1015 AWS Architect

Location: Reston, VA, United States
Date Posted: 11-15-2017
AWS Architect  
Duration : Fulltime

Technical Responsibilities:

• Designs and defines Amazon Web Services architecture for new cloud computing systems or existing systems migrating to cloud architectures.
• Performs expert-level systems AWS development and design work that may include logical system design; I/O design; cloud architecture analysis and design; and systems engineering.
• Develops technical roadmaps for future AWS cloud implementations.
• Develops business case analysis on potential projects.
• Ensures security is integrated into all cloud architecture solutions by understanding FISMA, NIST, and agency specific security frameworks.
• Performs advanced systems modeling, simulation, and analysis to guide major architecture and procurement decisions.
• Acts as a subject-matter expert to multiple tasks and/or programs, but self-aware enough to know personal technical limits.
• Reviews completion and implementation of system additions and/or enhancements and makes recommendations to management and/or clients.
• Plans and directs upgrades and designs systems enhancements.
• Identifies; analyzes; and resolves system problems (acts as high level escalation during maintenance windows).
• Determines system specifications; input/output processes; and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.
• Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced systems engineers and may have supervisory responsibilities.
• Serves as primary liaison with senior clients; participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.
• Provides high level expertise to multiple projects and tasks.
• Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
• Participates in special projects as required.

Experience: 10+ Years
Must Have Technical Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science; Engineering or a related technical discipline.
• Master’s Degree preferred
• AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate required
• AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional preferred

• 10 or more years of relevant systems engineering experience (e.g. example former roles may be principal system administrator, principal software developer, or senior systems architect, or a combination of the above with respect to any of the following technologies: AWS, Linux, Puppet, network and routing protocols)
• Experience with infrastructure focused decision making (e.g. understand operational complexity of architecture option 1 versus option 2).
• 3 to 5 years of demonstrated experience in designing and developing complex distributed IT solutions (e.g. cloud, distributed systems or high performance computing experience)
• Demonstrated passion for infrastructure as code, continuous improvement, and a "can do" attitude.
• Excellent verbal & written communication skills
• Self-starter, able to work solo and part of a cross functional team

If you bring willingness, flexibility and a desire to impress please apply now.
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Email: prita@reqroute.com
Phone: 408 -600-2007

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