AWS Cloud Architect


On Site
Contract - Independent
Contract - W2
Contract - 12+ mo(s)



Job Details

AWS Cloud Architect


About the Job:

  • Duration: Long term renewable contract

  • Location: Columbus, OH

  • Pay rate: Hourly, depending on experience

  • Job ID: 4858

Must be able to work on W2 with DataSoft, no subcontracting.


The System Architect (SA) is responsible for designing and building technically complex frameworks to support application development. Additionally, the SA acts as a mentor for application developers both inside and outside of their section and department, guiding the developers on best practices for application development. The SA is expected to have broad experience in technology, with a deep foundation in Microsoft Technologies. The SA is also responsible for researching new technologies and providing recommendations to management around the uptake of those technologies. The SA reviews business projects to understand whether they will have a significant technical impact, and provides project estimates for SA resources that will participate on the project. Additionally, the SA will have input and responsibilities across a range of cross-functional DevOps / Agile areas, including release management and source code management (SCM).


  • Application Framework Ownership: The System Architect will have responsibility for the ongoing development, support, and maintenance of multiple framework components. These framework components include thick-client, web, services, enterprise application integration / service bus, and batch. This responsibility includes furthering the frameworks by identifying areas for improvement and advancement, and implementing these changes within the frameworks.

  • Production Support: Provide cross-functional support for performance issues and application errors. Provide both specific expertise on frameworks as well as generic expertise for the technology stack. Help to determine root cause of issues with input from operations and application resources.

  • Technical Subject Matter Expertise: Assist the development of architectural designs that implement Systems Architecture frameworks.

  • Provide guidance to internal and external resources on the appropriate use of these frameworks and technology in support of projects and application maintenance.

  • Release / SCM Management: Supports the DevOps release management process in an agile and rapidly changing environment. Fosters the execution of an agile release methodology and assists with all aspects of release management for our entire environment.

  • Agile / DevOps Leadership: Acts as a focal point for cross-functional items that allow the development teams to deliver projects and maintenance in an agile manner. This includes providing deep expertise on agile methodologies, understanding and ensuring the implementation of separation of duties, and the ability to identify cross-functional needs and recommend how those needs can be satisfied

  • Support efficient work processes: Coordinate day to day activities with team members, leads and mentors other team members, coordinates release planning and off-cycle efforts, resolves/escalate risks and issues, and executes resource planning and time tracking processes Impact on innovations and changes (What is the expected extent of change of a function in terms of processes, systems, etc.?)

  • Balancing speed to market, product quality and cost in the design and implementation of technical solutions.

  • Developing technical solutions that appropriately account for both evolving technology and future business requirements.

  • Executing in an evolving agile environment Purpose and subject of the interaction/communication with internal/external interfaces, negotiating mandate (e.g. What is communicated how to whom?)

  • Close collaboration with IT colleagues and the Business in the design and implementation of technical solutions.

  • Performance of activities and interactions with our internal and external customers through verbal or written communication should reflect adherence to the company's core values.

  • Creating and Maintaining Cloud Infrastructure

  • Guide engineers from other teams on cloud infrastructure/architecture solutions


  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 10+ years IT experience

  • 5+ years application development in a Microsoft environment

  • 5+ years developing applications using Enterprise Application Integration tools

  • 1+ years financial services

  • 1+ years working with offshore providers

  • Development of architectural designs using modeling techniques (UML, flowcharting, etc.)

  • Agile methodologies (particularly SCRUM)

  • Terraform

  • AWS

  • AWS Services - VPC, NACL, Security Groups, EC2, Load Balancers, ALP, NLB, AWS API Gateway, Route 53, EKS, ECR, Lambda, S3, PaaS services in AWS (all are not a must have)

  • Kubernetes

  • Containerized Applications, Containers experience

  • .NET or Java background is good to have

  • Linux & Bash is good to have

  • Some Azure is good to have

About our Company

DataSoft Technologies is a highly recognized provider of professional IT Consulting services in the US. Founded in 1994, DataSoft Technologies, Inc. provides staff augmentation services for Information Technology and Automotive Services. Our team member benefits include:

  • Paid Holidays/Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Medical/Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Short Term/Long Term Disability

  • Life Insurance

  • 401 (K)