Senior Cloud Solutions Architect

java, j2ee, jee, .net (c#), sql, nosql, aws, azure, selenium, cucumber, bamboo, ant/maven, jenkins, new relic, appdynamics, nodeJS, docker, kubernetes, heroku
Full Time
$120,000 - $140,000
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

At Development InfoStructure Inc. (Devis) we are dedicated to providing exceptional IT consulting services and solutions to Federal, State and Local Governments as well as the international development community.

Our primary mission is to satisfy the goals and objectives of our customers, and we approach problems as opportunities to invest our time in developing long-term solutions and assets. We are passionate about our work and about creating an environment where everyone is supported to perform while maintaining a healthy work-life balance. We know that the best investment we can make is in our people!


Devis is seeking a Senior Cloud Solutions Architect to join our growing organization and help drive our technical solutions. This person will serve as a Devis thought leader for cloud application development related technologies and be responsible for engaging with our programs, technical and business development teams as well as potential customers to develop cloud migration and cloud native modernization strategies, application solutions and architectures based on their requirements and priorities. This person will write white papers, craft responses to Request for Information (RFI s) and Request for Proposals (RFP s) help shape customer acquisitions, and position Devis to win.

Specific responsibilities include but not limited to :

  • Architect and design implementation of cloud application and infrastructure solutions
  • Serve as a thought leader and technical expert within Devis with deep experience as an application architect with hands-on expertise designing and developing applications, migrating applications to commercial cloud vendors, architecting and automating modern Continuous Integration (CI) / Continuous Delivery (CD) software solutions, and implementing container orchestration solutions. This includes a focus on industry standard application containerization and orchestration solutions (i.e. Docker, Kubernetes) and modern cloud platforms (i.e. AWS, MS Azure)
  • Assist with and lead Business Capture activities across multiple customer sets for new business across the portfolio. This will involve leading, developing and writing technical solutions and key artifacts like architectural models, design artifacts, process diagrams, concepts of operations, writing past performance content, whitepapers, RFI and RFP responses, participating in strategic recruiting, and possibly working collaboratively with partners to edit or format content they have provided
  • Support Business Development teams and advise them on strategies and solutions to meet unique Federal requirements for managing, transforming, and sustaining application modernization projects which improve our chance to win new business and identify growth opportunities on existing programs
  • Review proposals and provide critical feedback needed to strengthen our solution and proposals in areas related to application modernization

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience successfully architecting technical solutions and providing technical leadership on complex capture pursuits and proposals
  • 5+ years of experience designing and developing cloud native applications:
    • Designing and developing stateless, containerized applications
    • Industry standard Cloud platforms and services experience (e.g. AWS, Azure)
    • Container orchestration platforms and solution stack implementations (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes, Heroku, Docker, etc.)
    • Hands-on implementing end-to-end Test, Build, Deployment and Application Monitoring CI/CD pipeline automation solutions (i.e. Selenium, Cucumber, Bamboo, Ant/Maven, Jenkins, New Relic, AppDynamics or comparable)
    • Application lifecycle management, collaboration and version control solutions including JIRA, Git/GitLab, or comparable
    • Hands-on knowledge with programming languages such as Java, .Net (C#) and nodeJS as well as associated tools and frameworks such as Maven, Spring, Express, etc.
  • Experience with technical leadership and project management
  • Ability to thrive in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, growth-focused environment
  • Ability to effectively engage current and prospective customers to build trust and relationships, clearly communicate solutions and concepts, and influence action
  • Ability to write exceptionally and to create compliant and compelling narrative that best presents Devis solutions and approaches within the government s requirements and evaluation criteria
  • Ability to conceptualize and communicate or develop graphic visuals effectively communicate concepts and approaches

Desired Qualifications/Experience

  • Proposal color review leadership experience
  • Oral leadership
  • Basis of Estimate and competitive estimation strategy
  • Knowledge in one or more of the below technical areas:
    • Site Reliability Engineering
    • Creative thinking, problem solving, time management and organizational skills
    • Strong human relations skills
  • Hands on experience implementing and/or supporting technologies such as:
    • Java/J2EE/JEE/.Net (C#) or comparable application architecture, design and development experience
    • Cloud-native application architecture and design experience including API and microservice architectures
    • Databases (SQL and NoSQL) and database release automation
    • Enterprise integration patterns
    • API gateways and service mesh architectures
    • Pipeline migrations to cloud-native and hybrid environments
    • Application and pipeline security (e.g. compliance as code, vulnerability scanning, continuous security and related concepts)
  • Industry Technical Certifications (Preferred) such as:
    • Certified SAFe 4 (e.g., SAFe Agile Software Engineering, SAFe for Architects, SAFe Agilist, SAFe Scrum Master, SAFe Practitioner)
    • Amazon Certified Solution Architect
    • MS Certified Azure Solutions Architect

Education / Certifications

  • Bachelor s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in Information Technology or related field preferred

Clearance Requirements

  • Must be a U. S. Citizen with the ability to obtain a Secret or TS clearance

***We offer exceptional benefits and a flexible, highly dynamic and collaborative environment near the Arlington Courthouse Metro, in which motivated, high performing staff who support our mission are rewarded and recognized with additional opportunities for advancement.***

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2101 Wilson Blvd, Suite 300 Arlington, VA, 22201

Dice Id : 10131822
Position Id : 6233150
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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