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163 Waterfront Street, Suite 450

National Harbor, MD 20745

1-800-792-1366

©2019 by JHC Technology. Proudly created with Wix.com

DUNS: 961809790 | CAGE Code: 5YRC8 | NAICS Codes: 423430, 518210, 541511, 541512, 541513, 541519, 541990

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Career Openings at JHC Technology

CLOUD ARCHITECT SME

Full Time

Job Summary:

Under general direction, the successful candidate will be responsible for performing Cloud Engineering duties such as Cloud readiness assessments, AWS architecture design, system evaluation, system analysis, AWS Infrastructure Operations, Optimization and Maintenance, Change and Configuration Management Support, Release, Control and Validation of Cloud Infrastructure Deployment and Migration and infrastructure assessment. The cloud engineer shall perform duties on tasks that require expertise in AWS/system/processor architecture, client/server architecture, operating systems, software applications, network protocols, routers, switches, remote access servers, and firewalls.

What you'll be involved with:

  • Experience architecting automated, fault-tolerant, scalable AWS environments adhering to AWS best practices for small to large initiatives.

  • Maintain AWS Cloud Infrastructure in Optimal Configuration from both technical and budgetary perspectives

  • Experience refactoring or rebuilding on-premise applications/infrastructure and migration to AWS Cloud

  • Provide Functional Escalation Support and Expertise to the Incident Management Processes involving AWS Infrastructure or related issues

  • Provide input and guidance to Personnel and JHC Cloud Architects/SMEs to the overall AWS Architecture and Design tenets

  • Compose and leverage AWS CloudFormation Templates for utilization, to ensure repeatable, sustainable AWS infrastructure is effectively managed

  • Deploy, test and document development, pre-production, and production environments

  • Train and mentor Junior Administrators and Engineers

  • Create Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) resources such as subnets, network access control lists, and security groups

  • Backup cloud and on-premise resources, including in a hybrid environment

  • Leverage resource tagging to allocate costs and optimize resource planning

  • Create gold images / AMIs and employ auto scaling

  • Assist in preparing cost analysis based on expected usage

  • Configure multi-factor authentication on virtual and hardware devices

  • Create IAM users and groups

  • Maintain availability of critical AWS Cloud infrastructure. To include configuration changes to AWS Cloud Services, adhere to compliance requirements, development/testing/production environments as approved and directed

  • Improve operational capabilities of enterprise infrastructure as approved and directed

  • Prompt communication with stakeholders at all levels

  • Investigating reported and suspected outage issues, documenting issue, resolution, maintaining knowledge base of known issues

  • Review and enhance documentation and knowledge base

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum Education: B.A. or B.S. degree in related discipline or equivalent experience

  • Minimum Years of Experience: Must have minimum of 6 years of experience in Cloud Engineering with 10+ years in overall technical engineering

  • Must have AWS Professional-Level Certification

  • US Citizenship

  • Must have public trust clearance or higher (Active clearance preferred)

  • Experience documenting technical requirements

  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficient at multi-tasking and proactive in work responsibilities

  • Superior attention to detail

  • Passion for providing great customer service

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AWS or Microsoft Cloud Certification desired for all personnel

  • At least 3 years in enterprise cloud deployments desired

  • At least 4 years development experience desired

  • Solid understanding of Linux and Windows operating system

  • Advanced troubleshooting skills

  • Capability in architecture design, system evaluation, system analysis, and infrastructure assessment

  • Be proficient in scripting image deployment and bootstrapping

  • Experience with AWS CloudWatch and other automation services

  • Strong background in Microsoft based applications

  • Maintain account documentation, such as architecture diagrams and portal links.

  • Knowledge of databases like MySQL, Oracle, SQLServer, or MongoDB

  • Excellent communication, prioritization, and analytical skills

  • Ability to work in a fast paced and agile development environment

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-intensity, Agile Scrum teamwork environment and exhibit flexibility as innovation is implemented.

  • Must be able to see opportunities for improvement, take ownership and closely work with development team to drive product improvement

Benefits:

JHC offers full-time team members with a first-class benefits package, including company-paid health, vision, and dental insurance for employee and family, as well as paid time off, 401k, and cell phone and gym membership reimbursement. JHC Technology is a Service Disabled, Veteran-Owned Small Business. We look for innovative engineers that want to push boundaries, especially around cloud. We focus on four key areas: Cloud, Virtualization, Mobility, and Collaboration. We do significant work on Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure, as well as with SharePoint and Citrix. We work in the Federal Government, Commercial, and non-profit space. Our clients include small organizations that are just getting started in cloud all the way up to enterprise and agency data center migrations. We look for every opportunity to form repeatable and automated processes to streamline work and cost.