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Cloud Architect

Company: Isobar Public Sector
Location: Washington
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Isobar Public Sector is seeking a Cloud Architect who will act as a SME for our federal client(s) providing strategic guidance in building/verifying a cutting edge, innovative hybrid-multi cloud architecture design in a large, complex, enterprise environment.

The Cloud Architect will work with the client and third-party vendors to map the current state to future state architecture and work with client security teams to meet all regulatory, compliance, and security requirements. This role requires hands-on experience with multiple cloud technologies in an enterprise environment to include Google or Oracle with proven previous experience, ability, or understanding.

What You'll Do

  • Act as a Cloud Enterprise SME to evaluate vendor deliverables/solution, to identify/mitigate the technical challenges and build cutting-edge solutions to meet the current and future client challenges.
  • Perform needs assessments, design, application testing and integration, production cutover, change management, and capacity planning.
  • Design enterprise application architectures, including networks, security models, data storage, data flows, high availability, etc.
    Who You Are
    • A US Citizen and hold an active security clearance (or be eligible to obtain one)
    • 8+ years of experience in information systems architecture methodologies, architectural abstractions, and design patterns, including, experience with IT delivery or development
    • Experience administering to at least one major cloud services provider at enterprise scale to include Google Cloud Platform (GCP) or Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI).
    • Strong understanding of services, integrations and use cases for at least one of Google Cloud Platform (GCP) or Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI).
    • Architect-level certification for Google Cloud Platform (GCP) or Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) is preferred but not required.
    • Experience with container orchestration technologies like Kubernetes, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, RedHat Openshift, etc.
    • Experience with on-premises to cloud migrations.
    • Strong working knowledge of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) concepts.
    • Ability to explain technical concepts, devise strategies, solve problems and describe work efforts.
    • Excellent leadership, teaming, verbal and written communication skills.
    • Other relevant industry certifications preferred but not required (e.g., Cloud Certifications - Professional Preferred, CISSP, CISM, CISA, CBCP, ITIL, PMP or other specialized IT certifications).
    • 5+ years of experience with most of the following:
    • Designing enterprise cloud environments, including FedRAMP certified platforms.
    • Experience with the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and the implementation of the associated controls in accordance with DoD regulations. Experience with automated compliance monitoring / continuous ATO tooling a plus.
    • Re-architecting and launching mission critical workloads in the public cloud.
    • Software engineering, solutions architecture, or network systems engineering to include modeling tools.
    • Server-side programming experience with Java/Spring/Maven or other comparable technologies
    • Mastery of automation tools and techniques, including Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Network as Code, and Compliance as Code leveraging industry-leading automation tools (Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Terraform, CloudFormation, ARM Templates, Powershell, shell scripting, etc...)
    • Innovative/emerging technologies or processes like RPA, Microservices, Container technology, Advanced Analytics, DevSecOps, Serverless Technologies.
    • Cloud Security, IAM, AD, Federation, audit/compliance, and Encryption.
    • Familiarity with DoD Information Assurance (IA) and Security policies.
    • Working knowledge of Agile methodologies and best practices.

      Who We AreIsobar Public Sector combines next-level commercial capabilities with deep government expertise to solve complex technical challenges and deliver unparalleled digital transformations. We are an experienced technology services provider that specializes in human-centric design, emerging technology, machine learning, secure cloud solutions and application development. We take pride in our 20-year heritage of working with the Department of Defense.

      Here are some of the benefits that accompany full-time employment at Isobar.
      • We offer flexible time off for vacation and personal time. We believe in treating adults like adults and allowing for open communication between team members and their supervisors to determine proper timing and coverage.
      • In addition to 16 recognized holidays, our offices are closed the last week in December. This adds up to 21 paid company holidays in 2022.
      • Multiple levels of offerings for medical and dental, including a covered membership fee to exceptional primary care through One Medical.
      • Other miscellaneous benefits like Short-Term and Long-Term Disability at no cost, company-covered Life Insurance at double your base salary, access to group legal services, identify theft protection through LifeLock services, etc.
      • A generously paid parental leave policy that enables 16 weeks of leave, regardless of gender, at 100% pay.
      • 401K + company matching: 50% of every dollar you contribute, up to the first 6% you contribute; you are 33% vested after each year of service, becoming fully vested after three years with the company.

        At Isobar, we are a culture of many, united as one---We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

Keywords: Isobar Public Sector, Washington DC , Cloud Architect, Professions , Washington, DC

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