Cloud Solutions Architect

  • 0 yrs
  • $ Not Disclosed / YEAR

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Job Description

Job Description: 

AFS is seeking an experienced Cloud Architect with technical expertise, strong business analysis and customer engagement skills in support of an AWS cloud-based network ecosystem involving Linux and Microsoft services. This position will engage with customers of a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) service environment to assess, document, and elaborate their business requirements. This position will help design cloud architecture and application in support of customer requirements and make recommendations based on both business analysis and technical acumen. The ideal candidate is comfortable in technical and business requirements meetings and conversations, and self-motivated to pursue continuous improvement in a rapidly scaling PaaS environment supporting important customer missions.


  • Design cloud architecture and application support to meet customer requirements, provide design recommendations to customers based on business analysis and technical acumen.

  • Engage with customers of Platform-as-a-Service environment to assess, document, and elaborate their business requirements.

  • Provide customer support to customers using operational AWS workloads in a classified environment.

  • Field telephone or email inquiries from customers, troubleshoot and manage AWS virtual infrastructure and services.

  • Create detailed logging of call activity, triage and escalate problems to Tier II support as necessary.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ Years of experience with the following: 

    • Cloud system architecture/operations experience

    • Linux AND Windows systems experience

    • Technical cloud support experience

    • Experience with IT and cloud computing principles

Desired Skills:

  • AWS Professional Level Certification (Solutions Architect, SysOps, Developer, DevOps)

  • Bachelors/Masters Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, System Design or related field

  • Demonstrable experience with automation tools (Ansible, Chef, Puppet, etc.) and scaling

  • Cyber security/IA experience (CompTIA Security+, CISSP, CISM)

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • Must have an active TS/SCI 

  • Must be willing and able to complete polygraph