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We are looking for a Solutions Architect who is customer-focused and passionate about helping large government agencies modernize and transform through pragmatic enterprise strategies.
The ideal candidate will have the ability to move smoothly between tactical and strategic conversations with technical, business, and mission leadership. You will play a critical role in helping our team formalize, standardize, and mature our cloud services offerings using AWS. You possess a good understanding of modern low-code/no-code platforms such as ServiceNow. You understand the importance of security and believe risk management should be tackled early and not as an afterthought. You have been through the trenches in helping teams obtain authority to operate (ATO) and can have intelligent discussions around NIST recommendations and security controls. You are passionate about automation and creating an environment that fosters DevSecOps approaches. You articulate the connection from technical services to business capabilities and help client organizations navigate the tension between evolving traditional IT processes and modern approaches. You also understand that success is not about being a hero, it’s about developing a capable team to deliver the right solutions to our customers.
What you’ll be doing:
Translate business needs into solution architecture requirements
Estimate the financial impact of solution architecture alternatives
Define multiple solution options to business problems
Quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new and emerging technologies
Fundamental knowldege in all aspects of solutions architecture and security
Apply and generate best practices in multiple technical domains using various technology products and services
Ensure solutions are developed and packaged in an easily consumable and repeatable way for customers and internal technical teams
Capture and share best-practice knowledge with the internal technical team.
Assume the role of technology advisor that understands customer business processes and maps them to technology solutions to optimize business outcomes)
Build and interact with APIs using AWS Lambda and API Gateway
Provide operations and monitoring support for legacy systems
What you must have:
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or other related scientific or technical discipline
5+ years of experience in leading and architecting enterprise software systems
10+ years of experience with building web-based enterprise systems
3+ years of experience in building and deploying applications to AWS Cloud.
2+ years of experience implementing IaC using Ansible, Cloud Formation, Terraform
Certified AWS or GCP, Azure, or other clouds, or ready to get certified
2 + years of experience with SQL and database development and migration
Experience obtaining an ATO
What we'd like you to have:
Experience with cloud endpoint security using CrowdStrike or Tenable
Experience with working in Agile and Scaled Agile teams
Experience and application of Best practices microservices architecture, automated testing
Certified AWS Solutions Architect
Why you’ll love working here:
Generous vacation and retirement plans
Comprehensive health benefits
Flexible work location
A diverse workforce that values equality and inclusion
Ongoing training and development opportunities
Friendly community with lots of social events
Participation in charity initiatives
Employee support program
Technologies you’ll use: (Ex: Java, React, ETL, mobile):
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