Senior Cloud Architect

Washington, United States


Custom Software Systems (CSS) Inc., is seeking a Senior Cloud Architect to join the Division of Information of Technology for our client located in Washington, D.C. The right candidate will have ten (10) years experience a strong understanding of Federal Information Security regulations, standards, and practices such as the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) and the ability to engage stakeholders, understand their needs, and then translate those needs into a minimum viable product.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ability to engage stakeholders, understand their needs, and then translate those needs into a minimum viable product
  • Ability to translate analytic insights into concrete, actionable recommendations
  • A collaborative, analytical thinker with outstanding written and oral communication skills and problem• solving capabilities, with a high attention to detail
  • Ability to work well within cross functional teams composed of business and technical team members
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Understanding of Federal Information Security regulations, standards, and practices such as the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)
  • Understanding of Information Privacy concepts and best practices
  • Understanding of Information Security and Compliance and Privacy concepts related to the handling of sensitive information

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be a US Citizen
  • At least ten (10) years’ demonstrated experience in the following:
  • Developing software according to software development lifecycles (SDLCs), including DevOps, Agile, Lean, Iterative, or Waterfall
  • Designing, deploying, and migrating secure and maintainable systems for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS) environments
  • DevOps, CI/CD pipelines, containers, and related best practices for cloud deployment
  • Service offerings in Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure
  • Highly proficient in at least one high• level programming languages such as Python, Ruby, or Go
  • Excellent understanding of and ability to evaluate new technologies for fit in current infrastructure architecture
  • Excellent understanding of cloud based architectures, web servers, caching, application servers, load balancers, and storage
  • In depth understanding of loose coupling, stateless systems, and best practices for designing cloud ready applications
  • Excellent understanding of cloud federation technologies such as SAML, OAuth, and OpenID Connect and how to apply these technologies to enterprise and public facing applications
  • Excellent understanding of cloud information security risks and best practices, especially in highly secure operating environment
  • Excellent understanding of cloud vendor cost structures and the ability to optimize solutions for cost effectiveness
  • Experience transitioning legacy systems to cloud• ready architecture
  • Experience with route tables, access control lists, firewalls, NAT, HTTP, DNS, IP, and OSI Network
  • Understanding of RESTful Web Services, XML, or JSON
  • Experience with government cloud deployments (FedRAMP, FISMA, high security environments)
  • Detail-oriented, self-starter with excellent time management skills
  • Proficient using Office 365, SharePoint Online, SharePoint, and Visio

EDUCATION

  • BSc/BA in computer science, economics, mathematics, or relevant field or equivalent experience required

Senior Cloud Architect

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