Cloud Systems Architect

at Guidehouse in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Job Family :

IT Architecture/Cloud (Digital)

Travel Required :

Up to 10%

Clearance Required :

Ability to Obtain Public Trust

What You Will Do :

The Solutions Architect will be part of Innovation and Technology group (ITG) at Guidehouse and bring demonstrated experience with architecture, design and engineering of technology modernization, cloud adoption and DevSecOps solutions using AWS or Azure or, Google cloud services. He/She will implement solutions within public, private, hybrid and multi-clouds to provide applications migration and modernization, Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), Container as a Service (CaaS) and API based service offerings to our public and private sector clients.

He/she will work closely with other solutions architects and engineers to build turnkey platforms, reusable solutions and support multiple enterprise-wide technology modernization and distributed systems engineering initiatives across Guidehouse market segments and digital portfolio of projects. You will have a great opportunity to collaborate with our business development/capture and proposal teams as well to support winning solutions and bids for business opportunities and contract re-competes.

+ Solutions architecture and engineering within AWS/Azure/Google and private/hybrid cloud platforms and services for large-scale cloud implementations including VPCs, Virtual Networks, servers, applications, databases, security, disaster recovery and failover using automation

+ Solutions architecture and engineering to build out scalable and secure distributed systems using Cloud Native and microservices architecture and API-First design patterns for efficient and effective applications and data platforms modernization

+ Solution support for technical volumes of proposals and white papers for RFPs/RFIs and thought leadership initiatives

+ Serve as a key member of the ITG team to support technical challenges/demonstrations and build innovative solution prototypes/products using emerging technologies and cloud architectures.

+ Perform repeatable cloud migrations including rehost (lift and shift), re-platform and re-engineering of on-premises IT assets (data, network, and systems/applications) into a mix of multi and hybrid cloud platforms

+ Deploy and manage cloud storage and backups for variety of storage and database services

+ Architecting and engineering DevSecOps solutions using tools like Docker, Terraform, Jenkins and Kubernetes/OpenShift

+ Automate various tasks for CICD, cloud management, provisioning, decommissioning, securing and optimizing applications and infrastructure in cloud

+ Build API offerings for cloud solutions and distributed systems and services

+ Support meeting and briefing clients at different levels, CIOs, CTOs, Managers, Solution Architects etc.

What You Will Need :

+ 6-8 years of IT experience working with infrastructure or software engineering for government or commercial clients using open-source or enterprise technologies and solution frameworks

+ 2-3 years of hands-on experience with Cloud and DevSecOps implementations and migrating applications, infrastructure and datasets to AWS or Azure or GCP and exposure to FISMA ATO process

+ Experience in automating provisioning and managing of environments and topologies in cloud

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an ability to handle customer requirements and design and engineer solutions accordingly

+ BA/BS Degree . Degree can be substituted with 4 additional years of experience.

+ U.S. Citizen or Green Card is required for the position

+ Must be able to obtain Public Trust clearance at a minimum

What Would Be Nice To Have :

+ Exposure to hybrid or multi-cloud architectures, systems integrations and implementations

+ Solutions architecture, development of white papers, proposals (for RFI/RFPs) and presentations/demos is highly desired

+ One of the certifications (Associate /Professional level) AWS Solution Architect / SysOps / DevOps Engineer or Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud

The annual salary range for this position is $99,000.00-$148,500.00. Compensation decisions depend on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, security clearances, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs.

What We Offer:

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

+ Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

+ Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

+ Parental Leave

+ 401(k) Retirement Plan

+ Group Term Life and Travel Assistance

+ Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance

+ Health Savings Account, Health Care & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

+ Transit and Parking Commuter Benefits

+ Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

+ Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development, Certifications & Learning Opportunities

+ Employee Referral Program

+ Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

+ annual membership

+ Employee Assistance Program

+ Supplemental Benefits via Corestream (Critical Care, Hospital Indemnity, Accident Insurance, Legal Assistance and ID theft protection, etc.)

+ Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

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Job Posting: JC234954076

Posted On: Feb 23, 2023

Updated On: Jul 24, 2023

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