Job Description

AWS Cloud Architect
Job Number: 21-08342
Make your mark where innovation is the rule.  Our client is looking for an AWS Cloud Architect in Reston, VA.
Eclaro’s client is a leading educational non-profit, committed to advancing educational opportunities around the world. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
  • Architect and deliver optimal solutions that are aligned with an EA perspective
  • Create synergies and reuse within and across projects
  • Establish Solution & Application architectural standards and strategies as the norm
  • Lead projects through gating reviews
  • Confer with stakeholders to define business requirements for complex systems development from both functional and non-functional perspectives (i.e. concept of operations, performance, test, cost, schedule, training, support, and disposal)
  • Collaborate with other architects data architects, technical architects, business architects, domain architects, or enterprise architects -- and marry their various requirements into one solution
  • Model business and systems processes based on findings through use case scenarios, workflow diagrams, and data models
  • Evaluate alternative architectures with respect to their composition, e.g. people, hardware, software, facilities, policies, documents, risks, and cost
  • Create systems models, data models, specifications, diagrams, and charts to provide architectural expertise, direction, and assistance to project and development teams
  • Validate, through proof of concepts and implementation, the architecture's compliance to the requirements and verifies the system's compliance to the architecture
  • Develop, document, and communicate plans for investing in systems architecture, including analysis of cost reduction opportunities
  • Contribute to technology strategy and planning. Conduct research on emerging technologies in support of systems development efforts and recommend technologies that will increase cost-effectiveness and systems flexibility
  • Participate in the architecture roadmap activities
  • Review new and existing systems design projects and procurement or outsourcing plans for compliance with standards and architectural plans
  • Develop, document, communicate, and enforce system standards as necessary
  • Provide guidance to junior members of the team
  • Professional training and/or certifications using Amazon Web Services, Oracle, Linux, Java, and Microsoft tools and technologies
  • 10+ years of general experience in systems design and integration
  • Expert level experience in architecture design in the areas of enterprise application, server less, micro-services, data, and web applications
  • Architecture Experience - 5 years minimum across multiple disciplines (Requirements Engineering, Risk management, Technology planning, design, development, System Integration, or Quality Assurance)
  • Extensive experience in developing strategic application architecture plans
  • Exceptional analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities
  • Superior written and oral communication skills; ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language
  • Excellent architecture and technical support documentation skills
  • Proven experience in systems and network design and development
  • Strong understanding of information processing principles and practices
  • Hands-on experience designing and implementing solutions using Amazon Web Services (AWS) services including IAM, Lambda, Cognito, CloudWatch, CloudFormation, SNS/SQS, S3, CloudFront, API Gateway, Dynamo, Organizations
  • Experience with "on-premise to cloud migrations or IT transformations
  • Experience architecting/operating solutions build on AWS
  • Technical knowledge of Cloud Computing, DevOps, and Microservices
  • Strong knowledge of COTS evaluation principles and practices
  • Ability to conduct research into emerging technologies and trends, standards, and products as required
  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong consultative skills
  • Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail
  • Strong leadership skills and customer service orientation
  • Lifelong Learner what is learned today will be obsolete tomorrow; demonstrated continuous learning
If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits:
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
  • Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
  • Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through Eclaro
If interested, you may contact:
Carlo Flores
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Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status

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