Cloud Architect

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Kforce Inc.
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Full Time, Perm
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Kforce has a client seeking a Cloud Architect in Sterling, Virginia (VA).

This position is responsible for planning & transitioning our client's legacy network infrastructure to private clouds. You will perform O&M of the private clouds post transition.

Key Responsibilities:
* Work with the PM and Architect to transition functionality from legacy equipment to the organizations' private clouds
* Install, configure and manage customers' Virtualization products like Microsoft Hyper V and VMware
* Provide Network Operation and Sustainment support for the virtualization environment
* Develop and maintain standard operating procedures for private cloud environments
* Diagnoses and troubleshoots problems with the private cloud environments and implements: cloud services support, cloud operations, and security all private cloud operations
* Evaluates products and upgrades for appropriateness
* Executes tasks defined in the cloud computing project plans, schedules, design, development, integration, securing, documentation and deployment of using best practices in cloud computing methodologies and standards
* Assist in the discovery process by capturing legacy requirements that must be transitioned to the cloud environments
* Develop and implements functionality based on provided guidance and requirements for private cloud services
* Establish and comply with organizational standards and frameworks in creating and maintaining private cloud environments
* Post development activities include Operations and Management (O&M) support; Compliance with all CM processes and procedures as elements evolved from dev to test to prod
* Collect and provide data/metrics that support any required SLA, MOU and MOAs
* Assesses the alignment of network engineering design principles/trends with desired mission strategies and objectives, concept of operations, business processes, and technology standards

* High School diploma or GED
* Minimum of five (5) years IT/DevOps experience
* Virtualization Experience - design, implement, and manage networks
* Demonstrated various operating systems Administration skills
* Ability to work flexible hours and be on-call
* Ability to do limited travel (0 - 4 times a year)
* Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information

* SIA Certification strongly desired
* At least one (1) advanced or expert VMware/Microsoft certification like: VCIX-NV or VCDX-NV or MCITP certifications are a plus
* Experience working with various Virtualization platforms a plus
* Virtual platform network skills and demonstrated experience in a complex network is a plus
* Windows, RedHat and Ubuntu O/S experience a plus
* Experience with various operating system versions
* .Net experience a plus
* Experience working in the Agile methodology
* Experience working Application Development and Operations teams
* PowerShell script or equivalent demonstrated experience
* Experience with software development tools

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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Company Information

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm specializing in the technology areas of project management, business analysis, application development, enterprise data management and infastructure for commercial and government organizations. Kforce has been matching job seekers and employers since 1962. We are committed to “Great People = Great Results” and offer exciting job opportunities across the United States. Kforce continues to look for experienced technology professionals to join our team of great people! Kforce specializes in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement technology opportunities. Our staffing specialists work to understand your career goals and offer career advice in order to help you become a more marketable technology professional.
Dice Id : kforcecx
Position Id : ITAQG1695662

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