Sr. Cloud Architect

AWS, Azure, Cloud, Architect
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel required to 10%.

Job Description

Job Title: Sr. Cloud Architect

Location: Washington, DC

Clearance Required: Eligibility for a Government Public Trust (SF-85) background investigation (US Citizenship required)


1901 Group provides IT services through the use of an integrated cloud-based platform that enables monitoring, management, and optimization of IT environments that span on-premise, co-location, and cloud computing environments. Our as a service model (XaaS) embeds all of the people, processes and technology necessary to deliver highly efficient IT services on a 24x7x365 basis.


  • Set up and configure multi-cloud automation tools and continuous integration pipelines for end-to-end Infrastructure as Code and DevOps cycles

  • Develop and operationalize cloud solution architectures that are highly available and resilient by utilizing best practices in systems engineering, network engineering, and multi-region and multi-account design strategies with a strong security focus to include boundary protection, data protection, and enterprise grade management services with strong operational SLA s

  • Develop cyber and operations governance for an automated, containerized, self-service multi-cloud platform

  • Work with Cyber Security team to foster all aspects of the cloud environments up to security standards

  • Re-architect and migrate mission critical enterprise systems to public cloud environments

  • Communicate both orally and in writing with senior staff, information systems professionals, and the non-technical user community

  • Other technology and organizational duties as assigned Candidate Capability and Experience Requirements


  • 5 + years of designing enterprise cloud environments, including FedRAMP certified platforms

  • 5 + years of re-architecting and launching major workloads in the public cloud

  • 5 + years of software engineering, solutions architecture, or network systems engineering to include modeling tools

  • Experience establishing cyber and operations governance for the multi-cloud strategy

  • Ability to effectively use at least two major cloud service providers, such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform

  • Effectively use multi-cloud tools, such as Terraform, including writing module code and applying best git workflow practices

  • Setup and use continuous integration tools, such as GitLab

  • Experience in making cloud environments compliant with industry security standards, such as Center for Internet Security (CIS) benchmarks

  • Administer systems with Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Microsoft Windows operating systems o design cloud networks, including Virtual Private Networks (VPN), Virtual Private Clouds (VPC), subnets, and firewall rules

  • Set up and operate Kubernetes clusters


  • BS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering with 10 or more years experience in positions demonstrating progressively increasing responsibility



  • Required: AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional, 1 or more architect level certifications in another technical area (Server, Storage, Network, etc.)


Selected applicants will be subject to a background investigation. Individual s primary workstation is located in an office area with overhead lighting. The noise level in this environment is low to moderate. Regularly required to sit for extended periods up to 80% of time; frequently required to move about to access file cabinets and use office equipment such as PC, copier, fax, telephone, cell phone, etc. Occasionally required to reach overhead, bend, and lift objects of up to 10 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include use of computer monitor screens up to 80% of time.

This position profile incorporates the core responsibilities of the job. It is recognized that other related duties not specifically mentioned may also be performed, and that not all responsibilities may be carried out depending on operational needs. Nothing in this profile restricts management s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

1901 Group is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

1901 Group offers a full package of benefits and competitive salary, excellent group medical, vision and dental programs, life insurance and short term/long term disability coverage, 401K savings plan; employee training, development and education programs; advancement opportunities; and much more!

1901 Group is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

1901 Group Contingent offers for employment may stipulate that one or more requirements be satisfied before final commitment between candidate and 1901 Group is established; namely, award of contract to the 1901 Group. Contingent requirements vary and may also include, but not be limited to additional factors (i.e., the position still being available after negotiations with the Government; final approval of your qualifications by the Government; or ability to successfully acquire and/or transfer a DoD security clearance)

U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

1901 Group is a drug free workplace.

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2003 Edmund Halley Dr., Suite 102 Reston, VA, 20191

Dice Id : 10474313
Position Id : 6010627
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