Senior Cloud Architect

    • Peraton
  • Linthicum, MD
  • Posted 39 days ago | Updated 10 hours ago

Overview

On Site
USD 146,000.00 - 234,000.00 per year
Full Time

Skills

Nexus
Adobe AIR
SAFE
Cybercrime
Pivotal
Technical writing
Software development
Cloud management
SAP BASIS
Hosting
Operations
Continuous integration
Continuous delivery
Strategy
Migration
Portfolio management
Leadership
PaaS
IaaS
Software deployment
Database
Storage
Automation
Design
Educate
Business analytics
Business analysis
Mergers and acquisitions
Kubernetes
Docker
Terraform
ARM
DevOps
GitLab
JIRA
Apache Maven
Jenkins
Progress Chef
Ansible
Microsoft Azure
Amazon Web Services
DoD
Cloud computing
Security clearance
SCA
Insurance
Financing

Job Details

About Peraton
Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can't be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit peraton.com to learn how we're keeping people around the world safe and secure.
Responsibilities

The Senior Cloud Architect position, a crucial role in supporting the Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3), is a hands-on cloud engineering position that primarily focuses on migrating workloads to the cloud. The role is pivotal in delivering infrastructure migrations to the cloud for highly sensitive information and maintaining ownership of technical and service elements related to cloud migration projects. The Senior Cloud Architect contributes to all levels of the architecture and maintains technical documentation while consulting team members on secure coding practices and developing a familiarity with new tools and best practices. Drives the roll-out of cloud management platforms, evaluates their performance, and implements enhancements.

Develops and enriches the product portfolio of cloud services and value-added services. Creates solution recommendations to include a Basis of Estimate for cloud services. Evaluate the cost/benefit of cloud vs. virtual private networks vs. dedicated hosting vs. in-house solutions and identify portions of the organization's IT platform/infrastructure with the highest potential return for cloud deployment. Performs operations and maintenance of secure managed cloud platform solutions. Implements and maintains automation to enhance operation, alerting, and auto-remediation of events. Develops, maintains, and deploys infrastructure as code using CI/CD pipelines.

Responsibilities

Create security-driven Azure enterprise architectures, enterprise systems, and service-oriented architectures.
Establish and execute detailed cloud migration project plans.
Drive cloud consulting engagements by providing technical and business insights to cloud strategy engagements, technology and architecture, deployments, cloud migrations, and portfolio management.
Lead the design and implementation of PaaS/IaaS services, constructs, and deployment methods using containerization, database-as-a-service, storage, and infrastructure automation.
Provide expertise in architecture and design of services and systems in support of the various customer applications through the organization and its security.
Participate in technical project review meetings to ensure technical designs meet the client's operational requirements and infrastructure/security standards.
Educate and influence stakeholders and engineering teams on effective cloud solutions and best practices.
Qualifications

Requires 12 years with BS/BA or 10 years with MS/MA or 7 years with PhD
3+ years of experience in Microsoft Azure Government .
Experience in architecture of flexible, scalable, and highly-available systems .
Experience with containerization technologies (Kubernetes, Docker, AKS, EKS) .
Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools (TerraForm, ARM templates, CloudFormation templates) .
Experience using DevOps concepts and tools (GitLab, JIRA, Maven, Jenkins, Chef, Ansible) .
One or more Cloud Certifications: Azure Solutions Architect Expert, Azure Administrator Associate, AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional/Associate .
Familiarity with DoD IT processes, regulations, and current IT cloud initiatives.
Active Secret clearance (TS/SCI preferred) Target Salary Range

$146,000 - $234,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range

EEO
An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values

Benefits
At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We're fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

Paid Time-Off and Holidays
Retirement
Life & Disability Insurance
Career Development
Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
Paid Parental Leave
Additional Benefits
Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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