Senior Cloud Solution Architects (Secret Clearance) with Security Clearance
Company: InfoReliance Corporation
Location: Falls Church
Posted on: June 23, 2018
Senior Cloud Solution Architects (Secret Clearance) Information Technology - Falls Church, VA, United States - 17-217 InfoReliance is hiring!!! Senior Cloud Solution Architects Location: Falls Church, VA Requirements: US Citizenship + Active Secret Clearance What You Will Be Doing * Responsible for collaborating on and setting cloud vision; providing thought leadership in cloud infrastructure and cloud services architecture to meet client's strategic and operational objectives for cloud solutions * 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. * Developing cloud adoption roadmap via assessment of clients--- current application portfolio and technology stack * Designing technical architecture for cloud solutions that meet customer needs for scalability, reliability and performance. * Overseeing the team that will be deploying cloud solutions and technologies across a range of industries and solutions. * Identifying new cloud technologies and platforms to help solve technical challenges or limitations in the existing infrastructure. * 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. -- -- InfoReliance is an AWS Premier Partner and AWS Approved Reseller. We are also a certified Microsoft Cloud Deployment Partner and regularly team with MCS to offer customers total confidence in migration to Office 365. InfoReliance is also member of the Microsoft Azure Circle partner program, able to assist customers in adopting IaaS and PaaS cloud solutions. -- We now have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Cloud Solutions Architect-Subject Matter Expert to join our team -- * Responsible for collaborating on and setting cloud vision; providing thought leadership in cloud infrastructure, cloud adoption, and cloud services architecture to meet client's operational objectives for cloud solutions. * 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. * The Senior Cloud Solution Architect is 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. * This role will serve as a solution architect providing strategic and technical leadership for client teams migrating, developing, or enriching applications in the cloud. * The Senior Cloud Solution Architect is responsible for supporting multiple business units within InfoReliance to evaluate customers--- current and anticipated needs, develop innovative solutions, support technical proposals, develop architectures, and evaluate cloud implementations according to industry best practices and standards. -- Essential Responsibilities * Provide thought and technical design leadership to cloud adoption and cloud solutioning. * Serve as a technical SME for cloud services, providers, and platforms. * 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. * Lead cloud application architecting sessions with business partners evaluating tradeoffs between design, risk, and technology. * Execute prototypes and technical feasibility assessments for cloud solutions. * Apply advanced technical knowledge and skills in developing solutions or problem solving where complexity, innovation and technical expertise are required. * Act as expert cloud consultant to internal IR business units as well as to IR clients. -- As part of the Cloud Solution team, you will be focused on solution and development, inclusive of: * You will lead and facilitate information gathering sessions with multiple departmental and/or sub-agency heads and technical leaders to discover and assess the current state infrastructure, validate business cases, gather and document business and functional objectives. * Through various communication vehicles and methods (e.g., meetings, application demos, emails, workshops, etc.) develop, innovate and implement technical solutions for multiple cloud projects including migration of existing applications/capabilities and users, and/or provision of new applications/capabilities and users. * Engage with the client to secure buy-in for the adoption of cloud-based solutions, through workshops and briefs as necessary. * Recommend technology strategy by understanding key client objectives; diagnosing and mapping client requirements; articulating solution risks and barriers; recommending delivery approaches; preparing time estimates; planning full project life cycle. * Develop, contribute, and evaluate technical proposals related to cloud migrations and implementations. * Provide expertise to construct the architecture and solutions to support current and future business needs, and to ensure the successful implementation and adoption of service. * Develop and implement activities, such as but not limited to, sequencing, architecture, assumptions, dependencies and agency buy-in that shall include an end-to-end view of the overall implementation approach to migrate current and future systems and users to cloud platform services. * Throughout the projects you will participate in status meetings on progress, priorities, issues, performance issues, and future work. -- In order to be successful in this role, we expect that qualified candidates will have the following skills, experience, and credentials: * Minimum 3-5 years of hands-on experience building cloud infrastructure/systems with at least one of the three major cloud service providers (Azure; AWS and Google). * Experience dealing with Federal government is a must. * Minimum a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management or similar preferred. * Senior level architect with more then 10+ years of hands-on 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 with federal government and commercial sectors. * 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. * Must have previous and strong experience in presentation and writing. * 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. For over 17 years, InfoReliance has delivered technology solutions across the federal, commercial and public sector markets. Our mission is to solve complex business problems for our customers through innovative and cost-optimized technology solutions. InfoReliance is a provider of IT consulting and services that may include cloud computing, software engineering, and cybersecurity solutions. InfoReliance is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other char
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