Job Openings AWS Cloud Solution Architect

About the job AWS Cloud Solution Architect

Position: AWS Cloud Solution Architect 
Location: Alexandria, VA
Status: Full time


We are looking for an AWS Cloud Solution Architect to work remotely. Once deemed safe from COVID, the candidate must be able to report onsite in Alexandria.


Your future duties and responsibilities

  • Architect, design, lead and perform migration of an on-prem large scale enterprise application to AWS
  • Design, develop and implement cloud solution based on AWS cloud services and containerization technologies
  • Design and migrate existing application to microservices architectures
  • Work with the lead Solution Architect to outline the governance and microservices development guiding principles as well as ensuring the best practices are followed by the development team
  • Provide AWS/Cloud expertise support to lead Solution Architect and developers
  • Work collaboratively with agile team to understand the business domain and client requirements that drive analysis, architecture/design and development of quality technical solutions and deliverables. These solutions cross a broad spectrum of technologies and must align with business and IT strategies and to comply with the organization’s architectural and security standards
  • Lead technical design sessions, architect and document technical solutions that are aligned with client business objectives, and identifying gaps between the client's current and desired end states
  • Design and develop accessible user interfaces conforming to Section 508 standards
  • Design, implement and interface with RESTful web services
  • Develop backend services in Java
  • Write responsive user interfaces working on major browsers including Internet Explorer and Chrome
  • Write unit test with high code coverage
  • Interact with your team members and the government client using the Agile/DevOps methodology


Required qualifications to be successful in this role

  • 10+ years of experience in implementing SOA using Java/J2EE technologies and hands-on experience with Java 8
  • 5+ years of experience implementing Web Services, including RESTful
  • 5+ years of experience with building, delivering, and managing cloud environment using AWS
  • 4+ years of experience in hands-on technical consulting, solution architect, or engineering role
  • 4+ years of experience with building large-scale enterprise or big data solutions
  • Experience developing a web application with JQuery, JQuery widget factory, JavaScript, Handlebars, XML, DHTML, Ajax, CSS
  • Experience writing unit test code coverage using Karma, Jasmine, Junit, and mocking framework or similar tools
  • Experience working with Lucene-based big data technologies (i.e. Solr, Elasticsearch)
  • Experience working with NoSQL database (i.e. Cassandra)
  • Experience working with front-end tools and libraries such as LESS, SASS, Grunt, Bower, Node, and knowledge of Section 508
  • Experience working with build and deployment tools such as Jenkins, Maven, or similar tools
  • Experience working with SVN/Git, MySQL, Hibernate, Spring framework, Linux, JBoss/WildFly, and Linux
  • Experience with microservices, containerization technologies, Lambda, AWS virtual private cloud, AWS import/export Snowball, AWS CloudWatch, AWS CloudSearch, AWS ElasticSearch, Amazon Simple Notification System, Lambda, S3, API Gateway, Autoscaling, SQS, AWS CloudFormation
  • Experience in Agile development methodologies
  • Knowledge of FedRAMP, ATO, and the implications of C&A and A&A

Education requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Math, and Physics or in an appropriate discipline


Our employees receive a competitive salary and benefits package (Health, Dental, Vision, 401k 3% matching, PTO). To be considered for the position, please submit a resume in response to this posting. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note the selected candidate will be required to submit to full pre-employment background screenings.