AWS Cloud Solutions Architect in Boston, MA at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 7/10/2020

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Job Description

Title:  AWS Cloud Solutions Architect 
Location:  Boston, MA
Direct Hire w/Client (FULLTIME)

About the Role
We are looking for an experienced Cloud Solutions Architect to join the company's CTO's Cloud Center of Excellence team supporting our Insurance vertical to drive migration of Microsoft based solutions to Amazon Web Services (AWS).  The ideal candidate will have broad full-stack software engineering & architecture experience, both application-level and cloud infrastructure, with demonstrated experience in migrating complex solutions to AWS.  The Cloud Solutions Architect will assess existing platforms, design future state and execute the migration of applications and infrastructure to AWS cloud native solutions.
The role requires solid experience in cloud computing environments, hands on technical skills, passion and appetite to master new technologies, and excellent communication skills.
About the Day to Day Responsibilities of the Role
  • Analyze, architect, and execute the migration of large-scale Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft .NET, and Microsoft HPC applications to AWS; preferably cloud native
  • Optimize solution architectures to maximize performance and minimize costs; implement cost control mechanisms
  • Establish architectural standards that enable DevOps practices with infrastructure as code and automated continuous integration and continuous deployment
  • Assist application architects in designing secure solutions that leverage cloud services and are aligned to company's enterprise security requirements and best practices
  • Continuously manage, monitor, and update operations architecture models as business needs evolve and additional cloud services become available
  • Work collaboratively, hands-on, with product teams to implement the technology direction, vision, and strategy to enable cloud technology adoption
  • Coordinate with product owners to incorporate the voice of the customer
About You and How You Can Excel in This Role
  • Minimum of 10 years of application architecture, cloud infrastructure, and automation experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of database management and software development/coding experience
  • Experience architecting cloud infrastructure on AWS for small, medium scale and enterprise-scale applications
  • AWS Certified Architect and/or Developer; Associate considered, Professional preferred
  • Hands-on experience with cloud adoption and migration from assessment through cloud native implementation
  • Experience coding in higher level programming language: .NET C#, C++, Java, Go, or Python
  • Technical knowledge of infrastructure components (network, storage, Linux, Windows), security and application development (e.g., Microsoft .NET Framework/Core, C#, and SQL Server experience preferred)
  • Experience implementing AWS serverless and related managed services for web & mobile applications and APIs including Lambda, API Gateway, SNS, SQS, EventBridge, and Elastic Beanstalk preferred. Experience with container orchestration platforms (Kubernetes, EKS) a plus.
  • Experience with AWS SQL and NoSQL database services preferred (e.g., AWS RDS, Aurora, DynamoDB, DocumentDB)
  • Experience with distributed systems, messaging, streaming architectures preferred (e.g., Kafka, Kinesis, RabbitMQ)
  • Experience implementing logging, instrumentation, and monitoring services for infrastructure, applications, and dependent services
  • Creative and innovative approach to problem solving and passion for continuous improvement
  • Experience mentoring and coaching colleagues
  • Comfortable working in cross functional and multidisciplinary teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with keen attention to detail and accuracy
  • Experience in insurance services and an understanding of the related regulatory requirements is a plus but not required
 Be a part of the ConsultNet difference. As a leading national provider of IT staffing and solutions, ConsultNet delivers exceptional services to startup, midmarket and Fortune 1000 companies across North America. Since 1996, we've partnered with clients to create rewarding opportunities for our consultants, successfully building teams that have surefire results.
In the past two years alone, we have placed more than 1,500 consultants in contract, contract-to-hire, or direct placement opportunities. We understand communication is key to finding the right job that matches your skills and career goals. For us, it's not just the work that we do; it's how we do the work. Our breadth of offerings extends to multiple IT positions in major markets throughout the country, see more at


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