Cloud Solutions Architect

Montgomery, Alabama
Information Technology (Computer and Mathematical Occupations)
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Hart,Patrick, Spherion
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Job Description

We are hiring Cloud Solutions Architects to work alongside our delivery teams and customers to accelerate their cloud migration journeys. Our Architects focus on understanding customer business drivers as well as the existing datacenter architecture. They use these inputs to design reliable and scalable cloud infrastructure foundations, as well as the overall Cloud plan of attack.

The Cloud Architect works with Account Managers and Solutions Architects assigned to Clients across the US, helping them to effectively lead migration assessments, readiness, and strategy across a broader team of cross functional resources within such enterprises. The Cloud Architect also closely collaborates with the Client Executive team to ensure successful management of customer needs. The Cloud Architect must have the ability to train and mentor Solution architects on the migration process, technologies, and best practices.

We are looking for someone who understands and can talk to:
- Engaging with SESs and Flag Officers to define and execute Enterprise cloud strategies that clearly identify and focus on the appropriate business objectives (e.g. agility, ROI, global expansion, digital transformation).
- Defining and executing on the technology migration strategy by engaging highly technical teams within AWS and other Cloud provider partner teams.
- Assessing migration feasibility, identifying dependencies, and determining common infrastructure platform components.
- Engaging with customer development, infrastructure, security, and IT operations teams and identifying repeatable patterns and architectures for cloud migration.
- Present program successes at Conferences, Shows, and through other public forums

Working hours: Monday - Friday

- Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline with 12+ years of related experience. Additional years of experience and/or relevant certification may serve in lieu of a degree.
- Experience working with virtualization technologies and developing and implementing cloud migration strategies.
- Experience with DevOps pipeline tools and systems architectures (hardware, software, networking, and databases).
- Knowledge of network security and encryption hardware (firewalls, ACLs, etc.)
- Knowledge of InfoSec policies and procedures and ability to coordinate/communicate solutions with InfoSec.
- Demonstrated experience with containerization / Platform-as-a-Service technologies.
- Experience with web-centric programming languages such Ruby and Python.
- Experience with agile development methods such as SCRUM, XP, and/or SAFe Agile.
- Currently possess AWS or AZURE Certification.
- Currently possess Security+ or higher 8570 certification.
- Currently possess a DoD Secret security clearance or higher.

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