Cloud Architect

Cloud Architect, AWS, Cloud Scale, Microservies Architecture, SaaS
Full Time
Depends on Experience

Job Description

Kellton Tech is a full-service software development company, offering end-to-end IT solutions, strategic technology consulting and product development services in Web, SMAC (Social, Mobile, Analytics, Cloud), ERP-BPM, and IoT space Our methodology of inventing infinite possibilities with technology helps us develop best in-class and cost effective solutions for our clients. 


Currently Kellton Tech is looking for talented resources for one of our listed client. Below are the position details:

 Position: Cloud Architect - AWS

Location: Reston, VA or 100% Remote

Duration: Contract or Contract to Hire

Team: PowerFAIDS - financial aid applications, complete enterprise-level build of AWS application for higher ed clients.

Profile: Must have  experience in architecting solutions using Amazon Web Services for SaaS-based “cloud-scale,” high availability, reliability, and security


Skill Matrix:

*** Need consultants overview on SAAS experience. ***

  • 10+ years of experience developing, tuning and implementing large-scale, complex system architectures
  • Agile Methodology
  • AWS cloud technology architectures
  • enterprise domains
  • Amazon Web Services for SaaS based “cloud-scale,” high availability, reliability and security
  • Microservices

Responsibilities of the role

  • Architect and deliver optimal solutions that are aligned with an EA perspective.
  • Create synergies and reuse within and across projects.
  • Establish Solution & Application architectural standards and strategies as the norm.
  • Lead projects through gating reviews.
  • Confer with stakeholders to define business requirements for complex systems development – from both functional and non-functional perspectives (i.e. concept of operations, performance, test, cost, schedule, training, support, and disposal).
  • Collaborate with other architects –data architects, technical architects, business architects, domain architects, or enterprise architects -- and marry their various requirements into one solution.
  • Model business and systems processes based on findings through use case scenarios, workflow diagrams, and data models.
  • Evaluate alternative architectures with respect to their composition, e.g. people, hardware, software, facilities, policies, documents, risks, and cost.
  • Create systems models, data models, specifications, diagrams, and charts to provide architectural expertise, direction, and assistance to project and development teams.
  • Validate, through proof of concepts and implementation, the architecture’s compliance to the requirements and verifies the system’s compliance to the architecture.
  • Develop, document, and communicate plans for investing in systems architecture, including analysis of cost reduction opportunities.
  • Contribute to technology strategy and planning. Conduct research on emerging technologies in support of systems development efforts and recommend technologies that will increase cost-effectiveness and systems flexibility.
  • Participate in the architecture roadmap activities.
  • Review new and existing systems design projects and procurement or outsourcing plans for compliance with standards and architectural plans.
  • Develop, document, communicate, and enforce system standards as necessary.
  • Provide guidance to junior members of the team.

Qualifications needed for the role

  • Education - Bachelor's degree in the field of computer science or systems engineering (Master’s degree preferred).
  • Professional training and/or certifications using Amazon Web Services, Oracle, Linux, Java, and Microsoft tools and technologies desired.
  • 10+ years of general experience in systems design and integration
  • Expert level experience in architecture design in the areas of enterprise application, server less, micro-services, data, and web applications.
  • Architecture Experience - 5 years minimum across multiple disciplines (Requirements Engineering, Risk management, Technology planning, design, development, System Integration, or Quality Assurance).

Preferred skills for the role

  • Extensive experience in developing strategic application architecture plans.
  • Exceptional analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Superior written and oral communication skills; ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language.
  • Excellent architecture and technical support documentation skills.
  • Proven experience in systems and network design and development.
  • Strong understanding of information processing principles and practices.
  • Hands-on experience designing and implementing solutions using Amazon Web Services (AWS) services including IAM, Lambda, Cognito, CloudWatch, CloudFormation, SNS/SQS, S3, CloudFront, API Gateway, Dynamo, Organizations
  • Experience with “on-premise to cloud” migrations or IT transformations
  • Experience architecting/operating solutions build on AWS
  • Technical knowledge of Cloud Computing, DevOps, and Microservices.
  • Strong knowledge of COTS evaluation principles and practices.
  • Ability to conduct research into emerging technologies and trends, standards, and products as required.
  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong consultative skills
  • Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail.
  • Strong leadership skills and customer service orientation.
  • Lifelong Learner – what is learned today will be obsolete tomorrow; demonstrated continuous learning

Willingness/ability to work off-shifts (evening, night-time, weekend) as needed


Apply: Interested candidates can apply with their detailed word formatted resume along with their contact information\availability to  

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Thanks for all your time!

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Position Id : R-7676-VA
Originally Posted : 6 months ago
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