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Senior Cloud Solutions Architect (1883)

Company: SMX
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Cloud Solutions Architect (1883)at SMX(View all jobs) ( StatesSMX is seeking a seasoned Senior Cloud Solutions Architect professional to support Federal Civilian customers. The Senior Solutions Architect (SSA) will design and develop technical solutions for high visibility client engagements. The SSA must be a proven problem solver in technical and management disciplines as well as government. The SSA serves in various functions, such as cloud technical SME, lead project architect, as well as performing proposal and capture support. Senior Solutions Architects develop and translate customer requirements into world-class solutions and leads the implementation of government approved solutions.The SSA will be responsible for translating customer requirements and needs into proven, fully documented, and cost-efficient design patterns. The SSA will be responsible for both helping customers develop their vision and roadmap to modernize high-profile, mission critical, legacy workloads as well as hands-on execution of those modernization efforts. The ability to design solutions for customers with incomplete information and documenting those solutions in the form of artifacts during project delivery. as well as Statements of Work (SOWs) is a must.The successful candidate will be capable of communicating experience transforming or re-inventing legacy applications leveraging cloud technology and of helping customers develop their vision and roadmap. The ideal candidate will have both a business background that enables them to interact effectively at the executive level, as well as a technical background to drive engagement work with both our engineering teams and customer teams.Responsibilities

  • Responsible for defining and driving the technical direction of prospective business opportunities, developing cloud architectures, and providing technical leadership for client engagements.
  • Develop persuasive win themes and practical delivery approaches that apply technical concepts and business capabilities to solve specific mission challenges
  • Assist with determining level of effort estimates for various efforts, using information provided as part of the solicitation documentation, to determine most cost efficient and effective staffing approaches
  • Combine strategic thought leadership with the ability to guide, write, and review proposal
  • Engage key clients and company thought leaders to develop trusted relationships resulting in the creation and expansion of business opportunities
  • Lead and support technical delivery of cloud solutions on key client engagements. Act as a trusted advisor for technical decisions during client engagements. Develop courses of action using innovative and best practices cloud solution architecture based on customer requirements.
  • Deliver design artifacts and as-built documents during project delivery.
  • Facilitate white-boarding architecture sessions to help customers understand complex architectures and concepts
  • Take ownership of issues and act with high sense of urgency when required
  • Actively participate in the development and review of business and system requirements to obtain a thorough understanding of customer needs to deliver accurate solutions.
  • Develop Proposals, Statements of Work (SOWs) and Level of Effort (LOE) estimations for new projects
  • Serve as a technical SME for key customers and be able to contribute to on-going delivery efforts for select customers as needed
  • Architect solutions to complex client challenges to support their broader cloud adoption objectivesRequired Skills and Experience
    • 10+ years overall IT experience
    • Cloud Subject Matter Expertise in architecture design for AWS (Azure or GCP a Plus)
    • Direct Experience in migrating on premise applications to cloud including methods such as rehosting, re-platforming, and rearchitecting.
    • Extensive experience is the creation of high-quality technical documentation including solution design, data flows, as built documents.
    • Experience and working knowledge of automation techniques within a DevSecOps model and associated tooling.
    • Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills to clearly articulate themes, ideas, and other insights to clients, company management, and relevant stakeholders
    • Able to adjust to frequent changes in priorities, effectively managing time and working across multiple projects with competing deadlinesDesired Skills and Experience
      • Experience in the development of Cloud Native Applications
      • Performs with attention to detail and operates with a sense of urgency while delivering high quality client-facing deliverables
      • Strong creative ability to generate ideas for solving complex problems and producing outcomes
      • Delivery experience and working knowledge utilizing Federal guidance and governance including NIST 800-53, Risk Management Framework (RMF).
      • Previous experience supporting business development including capture, proposal writing, technical customer presentations, and solution cost estimates
      • Specific expertise in delivery areas of Cloud Infrastructure/Services, Architecture, and Security
      • AWS Certified Solution Architect Professional
      • CISSP and PMP certifications
      • Bachelors degree in a technical discipline (experience can be substituted) and 5+ years building and migrating infrastructure solutions on AWS platformhighly desired#LI-RemoteOur tradition of delivering innovative, technical solutions dates back to 1995, however, you may know us better by one of our legacy company names: Trident Technologies, Smartronix, Datastrong or C2S Consulting Group. With the support of OceanSound Partners, our private equity investment sponsor, we began operating as one business starting in 2019 and became SMX in 2021. We operate in close proximity to our clients around the globe and have core locations in Alabama, California, DC Metro, Florida, Hawaii, Maryland, and Massachusetts.Today, as SMX, we are one team and together empower government and commercial enterprises to become more effective, innovative, and resilient, no matter what challenges they face.SMX is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability status, protected veteran status, race, color, age, religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or genetic information. Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation. SMX is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.Vaccination within 60-days of hire, or an approved accommodation, is a requirement of the position per Executive Order 14042 (unless precluded by State law). If a candidate is not vaccinated, they may request an accommodation once offered the position, and the accommodation must be granted prior to the employee starting in the position. Candidate will have 60 days to get vaccinated.

Keywords: SMX, Little Rock , Senior Cloud Solutions Architect (1883), Other , Little Rock, Arkansas

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