CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. AWS Cloud Architect (Solutions) in Fairfax, Virginia

AWS Cloud Architect (Solutions)

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City:Fairfax, Virginia, United States

Position ID:J0117-0532

Employment Type:Full Time

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Position Description:

At CGI Federal's Emerging Technology Practice, we are looking for AWS Solution Architects to deliver IT excellence and create innovative solutions in the Cloud. Work with fellow AWS Architects and Engineers to form the best minds in cloud solutions and give innovative solutions to our clients.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

The AWS Cloud Solution Architect is responsible for the engineering of business and technical solutions in support of CGI Federal’s Cloud Practice Group leveraging AWS . The AWS Cloud Solution Architect supports solution development with subject matter experts and engineers to build the Cloud Solution Offerings and participates as a Solution Lead for Cloud Proposals and Opportunities. The AWS Cloud Solution Architect will provide subject matter experience and expertise with the ability to clearly present concepts and services to both internal and external clients in a formal environment.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Minimum of 5 years’ experience in government or commercial IT consulting

Ability to blueprint, design and deploy scalable, HA and fault tolerant systems on AWS

Migration of existing on-prem applications to AWS

Write reference architecture, best practices and thought leadership whitepapers

Security focused solutions and workloads

Ability to identify and enforce AWS architectural best practices

Understanding of security compliance, managed services in cloud based workloads

Embrace and focus on emerging technology and evangelize to the rest of the team

Understanding of Agile, DevOps and Infrastructure as Code (IaC) is strongly desired

Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment knowledge and experience is a plus

Must own ability to learn fast, adapt to new technology and keep current with industry certifications

The following AWS Certifications are highly desired; significant hands on experience may be substituted:

o Certified Solutions Architect (Associate or Professional)

o Certified Developer – Associate

o Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate

o Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional

Desired Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

FedRAMP, NIST and FISMA compliance, ATO and security compliances.

Due to the nature of the government contracts we support, US Citizenship is required.

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