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Requisition Number 19-4153
Title Cloud Solutions Architect
City Herndon
State VA
Description The Cloud Solutions Architect will join a team that is defining and driving organizational transformation into AWS. As a thought leader, you will be part of the Cloud Center of Excellence that is responsible for leading and defining best practices and principles in the early stages of evolution. You will partner with various K12 stakeholders to articulate cloud solutions while adhering to the cloud governance processes. This role has high visibility with senior leadership within the organization with opportunity for growth personally and professionally. You will be part of a leading, technology-driven organization with the mission of transforming education and learning experiences for every student we serve.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
• Act as primary solutions architect for a suite of K12 applications
• Work with multiple K12 product, business, and development teams to design solutions that are viable, scalable, flexible, reliable, and secure.
• Lead or contribute to a high level to architecture, governance, and project execution discussions
• Work within the Cloud Center of Excellence to define principles, develop patterns, and disseminate best practices
• Proactively plan and envision and future state view of K12’s cloud ecosystem, anticipating capabilities, training, and skills for the organization
• Research and validate emerging technologies to recommend to K12 communicating clear benefits and risks to leadership and stakeholders
• Provide training and guidance to engineers moving into the K12 cloud environment for new technologies
Requirements MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
• AWS Solutions Architect Certification
• Three (3) years as a technical architect designing cloud-driven solutions on Amazon Web Services (AWS)
• Five (5) years in a hands-on technical role as an architect or developer
• Deep understanding of cloud computing technologies, business drivers, and emerging computing trends
• Experience with designing implementation, or consulting with distributed applications
• Experience in a Cloud architect or engineer role, in building cloud solutions or “migrating” on premise workloads to the cloud
• Experience in a Cloud architecture role building cloud solutions that meet both technical and business needs
• Experience with building, delivering, and managing hybrid Cloud IaaS environments
• Three (3) years working on and/or leading Agile teams
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field
OTHER REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Experience working with and tuning high-volume applications
• Understand security best practices for cloud applications and infrastructure
• Demonstrable ability to deliver projects on time, with high quality, and within budget
• Experience integrating with API backends
• Ability to clearly write technical specifications and strong estimating and planning skills
• Able to effectively communicate across teams and roles
• Ability and desire to thrive in a proactive, high-pressure environment
• Life learner with the ability to direct, coach or consult with others
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