include the following: • High availability Engineering • Infrastructure Design • Scalability Engineering • Infrastructure Audit and Best Practice Implementation • Security Audit and Remediation  

Qualifications: Required: Strong knowledge of cloud solutions like AWS, OpenStack and Microsoft Azure products. Experience building cloud applications for performance, resiliency, availability, and scale. Experience with container management systems (k8s, EKS) in production. Experience with Github. Must possess one active mid-level or advanced cloud certification (i.e., AWS, Azure, OpenStack). Must have 12 years of related work experience and a bachelor’s degree in a related technical field. Must work with little to no prescriptive guidance. Development experience with both Linux and Windows workloads using cloud technologies with automation including Amazon Cloudformation, OpsWorks, Ansible, Chef, and Docker.

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