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Cloud Architect, Senior

Job Description Job Number: R0056705

Cloud Architect, Senior

The Challenge:

Everyone is trying to “harness the power of the Cloud,” but not everyone knows how. As a Cloud architect, you know how to build a Cloud-based technical architecture that meets customer needs and takes advantage of Cloud capabilities. What if you could use your Cloud architecture skills to improve the speed of capability delivery to Air Force users, using modern software development techniques? We need you to help us develop Cloud-based solutions to some of the Air Force's toughest challenges.

The Cloud architect role has ample hands-on experience with building Cloud infrastructures and understanding what they have to include to support various types of apps and services in production. As the solutions architect, you'll translate the customer’s IT needs and future goals into a scalability plan by crafting modernization roadmaps, learning new tools and techniques, identifying and implementing system improvements like microservices, Cloud technologies, and continuous delivery and automation, to build a custom big data platform. As a Cloud architect for Booz Allen you will build, deliver, and manage private and public Cloud PaaS environments using platforms and establish and govern proven design patterns to architect, migrate, build, and deploy systems and applications to these Clouds to meet the needs of our Air Force clients.

Empower change with us.

Build Your Career:

A challenging and dynamic work environment isn’t all we have to offer. When you join Booz Allen, you can expect:

-              access to experts in virtually every field

-              a culture that focuses on supporting our employees

-              opportunities that provide stability while offering variety

You’ll also be exposed to a wealth of training resources through our Digital University, an online learning portal featuring more than 5000 functional and technical courses, certifications, and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications? Take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site bootcamps, certification training, academic programs, vendor relationships, and a network of professionals who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want, as you chart your own course for success.

You Have:

-4+ years of experience with designing, implementing, and consulting with distributed Cloud-based applications in a technical role for large-scale production applications

-2+ years of experience with the development, deployment, and orchestration of Docker containers in distributed production environments

-1+ years of experience with dynamic orchestration schedulers, including Kubernetes or OpenShift, Apache Mesos, or Docker Swarm

-Experience with software development life cycle processes or Agile development, including Scrum, rapid prototyping, or similar rapid development environment 

-Experience with working in defense or intelligence community Cloud environments, including AWS GovCloud, MilCloud, and C2S a plus

-Knowledge of alerts and monitoring tools and system management tools for environments and configuration management and Cloud orchestration tools

-Knowledge of FedRAMP, ATO, and the implications of C&A and SA&A a plus

-Ability to convey new ideas or technologies

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree in CS, Systems Engineering, or EE

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with AWS, Cloudera, Azure, and Pivotal Cloud Foundry

-Experience with Puppet and Ansible

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-TS/SCI clearance


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.

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Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI
Boston, Massachusetts
United States
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