Cloud Architect

in Dulles, VA

Cloud Architect Job

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    Dulles, VA, US

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Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Cloud Architect to join our team at our client s site in , .

We are seeking a Cloud Architect who feeds off the challenge of rolling up their sleeves to tackle meaningful problems each and every day, is a passionate and collaborative problem-solver who seeks and gives candid feedback, and values the chance to make an important impact.

  • Ten years of progressively responsible experience in design, implementation and administration for hardware and systems portfolios.
  • Gather cloud requirements and assess existing customer environment for cloud adoption
  • Analyze existing cloud policy and strategy
  • Develop initial plans for cloud adoption roadmaps including target architecture, engineering design plan, milestones, sub tasks.
  • Architect Amazon AWS IaaS offerings in FedRAMP authorized environments
  • Develop initial access method and implementation plan for governance model that will dictate role-based access
  • Develop baseline for deliverables to include; Network access, Restriction of internet facing resources within cloud platform, provision and configure computer resources within AWS
  • Proficient technical knowledge of Linux operating systems including RHEL, Ubuntu, CentOs, or like
  • Proficient and self-reliant in at least one modern scripting or programming language such as Python, and Go.
  • Strong understanding of security concepts including but not limited to firewalls, encryption, identity management, and hardening
  • Strong communicator with the ability to work effectively across multiple business and engineering teams
  • Adjust quickly to changing priorities and make quick decisions with limited information
  • High level of motivation, self-starter, ability to demonstrate effective project management and completion of complex network tasks with little guidance
  • Excellent time management skills

Desired Skills:

  • Produce Cloud Resource Templates, Policies and Governance Plans
  • Hybrid Cloud Environment Support and knowledge transfer
  • Provide guidance and recommendation on cloud solutions to business challenges with a cloud first vision
  • Understanding on federal cyber policy and guidelines for cloud
  • Communicate and work in an agile and automated environment with teams, managers, business units and stakeholders.
  • Provide technical writing support to proposals, based on availability

Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone s global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

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Who We Are

Founded in 1998, Blackstone Talent Group is one of three divisions of Blackstone Technology Group. The other two divisions are Blackstone Federal, a premier engineering + transformation agency that serves the federal government, and Trellis Energy, the largest transaction management software firm fully dedicated to serving the natural gas industry. Blackstone Technology Group is a privately-held global IT services, solutions and resourcing firm. Headquartered in San Francisco, Blackstone now has more than 300+ employees across five offices nationwide. Blackstone Technology Group’s mission is to help clients adapt to the demands of a digital world, and has garnered an impressive track record of delivering successful results to a client list that includes Fortune 100 businesses and US federal, state and local government.

We provide contract, permanent and managed resource services to our clients. We source for commercial businesses and non-profits, as well as government clients requiring security clearances from public trust through multiple levels of top secret. Some of our skill specialties are IT, IT Operations, Engineering, Accounting and Finance, and Executive Search.

Our team never stops building connections with talent. And our network of fully-vetted, ready-to-work professionals allows us to provide exceptional speed and accuracy in our resource delivery that is unmatched in the industry. With a relationship-first engagement approach, we most often become a trusted partner with our clients and operate as an extension of their organizations.

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