Managing Consultant - Cloud DevOps Architect

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Sirius Computer Solutions Inc
Continuous integration, DevOps, Kubernetes, Nagios, SQL Azure, OpenShift, Amazon Web Services, Cloud APIs, DataDog, Rancher, MySQL
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Travel required to 50%.

Job Description

Open to the following locations: Rosemont, Skokie, IL-St. Louis, MO-Franklin, TN-Atlanta, GA-Boca Raton, FL-Dallas-San Antonio-Houston, TX-Phoenix, Scottsdale, AZ-Omaha, NE-Overland Park, KS

Sirius Computer Solutions is seeking a talented Sr. level Cloud DevOps Architect to join our growing Digital consulting team. This role will require regular travel as needed to client sites,  can be a remote/work from home role when not at client locations, and can be based from most US cities. 

The Managing Consultant plans, directs, and coordinates activities of designated projects and associated personnel, subcontractors, and vendors to ensure that client service delivery is effectively managed on all dimensions: budget, timeline, quality, deliverables/outcomes, teaming/collaboration and updates/communication with a high degree of client satisfaction. Teams with other consulting and sales colleagues to develop a “trusted advisor” relationship with clients with the specific objective of achieving further penetration into accounts and attaining meaningful follow-on sales.

This role manages service delivery and website/systems reliability and scalability including: reporting, configurationand build, testing, planning, and deployment of solutions. The Cloud DevOps Architect will be accountable for all aspects of deployment and technical operations including technical project resources(partners/subcontractors or staff), scheduling, risk management, internal and external communications, status reporting, and resource management (internal and partners).  This person will coordinate between a variety ovendors and technical experts.


Basic Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Engineering, Mathematics or a related field
  • At least eight (8) years related work experience in a DevOps focused role, to include experience with complex projects in enterprise environments

Other Required Qualifications:

  • Proven experience building and maintaining production systems on Cloud environments using available technologies and familiarity with Cloud APIs.
  • Experience with monitoring, metrics, and visualization tools for networks, servers and web applications, such as CloudWatch, DataDog, Nagios, etc.
  • Experience with container technologies, such as OpenShift, Kubernetes, Rancher
  • Comfortable working with a variety of open source projects
  • Experience with hardware and software firewalls, IPS, WAF, and additional security layers (LDAP, SSO, 2Factor).
  • Experience with continuous integration, testing, delivery, and deployment
  • Experience with RDBMS MySQL and Amazon/Google/Azure SQL tools
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding in the areas of web application programming, content management systems, APIs, databases, and system design
  • Demonstrated technical understanding of the intersection of development and operations (DevOps), monitoring and management tools, and deployment processes and tools
  • Proven ability to quickly identify and drive to the optimal solution when presented with a series of constraints
  • Demonstrated understanding of software release process and management
  • Demonstrated proficiency in high level script languages as well as script environments
  • Experience administering Linux and Windows systems
  • Proven understanding of configuration management concepts
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with a wide variety of client and Sirius team members, including management and technical staff
  • Demonstrated ability to understand a client’s requirements and present appropriate architectural options
  • Demonstrated ability to provide guidance and leadership to less experienced technical team members, including delegating technical tasks, and resolving issues of poor technical execution without escalation
  • Demonstrated ability to architect large projects from pre-sales Discovery to Solution Outline
  • Demonstrated presentation and communication skills, including effectively communicating one-on-one, and in small and large groups, using a variety of presentation methods to sustain the audiences’ engagement
  • Demonstrated time management and organizational skills; ability to handle multiple concurrent projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated ability to establish positive working relationships and conduct complex and important work critical to the organization in a team consulting environment


Preferred Qualifications

  • Consulting experience, especially in an agency or global systems integrator environment
  • Certifications in relevant areas of specialty


Data Privacy and Security

  • All Sirius employees are responsible to safeguard the information and information systems that they use or handle in the execution of their duties. Employees are obligated to know and perform their duties in accordance with Sirius policies, standards, and procedures related to security and report security violations to the appropriate Sirius
  • Participate at hire and annually in the Information Security Awareness training as well as other required training identified by the Human Resources department. Other data privacy and data security related regulatory training may be required based on your role or assignment.  


Essential Functions: 

This position exists to provide technical consulting solutions to customers and as such requires the ability to travel to and from customer sites and interact with customers on an ongoing and regular basis.

The above primary duties, responsibilities, and position requirements are not all inclusive.

Sirius is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. As a government contractor, Sirius takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans; maintains a drug-free workplace; and participates in E-Verify.


Demonstrates competencies defined for the Analyst through Sr. Consultant levels, plus the following:

Business Insight - Knows how businesses work and how organizations make money. Keeps up with current and possible future policies, practices, and trends in the organization, with the competition and in the marketplace. Uses knowledge of business drivers and how strategies and tactics play out in the market to guide actions.

Interpersonal Savvy - Relates comfortably with people across levels, functions, culture and geography. Acts with diplomacy and tact. Builds rapport in an open, friendly, and accepting way. Builds constructive relationships with people both similar and different to self. Picks up on interpersonal and group dynamics.

Organizational Savvy - Is sensitive to how people and organizations function. Anticipates land mines and plans approach accordingly. Deals comfortably with organizational politics. Knows who has power, respect, and influence. Steers through the organizational maze to get things done.

Strategic Mindset - Anticipates future trends and implications accurately. Readily poses future scenarios. Articulates credible pictures and visions of possibilities that will create value. Creates competitive and breakthrough strategies that show a clear connection between vision and action.

Builds Effective Teams - Forms teams with appropriate and diverse mix of styles, perspectives, and experience. Establishes common objectives and a shared mindset. Creates a feeling of belonging and strong team morale. Shares wins and rewards team efforts. Fosters open dialogue and collaboration among the team.

Drives Vision and Purpose - Talks about future possibilities in a positive way. Creates milestones and symbols to rally support behind the vision. Articulates the vision in a way everyone can relate to. Creates organization-wide energy and optimism for the future. Shows personal commitment to the vision.

Company Information

Join the Brightest Minds in the Business. Love your work. Build experiences and solutions that matter.

As a nationally recognized IT solutions provider with over three decades of success, Sirius is known for cultivating the best talent, providing a positive work environment, and offering a compensation and benefits package designed to help our employees thrive both personally and professionally.

We hire passionate, talented team members to design, deliver, and maintain solutions across IT Security, IT Strategy, Cloud, Data, Digital Transformation, and Managed Services. As a Sirius employee, you will:
• Affect business outcomes at the world’s largest organizations, while being a valued member of our smaller community of thought leaders and innovative problem-solvers
• Grow your expertise and capabilities through our commitment to professional development
• Achieve a work and life balance that fits your personal and professional goals
• Collaborate as part of an entrepreneurial team that values creativity, quality, and is always looking around the corner at what comes next

Sirius Core Values

Sirius was built on a foundation of core values that reminds us that our success is measured by our clients, valued partners, our employees, and the communities where we live. We live these core values every day - in the way we work with our clients, our partners, and each other.
• Respect for the individual
• High client satisfaction
• Excellence in everything we do
• True partnerships with our suppliers and partners
• Sound economics in all we do
• Community service

If you’re ready to work with the Brightest Minds in the Business, contact us today.

Sirius is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. As a government contractor, Sirius takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans; maintains a drug-free workplace; and participates in E-Verify.

Dice Id : SCSITX
Position Id : MANAG04539
Originally Posted : 5 months ago

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