Cloud Architect

Location
Dayton, Ohio
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Jun 14, 2018
Closes
Jun 28, 2018
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Minimum Experience Required
Greater than 15 years
Manages Others?
No
Support a cloud migration assessment of the existing AFRL/RCB System/System Components. Effort will require the analysis of current architecture and design, and researching effective and efficient cloud technologies that will allow for a minimally invasive transition to the cloud environment without impacting AFRL capabilities.

As part of prototyping - configure the cloud resources, transfer customer-approved software/products to the resources, and reconstitute the application in the cloud, including all interfaces to other systems. Assist with the transfer of data to the cloud architecture and implement the conditioning strategy and architecture developed and approved by the customer. The migration shall ensure that functional, performance, and security requirements are satisfied. Research, evaluate, recommend, and implement cloud migration tools and technology options to automate build, deployment, and validation pipelines to enhance the speed and efficiency of the cloud migration. Influence technical solutions to meet evolving business requirements, while reducing TCO, maintaining resiliency, scalability, leveraging standard building blocks to deliver measurable business outcomes. Evaluate technologies, solutions and applications to identify cost saving and value-added opportunities. Provide architecture guidance and proof of concept, assessing migration feasibility and deployment strategy based on cloud web service architecture best practices.
Requirements:
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, DigitalOcean, or other cloud vendor.
  • Experience with container based architecture and deployments (Docker, Ansible, etc.).
  • Experience with Cloud Configuration Management (Puppet, Chef, etc.).
  • Experience with Cloud API Integration (JSON, YAML, etc.).
  • Experience with Open Stack Technologies.
  • Experience with deploying a mid-tier database to a database cloud service solution.
  • Ability to operate in a LINUX or Windows development environment.
  • Experience integrating vendor products across legacy and cloud infrastructures.
  • Experience with C, C++, and Java.
  • Experience performing cost analysis and trade-off studies related to Cloud implementations.
  • Experience with migrating applications into cloud environments.
  • Experience with system architecture, design, and testing.
  • Experience with DevOps, DevOps Tooling and the DevOps Testing.
  • Detailed hands-on understanding of medium to large system developments/ modernizations.
  • Experience in providing technical assistance to clients similar to AFRL/RCB.
  • Need to have the proven ability to apply system and software engineering to large system problems including requirements definition, design, implementation, integration test, interface definition, and architecture definition
  • Ability to obtain a favorable NACI to allow base and NIPRNet access.
  • B.S. in Computer Science or Engineering; M.S. preferred
  • Minimum of 15 years of overall experience


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