Cloud Architect in Reston, VA at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 2/4/2021

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Job Description

Cloud Architect (Azure Architect lead)

Location: Reston, VA

Direct Hire

Looking for aCloud Architect to directly support and provide a full range of infrastructure architecture and engineering support.

Required skills:

  • Demonstrate professional competence in the principles and practices of Cloud architectures
  • Excellent knowledge of cloud computing technologies and current computing trends
  • Understanding of Cloud technologies (network, compute, storage) and service delivery models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS)
  • Experience with event driven and real-time architectures (e.g., Apache Kafka, AWS Kinesis, etc.)
  • Understanding and experience with cloud native/12-factor application architecture and microservices
  • Must be able to support DevSecOps activities
  • Good knowledge and understanding of federal cloud policy, regulations, and implementations (e.g. FedRAMP, FITARA, NIST, OMB, etc.)
  • Able to produce high-quality technical documentation
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects and multitasking
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, planning, presentation and relationship building skills
  • Positive attitude and a strong commitment to delivering quality work

Desired Skills:

  • Containerization/ECS/EKS/Kubernetes
  • AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform Experience
  • Experience with IT Operations
  • Experience with AWS CLI
  • AWS Well Architected Framework
  • Proficiency and Proven Hands-on experience AWS Services; EC2, CloudFormation, VPC, ALB, AWS Security, S3, RDS, EBS, ECS
  • Proven Experience in automation using (Shell, Python, Ansible, Puppet, etc.)
  • Experience in configuring and managing continuous integration systems (Jenkins, Bamboo, etc.)
  • Infrastructure automation experience with configuration management tools such as Ansible, Terraform and CloudFormation
  • Experience with troubleshooting in networking and web standards such as DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP, HTTP, web security mechanisms, proxies, firewalls & application delivery controllers
  • Experience migrating systems to hybrid or fully cloud-based solutions
  • You must be up to date with best practices in securing OS, networks, data, and applications


12+ years of experience designing, executing and supporting enterprise and cloud solutions

Education: Bachelor's degree in relevant technical field or equivalent experience (minimum 6 years)

Certifications: AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional

Clearance: U.S. Citizenship required

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