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Datrose Cloud Application Architect / Engineer in Silver Spring, Maryland

Job Number : 17421Job Category : EngineeringPosition Type : Cloud Application Architect / Engineer

Location : Silver Spring,MDEducation : BachelorYears of Experience : 6+

Job Description:

Datrose is seeking a Cloud Application Architect/Engineer for a temporary assignment (W2 Only) opportunity in Silver Spring, MD!

Must have Active Public Trust Clearance!

This is an excellent opportunity for the right individual.If interested in exploring this great opportunity, please apply directly at

Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Job Description:

  • Works closely with the PM, Lead Cloud Architect, NOAA stakeholders and team to design, develop and implement Cloud based infrastructure and services to fulfill client requirements and provide ongoing support

  • Architects a Cloud Infrastructure solution using appropriate portfolio offerings with design elements that allow integration into client environment.

  • May refine and optimize infrastructure architectural models and creates architectural prototypes as required. Reviews the architectural artifacts and/or technology plans produced by other architects.

  • Adheres to appropriate architectural artifact requirements and cloud based architectural best practices.

  • Is responsible for the solution integrity within the assigned solution area for the engagement.

  • Coordinates with other client resources to develop and support the Cloud based infrastructures and architecture.

  • Maintains knowledge of technologies, industry trends, standards and design techniques.

  • Complies with Program and Project Management responsibilities for documentation, reporting of activities, managing workflows, and being responsive to client priorities and requirements.

  • Reports to the Task Manager and the Program Manager and takes direction from them regarding daily tasks, priorities and assignments.

  • Responsible for quality of output produced and will work with the Quality Manager/Analyst on the team to report activities, track deliverables and produce deliverables as assigned by the Task Manager and/or the Program Manager.

Service Delivery Responsibilities

  • Fills an implementation Cloud Engineer role with in-depth portfolio related technology specialization to develop or refine infrastructure solution designs and interfaces with the client on all issues related to the design, implementation, testing and cutover of the solution. Will contribute by designing, developing, testing and supporting Cloud based solutions, specifically in Google Cloud Platforms and/or AWS and Azure Cloud based platforms.

  • Works with client stakeholders to evaluate the solution requirements and supports the management and traceability of requirements during the engagement

  • Interfaces to the client’s technical organization on solution implementation progress, technical issues, proper practices and technical requirements.

  • Works with client technical staff during the requirements definition and implementation to resolve issues

  • Assumes accountability for the infrastructure solution technology components and the successful implementation. This include hands-on modeling, design, configuration, installation, performance tuning, prototyping and/or other efforts required to keep the project on a successful track.

  • Provides input on implementation status and changes to risks, estimates or schedule

  • Collaborates with architect peers to efficiently resolve technical issues, improve implementation quality and share high quality information

  • May monitor the performance of external service providers or subcontractors, People Management, and support the Lead Cloud Architect and the Project Manager

Position Requirements:

  • Full time position, some travel required, preferably located in the Reston, VA or Silver Springs, MD area to serve the NOAA Cloud program.

  • US Citizenship Required. Bachelors, Master’s Degree or equivalent required (to qualify for minimum GSA requirements)

  • Google Cloud Platform Architect Certification (Associate or Professional Level) required, with at least two years of designing and architecting GCP Infrastructure based solutions. Google Cloud Developer Certifications will be considered along with equivalent architect based experience Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

  • Experienced with Cloud Migration Strategy, Planning, and Migration activities

  • Experience and certifications (Associate or Professional Architect Levels) with AWS or Azure a plus.

  • Experience delivering solutions to major Federal Programs and Civilian Agencies.

  • Experience with Cloud Managements Platforms such as CloudCheckr, Cloud Tamer, AppTio highly preferred.

Datrose is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, status as a parent, age, protected veteran status, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, status as a qualified individual with disability, or other non-merit based factors.

Authorization to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment. Datrose does not sponsor employment visas.

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