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IT / AWS Infrastructure Architect

Company: Kforce Technology Staffing
Location: Reston
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES:Kforce has a client in search of an IT/AWS Infrastructure Architect in the Denver/DC Metro area.Key Tasks:* Design state-of-the-art technical solutions on both on-premise data center environment and AWS that addresses business requirements for scalability, reliability, security, and performance* Collaborate with other project teams and other laterals such as Information Security, Compliance, Controls etc. on technical solutions* Lead changes and improvements through a mix of application, automation, and engineering activities* Planning and leading modernization initiatives - devising the approach and identifying all dependencies and subsequent tasks necessary for the effort* Leading R&D efforts around the architecture, implementation, and sustainment of new technologies* Lead teams to support the delivery of infrastructure, platform, and applications* Develop, document, and recommend plans for investing in modern solutions that will improve organization resiliency and performance and/or provide cost reduction opportunities* Hands-on engineering in support of initiatives or to assist with production support as neededREQUIREMENTS:* Bachelor's degree in IT, engineering, or other relevant field* Position Requires Amazon Solution Architect certification* A minimum of 15+ years of industry experience in the areas of infrastructure engineering with proven work experience with Amazon as a Solution Architect with a focus on building and leveraging open source and native cloud services* A minimum of 5 years' experience leading technical teams/individuals with direct management responsibility* Should have established knowledge and experience with networking including domain controllers, active directory, and other core infrastructure essentials to include security* Proven success in leading highly technical individuals in the Infrastructure Engineering and/or DevSecOps positions* Experience working with container technologies such as Docker, OpenShift and Jaeger* CI/CD pipeline implementation and usage - leveraging tools such as Jenkins, Ansible, Tower, Veracode, CAST, and test automation tools (IBM RFT, Selenium, etc.)* Version control and DevOps repository system implementation and usage - specifically Subversion, Git, and Nexus* Ability to listen and integrate ideas from diverse groups of individuals, build and maintain respectful relationships, collaborate with others, and resolve conflicts constructively* Applicants must be fully authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship* Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information* AWS Professional Architect Certification is highly desiredKforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. - provided by Dice

Keywords: Kforce Technology Staffing, Reston , IT / AWS Infrastructure Architect, Other , Reston, Virginia

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