Booz Allen Hamilton Cloud Architect, Senior in Herndon, Virginia

Cloud Architect, SeniorinHerndon, VAatBooz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted:5/17/2018

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Job DescriptionJob Number: R0028980

Cloud Architect, Senior

Key Role:

Lead and develop Cloud solutions architecture and design patterns to meet business and technical requirements. Create documentation around the setup and implementation in one or more of the major Cloud provider, including AWS or Azure environments. Contribute to the development of standards and best practices and provide technical oversight, review, and quality control of those artifacts. Act as an SME for AWS or Azure technical issues and decisions.

Basic Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience with Cloud computing architecture and migrating and deploying Cloud-based solutions in AWS or Azure

-Experience with architecting large-scale distributed systems in AWS Cloud or Azure

-Experience with configuring and deploying computer, networking, storage, and database Cloud services

-Experience in designing IAAS solutions with one or more of the major Cloud providers, including AWS, Softlayer, or Azure

-Knowledge of how to interact with AWS, including AWS SDK, AWS API, Command Line Interface, and AWS CloudFormation and automated deployment or configuration tools

-Knowledge of AWS platform features, capabilities, and all security features and tools that AWS provides at the expert level

-Active TS/SCI required

-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience in using Cloud services, including IAAS, PAAS, or SAAS and integration with non-Cloud environments

-Knowledge of XML and data exchange standards

-Knowledge of common application approaches and technologies, including SOA or message queuing and database technologies, including backup or restoration and replication or mirroring

-Knowledge of disaster recovery strategies and design

-Knowledge of NoSQL data stores, including Hadoop, Hive, HBase, and Accumulo

-Knowledge of FedRAMP requirements and FISMA security control requirements

-Knowledge of infrastructure layers, including VMware and RedHat Linux OS and how to develop hardware specifications to match performance or scalability requirements


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance is required.

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