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Cloud Solutions Architect (AKS)

Company: Applied Information Sciences
Location: Reston
Posted on: July 17, 2021

Job Description:

As a Cloud Solutions Architect (AKS), you will use cloud and technical architecture expertise to help global brands and federal agencies solve challenging problems through innovative technology solutions. Work on exciting projects, future-proof your skills, and grow into your dream job alongside some of the most talented, knowledgeable, and dedicated technologists in the industry. 

What You'll Be Doing

  • Educate and influence stakeholders and engineering teams on effective Kubernetes and AKS solutions and architecture
  • Lead implementation of Kubernetes, Kubectl, HELM and Kubernetes eco-system.
  • Use expert level knowledge to lead Implementation of Azure, Azure Networks, Azure Container Registry and Azure Kubernetes Service
  • Lead Implementation of Dockers and Containers
  • Provide thought leadership on Use PowerShell, Azure ARM Templates and Terraform to build Automation

Location and Travel Details

This role is remote.

Security Clearance and Citizenship Requirements

Profile of Success

  • 15 years enterprise IT experience
  • 2-3 years of implementation experience with Kubernetes and AKS cloud solutions
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert to the organization for cloud, automation, and end-to-end architecture for IaaS, PaaS and SaaS solutions.
  • Strong hands-on experience scripting/development skills in Python, Ruby, Go, Java, JavaScript, etc.
  • Hands-on experience with: Terraform, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Kafka, Github, and configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef, or Ansible
  • Demonstrated expertise building enterprise cloud architectures
  • Expert understanding of cloud compute and storage capabilities
  • Expertise with cloud infrastructure services IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS
  • Identity Management expertise with Microsoft Active Directory, Azure Active Directory, and Active Directory Federation Services
  • Cloud security, monitoring, and disaster recovery implementation expertise using Azure Security Center, Azure Policy, Azure Monitor, Azure Site Recovery, and Azure Backup
  • Experience migrating enterprise applications to the cloud

Desirable Skills

  • Microsoft Certified Technology Professional
  • Microsoft Certified Solution Associate
  • CKAD certification

About AIS

About AIS

AIS, Dedicated to Our People


AIS employees can spend their entire career at AIS doing challenging, rewarding work and reach their desired level of achievement and responsibility. We offer the opportunity to move up, without the obligation to move out of a position where one excels. We are committed to our employee's success; however, they define it.


It's our dedication to our employees that inspired our leadership to invest in our future and become partially employee-owned through an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP).


Our employees are our greatest strength, and we do all that we can to serve them. We invest in technology as early adopters, allowing us to create transformative and innovative solutions for our customers while exposing our team to cutting edge technology.


We hire outstanding individuals who are committed to curiosity, passionate about emerging technology, and who are excited to find innovative solutions for the biggest tech challenges facing international brands and government agencies today.


We Invest in Individuals Committed to Innovation


AIS is seeking professionals of a certain character and level of excellence. People that we can learn from and that we can help grow to achieve their personal career goals.


We are looking for:

  • Smart people with a passion for technology
  • Strong technical capabilities with a consultancy mindset
  • Close involvement with local technical communities
  • A willingness to think outside of the box to provide innovative solutions to clients
  • Ability to solve challenging technical business problems
  • Self-directed professionals

Our Core Values

  • Client Success
  • Continued Learning and Technical Excellence
  • Strong Client Relationships
  • Citizenship and Community

EEO Statement

Applied Information Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis covered by law. Employment decisions are based solely on qualifications merit, and business need.

Keywords: Applied Information Sciences, Reston , Cloud Solutions Architect (AKS), Other , Reston, Virginia

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