AWS Cloud Senior Technology Consultant

Amazon Web Services, AWS, Oracle, Migration, Cloud Technology, Infrastructure, Consulting, oracle erp
Full Time
Travel required to 75%.

Job Description

Sierra-Cedar offers a comprehensive, integrated portfolio of services across multiple technologies and industries. With world-class consulting services, managed services, and technical services deployed across various commercial, higher education, and public sector industries. Sierra-Cedar is seeking bright and motivated AWS Cloud Senior Technology Consultants. If you are passionate about technology, clients, and all the challenges and benefits that go with being a consultant, you will want to be a part of our team!

AWS Cloud Senior Technology Consultants are responsible for the delivery of Sierra-Cedar’s comprehensive portfolio of Cloud Technical Services, which encompass the full life cycle of cloud projects, from initial assessment and proof of concept to planning, architecture design, migration, and reinvention. The AWS Cloud Senior Technology Consultants are responsible for comprehending, delivering, and refining this portfolio of offerings. These consultants perform a wide variety of tasks, including setting strategic direction, planning, designing, recommending, and architecting the cloud-based technology solutions necessary to leverage the power and economics of cloud resources to enable our clients to solve business problems, spur innovation, grow and succeed. The AWS Cloud Senior Technology Consultant is passionate about new technologies and has strong interpersonal skills to work with clients on their journey to and in the cloud.

Approximately 75% of travel is required to deliver services onsite, working with our clients.



  • Provides cloud technical consulting services
  • Interacts with clients establishing cloud goals and approach
  • Uses holistic systems thinking – must be able to envision how all parts of a solution interact with each other, existing systems architecture, and the solution itself
  • Determines and architects custom cloud models
  • Defines cloud growth models, estimates, and usage predictions
  • Attends vendor technology briefings to understand potential uses of new technologies
  • Researches, analyzes, documents, and summarizes cloud provider offerings and technologies
  • Assists internal sales resources with project scoping and estimates
  • Assists internal resources with troubleshooting and resolving cloud technology issues
  • Demonstrates leadership and fosters collaborative team approach – interacts well with front line and management providing consultation and expert advice on cloud-related topics



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline, 5+ years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experiences
  • 5+ years working with Oracle ERP systems
  • 5+ years’ experience in networking; infrastructure or database architecture/administration
  • 3+ years as a technical leader, architect or influencer
  • 3+ years software/technology, customer facing experience
  • Strong skills in a broad set of infrastructure and operational technologies: virtualization, grid computing, clustering, (broadband networks and internet architecture), data centers, multitenant, service, and web technologies (Web Services, RESTful Services, JSON, scripting languages, etc.)
  • Experience migrating IT assets to public cloud services
  • Experience with one ore more public cloud offering with a preference toward AWS and including Azure, Google, Oracle, or IBM
  • Experience with databases, relational (Oracle or MSSQL preferred, MySQL, AWS, Aurora, Postgres) or non-relational NoSQL (AWS DynamoDB, MongoDB, and Cassandra)
  • Understanding of industry-based IT regulations and compliance guidelines
  • Familiarity with cloud concepts related to security, networking, self-healing architecture, SOA, APIs, and automation
  • Knowledge of methodologies necessary to inventory and gather client IT assets and end-user population statistics
  • Knowledge of SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS cloud delivery models
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
  • Working knowledge of software development tools and methodologies, including DevOps and technologies like Chef and Puppet
  • Ability to develop architectural position, design, and specification papers
  • Capable of conceptualizing client usage patterns and common system architectures
  • AWS Certification(s) preferred



  • Demonstrates the ability to manage project scope and client expectations
  • Displays effective written and verbal skills, communicates technical concepts in a clear, concise, and effective manner to peers, as well as non-technical constituents, from executives to co-workers, within and across teams, in positive or negative situations
  • Presents with a high degree of comfort speaking with executives, IT Management and developers
  • Completes tasks efficiently, accurately, and timely, reporting to project and engagement stakeholders
  • Performs administrative tasks correctly and on time, with limited oversight
  • Helps coach and mentor client staff
  • Responds well to questions and participates in meetings
  • Exhibits business intuition for preventing, solving, and following through on issues
  • Looks for ways to improve and promote quality, seeks way to improve the process of delivering solutions and shares knowledge capital to optimize delivery methodologies



Sierra-Cedar delivers industry-focused client success by providing consulting, technical, and managed services for the deployment, management, and optimization of next-generation applications and technology. We offer a competitive benefits package including 401(k), Health, Disability, and Life. Sierra-Cedar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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Position Id : TIS-2282
Originally Posted : 2 years ago
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