Senior Cloud Architect (Remote)

General Dynamics Remote
senior cloud remote cloud aws architecture enterprise virtual delivery information technology team devops azure
November 18, 2022
General Dynamics
San Francisco, California
FULL_TIME
$160000-240000/YEAR

Join General Dynamic Information Technology (GDIT) to provide Cloud Architecture services for an exciting new contract. As a Sr. Cloud Architect, you will be responsible for designing, documenting, implementing, and maintaining enterprise cloud solutions for our federal customer.
Responsibilities:

  • Work with a team of DevOps/SecOps Engineers to architect AWS solutions with the responsibility to ensure the customer maintains an overall cohesive integration with itself, partner systems, and solutions.
  • Support and advise on application assessment, migration and modernization
  • Provide machine-learning capabilities to monitor spikes, drops in usage, as well as lead discussions similar to well architected reviews.
  • Provide recommendations to optimize Cloud usage costs by analyzing usage patterns and trends while providing recommendations for consolidating instance types based on demand across all billing accounts.
  • Create assessments that include cloud deployment type (public/hybrid), cloud tier (AWS, Azure, and Google), OS, COTS, codebase, database, cloud services, application dependencies, disaster resilience requirements.
  • Design cloud infrastructure, virtual private cloud, virtual private network, relational database services, auto scaling, and computing resources to meet customers' requirements.
  • Maintain an understanding of advancing cloud capabilities, IT and business needs, while identifying and proposing cost and functional efficiency options for the customer's collaborative decisions and actions.
  • Create and maintain a roadmap of customer enhancements according to the customer's decisions and directions.
  • Deliver end-to-end cloud architecture solutions
  • Provide expertise in high availability, contingency planning, and automated provisioning.
  • Collaborate with enterprise architecture team and other stakeholders to determine enterprise tools, technologies and processes.

Key Requirements:

  • U. S. Citizen
  • Ability to secure a Public Trust clearance
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, or related discipline
  • Certified Solutions Architect Associate certification from one of the major Cloud providers (AWS, Azure, Google)
  • 5+ years' AWS experience in a solutions delivery role.
  • 5+ years' experience with solutions delivery using well-architected cloud frameworks, services, and technologies
  • Expertise in cloud service delivery models
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, and demonstrated experience working with senior level stakeholders and development teams
  • Strong communication skills, both orally and in writing to convey cloud technologies and solutions to all levels of customer personnel
  • Expertise in developing, maintaining and contributing to technical and process documentation.

Desired:

  • 2+ years' experience working within a DevSecOps/DevOps environment, utilizing AWS services, solutions, and provisioning/automating AWS infrastructure, services and tools.

Location:

  • Virtual, with the ability to travel to Sioux Falls, South Dakota. For example, a couple of weeks at start up and one week every two months.

The likely salary range for this position is $160,000 - $240,000, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, nati


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